UNDP National Human Rights Officer Jobs 2022 – Uganda NGO Jobs

UNDP National Human Rights Officer Jobs 2022 – Uganda NGO Jobs. UNDP Uganda looking for “National Human Rights Officer“. Applicants with a degree in Advanced University degree (Master’s) in law may apply on or before May 30, 2022.

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UNDP National Human Rights Officer Jobs 2022

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on May 16, 2022 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of National Human Rights Officer to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme
Position National Human Rights Officer
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced University degree (Master’s) in law
Experience Required Minimum Two years
Application Deadline May 30, 2022

UNDP Job Vacancy 2022

Duties & Responsibilities

Contribute to the overall implementation of the technical cooperation mandate of OHCHR Uganda Country office:

  • Identification of capacity needs from relevant stake holders for possible capacity building interventions
  • Planning for and development of programme concept papers for the implementation of proposed capacity building interventions
  • Participate in the conduct of human rights trainings and awareness raising interventions
  • Provide technical support to relevant stakeholders regarding the integration of international human rights mechanisms into their interventions
  • Provide support to civil society organizations in conducting research on pertinent human rights issues

Contribute to the overall implementation of OHCHR Uganda Country office’s overall human rights monitoring and reporting mandate:

  • Receive victims of alleged human rights violations
  • Interviewing victims of alleged human rights violations
  • Registration of alleged human rights violations into the international, matrix for registration of complaints
  • Verification of alleged human rights violations
  • Advising alleged victims and source of human rights violations on alternatives where they could access remedies
  • Drafting case notes
  • Engaging internally or with other relevant actors on advocacy for corrective measures

Position in Organization:

  • Job Identification: 3734
  • Locations: Kampala, Uganda
  • Posting Date: 05/16/2022, 01:48 AM
  • Apply Before: 05/30/2022, 09:29 AM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: Office High Comm for Human Rig
  • Grade: NOA
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term
  • Practice Area: Rule of Law, Security and Human Rights
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Required Languages: English
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks


  • Advanced University degree (Master’s) in law, human rights, political sciences, international relations, social sciences or any other discipline related to human rights. A combination of relevant academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in national, regional, or international organizations or non-governmental organizations, closely related to the field of Human Rights.
  • Experience working with international human rights standards, instruments and mechanisms, including capacity building on international human rights mechanisms.
  • Experience receiving and documenting human rights complaints.
  • Two additional years of working experience may be required to applicants with only a Bachelor’s University Degree.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English. Fluency in the local language in area of coverage (Luganda) is also required.

How to Apply UNDP National Human Rights Officer Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/job/3734

The Closing Date: May 30, 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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