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Junior Professional Officer (JPO)/Beigeordnete Sachverständige (BS)

Beigeordnete Sachverständige (BS) sind international bekannt als Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), Associate Experts (AEs) oder Associate Professional Officers (APOs). Die Bundesregierung hat mit etwa 20 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als Beigeordnete Sachverständige geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben. Bitte beachten Sie, dass bei einigen Internationalen Organisationen eine Altersgrenze existiert, hier ist die jeweilige Stellenausschreibung maßgebend (entscheidend für die Altersgrenze ist der Zeitpunkt der Aufnahme der Tätigkeit).


Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO/BS-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 22.Februar 2019, 24.00 Uhr MEZ

 

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OHCHR - JPO, Associate Human Rights Officer, New York, USA


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Associate Human Rights Officer, New York
Sector/Unit: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), New York Office
Duration: 2 year with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!
 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Supports the integration of human rights in UN operations including MINUSMA and the Joint G5 Sahel Force (FC-G5S), the AU-UN partnership, and other regional operations;
  • Follow Security Council processes on Mali and G5 Sahel, including engage with penholders of resolutions to ensure integration of human rights and IHL compliance dimensions; participate in consultations, draft read out, briefing notes, and reports;
  • Conducts research and analysis on human rights issues/events and assesses their impact on the human rights situation in Mali and the broader Sahel region;
  • Supports Geographic Desk Officers covering the region in responding to requests for substantive assistance and support to the teams of the OHCHR G5 project, including through the review of public reporting by these teams and adherence to relevant policies and operational frameworks;
  • Assists in the analysis of human rights data and indicators in Mali, the G5 Sahel and other peace operations as needed, including gender-specific data and indicators;
  • Assists in ensuring the integration of gender perspectives and attention to specific women/girl's rights issues within the work of the OHCHR G5 project and OHCHR’s Peace Missions Support Section;
  • Facilitates information sharing among human rights components of peacekeeping operations, including through organizing and participating in coordination meetings on developments affecting human rights components, drafting a monthly bulletin, liaising with UN partners such as the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), Political Affairs (DPA) and Field Support (DFS);
  • Represents OHCHR at working-level meetings with DPKO/DFS and DPA and support the integration of human rights and protection dimensions in the work of the Integrated Operational Teams, provide human rights advice including input in briefings, speeches and code cables
  • Participates in the organization of regular meetings and briefings including for with the Security Council, Member States, T/PCCs, and regional organizations, field representatives;
  • Keeps abreast of developments in the UN’s peace and security agenda;
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s degree in law, political science, international relations, human rights or related field.


Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in human rights, political affairs, international relations, law or related area is required, including a minimum of one year of field experience working in human rights functions, including in monitoring and reporting.
  • Experience participating in inter-agency coordination fora at the local or national level is desirable.


Key Competencies:

  • Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of French is desirable.
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.   
  • Professionalism
  • Communication
  • Teamwork