HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER I –RESEARCH AND COMPLIANCE

  • Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
  • Nairobi County, Kenya
  • Nov 13, 2017 - Nov 30, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Job purpose
To contribute to the implementation and achievement of the strategic objectives of the Research and Compliance Program.
Operational Responsibilities

  • Assist in the coordination of the Commission’s work relating to international treaty obligations
  • Assist in the review of bills, policies and existing legislation with a view to infusing human rights principles
  • Undertake assigned research duties and provide support in the preparation and editing of research reports, the design of strategies for implementation and dissemination of research findings
  • Assist in the Commission work on the monitoring of states compliance with international and national Human Rights obligations
  • Coordinate meetings, workshops, conferences, debates, field studies and other related programmatic activities
  • Establish and maintain networks and partnerships with relevant stakeholders
  • Represent the Commission in various meetings 


Skills, Experience and Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Social sciences or other related fields or related disciplines from a recognized university
  • 3 years relevant experience. 
  • Advocate of the High Court for Lawyers
  • Good research, report writing and presentation skills
  • Good Communication, Interpersonal and Organisational skills


Other Attributes

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to lead and manage teams
  • Problem solving skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Clients focused
  • Great attention to detail
  • Respect for diversity