Human Rights Officer
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
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Under the supervision of the Chief of Unit, the incumbent will be responsible for the following main duties and functions:
In conjunction with UN agencies and other partners, provide capacity-building and advisory services as appropriate to the Transitional Federal Government and other Somali authorities, Somali NGOs and human rights defenders working in the field of human rights.
Advanced University degree, preferably in law, political science, international relations or other disciplines related to human rights.
At least 5 years of progressively responsible combined professional experience, both at national and international levels, in the field of law human rights and humanitarian issues, of which at least 2 years in relation to conflict situations.
Fluency in oral and written English is required; knowledge of Arabic is desirable, and Somali an asset.
Ability to work in a very difficult hardship environment, and willingness to relocate to Somalia, if required.
For more information and job application see; Human Rights Officer Website