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3 Rare Entry Level UN Jobs in Human Rights

Corporate Research Officer (P-2)

UNICEF is hiring a qualified Corporate Research Officer (P-2) located in Geneva, Switzerland. He/She will support the due diligence process for UNICEF funding and non-funding corporate engagement by conducting screening reviews and reports as needed. Additionally the successful candidate will support research and analysis of market information in the context of corporate engagement proposals review and strategic prospects. Also the successful candidate will develop content and upload information related to UNICEF corporate research and due diligence on the UNICEF Intranet, Internet, CRM and other relevant platforms. She/He will have an advanced University degree or equivalent in Social or Political Sciences, Law, International Relations, Communication, Human Rights, market research or related technical field. Two years of professional work experience in corporate social responsibility, market research, reporting or related fields are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English.

The deadline for this vacancy is 7. January 2018.

Migration Management Officer (P-2)

IOM is offering a position as Migration Management Officer (P-2) based in Baghdad, Iraq. Among the duties of this position is to act as a mission focal point for matters related to migration management in coordination with regional thematic specialists and HQ Department of Migration Management. The successful candidate will also support the government of Iraq in mainstreaming capacity building approaches throughout the programmes. The successful applicant will also contribute to the development of project proposals and corresponding financial requirements within the relevant thematic areas; monitor and coordinate reporting obligations according to IOM and donor procedures and timetables. Eligible candidates must hold a Master’s degree in Political Science, Social Science, Statistics, Evaluation with focus on development, management or related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience. Experience working in the development and humanitarian fields is needed to qualify for this vacancy. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English.

The deadline for this vacancy is 3. January 2018.

Protection Officer (P-2)

IOM is open for applications for the post as Protection Officer (P-2) situated in Niamey, Niger. The main duties of this vacancy include to carry out assessments of protection needs, identify problems/gaps and propose/prioritise timely practical actions to respond to particular protection problems related to the migrants transiting by IOM transit centres. The main duties of this vacancy also include to communicate with appropriate IOM units and field offices, including with protection, operations and communication units. Also the successful candidate will assess training needs on protection issues and need for capacity building mong field based colleagues, local authorities, local NGOs, International NGOs, the UN country team and other stakeholders. She/He will have a Master’s degree in Humanitarian Affairs, Political Science, Law, Human Rights, Development Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience Experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, protection and human rights are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English and French.

The deadline for this vacancy is 28. December 2017.

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