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PROACTIVE AND EXPERIENCED CONSULTANT (SHORT TERM - 6 months)

Institut for Menneskerettigheder

København, Storkøbenhavn

Indrykket
08-11-2019
Kontakt
Institut for Menneskerettigheder
Wilders Plads 8K
1403
København K
Tlf
32698888
Praktisk information
Oprettet
08-11-2019
Udløber
24-11-2019
Kviknummer
330120958
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Jura
Stillingsbetegnelse
Jurist
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Jura og retsvæsen)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale

ABOUT THE PROJECTS IN JORDAN

The Danish Institute for Human Rights is currently implementing two projects in Jordan and is looking for a proactive and experienced consultant to facilitate on the ground implementation with local authorities.

One project is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Education and aims at empowering vulnerable youth to be active and rights respecting members of their communities in peaceful and tolerant societies through strengthened human rights education.

This includes conducting a survey to document the youth’s knowledge, skills and attitudes on human rights, developing and piloting appropriate human rights training material together with teachers, partners and youth representatives in Jordan and providing input to relevant national state authorities and other actors who lead the national education policy processes.

The other project is supporting the improvement of the human rights system in Jordan and is implemented with state actors with human rights mandates in Jordan.

You will support the implementation of the two described projects, by engaging with both national partners (such as the Jordan National Center for Human Rights and the Governmental Focal Point for Human Rights) and key external stakeholders (such as national public institutions and the UN system).



YOUR WORK TASKS

  • Establish and maintain a regular dialogue with key partners and stakeholders on project implementation and outcomes
  • Facilitate the implementation of the project activities with key partners (e.g. the Jordan National Center for Human Rights, the Government Focal Point for Human Rights and the Ministry of Education)
  • Assisting the Danish Institute for Human Rights’ experts and advisors in accessing locations for training and workshops
  • Miscellaneas ad hoc tasks


YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate speaks both English and Arabic, has knowledge of the international human rights system and is conversant in dealing with public authorities, as well as international and multinational organisations, in Jordan.

  • You are an outgoing diplomat, with a personal drive that is reinforced when given the opportunity to make your mark.
  • You work independently, structured and with a service-minded approach and you can multi-task.
  • You are a natural networker and can engage with all layers of government.
  • You must be a good communicator, both verbally and in writing, both in English and Arabic.
  • You preferably hold a MA in law or political science and have several years of direct experience from a similar position e.g. from the UN or other similar type of organisations.


CONTACT

For more information about the position, please contact Mikkel Schmidt Hansen (mish@humanrights.dk and/or +45 91 32 57 28)



TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Terms and conditions are dependent on the successful candidate’s competencies, qualifications and prior experience and are subject to negotiation upon offer of appointment. The duration of the contract is 6 months, with a possibility of extension.

The Danish Institute for Human Rights appreciates diversity in the workplace. If qualified, we strongly encourage you to apply for the position.



APPLICATION AND DEADLINE

We wish to occupy this position as soon as possible. Send your application using the link on this page.

The deadline for applications is 24th November 2019 at 12:00 (GMT+1).

Interviews will take place in the following week (25th to 30th November 2019).



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Institut for Menneskerettigheder
Wilders Plads 8K
1403
København K
Tlf
32698888
Praktisk information
Oprettet
08-11-2019
Udløber
24-11-2019
Kviknummer
330120958
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Jura
Stillingsbetegnelse
Jurist
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Jura og retsvæsen)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale
Beliggenhed
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