UNV Human Rights Officer

Description of the assignment title: UNV Human Rights Officer

Assignment Country: Republic of Moldova

Category: National UN Volunteer Specialist

Host Entity: OHCHR Moldova

Type: Onsite

Duty stations: Chisinau

Age: 27-80

Deadline for application: 07/09/2023


3 years of experience in the national and/or international level in human rights, or human rights in humanitarian action; experience working in the context of refugee response, in humanitarian crises, or with vulnerable groups is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;                                                                                                                                   • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;                                                                                                                                                     • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;                                                                                                                                                                        Knowledge of one or more additional languages relevant to Moldova, including Bulgarian, Gagauzian, Romani, Ukrainian, or sign language is an asset.

Entitlements and allowances:

 Monthly Living Allowance (Per month): MDL 14516.91                                                                                                                                                                     Entry lump sum (one-time payment): USD 400                                                                                                                                                                                         Exit allowance (for each month served, paid on completion of contract): MDL 1209.74 Medical and life insurance: Cigna Private Insurance Leave entitlements: Annual leave: 2.5 days accrued per calendar month                                                                                                                                                                          Certified sick leave: 30 days                                                                                                                                                                                                             Uncertified sick leave: 7 days                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Learning leave: 10 working days per consecutive 12 months                                                                                                                                                          Maternity Leave: 16 weeks                                                                                                                                                                                                            Paternity Leave: 10 days                                                                                                                                                                                                              Reasonable accommodation for person with disability can be provided.

Inclusivity Statement

United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, care protected characteristics. As part of their adherence to the values of UNV, all UN Volunteers commit themselves to combat any form of discrimination, and to promoting respect for human rights and individual dignity, without distinction of a person’s race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.

Application and more details to the link: https://app.unv.org/opportunities/1726172356087040