Human Rights Jobs

10 top human rights NGO vacancies (early career)

DFID - Helping keep CC 2.0 Syrian children safe in the Zaatari refugee camp
DFID - Helping keep CC 2.0 Syrian children safe in the Zaatari refugee camp

 

Project Officer – Cross Border

CARE is offering a position as Project Officer – Cross Border based in Gaziantep. He/She will support project and program manager to effectively manage sub-granting process by preparing sub-grant documents, contract amendments and maintain program grant files. Additionally the successful candidate will develop, review and adopt project work plans on a regularly basis for assigned projects in collaboration with project manager and partner staff. Also the successful candidate will work with partners to develop human resource plans, monitoring staffing gaps and work with project managers to adequately maintain staffing for assigned grants. She/He will have a Bachelor Degree in Humanitarian Response, Development Studies or relevant technical field. Two years of relevant work experience of which at least one in a not-for-profit humanitarian organization are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English and Arabic. The deadline for this vacancy is 5. December 2016.

Shelter & Settlements Advisor

Medair is currently hiring a qualified Shelter & Settlements Advisor situated in Lausanne, Switzerland. He/She will develop a comprehensive Medair Shelter and Settlements (S&S) strategy. Additionally the successful candidate will assist country programmes in the development of their shelter and settlements strategies. Also the successful candidate will Develop metrics for portfolio / comprehensive measurement of field S&S programme. She/He will have a University degree in Architecture or Urban planning (preferred), Engineering or related field. Minimum 2 years’ professional experience, including work on construction sites are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English.

Research, Campaign and Communication Assistant

Amnesty International is hiring a qualified Research, Campaign and Communication Assistant located in Tunis. He/She will support the country teams as they develop and roll out research, campaigning, communication and growth strategies. Additionally the successful candidate will be maintaining a broad overview of relevant political and human rights developments. Also the successful candidate will be liaising with national and local contacts and monitoring media updates and internet searches to keep team members and other regional offices up to date. She/He will have experience of establishing and maintaining office systems and coordinating an efficient flow of communications and information. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 6. December 2016.

Protection Team Leader

Oxfam is offering a position as Protection Team Leader based in Nigeria. He/She will support the Protection Coordinator in mainstreaming protection across Oxfam’s humanitarian response in North-east Nigeria. Additionally the successful candidate will support protection-related research surveys in coordination with the Protection Coordinator and the Policy, Media, Advocacy and Campaigns Department. Also the successful candidate will liaise with logistic and procurement to ensure protection activities have the required resources in good time. Complete and keep records of the necessary paperwork. She/He will have an University degree at Masters level in a relevant discipline (law – including international law –, political science, social science, peace and conflict studies, or any other relevant education profile). A minimum of 3 years involvement in humanitarian response work, preferably in field-based protection work in conflict or insecure environments are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 5. December 2016.

Humanitarian Programme Manager

Oxfam is hiring a qualified Humanitarian Programme Manager located in Lilongwe. He/She will be expected to lead Oxfam’s humanitarian response, monitoring, evaluation and contextual analysis of the EFSVL, WASH and Protection/Gender situation in Malawi. Additionally the successful candidate will design and manage the implementation humanitarian projects in response to emerging needs. Also the successful candidate will represent Oxfam to government officials, Consortium, international organisations and NGOS and others stakeholders. She/He will have a master degree in humanitarian or development studies, project management, economics, political science, anthropology, agronomic/agriculture etc. 4 years working experience in managing humanitarian programs and response are required to apply for this position. The deadline for this vacancy is 2. December 2016.

ASEAN Advocacy Coordinator – Gender Transformative and Responsible Agribusiness in South East Asia

Oxfam is hiring a qualified ASEAN Advocacy Coordinator – Gender Transformative and Responsible Agribusiness in South East Asia located in Bangkok, Manila. He/She will lead Oxfam’s strategic policy thinking on responsible agricultural investment and business and human rights in ASEAN. Additionally the successful candidate will present the vision of Oxfam and partners on regional policies and standards on responsible agricultural investments at conferences, forums, workshops and meetings. Also the successful candidate will design and implement advocacy strategies to influence decision-makers and build movements for change on priority issues. She/He will have experience of designing and implementing advocacy strategies and lobbying key targets across government, international institutions and private sector. Strong policy analysis and development skills are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 8. December 2016.

Anti-Trafficking Project Manager

AFRUCA is hiring a qualified Anti-Trafficking Project Manager located in London, United Kingdom. He/She will a) Manage the delivery of AFRUCA’s menu of practical support programme and assistance for 30 young victims each year. Additionally the successful candidate will b) Contribute to and participate in the planning, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of AFRUCA’s anti trafficking programmes and services. Also the successful candidate will c) Manage and supervise AFRUCA’s team of specialist workers and volunteers providing direct services to young people. She/He will have a at least 3 years experience working with vulnerable young people. At least 5 years project management and staff management experience are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English and 1 African language. The deadline for this vacancy is 7 December.

Managing Editor

MSF is hiring a qualified Managing Editor located in London, United Kingdom. He/She will develop, then chair/own the regular cross-departmental editorial group including managing a shared planning calendar and content matrix Additionally the successful candidate will oversee the sign-off and review processes for all external communications content (though processes will vary by channel), ensuring clarity and accountability. Also the successful candidate will ensure consistency of brand across all channels, on and off line. Provide guidance to other departments on permissible use of brand by external partners. She/He will have a experience of working in a senior editorial coordination role. Experience of building and managing a diverse team of specialists are needed to qualify for this vacancy. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 4. December 2016.

Researcher

Human Rights Watch is hiring a qualified Researcher located in New York, NY (United States). He/She will be developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda that focuses on improving respect for human rights in one or more Latin American countries, likely including Mexico. Additionally the successful candidate will be monitoring and documenting human rights practices by conducting fact-finding missions and collecting and analyzing information from a wide variety of sources, including government agencies and institutions, local media, NGOs, journalists, diplomats, and others in the field. Also the successful candidate will be presenting human rights concerns to government officials, opinion leaders, inter-governmental agencies, and the media. She/He will have an advanced (graduate) degree in international relations, journalism, law, Latin American regional studies, social sciences and/or extensive experience in human rights or related work. A minimum of three years of experience working on human rights or related issues in Latin America, including time spent living in the region, is essential are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English and Spanish.

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