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Vacancy Announcement

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT


The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Cambodia would like to invite all interested qualified, eligible applicants to apply for the vacancies below:

1. Associate Programme Officer


Organizational Unit: Prison Reform Support Programme
Contract Type and Level: Fixed Term Appointment, ICS-8 (NO-A)
Duty Station: Phnom Penh
Minimum Requirements:A completed, advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in law, political and social sciences or related fields. Up to 2 years of professional experience at the national or international level working in the area of human rights. Proficiency in oral and written English and Khmer.

Summary of Key Functions:
• Monitor and analyze legislations, policies and practices that impact on human rights in prison
• Contribute to the strengthening of detention monitoring in Cambodia
• Contribute to prison staff capacity-building and the programme’s development work

2. Programme Assistant


Organizational Unit: Prison Reform Support Programme
Contract Type and Level: Fixed Term Appointment, ICS-5
Duty Station: Phnom Penh
Minimum Requirements: Completed secondary education. Bachelors or higher degree in law, political and social sciences or related fields desirable. At least 5 relevant experience  working in the area of human rights and/or law, with experience working on criminal justice issues. Fluency in English and Khmer for both oral and written.

Summary of Key Functions:
• Provide support in the monitoring and analysis of legislations (including draft legislations), policies and practices, that impact on human rights in prison
• Participate in prison monitoring work
• Support the prison programme capacity-building and development work

Please visit http://cambodia.ohchr.org/EN/PagesFiles/VacancyIndex.htm for detailed job descriptions of the positions.

Applications from individuals must include (1) a cover letter in English with reference to the vacancy announcement post title and (2) a detailed UN P-11 form in English (which can be downloaded from: http://cambodia.ohchr.org/EN/PagesFiles/VacancyIndex.htm ). All applicants can submit their applications by email to: [email protected] stating clearly the post title of the job being applied for in the email subject box, or send to: Administration Unit, OHCHR-Cambodia, # 10, Street 302, Beong Keng Kang I, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Please note that applications received incomplete or after the deadline will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. OHCHR retains the rights to contact referees directly.

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). Women and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for Application: 28 September 2014