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Human Rights Officer II–Redress
- Bachelor's degree
- Basic level (worker)
- Full Time
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REF: KNCHR/ADM/HRO /03/2018)
Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of clearance certificates from the following institutions:-
•Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
•Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
•Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
•Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
•Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the application.
KNCHR is an equal opportunity employer which offers a competitive remuneration commensurate to qualifications and experience. Qualified female candidates and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
If you possess the above qualities, please submit your applications manually through the post office or by hand delivery, clearly indicating the position, and the Ref No. on both the cover letter and envelope, together with a detailed C.V, names and telephone contacts of three referees one of whom should be your immediate supervisor, to reach us by Tuesday 20th February 2018
This position is responsible for the support to upper management with redress and legal services for petitioners for human rights violations as per the mandate of the Commission to protect human rights in Kenya.
a)Assist in the analysis of petitions and advice the department on the appropriate redress mechanisms to be applied to ensure timely resolution of complaints as per the mandate of the commission
b)Assist in legal research on human rights violation cases and come up with an opinion to determine the way forward in the pursuit of justice/redress for the petitioners
c)Facilitate the commission in the application of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms in redress of human rights issues to expedite redress as per the mandate of the commission
d)Represent the Commission and petitioners in court to facilitate redress as per the mandate of the commission
e)Assist in the implementation of reform strategies and interventions that result in timely resolution of human rights violation cases as per the mandate of the Commission
f)Represent the commission in various meetings and forums pertaining to human rights violations and advocate for redress as per the mandate of the Commission.
g)Assist in the analysis, review and drafting of legal documents, legal opinions and pleadings for filing in court
h)Any other related duties as may from time to time be assigned.
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: PermanentJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: LaikipiaArea of work
: Basic level (worker)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 12 monthsRequired skills
: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Lobbying, advocacy; Training program planning; Legal analysis; Human rightsRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)