Human Rights Commission
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Investigations Officer Two (2)

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The Human Rights Commission is a National Human Rights Institution established under Article 230 () of the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Act No. 2 of 2016 with a broad mandate of ensuring that the Bill of Rights is upheld and protected.

The Commission is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following positions.

Salary Grade: Hrc/F Station: Solwezi And Mansa

Three (3) Months Contract From October 2022 To December 2022

Reporting to: Chief Investigations and Legal Services

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates must be Zambians between 25 to 45 years
  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Degree in any of the Social Sciences
  • 3 years experience in investigations or human rights work
  • Knowledge in human rights work will be an added advantage

Duties:

  • Carrying out prompt, thorough and impartial investigations to ascertain the violation and or abuse of human rights
  • Preparing and submitting timely and accurate investigation reports of human rights violation and abuse to facilitate speedy action and redress
  • Ensuring and undertaking regular visits to detention and correctional facilities and other places of incarceration in order to ensure compliance with the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for Treatment of Prisoners (Mandela Rules)
  • Any other work incidental to or connected with the promotion and protection of human rights

Skills and Personal Attributes:

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership and Reliability
  • Creativity and Problem Solving
  • Self Motivated and Confident
  • Time Sanagement Skills
  • Team Player
  • Team Player

Method of Application

All applications should be addressed to the undersigned. Applications should enclose Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of relevant certificates. Original Certificates will be required during interviews for the shortlisted candidates. Applicants are encouraged to bring their applications in person or send them by registered post. Telephone enquires will not be entertained.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Director,

Human Rights Commission,

Human Rights House,

Independence Avenue,

P.O. Box 33812,

Lusaka.

Women and Persons with Disability and local applicants are encouraged to apply

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application deadline
21 Sep 10:55