OHCHR Human Rights Officer Jobs 2024 – South Africa NGO Jobs

OHCHR Human Rights Officer Jobs 2024 – South Africa NGO Jobs.

OHCHR South Africa looking for “Human Rights Officer”.

Applicants with a Advanced university degree may apply on or before 02nd May 2024.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, commonly known as the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) or the United Nations Human Rights Office, is a department of the Secretariat of the United Nations that works to promote and protect human rights that are guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948.

OHCHR Human Rights Officer Jobs 2024

The OHCHR has published a job vacancy announcement on 26th April 2024 for qualified South Africa’s to fill in the vacant post of Human Rights Officer to be based in Pretoria, South Africa.

Recruiter Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Position Human Rights Officer (TJO)
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Country South Africa
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced university degree
Experience Required Minimum 05 years
Application Deadline 02nd May 2024

OHCHR Job Vacancy 2024

Org. Setting and Reporting: This position is found in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) at the Regional Office for Southern Africa. The Human Rights Officer will report to the Regional Representative for Southern Africa or designee.

Eligibility Criteria


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, political science, international relations, social sciences or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in human rights, political affairs, international relations, law or related area is required. Experience in the delivering technical assistance programmes and capacity building on human rights is desirable.
  • Experience in non-discrimination and integrating human rights in development (including business and human rights) is desirable.
  • Experience in project management is desirable.
  • Experience working with an international organisation is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.

Other Details

  • Job Opening ID: 233566
  • Job Network: Political, Peace and Humanitarian
  • Job Family: Human Rights Affairs
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply OHCHR Human Rights Officer Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/job………

The Closing Date: 02nd May 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Official Website www.ohchr.org
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