Deadline: 7 April 2016
OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Human Rights Officer performs the following functions-
- Manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Rights Unit.
- Initiates, plans, organize and implements programmes to promote fulfillment of international commitments in the areas of: human rights; rights of individuals belonging to national minorities; equality, tolerance and non-discrimination; and the structural components of a democratic society.
- Monitors, analyzes, reports and advises on the situation of human rights.
- Advises on OSCE strategies regarding individual cases of alleged violations of human rights and rights of individuals belonging to national minorities.
- Designs and co-ordinates OSCE support to Tajikistan’s National Human Rights Institutions and to nationwide human rights education.
- Prepares the Unit’s contributions to the annual departmental budget, Programme Outline, Project Implementation Plan and Project Implementation Reviews submitted to the OSCE and the Government of Tajikistan, regular and periodic activity reports and other draft texts.
- Establishes and maintains contacts with national and local Tajik authorities, universities and research institutions, international organizations, embassies of foreign countries, Tajik and international Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).
- Maintains close co-ordination with the OSCE institutions and the OSCE Secretariat.
- Works and liaises with colleagues to help ensure coherence and consistency of programmes and policies in the Office in Tajikistan, as well as cross-dimensional and intra-dimensional programming.
- Supervises two local mission members.
- Performs other related duties as required.
Applicants must have-
- University education in political sciences, international relations, public policy, law, international human rights law or other human rights related fields.
- Experience working with human rights, minority or gender issues.
- Demonstrated organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Experience in drafting reports.
- Excellent physical condition.
- Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission.
- Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit OSCE.