|Human Rights Officer||07 December 2020||Int. Specialist||UNMISS||South Sudan|
Juba, Aweil, Yambio, Malakal, Rumbek OLS, Bentiu (SSD)
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
07 December 2020
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Under the direct supervision of the Field office Team Leader and the regional coordinator, or Thematic Team leader, and overall supervision of Director of the Human Rights Division or his/her designate, the UNV Human Rights Officer will be responsible for implementing the Division’s work plans, including assisting, in conducting monitoring/ fact-finding missions, as well as reporting and advocacy activities in the area of assignment as mandated in United Nations Security Council Resolution 2514 (2020). In particular, the incumbent will:
General activity: Please note that this job description is generic and therefore, activities listed below may not be carried out by all Human rights officer.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Degree level: Minimum First-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience will be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Type of Degree: Law, political science, international relations, or social science, or related discipline, with a specialization in human rights preferred.
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
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Application deadline: 07-12-2020