Human Rights Specialist - P02
|Type of Appointment:||Series A - Short Term|
|Duration of Contract:||12 months|
|Secretary/Department/Off.:||Ex. Sec. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights – AES Peti & Cases Syst|
|Duty Station:||US - Washington D.C.|
|Job Family:||Human Rights Commission|
|Job Category:||Professionals and Higher Categories|
|Employment Schedule:||Full time|
|# of Openings:||1|
Annual Basic Salary (net of taxes):
Annual Post Adjustment (net of taxes):
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Within limits of authority delegated by the Assistant Executive Secretary for Petition an Cases , and/or under the direct supervision of the Section Coordinator:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE :
Desirable: Experience or knowledge of the OAS mandate and priorities as related to the area of work and/or the dynamics of the Inter-American agenda and system. Knowledge in resolution of conflicts and compliance of recommendations.
Computer Skills: Ability to effectively work using Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook, Word, and Excel), and other software applicable to the area of work.
Essential – Proficient in at least two of the official languages of the OAS (read, write and communicate).
Desirable – Working knowledge of other two OAS official languages.
PERSONAL COMPETENCIES: Client Orientation, Knowledge Sharing, Teamwork, Interpersonal Skills. Ability to clearly communicate in the languages required for the post.
The GS/OAS embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. Thus, the GS/OAS, in accordance with its rules and regulations, is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, achieving a diverse staff, and will take into account a wide geographic representation, as well as gender equity and equality, in the selection of candidates.
Please note that the mandatory retirement age for staff members at the General Secretariat of the OAS is 65 years.
Upon hiring, the GS/OAS expects all workforce members in Washington, DC to be up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccines unless there is a medical reason not to do so. When you obtain a vaccination, you will greatly reduce the risk to yourself and those with whom you interact. Vaccines are highly effective and are widely available throughout the Washington, D.C., area.