Associate Human Rights Officer  

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Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

Position: Associate Human Rights Officer

Purpose of the Job: To support in the day-to-day activities of monitoring and investigation activities and projects.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist investigation of human rights complaints assigned to him/her
    Support to decisions in consultation with coordinators and Senior Human Rights Officers
  • Assist in monitoring of places of detention and draft reports
  • Contribute to human rights monitoring during emergencies
  • Support in Proposing areas for systemic investigation and refer them to thematic functions in consultation with the coordinator
  • Participate in managing partnerships and relationships with stakeholders
  • Assist in conducting research on human rights issues as appropriate
  • Contribute to input revisions of guidelines, manuals, and tools
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by executives

Required No: 2
DURATION: Open Contract/Indefinite Period
REPORT TO: Coordinator, Monitoring and Investigation/Regional Director
SALARY RANGE: Gross monthly salary of ETB 16,515.00 – ETB 19,670.00 plus ETB 6,000.00 Housing allowance and ETB 1,500.00 Transport allowance, depending on candidate’s qualification, experience and earning history

Qualifications and Experience: BA/MA in Law, Human Rights, International Law

  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of Amharic is required.
  • Knowledge of other local languages is advantageous
  • Zero years of experience for MA holders
  • 2 years relevant experience for BA or 6-12 months participation on Young Leaders Program (Internship Program)

How to Apply?

Interested candidates should write a covering letter, explaining why they are interested in this role, why you are the right person for the job with a recent CV which should be sent to the following email address: HRM@ehrc.org

Please include the name of the position & Location on the subject of the email

Women candidates and candidate with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and written exam

I Can Apply Online?:
Yes, this job online applicable [NB: Check the job deadline/closing date before starting any job application process!]