Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Vacancy

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Human Rights Officer- Hawassa

Category: Legal

Location: Hawassa BO, Sidama

Career Level: Mid Level (2+ – 5 years experience)

Deadline: 23 February 2022

Job Description

Purpose of the Job: Manage individual human rights complaints, plan, and implement monitoring of places of detention and emergencies, finalize reports and issue recommendations. Develop and implement advocacy and follow up strategy.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage investigation of human rights complaints assigned to him/her
  •  Contribute to decisions in consultation with coordinators and Senior Human Rights Officers.
  • Conduct monitoring of places of detention and draft reports
  • Conduct human rights monitoring during emergencies
  •  Issue recommendations: develop and implement advocacy and follow up strategy
  • Proposes areas for systemic investigation and refer them to thematic functions in consultation with the Senior Human Right Officer/Coordinator
  •  Manage partnerships and relationships with stakeholders
  • Conducts research on human rights issues as appropriate
  • Provide input on revisions of systems, policies, guidelines, manuals, and tools

REPORT TO: Coordinator Monitoring and Investigation

DURATION: Open/Indefinite Contract

SALARY RANGE: Gross monthly salary of ETB 19,157.00 – ETB 22,817.00 plus ETB 6,000.00- Housing allowance and ETB 1,500.00- Transport allowance, depending on candidate’s qualification, experience and earning history

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MA/BA in Human Rights, LLM in international law
  • 4 years of relevant experience for BA and 2 years of relevant experience for MA
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of Amharic is required. Knowledge of other local languages is advantageous

How to Apply

Interested candidates should write a covering letter, explaining why they are interested in this role, why they are the right person for the job with a recent CV which should be sent to the following email address:

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Please include the name of the position and location on the subject of the email. Candidates who didn’t follow the procedure will be rejected automatically.

Women candidates and candidates with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and written exam

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