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Programme Officer (French/English speaker)

HURIDOCS - Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems, International


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October 5, 2020
September 20, 2020
Competitive for a human rights NGO

HURIDOCS is seeking a Programme Officer  to join our diverse global team. The PO will be responsible for supporting the implementation of projects within HURIDOCS’ Documentation of Violations programme stream and  will ensure the successful delivery of information management systems to our partners who are working on human rights investigations and documentation. We are looking for someone who is fluent in French and English, and has training, information management and analysis experience. 

Candidates should be passionate about human rights and have a working knowledge of current information and technology challenges facing the sector, specifically in West Africa

Title: Programme Officer for the Documentation of Violations programme stream

Employment type: 100%

Supervisor: Programme Manager, Documentation of Violations

Location: Remote, preference for Africa-based candidates with strong knowledge of the West African context. 

Start date: Flexible - starting in October 2020 

Duties and Responsibilities

As a Project Officer at HURIDOCS you will:

  • Lead capacity building processes with local actors to enhance their knowledge management processes;
  • Identify and develop reusable resources for the HURIDOCS community (guides, templates, demos, etc) and engage in convenings, trainings, and communications to maximise impact;
  • Manage a portfolio of projects (and budgets) with organisations who are working on documenting and/or investigating human rights violations’;
  • Document and report the outcome of projects for partners, funders, and HURIDOCS according to deadlines and format requirements;
  • Contribute to the strategy development process with program leadership and other staff.

Skills and Competencies

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Experience providing information management or technology support to human rights organisations;
  • Experience in capacity building for human rights actors including needs assessment, developing a methodology, designing and delivering trainings, producing resource materials and writing reports;
  • Experience managing projects and working with partners based in West Africa;
  • An open and flexible mindset, and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information;
  • Excellent time-management skills, proactive communication, ability to work remotely and with colleagues in different time zones;
  • Fluency in French and English is required.

HURIDOCS welcomes diversity and does not discriminate on any basis, including age, gender identity, nationality or sexual orientation. Our team consists of parents and non-parents, self-taught and degree-educated. We seek to build a culture that allows everyone to fully bring themselves to the organisation. We value honest exchanges and respect each other for who they are.

How to apply

Your motivation letter and CV should be sent to jobs@huridocs.org with “Programme Officer (French/English speaker)” in the subject line by Sunday 20 September 2020 at 24:00 CET latest. If you have any specific questions about this vacancy you may contact Matel Sow at matel@huridocs.org

Online interviews with the short-listed candidates will take place in early October 2020.

HURIDOCS is seeking a Programme Officer  to join our diverse global team. The PO will be responsible for supporting the implementation of projects within HURIDOCS’ Documentation of Violations programme stream and  will ensure the…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract

Benefits

Competitive for a human rights NGO (starting salary depending on location and experience).

HURIDOCS staff has 20 days of paid vacation, in addition to year-end office closing and local bank holidays.

Competitive for a human rights NGO (starting salary depending on location and experience).

HURIDOCS staff has 20 days of paid vacation, in addition to year-end office closing and…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in French and English is required.

Fluency in French and English is required.

Location

Geneva, GE, CH

How to Apply

Your motivation letter and CV should be sent to jobs@huridocs.org with “Programme Officer (French/English speaker)” in the subject line by Sunday 20 September 2020 at 24:00 CET latest. If you have any specific questions about this vacancy you may contact Matel Sow at matel@huridocs.org

Online interviews with the short-listed candidates will take place in early October 2020.

Your motivation letter and CV should be sent to jobs@huridocs.org with “Programme Officer (French/English speaker)” in the subject line by Sunday 20 September 2020 at 24:00 CET latest…

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