Human Rights Officer, AU, P2, N'Djamena, NORCAP
- Support the promotion and respect for human rights in the operations of the MNJTF.
- Provide relevant human rights and compliance reports on the activities of the MNJTF
- Provide regular reports to the compliance coordinator at the PSOD in Addis Ababa as part of the AUCF report for consideration by the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) and the Specialized Technical Committee on Defence, Safety and Security on the enhancement and operationalization of the AU compliance framework for PSOs as may be required.
- Coordinate with the MNJTF Strategic Support Cell (SSC) in the AU HQ and in line with the provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the African Union and the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), to provide human rights related reports on the activities of the MNJTF in support of the advocacy engagements of the AU with International and regional partners for additional supports to the MNJTF.
- Ensure the liaison, coordination and follow up of activities with the national human rights Institutions and focal points.
- Respond to requests for information from partners relating to the human rights situation in the MNJTF areas of operations.
- Raise awareness and promote specialized knowledge about human rights situation in the MNJTF areas of operations.
- Assist in the delivery of in-mission human rights training to relevant sections and personnel of MNJTF.
- Perform any other duties as directed by the Compliance Coordinator.
A more detailed ToR for this assignment is available at this Link:
- A first level University degree in Law, Social Science, or other related fields.
- Advanced University degree in Law, Social Science, or other related fields with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and
experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- At least 5 years progressive work experience in a related field with Government, NGO, think tank, private sector or similar multilateral, regional or international institution. This experience should include writing and reporting on human rights and compliance issues, human rights promotion, monitoring as well as advocacy.
- Proficiency in English and French is a must.
- Knowledge of a third or all of the other AU working languages ( Arabic, Portuguese and Spanish) would be an added advantage.
Tenure of Appointment
The appointment shall be for an Initial period of one (1) year, the first three (3) months of which shall be on probation. It shall be renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.
The salary attached to the position is at P2 Step 5 inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff.
The main competencies of a NORCAP Expert:
- Building working relationships
- Planning and organising
What we offer
- Rewarding work for a renowned global organisation
- Access to a network of humanitarian, peace, and development professionals
- A dedicated Staff Care Unit
How to apply
- When submitting your application, kindly register in English your full employment history and education. Please include your full name as written in your passport. Uploaded CVs alone will not be reviewed.
- NORCAP values diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.
- NORCAP reserves the right to conduct a full background check on shortlisted candidates .
- Approved Health Certificate will be required prior to contract commencement and assignment.
- Feedback will be given to all applicants within four weeks after the closing of this advertisement.
- Apply before 2nd December 2023, 11:01 AM (Oslo Time)
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