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4 UN Human Rights Job Openings with UNICEF, UN Women – Apply now


UN Women End Violence Against Women and Girls Program Specialist

UN Women is hiring an EVAWG (End Violence Against Women and Girls) Program Specialist in Bujumbura, Burundi. The duties of this position include researching and analyzing social and economic situations in assigned areas; providing valuable input to UN Women program planning offices based on research; working under a supervisor within the planning, coordination, and implementation of CO programs; strategically building partnerships to achieve program goals within their area; and providing support to the Representative on inter-agency coordination. The ideal candidate must have a Master’s degree in a related field of Social Science. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years’ of relevant experience in planning, managing, or operating a developing project (preferably in the field of gender and human rights). Prior experience with UN system is an asset, but not a necessity. The desired candidate must be fluent in written and spoken French and English, as well as other country-specific UN languages. This position will last 12 months and the deadline to apply is April 6th, 2016 MIDNIGHT (New York, USA).

UN Women Gender and Prosecution Expert – Attorney General’s Office

UN Women is hiring a Gender and Prosecution Expert for the Attorney General’s Office in the Palestinian territories. The main responsibilities of the position are to provide overall assistance in the institutionalization of the Specialized Public Prosecution of Family and Domestic violence; to provide support to the capacity building of the Gender Unit in the Attorney General’s Office; as well as to contribute towards coordination of program partners. The ideal candidate must have a Master’s Degree in a relevant field (Gender, Human Rights, or International Law). At least 5 years’ experience in the Palestinian Justice Sector is required, as well as at least 2 years of proven experience in gender mainstreaming and responsive measures towards gender-focused violence. Previous work in the UN is considered a strong asset but is not a necessity. Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic is a requirement for this position.  This full-time office based position has a duration of 12 months. Deadline to apply is April 3, 2016 MIDNIGHT (New York, USA).

UNICEF Chief of Education

UNICEF is hiring a Chief of Education in Kampala, Uganda. The main responsibility of this job is to oversee the planning, management, and implementation of the Education Program. The main duties of this position include developing and planning new programs, leading and managing the education team, monitoring the quality control of results, providing technical support to government officials, as well as networking and building strategic relationships with business partners. The ideal candidate is required to have an advanced degree in a relevant field (educations, economics, psychology, social science). A minimum of 10 years of proven work experience in program planning and management in education (preferably in a developing country) is required. Experience working with UN programs is an asset, but not a necessity. Fluency in written and spoken English is required. The duration of this position is not specified. Deadline for application is April 7, 2016 (African Standard Time).

UNICEF Child Protection Officer

UNICEF is hiring a Child Protection Officer in Jordan, Syria. The Child Protection Officer will be working under the Child Protection Specialist and Reporting Mechanism Coordinator to provide technical assistance throughout the implication of human rights projects to provide better child protection programs in the area. The duties involve researching violations against children, preparing a variety of administrative tasks like program documents, and providing quality control to further program developments. The ideal candidate is required to have an advanced degree in computer science, information management, international development, international law, or any relevant field of social science. Certifications in Microsoft Access or SQL is preferred. The desired candidate is required to be fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of another UN or local language is an asset, but not a necessity. The duration of this position is unspecified and the deadline for application is April 9, 2016 (Jordan Standard Time).

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