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Assistant Human Rights Officer 21 mayo 2021 Especialista nacional ACNUDH Sudáfrica
ACNUDH
Sudáfrica
Pretoria (ZAF)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
21 mayo 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 22 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Under the direct supervision of the Human Rights Officer in charge of the Emergency Response Team in the OHCHR Regional Office for Southern Africa, the NUNV will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conducts research and analysis pertaining to human rights matters, including their gender dimensions from a variety of data sources (e.g. communications, publications, the press) and through remote monitoring to keep abreast of issues/events and provide up-to-date information;
  • Helps set up and maintain an information streams on select countries drawing information from multiple sources (UN, open source, NGOs, official data, regional indexes, etc.) to enable regular and up to date human rights and protection analysis that can feed UN decision-making at various levels and contexts;
  • Assists in the analysis of information, to include the impact on the countries and thematic mandates on the human rights situation in assigned area, and supports the development of early warning analysis and the identification of preventative measures to address human rights protection needs;
  • As part of the ERT, contributes to the establishment of prevention platforms to assist selected UN Country Teams in the region to conduct risk assessments and early warning analysis, thereby improving the response to human rights and humanitarian crises;
  • Participates in meetings and consultations (physically and virtually); prepares summaries of outcomes;
  • Works on civic space and participation in relation to early warning, prevention and early action measures in relation to civil society actors and human rights defenders;
  • Helps identify the legal and operational challenges facing CSOs and HRDs in the sub-region and to strengthen the capacity of these actors to address them;
  • Contributes to the formulation of meaningful recommendations and strategies to create an enabling environment for civic space (online and offline) in the Southern Africa region;
  • Drafts a variety of reports and correspondence relating to human rights matters;
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Master degree or equivalent

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, political science, international relations, conflict and development studies, peace and security, human rights or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

36 Months

Demonstrated interest and/or experience (minimum 3 years) in human rights, political affairs, international relations, law or related area is required. Experience working with international human rights standards, instruments and mechanisms is desirable. Experience in human rights monitoring and reporting and/or in building capacity for the promotion and protection of human rights is desirable. Internships and voluntary work may be considered at 50% if deemed relevant. Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Derechos humanos

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.

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Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

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Application deadline: 21 May 2021

Community-based Protection Assistant (Gender Based Violence - GBV) 17 mayo 2021 Especialista nacional ACNUR Mozambique
ACNUR
Mozambique
Pemba (MOZ)
Portugués ,Inglés
Inmediatamente
6 meses con posible prórroga
17 mayo 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 22 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Community-based Protection Officer. UNV Community-based Protection Assistant will:

  • Through relationships with PoC and network of partners, stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to the protection team. Understand the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the PoC and advise the protection team accordingly, highlighting the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, marginalized groups.
  • Support implementing and operational partners as well as displaced and local communities to develop community-owned activities to address, where applicable, the social, educational, psycho-social, cultural, health, organisational and livelihood concerns as well as child protection and prevention and response to SGBV.
  • Assist in working with host communities to involve national civil society groups in improving the protection of PoC.
  • Assist in the analysis that identifies the capacities of communities of concern and risks they face.
  • Support participatory assessments and ongoing consultation with PoC.
  • Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures.
  • Ensure community understanding of UNHCR's commitment to deliver on accountability and quality assurance in its response.
  • Collect data for monitoring of programmes and budgets from an AGD perspective.
  • Draft and type routine correspondence, documents and reports and maintain up-to-date filing systems.
  • Act as an interpreter in exchange of routine information, contribute to related liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries.
  • Assist in the enforcement of participatory AGD sensitive analysis as an essential basis for all of UNHCR’s work.
  • Identify and recommend which individuals or groups to prioritize for counselling and field visits based on agreed criteria.
  • Enforce compliance of implementing partners with global protection policies and standards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Secondary education
  • High School Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. community development/social work or area related to human rights, international laws;
24 Months
  • At least 1 year of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in community development/social work or international laws, human rights or other relevant programmes; experience with humanitarian emergency response is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in protection of displaced populations in UNHCR, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Other emergency management experience, Other civil society or community development experience
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Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 17th May 2021

Community-Based Protection Assistant (Gender Based Violence - GBV) 18 mayo 2021 Especialista nacional ACNUR Mozambique
ACNUR
Mozambique
Pemba (MOZ)
Portugués ,Inglés
Inmediatamente
6 meses con posible prórroga
18 mayo 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 22 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Duties associated with the assignment will be carried out within a framework of voluntary commitment and engagement, which are the foundations of volunteerism. This position is a national UN Volunteer assignment within the UNHCR office in Pemba, Mozambique. Under the direct supervision of the Head of Protection Unit, the UNV Community-Based Protection Assistant will undertake the following tasks:

  • Be fully informed about community structures and the protection and security situation of the population of concern and develop strong links with IDPs and members of the host communities.
  • Through relationships with persons of concern and network of partners, stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, needs and resources of the persons of concern are reflected in the response implemented by UNHCR, taking into consideration the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities and minority groups.
  • Support in the implementation of integrated strategies that addresses key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV.
  • Provide technical guidance, monitor and support to UNHCR and partners in the implementation of the protection-related activities in the field.
  • Supporting communities in establishing representation, and coordination structures and assist in the implementation of UNHCR projects in the affected areas.
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities.
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions to the areas covered by UNHCR Pemba Field Unit and report on the main issues, establishing direct contact with IDPs and host communities, local authorities and partners.
  • Work with implementing and operational partners as well as with displaced and local communities to develop community-owned activities to address, where applicable, the social, educational, psycho- social, cultural, health, organizational and livelihood concerns as well as child protection and prevention and response to SGBV.
  • Assist in analyzing protection risks and capacities of communities of concern.
  • Build office capacity for community-based protection through training and establishing systems for community mobilization and participation of persons of concern.
  • Contribute to the enforcement of participatory AGD sensitive analysis as an essential basis for all of UNHCR’s work.
  • Initiate AGD sensitive interventions at the appropriate level on community-based protection issues and to respond to protection concerns and incidents within the office, with external interlocutors, groups and individuals based on agreed parameters.
  • Monitoring distribution of non-food items
  • Perform other duties as required.
Secondary education
24 Months

Minimum 2 years of previous relevant experience.

  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Other development programme/project experience, Gender equality and the advancement of women
  • Knowledge of Administrative/financial rules, procedures, processes in the context of UNHCR offices and Field operations. (desirable)
  • UNHCR learning programmes (PLP); (desirable)
  • Knowledge of MSRP; (desirable)
  • Good knowledge of Progress database (desirable)
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position will be an added advantage
  • Production of concise and clearly written communication products.
  • Planning and organizational skills: Ability to develop clear objectives that are aligned with strategies, identified activities and priority assignments, ability to monitor project, adjust priorities, time and resources to complete assignment, make provisions to manage risks and contingencies whenever necessary;
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Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 18 May 2021