Human Rights Jobs

4 Great UN Human Rights Vacancies For You To Consider

  • Child Protection Specialist (UNICEF)

Location: Yemen

Categories: Child Protection, Emergency Program

Application Deadline: 03 February 2016

Purpose of Position: The Child Protection Specialist is to support the development and creation of Child Protection programs and projects designed for managing and reporting on the progress of the current child protection programs running within the country of Yemen.

Main Duties: The main duties of the Child Protection Specialist include providing support to project development and planning, project management from beginning to end, including technical and operational support for project implementation. Plus local networking to build partnerships

Important Requirements: To be eligible for this position fluency in English is required, as is relevant experience in both emergency operations and two years experience in the social development management field in relation to child protection. A university degree relating to international development, human rights or the social sciences is also a must.

Other experience in related areas to child protection, and knowledge of another language would be highly regarded.

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  • Human Rights Officer (United Nations)

Location: Dungu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Categories: Human Rights

Application Deadline: 29 January 2016

Purpose of Position: The Human Rights Officer will be based in Dungu as a Field Office Coordinator.

Main Duties:

The main duties of the Human Rights Officer will entail analyzing and monitoring information relating to human rights, monitoring the legal system as to their compliance with international human rights laws, liaising with the appropriate and relevant authorities when required.

You will also be required to contribute to creation and implementation of human rights projects created by the UN at country and local levels, while ensuring that current human rights cases are accurately captured and verified within an established database.

Important Requirements:

To be eligible for this position you require a master’s degree or equivalent from a university in law, international relations or a social science relevant to human rights.

You must also speak English and French, and be able to show a minimum of five-year experience in the human rights field or a related area such as political affairs, law or international relations.

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  • Project Assistant (UN Women)

Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Categories: Violence against women

Application Deadline: 07 February 2016

Purpose of Position: The Project Assistant will support the activities of the “Standards and Engagement for Ending Violence against Women and Domestic Violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina” project

Main Duties:

As a Project Assistant your main duties will involve supporting the implementation of the project, providing administrative and logistical support, including appropriate business and management processes.

Important Requirements:

To be eligible for this position, five years of relevant administrative experience is required.

A university degree, and advanced computer skills in relation to spreadsheets and databases will be highly regarded during the selection process.

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  • Human Rights Officer (United Nations)

Location: Donetsk, Ukraine

Categories: Human Rights

Application Deadline: 25 January 2016

Purpose of Position: The Human Rights Officer is to Coordinate and supervise the monitoring, documentation, analysis and reporting of human rights related data coming in.

Main Duties:

The main duties of the Human Rights Officer, will be to document and analyze information related to the current human rights situation, and then provide advice and guidance in relation to the current issues.

You are also to prepare analytical documentation and contribute to the production of reports relating to these current issues.

You will be required to coordinate with other relevant agencies including the UN, while undertaking all other requested tasks as designated by the Head of the monitoring mission.

Important Requirements:

To be eligible for this position you must have obtained an advanced university degree in social or political science, international relations or a human rights related subject.

You will also be required to show a minimum of five years professional experience within the human rights field or a related area.

Fluency in English and Russian is also required.

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