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4 Human Rights Mid/Senior Level Positions at UNICEF, OSCE and ICTY

 

Gender & Development Specialist

UNICEF is open for applications for the post as Gender & Development Specialist situated in Accra, Ghana. He/She will actively participate in Programme Coordination Team, partnerships, research, financial and contract review committees and other key country-specific leadership teams to ensure strategic inclusion of gender in all country-specific programming. The successful candidate will also Coordinate with the Regional Gender Advisors and the Headquarters Gender Section to plan, utilize, monitor and report on the Gender Thematic Fund, or other programmatic funds with large gender components that are allocated to the country-specific interventions for the Country Programme, under the Country Office senior management. The tasks of this position additionally include to lead the gender component of the reporting of the routine country-level programme expenditures, including the annual reporting and the RAM. She/He will have a degree (Masters or higher) in the social sciences (i.e. sociology, demography, psychology, political science, social policy or economics), public health, public policy, public administration, international development, or in an area relevant to UNICEF’s sectoral work (e.g. Health, Nutrition, WASH, Education, Child Protection, Social Inclusion, HIV/AIDs, etc.). Minimum five years of progressively responsible professional experience and demonstrated track record of having undertaken and led substantive programming and research on gender and development in key issue areas that are the focus of UNICEF’s Gender Action Plan are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 10. June 2016.

Child Protection Specialist

UNICEF is looking for a qualified Child Protection Specialist located in South Africa. The tasks of this position include to provide advice to the Chief in establishing the annual work plan including developing strategies and determining priorities/targets and performance measurements. Among the duties of this position is furthermore to keep abreast of national/regional/international development priorities on child protection and rights to enhance program management and delivery. The tasks of this position additionally include to establish specific goals, objectives and strategies and implementation plans for the sector/s using on results-based planning terminology and methodology (RBM). Eligible candidates must hold a degree (Master’s) in International Development, Human Rights, Psychology, Sociology, International Law or other social science field is required. A minimum of eight (8) years of professional relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in social development planning and management in child protection and/other related areas, some of which preferably were served in a developing country are required to apply for this position. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 9. June 2016.

Media Freedom Project Officer

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media is accepting applications for the position as Media Freedom Project Officer based in Austria, Vienna. He/She will identify urgent project requirements, design project proposals, contribute to fundraising efforts; negotiate with potential partners and donors on project activities. Among the duties of this position is furthermore to Implement and co-ordinate ongoing projects and other programme activities relating to media freedom, such as supervising consultants and implementing partners; maintain regular contacts with experts, non-governmental organization (NGO) networks, academia, the legal community and other international organizations and bodies for research and information purposes. The tasks of this position additionally include to Monitor and analyze media governance and media developments by checking incoming information, identifying problems, keeping other members of the Office informed and submitting recommendations for action to the Representative in accordance with the early warning mandate of the Office. Eligible candidates must hold a First level university degree in political science, media studies, history, law, journalism or another related field. Six years of professional experience in the media field or related experience within the OSCE or another international organization. are needed to qualify for this vacancy. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 6. June 2016.

Legal Officer

OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights is looking for a qualified Legal Officer in Warsaw. He/She will prepare opinions and comments on questions of conformity of domestic legislation with OSCE commitments and other relevant standards, and following up on recommendations in such opinions/comments. The successful candidate will also responsible for further developing and updating the ODIHR legislative database (www.legislationline.org), including through the provision of legal analyses and abstracts. The successful applicant will also monitor legal reform affecting the rule of law and fundamental freedoms in the OSCE region. Eligible candidates must hold a University degree in law. A minimum of four years of professional work experience in law and some years of international experience are required to apply for this position. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English. Apply until 6. June 2016.

Associate Legal Officer

ICTY is accepting applications for the position as Associate Legal Officer based in The Hague. He/She will international law, international humanitarian law and other area(s) of specialization using multiple research sources. Among the duties of this position is furthermore to conduct legal research on a diverse range of assigned issues in criminal law. Also the successful candidate will assist the Judges and the Senior Legal Officer in the preparation and management of cases, and drafting of decisions during the pre-trial and pre-appeal phase of proceedings. Required to apply is a degree in law with specialisation in international, criminal or humanitarian law. A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible legal experience, at either the national or international level, with emphasis in criminal law, international law or humanitarian law is needed to qualify for this vacancy. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English. Apply until 1. July 2016.

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