Human Rights Jobs

3 Exciting Human Rights Jobs With UN Women and UNAMID


Programme Specialist (UN Women, P3)
UN Women is hiring a Programme Specialist (P-3) in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The tasks of the Programme Specialist include are are not limited to analyzing and researching the political, social and economic situation in the country and draft reports to support the UN Women country office programme/ project planning in relation to the humanitarian context. Furthermore the Programme Specialist shall participate in the design and formulation of programme/ project initiatives in the “Mainstreaming Gender into the Humanitarian Response” project, translating UN Women’s priorities into local interventions and ensuring substantive rigor in the design and application of proven successful approaches in the humanitarian field. The deadline to apply for this position is the 9 May 2016.

2x Human Rights Officer (P3 and P4)
The AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur UNAMID is seeking a Human Rights Officer in El Fasher. Among the duties of the HRO are to facilitate the implementation of human rights mandate in the designated area of responsibility aiming at the establishment of an environment of mutual understanding in respect to the human rights by establishing and maintaining regular work relations with local authorities, international and national organizations and civil society. An advanced university degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience are required. For the positions in question English is required and knowledge of Arabic is an asset. The deadline to apply for this vacancy is the 3 May 2016.

The UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur is also seeking a Human Rights Officer on P4 level. The duties of the HRO include to formulate recommendations and suggest strategies to better promote and protect human rights in the mission area, including for peace processes and to work directly with other components of the UN peace operation, including the police and military, to integrate human rights considerations into the planning and review of their programs and operations. The deadline for this vacancy is the 3 May 2016 as well.

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