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4 Outstanding Human Rights Vacancies For You to Consider – Apply today!


Education Technical Adviser
Save the Children is hiring a full-time Education Technical Adviser in Lebanon. The main responsibility of the Education Technical Adviser is to design and implement improved education programs for children. The duties of this position include introducing and developing clear strategies and operation plans, identifying fundraising needs, as well as providing technical support to the educational sector, not only in the base location but in areas all over Lebanon. The Candidate must have a master’s degree in education, development, and/or another relevant field; at least five years experience in a technical leadership role, proven experience in Educating in Emergency (EIE), and previous management experience in an NGO or other humanitarian environments. The Applicant must be fluent in both spoken and written English and Arabic. The duration of this position is 12 months. The Deadline to apply for this position is April 11, 2016.

Legal Officer
The Open Society Justice initiative is hiring a Legal Officer in New York, United States of America. The main duty of the Legal Officer is to assist in the end of all forms of corruption. The main responsibilities of this position include identifying, researching, and preparing cases of litigation and/or presentation by providing technical support to advance legal remedies towards corruption in sub-Saharan Africa. The candidate is required to have at least 7 years of experience in the field of anticorruption, criminal justice, natural resource management, and/or any related areas. The desired candidate must have at least 4 years of experience as a litigator, in law enforcement environment or otherwise, with a primary focus on investigating and researching the field of financial corruption. The Candidate must have a working knowledge of French, Spanish, Portuguese and/or Russian. Fluent written and spoken English is required for this position. The duration of this position is undetermined and there’s a possibility for extension. The Deadline to apply for this position is April 7, 2016.

Senior Professional
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is hiring a human rights Senior Professional in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The main duty of the Senior Professional is to manage the everyday operations of the Human Rights unit of the OSCE. The responsibilities of this position include planning and implementing programs to promote the fulfillment in the field of human rights, minorities, equality, tolerance, and non-discrimination. The Senior Professional must advise OSCE strategies on human rights issues and alleged violations. An advanced degree in the field of social work and/or other related fields is required and they must be able to prove at least 6 years of experience in international, professional human rights issues, field work, and/or relevant past occupations. The successful candidate must be fluent in English and have a working knowledge of Russian or Tajik/Persian. The duration of this position is undetermined and there’s a possibility for extension. The Deadline to apply for this position is April 7, 2016. Late applicants will not be accepted.

Legal Advisor Presidents Office
The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) has opened a vacancy for the Legal Advisor Presidents Office position in New York. The main duty of the Legal Advisor is to direct legal support for the President of ICTJ. The Legal Advisor’s responsibility is to review contracts for the employees, consultants, leases, grants, and MOU’s to ensure the protection of the International Center for Transitional Justices’ best interests. Candidates must have a law degree and pass the New York state Bar Exam. 5-7 years’ experience in legal advising, contract managing, with a strong knowledge of the legal environment. The desired applicant will have a collaborative attitude. The Candidate must be fluent in written and spoken English to be accepted as the Legal Advisor. The Duration of this position is uncertain and there are possibilities of extension. There is no deadline to apply for this job.

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