Human Rights Officer (x2)- Assosa

Category: Legal
Location: Assosa, Benishangul Gumuz
Career Level:  Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)

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

REPORTS TO; Coordinator, Monitoring and Investigation/Regional Director

DURATION: Open 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 candidates 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:

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