Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

  • Senior Experienced
  • Ethiopia
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Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

Position 1 – Coordinator for Transitional Justice

Qualifications and Experience:

LLM in human rights, transitional justice, conflict studies, peace and security, humanitarian law, or other related fields;
Strong technical knowledge of international human rights and/or humanitarian law principles;
Experience working in conflict and post-conflict settings, preferably in Ethiopia/Africa;
A minimum of six (6) years practical experience in the relevant field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in research and analytical work in the context of conflict or post-conflict environment;
Excellent analytical, communication, and writing skills including experience in developing strategy documents, training material, technical guidelines, and public outputs such as advisory and advocacy documents and reports;
Experience in liaising with different counterparts, facilitating training, consultations, meetings, and workshops;
Excellent computer skills: MS word, excel, power point;
Excellent Amharic and English communications skills. Knowledge of other local languages is advantageous.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate EHRC’s work on transitional justice (TJ) including awareness raising, capacity building, advisory and technical support, etc.;

Facilitate the development of a strategy on EHRC’s intervention on TJ as a national human rights institution (NHRI) including its role, ensuring alignment of planned activities with EHRC’s mandate and overall strategic directions;
Conduct stakeholder mapping to identify relevant actors and their roles in the design and implementation of a victim-centered and human rights compliant TJ policy framework;
Coordinate consultations on TJ with affected populations in different regions of Ethiopia, and the preparation of outputs from the consultations;
Coordinate EHRC’s work in conducting sensitization and roundtable meetings on TJ with state bodies, civil society, community-based organizations, and traditional and religious bodies;
Advise/support EHRC officers who will conduct needs assessment for targeted TJ trainings, develop training materials, and deliver trainings to different stakeholders;
Advise/support on proven methodologies that advance TJ related work such as formation of victims’ groups (associations), community consultations, documentation, and awareness raising;
Provide technical support and advice to EHRC on work related to TJ;
Closely follow updates on TJ including legislative or institutional changes in Ethiopia or in regions, and advise EHRC in light of the changing context and dynamics; and
Review key documents which have been translated into local languages for quality assurance and finalization
Salary Range: Gross monthly salary of ETB 30,907.00- ETB 36,811.00 plus ETB 10,000.00 Housing allowance and ETB 2,200.00 Transport allowance, depending on candidate’s qualification, experience and earning history

Position 2 – Human Rights Officer (Training Needs Assessment, Training Material Development and Training Delivery) (2)

Qualifications and Experience:

MA/LLM in Human Rights Law, International Law, Public Law relevant to Human Rights Conflict studies, Studies of Peace and Security.
Candidates with Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) but with exceptional experience can be considered.
Computer literate.
Knowledge of Amharic and English is required. Knowledge of other local languages is advantageous.
4 years of relevant experience for BA/LL. B and 2 years of relevant experience for MA/LL.M.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Engage in the development of data collection tools required to conduct research and needs assessment for transitional justice trainings.
Conduct research and needs assessment using appropriate tools that will be developed for this particular project, write research and assessment reports.
Work in consultation with the Human Rights Education Department’s (HRED) curriculum design team to ensure that research and needs assessment findings inform the development of the transitional justice training materials.
Develop contextualized transitional justice training manual for different stakeholders including state bodies, civil society organizations (CSOs), and religious and community leaders.
Develop promotional, advocacy and awareness raising materials on transitional justice.
Conduct research and identify means to deliver transitional justice trainings including designing workshops, seminars, conferences, etc.
Deliver transitional justice trainings for identified groups using the developed materials and resources.
Implement relevant tools, methodologies, and materials prepared by HRED’s curriculum design & material development team.
Work closely with HRED’s training needs assessment, curriculum design & material development, and human rights education delivery teams to improve the content development project work and ensure that the required quality standards are met.
Collaborate with and report to the Office of the Chief Commissioner (OCC) throughout the entire process of designing and implementing trainings on transitional justice, including research and needs assessment, material development, and training delivery.
Participate in relevant working group/committee and staff meetings.
Submit regular reports on the progress of deliverables to the reporting manager and other relevant staff.
Conduct summative evaluation and prepare training proceedings or reports following trainings.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the director
Salary Range: Gross monthly salary of ETB 22,989 ETB 27,380.00 plus ETB 7,200.00 Housing allowance and ETB 2,200.00 Transport allowance, depending on candidate’s qualification, experience and earning history
Work Place: Addis Ababa

How To Apply

Interested candidates should write a covering letter, explaining why they are interested in this role, why they 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 and location of the position on the subject of the email

Women candidates and candidates with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and written exam.
Deadline for applications:  Monday 15th of May 2023.

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