Human Rights Adviser/Monitoring and Response Co-ordinator

OSCE - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)
  • Location
    Warsaw, Poland
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 26

Position description

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Human Rights Department, the Human Rights Adviser/Monitoring and Response Co-ordinator shall perform the following functions and duties:

  • Monitoring, analyzing and drafting reports on the implementation of OSCE Human Dimension commitments related to human rights and fundamental freedoms, with a particular focus on freedom of peaceful assembly;
  • Planning and coordinating the deployment of ODIHR monitoring missions to assess the policing and facilitation of public assemblies;
  • Identifying, developing and implementing programmatic activities and projects on key human rights areas of concern for/with non-governmental organizations, governmental authorities, NHRIs and OSCE staff and missions, with a particular focus on capacity building for law enforcement authorities and civil society organizations on freedom of peaceful assembly;
  • Establishing, developing and maintaining contact with key international and national governmental and non-governmental actors in the field of human rights to facilitate and foster communication, information-sharing and coordination of activities;
  • Responding to requests to ODIHR on information about the implementation of the OSCE Human Dimension commitments related to human rights and fundamental freedoms in key areas of concern;
  • Performing other related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • First-level university degree in Law, Political Science, International Relations or Social Sciences, a specialization in Human Rights is an asset;
  • At least six years (full-time equivalent) of progressively responsible and relevant professional experience in the field of human rights including experience at an international level in an advisory function;
  • In-depth knowledge of human rights monitoring and reporting methodology and practice;
  • Excellent knowledge of the UN, Council of Europe and OSCE human rights standards;
  • Professional fluency in English; working knowledge of Russian and/or other OSCE languages is an asset;
  • Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
  • Computer literacy with practical experience in Microsoft applications and internet.

Application instructions

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