Friday, February 11, 2011

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT- Human Rights Officers; Logistic Officers; Warehouse and Inventory Assistant; Electoral Officer; Supply Assistant

Kindly find the attached vacancies to circulate for National Staff, Duty Stations; Juba; Malaka and Wau. You can also get these vacancies on our website.


Nyamupachari Vareta
UNMIS - United Nations Mission in Sudan
Human Resources, Southern Sudan
Recruitment Unit, Juba Regional HQ
Inter-mission: 190-2050
Tel: +249.18708 ext. 2050
Cell : 00-249-923315738

United Nations Mission in Sudan



VA No. UNMIS-NPO-10-023
VA Issuance Date: 26 May, 2010.
Deadline for Applications: Open 1

The United Nations Mission in Sudan is seeking qualified candidates for the following post(s):

(2 posts)

Region (please indicate
preference in application):
Juba & Wau


Women are strongly encouraged to apply 2

will remain open for at least two weeks, or until it is filled. Preference will be given to internal candidates
who are at the same grade as the post being advertised, then to internal candidates one grade below the post, and finally
to external candidates.

Equally-qualified female candidates will be given priority for selection (DPKO Under-Secretary General’s Policy
Statement on Gender Mainstreaming). Candidates wishing to return home are also strongly encouraged to apply.

General Service (GS) staff interested in applying for a National Professional Officer (NPO) post
must meet the minimum requirements of the post, including academic qualifications and years of relevant professional
experience. Experience in the General Service category does not count as professional experience. If selected, the GS
staff member will be required to resign his/her current post before taking up the NPO post. There will be no break in
service between the two types of appointments.

Under the direct supervision of the Human Rights Officer/ Team Leader and overall supervision
of the Senior Human Rights Officer or the Chief Human Rights Officer, (Juba, to be stationed
inYambio and Wau, to be stationed in Aweil) the National Human Rights Officer shall perform the
following duties:

• Monitor, analyze and report on the Human Rights situation prevailing in his/her area of
• Monitor court hearings and trials and provide notes and analysis of proceedings;
• Visit detention centers and carry out interviews as appropriate;
• Participate in field missions to carry out Human Rights work;
• Carry out investigations into Human Rights violations including interviewing witnesses and
victims as appropriate;
• Maintain continuous contact with key stakeholders including government institutions and
civil society representatives;
• Participate in human rights advocacy efforts with authorities and other stakeholders;
• Contribute to and/or draft reports, briefing notes, talking points, statements or other
documents as necessary related to Human Rights matters;


• Contribute to the Office’s analysis and reporting through provision of thorough
understanding of local laws, customs, and political context;
• Assist in conducting Human Rights capacity-building activities including development
and implementation of Human Rights training programmes for national law enforcement
officials, representatives of Civil Society, Human Rights Non-Governmental Organizations
(NGOs) and other stakeholders as required;
• Support efforts for the strengthening of Civil Society in the promotion and protection of
Human Rights;
• Ensure that documents are in line with approved formats, quality standards, and are duly
• Perform other related duties as required.

Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of human rights-related issues; ability to identify
problems, i.e., political, ethnic, racial, gender-based, social, economic, etc.,; demonstrated research
and analytical skills, including the ability to identify and participate in the resolution of relevant
issues/problems; basic knowledge of institutional mandates, policies, guidelines, etc. related to
human rights; skills in developing sources for data collection.
Planning and Organizing: Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own
work plan; Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given.
Communication: Ability to speak and write in a clear and concise manner, including ability to
draft a variety of reports, correspondence, etc.
Technological Awareness: Good computer skills, including proficiency in word processing,
spreadsheets, and other relevant software packages.
Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi ethnic environment
with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Education: Advance University Degree (Master’s or a Bachelor’s) preferably in law, political
science, international relations or other disciplines related to human rights or combination of
University Degree and experience in a related field.
Experience: A minimum of 2 years and a Masters degree or equivalent (4 years with a BA)
of progressively responsible professional work experience closely related to political science,
international relations, law or other related disciplines. Human rights field work will be an asset.
Candidates with BA and 2 years of relevant experience may be considered to be appointed at NOA
Languages skills: Fluency in both written and spoken English and Arabic. Knowledge of Dinka
is an asset.

Candidates should submit with their applications the following documents:

1- Cover Letter (letter of motivation or application letter);
2- The United Nations Personal History form (P-11);
3- Academic Certificate(s) and/or High School/Secondary Diploma;
4- Birth Certificate – if not, a combination of (i) Assessment of Age and National Passport or (ii)
Assessment of Age and National ID Card (the Assessment of Age on its own is not acceptable);
5- Three (3) letters of reference from former employers or academic instructors.
6- Internal candidates must submit 2 most recent performance evaluations.


By email:
All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by e-mail and MUST include ONLY the VA No in the
subject line of their email.
E.g. UNMIS-NPO-10-023
National Professional Officers:

By Mail:
Chief Civilian Personnel Officer, United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS)
Ebeid Khatim Street
Khartoum, 11111,

By Hand:
UNMIS Headquarters, Khartoum or through the UNMIS Regional Offices in Juba, Malakal, Wau,
Rumbek, Kadugli, Ed Damazin, Abyei and El Obeid

By Fax:
Outside Sudan - 00 249 187 086200
Inside Sudan - 0 187 086200


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