KNCHR Vacancies

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights is an independent National Human Rights Institution established through the Kenya National Commission on the Human Rights Act.

It is the State’s lead agency in the promotion and protection of human rights.

The commission fulfills its human rights mandates through a number of strategies, including Research and Compliance, Human Rights Education, Complaints and Investigations and exercise of quasi-judicial powers.

The commissions’ main office is in Nairobi and currently it has two regional offices in Wajir and Kitale.

Offices may serve in the Head Office or in any of the regional offices.

The commission is inviting applications for the following positions in its various programmes:

1. Senior Human Rights Officer (Economic, Social and Cultural Programme)

Ref: HR/ECOSO/02/01

Location: Head Office, with occasional field travel

Duration: 5 years contract

2. Senior Human Rights Officer (Human Rights Education Programme)

Ref: HR/HRE/02/01

Location: Head Office, with occasional field travel

Duration: 2 years contract

3. Receptionist

Ref: HR/ADMIN/02/01

Location: Head Office

Duration: 5 years contract

4. Internal Auditor

Ref: HR/ADMIN/02/02

Location: Head Office

Duration: 2 years contract

5. Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Ref: HR/ADMIN/02/03

Location: Head Office

Duration: 2 years contract

6. ICT Specialist

Ref: HR/ADMIN/02/04

Location: Head Office

Duration: 2 years contract

7. Regional Outreach Coordinator

Ref: HR/ADMIN/02/04

Location: Head Office

Duration: 2 years contract

8. Procurement Officer

Ref: HR/ADMIN/02/04

Location: Head Office

Duration: 2 years contract

9. Senior Human Rights Officer (Public Affairs & Communication Department)

Ref: HR/PAC/02/01

Location: Head Office

Duration: 5 years contract

10. Advocacy & Campaign Officer (Public Affairs & Communication Department)

Ref: HR/PAC/02/02

Location: Head Office

Duration: 2 years contract

11. Principal Human Rights Officer (Research and compliance Department)

Ref: HR/RC/02/01

Location: Head Office

Duration: 5 years contract

12. Senior Human Rights Officer (Policy and Research)

Ref: HR/RC/02/03

Location: Head Office, with occasional field travel

Duration: 5 years contract

13. Senior Human Rights Officer (Registration)

Ref: HR/RC/02/04

Location: Head Office, with occasional field travel

Duration: 5 years contract

14. Principal Human Rights Officer (Reforms and Accountability Programme)

Ref: HR/RA/02/01

Location: Head Office, with occasional field travel

Duration: 5 years contract

If you possess the above qualities of any position, please send your application, clearly indicating the position, programme and the Ref No. on both the letter and envelop, or the subject line of your email together with a detailed CV, a day time telephone contact and names and contacts of three referees to reach us.

Deadline is 26th February.

Address:

The Commission Secretary,

Kenya National Commission on Human Rights,

Lenana Road, CVS plaza, 1st Floor,

P.O BOX 74359-00200,

Nairobi.

Email: haki[at]knchr.org.

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