Human Rights Officer, P4
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Human Rights Officer, P4

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

岗位领域:行政人力 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:Brussels 截止日期:04 January , 2020

岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=126889&Lang=en-US

职位描述

Org. Setting and Reporting


The position is located in the Regional office for Europe of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Brussels, Belgium. The incumbent operates under the overall guidance of the Regional Representative.

Responsibilities


Within delegated authority, the Human Rights Officer will be responsible for the following duties:


- Reviews, monitors and evaluates activities relating to the implementation of international human rights instruments, including recommendations of treaty bodies and mechanisms of the Human Rights Council.

- Supports the work of treaty-established bodies and extra-conventional mechanisms and special procedures.

- Prepares relevant human rights parts of reports for the General Assembly, HRC, etc. notes on the status of ratification of human rights instruments, etc.

- Meets regularly with UN staff, national officials to plan projects and review project activities.

- Works with UN and non-governmental programmes in the country/region to integrate human rights, including their gender dimensions in their programs; helps design and implements the human rights program and designs the organization and focus of the evaluation.

- Ensures up-to-date information regarding substantive matters in the field of human rights and makes recommendations on actions to take.

- Makes 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.

- Assists in the development and implementation of training programs in the field of human rights, international humanitarian law, democracy and the rule of law, with attention to gender perspectives.

- Serves as team leader with responsibility for carrying out, in consultation with the Regional Representative, work coordination and administrative functions relating to the staff, planning and budget.

- Trains and supervises new/junior staff.

- Performs other related duties as required.

Competencies


PROFESSIONALISM : Knowledge of and exposure to a range of human rights issues including approaches and techniques to address sensitive and complex human rights problems in their political, ethnic, racial, gender and socio-economic dimensions; Knowledge of institutional mandates of human rights organizations, prevailing policies and procedures; Ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the human rights situation in the region or country of assignment, including the political environment and legal statutes as they pertain to human rights; Ability to complete in-depth studies and reach conclusions on possible causes and solutions to human rights problems in specific societies and systems; Demonstrated skills in training civil authorities and members of advocacy groups; Ability to relate to human rights issues and perspectives, including their gender equality dimensions, to political, social, economic and humanitarian programmes in affected countries and areas; 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 the 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.

Education


Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, political science, international relations, social sciences or related field. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying 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, political affairs, international relations, law or related area is required.

Experience with inter-agency cooperation is desirable.

Experience in the regional human rights system of Europe is desirable.

Languages


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

Assessment


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

Special Notice


Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds.


Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.


The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.


For this position, applicants from the following Member States, which are unrepresented or underrepresented in the UN Secretariat as of 30 September 2019, are strongly encouraged to apply: Afghanistan, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahrain, Belize, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Central African Republic, China, Comoros, Cuba, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Monaco, Mozambique, Nauru, Norway, Oman, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Suriname, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Vanuatu, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.