Coordinator, Monitoring & Investigation

Category:  Legal
Location:  Bahirdar, Amhara
Career Level:  Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

  • Coordinate the monitoring and investigation work of the Commission at the head office/branch office.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and conduct investigation of human rights complaints,
  • Implement sudden and regular monitoring of places of detention
  • Facilitate the work of draft reports and escalate as appropriate
  • Coordinates human rights monitoring during emergencies
  • Receives and organize proposals, concept notes; and approve checklists for monitoring and assign monitoring teams
  • Follow up on implementation of recommendations at various institutions where monitoring work has been conducted;
  • Coordinates and implement advocacy and follow up strategy
  • Review and organize proposals for referrals of systemic investigation to thematic functions
  • Contribute to the development of a strategic plan, including defining priorities, goals, objectives and targets of the Function/Department, its implementation and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Contribute to design and development, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of projects.
  • Provide the required administrative support to monitoring and investigation projects, activities, and initiatives.
  • Manage partnerships and relationships with stakeholders
  • Conducts research on human rights issues as appropriate
  • Input to revisions of guidelines, manuals, and tools
  • Represent EHRC at meetings of human rights organs and at other human rights events as approved by immediate supervisor
  • Participate in relevant working groups/committees, staff meetings.
  • Ensure roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member.

REPORTS TO: Regional Director

DURATION; Open Contract

SALARY RANGE; Gross monthly salary of ETB 25,756.00 – ETB 30,676.00 plus ETB 8,000.00 Housing allowance and ETB 1,900.00 Transport allowance, depending on candidates qualification, experience and earning history

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MA in Human Rights , LLM in International Law, LLM in law(Public Law relevant to human Rights)
  • Candidates with bachelor of Law (LL.B) but with exceptional experience can be considered.
  • 6 years of relevant experience with MA.
  • Experience in management of resources
  • Computer literate.
  • Knowledge of Amharic and English 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.