Join HRC’s Pool of Consultants

We recruit professionals all over the world to our Pool of Consultants. Strongly committed to investing in our people, we are particularly keen on hearing from professionals from following countries, but not limited to, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uyghuristan, who are familiar with extreme human rights violations in their home country’s supply chain.

  • Are you a young professional who is passionate about alleviating human suffering in your country?
  • Do you have excellent communication and analytical skills?
  • Do you want to contribute to the global effort to end modern slavery?

About the role

  • Provide expert knowledge around modern slavery and other related issues in designated countries/regions
  • Participate in consultancy projects
  • Home based, working hour depending on demand

Note: Becoming a consultant with HRC does not guarantee work but it means that if we have work that fits your skillset and experience, then you will work with our team on a potential opportunity.


  • fluency in English and (at least one of) your native language
  • a Master’s level degree in international relations, development studies, international law, public policy, or other relevant majors
  • extensive knowledge on issues around modern slavery in your country of origin/residence
  • passion for ending human rights violations and making the world a better place
  • ability to work independently as well as effectively collaborate with team members
  • excellent communication skills
  • a strong willingness to learn, share, and grow with the HRC team
  • emotionally mature, confident, positive, and kind
What does “Pool of Consultants” mean?

“Pool of Consultants” or “Consultancy Pool” is a common and increasingly favourable way for outstanding independent consultants to seek for flexibility and control of one’s work choice while connecting with a team to increase visibility and chances for work. Consultants in the Pools are independent and are free to work with other clients and contracts. One fifth of UK’s annual £10 billion management consulting spend now goes to independents.

Joining Our Pool

Successful applicants will become our fellow consultants, and will be offered:

  • a one-year contract with possibility of extension
  • priorities to join HRC’s projects that suit your skills and interests
  • connection to HRC’s professional network of consultants, researchers, and other experts
  • opportunities to initiate projects with the support of HRC
  • opportunities to consolidate personal development in your career
  • being part of the brand – HRC is a certified UK social enterprise with recognitions and supports from other reputable organisations such as Cambridge Social Venture Incubator.

Interested in joining HRC’s Pool of Consultants? Here are your next steps:

1. Get in touch

If you would like to be considered, please fill in the following application form:

You will be asked to submit:

  • your CV
  • a cover letter no longer than one page, specifying your area(s) of interest, key skills, and experience

If you meet our pre-screen criteria, we will get in touch in two weeks to proceed with your application with the Online Assessment. Due to a high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted. For any inquiries, please contact

2. Online Assessment

We have designed a time-limited written examination to assess your skills and qualities needed for this position. The questions will also help you evaluate yourself in whether you are suitable for becoming our fellow consultant.

3. Online Interview

Candidates who passed the interview will be invited for an online interview. Around 1 in 5 people who apply to work with us are selected.

Fraud Alert: be aware of scam implying associate with HRC

HRC has been made aware of correspondences, being circulated via e-mail, from online messages and via regular mail, falsely stating that they are representing, or in association with HRC. These scams, which may seek to obtain money and/or in many cases personal details from the recipients of such correspondence, are fraudulent. HRC wishes to warn the interested candidates about these fraudulent activities.

  • HRC does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training) or other fees.
  • HRC does not request private information in the recruitment process, for example, copies of passports.

HRC strongly recommends that the recipients of solicitations, such as those described above exercise extreme caution in respect of such solicitations. Financial loss and identity theft could result from the transfer of money or personal information to those issuing such fraudulent correspondence. Victims of such scams may also report them to their local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.