National Human Rights Adviser

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Location: Somalia (Hargeisa)

Closing date: 11 March


  • You will have a degree level qualification or equivalent diploma in a relevant discipline, preferably human rights law.
  • A minimum of three years’ work experience within the NGO sector and of work on human rights and advocacy.
  • Experience of designing, implementing and monitoring advocacy programmes/initiatives; of capacity building within the NGO/CBO sector; in campaigning, community mobilisation and networking are also essential.
  • You should have skills in human rights policy development and research. Knowledge/understanding of one or more areas linked to the rights of women, children, people with disabilities and / or minorities; skills in participatory monitoring and evaluation methods;
  • Demonstrated commitment to gender awareness and good team building skills and consensus led approach to work are also essential.
  • You should also have willingness to undertake road travel in Somaliland and cultural sensitivity in an Islamic/Somali environment.
  • Experience of working effectively in a resource poor environment, and/or in the Somali context; and
  • Understanding of the issues facing a post conflict society are also highly desirable.

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    For further information and an application form visit (see section "jobs [at] Progressio").

    Closing date: 11 March

    Interviews: End of March

    Please return the completed application form to: Recruitment [at]

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