Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Human Rights Officer Jobs

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Human Rights Officer Jobs

Purpose of the Job:

  • Manage individual human rights complaints, plan, and implement monitoring of places of detention and emergencies, finalize reports and issue recommendations. Develop and implement advocacy and follow up strategy.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage investigation of human rights complaints assigned to him/her,

  • Contribute to decisions in consultation with coordinators and Senior Human Rights Officers.

  • Conduct monitoring of places of detention and draft reports

  • Conduct human rights monitoring during emergencies

  • Issue recommendations: develop and implement advocacy and follow up strategy

  • Proposes areas for systemic investigation and refer them to thematic functions in consultation with the Senior Human Right Officer/Coordinator

  • Manage partnerships and relationships with stakeholders

  • Conducts research on human rights issues as appropriate

  • Provide input on revisions of systems, policies, guidelines, manuals, and tools

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • MA in Human Rights Law, LL.M in Human Rights, LLM in International Law, LLM in Law (Public Law relevant to Human Rights),OR LLB.

  • 2 years of relevant experience for MA and 4 years of relevant experience for LLB

  • Computer literate.

  • Knowledge of Amharic is required; Knowledge of other local languages is advantageous

    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:


  • Please include the name of the position on the subject of the email.

  • Women candidates are encouraged to apply

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview and written exam.

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