Human Rights Officer, P4 (Temporary Job Opening)
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Human Rights Officer, P4 (Temporary Job Opening)

U.N.Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

岗位领域:社会人道 工作性质:长期工作

学历要求:本科及以上 岗位职级:P4

工作地点:Kananga 截止日期:21 August , 2019

岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=121319&Lang=en-US

职位描述

Org. Setting and Reporting


This temporary position is located in the Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD) in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) under the direct supervision of the Director of the OHCHR Africa Branch. The position is based in Kananga, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Responsibilities


-Support the International Team of Experts and ensure that they carry out their tasks in accordance with agreed strategic objectives;

-Liaise regularly between the International Experts and OHCHR entities as required and act as the main interlocutor with duty bearers such as UN agencies, member states and other stakeholders during the absence of the two international experts;

-Work with national authorities and civil society for the establishment and operationalization of transitional justice processes and the establishment of accountability and compensation mechanisms, as appropriate;

-Advise national authorities on national legislation relative to transitional justice processes;

-Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with national authorities, civil society (human rights and victim organizations, and organizations with a focus on transitional justice), and other partners in order to develop and strengthen transitional justice mechanisms and the implementation of transitional justice processes;

-Design, implement and coordinate capacity-building programmes and activities (including outreach activities, training workshops, seminars) to facilitate the implementation of strategies and action plans in transitional justice and related areas, based on lessons learned and good practices on transitional justice processes in other countries.

-Ensure compliance with national efforts with UN-developed methodologies and best practices in the areas of transitional justice and rule of law for post-conflict countries;

-Ensure the integration of gender-sensitive victim perspectives in the design and implementation of transitional justice mechanisms and processes, as well as relevant advocacy strategies and capacity building initiatives. Ensures up-to-date information regarding substantive matters in the field of human rights and makes recommendations on actions to take.

-Make contact with other sectors of the UN, other international organizations and governments on coordination and policy matters; brief representatives and provides, as appropriate suggestions and recommendations.

-Contribute to the production of all reports ensuring gender mainstreaming in key policy and strategic documents;

-Performs other related duties as required.

Competencies


PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to particular sector, functional area or other specialized field. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the Internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.


COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.


TEAMWORK : Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.


PLANNING AND ORGANISING : Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Education


An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate) in International Law or related fields is required. A first-level degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience


A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in human rights, law or related area is required.

Experience focused on legal issues, in the area of human rights law, or international criminal law, related to transitional justice, in a volatile environment, is required.

A minimum of one year experience working in a United Nations common system field operation (inclusive of peacekeeping, political missions and UN agencies, funds, and programmes), in a conflict or post conflict setting is desirable. Working experience in or on DRC is desirable.

Languages


English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English and French is required.

Assessment


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice


- This position is temporarily available until 30 September 2020 subject to availability of funds. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.


- While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.


- Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.


- This temporary job opening may be limited to “internal candidates,” who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15.


- Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.


- Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as "retirement." Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.