Associate Human Rights officer

Category:  Legal


Location: Bahirdar, Amhara
Career Level:  Junior Level (1+ – 2 years experience)

Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

  • To support in the day-to-day activities of monitoring and investigation activities and projects.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist investigation of human rights complaints assigned to him/her,
  • Support to decisions in consultation with coordinators and Senior Human Rights Officers.
  • Assist in monitoring of places of detention and draft reports
  • Contribute to human rights monitoring during emergencies
  • Support in Proposing areas for systemic investigation and refer them to thematic functions in consultation with the coordinator
  • Participate in managing partnerships and relationships with stakeholders
  • Assist in conducting research on human rights issues as appropriate
  • Contribute to input revisions of guidelines, manuals, and tools
  •  Perform other related duties as assigned by executives.

REPORTS TO: Coordinator, Monitoring and Investigation/Regional Director

DURATION; Open Contract

SALARY RANGE; Gross monthly salary of ETB 16,515.00 – ETB 19,670.00 plus ETB 6,000.00 Housing allowance and ETB 1,500.00 Transport allowance, depending on candidates qualification, experience and earning history

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MA/BA Degree Law, LLM, Human Rights Law, International Law.
  • Zero years of experience for MA holders.
  • 2 years relevant experience or  6-12 months participation on Young Leaders Program (Internship Program)
  • 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:

Please include the name of the position on the subject of the email

Women candidates are encouraged to apply

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

Deadline for applications:  Wednesday 6th of October, 2021.