National Program Officer Jobs at UNHCR In Uganda

Job Title: National Program Officer

United   Nations Human Rights  is  inviting  candidates  for  the vacant  opportunity  mentioned above.


·          Comprehensive knowledge  and  understanding  of human  rights –related matters ;  ability  to identify  problems  ,i.e,  potential  , ethics  , racial  gender-based  , social  economics  ,etc,  causing  civil  unrest  in a  country  or  geographic area, demonstrated  research  and analytical  skills , indicating  the ability   to  identify  and  participate  in the  resolution  relevant  issues/problems ; basic knowledge of  institutional  mandates, policies  , guidelines , etc related to human  rights , skill in developing  sources  for data collection.

Critical Factors

·          Good  analytical  skills .

·          Resourcefulness, initiative  , maturity  of  judgment, tact  , negotiating skills .

·          Ability  to  communicate clearly both  orally and  in writing .

·          Ability to  work  in a team and establish effective working relations  with  persons  of different  national  and cultural  backgrounds.


·          University degree  in law , political sciences, international relations , social  sciences  or in  any  other  discipline  related  to  human rights .

·          Advanced studies  in the  area of  human rights

·          Master’s  or equivalent  -would be an  asset.

How to apply

Applications  must indicate a typed  cover letter clearly indicating   vacancy  announcement    number , post title , a detailed UN  P11 form , and  copy  of  degrees  and/or certificates , as well as  the local  language  be or  she speaks . As well  applications  will not be  considered  unless it includes  a detailed  CV, UNP11 form and copies of  university  level education  transcripts, degrees and certificates . Please submit your application to the following address;

Head  of Office

OHCHR Uganda

P. O. Box  7184,

Kampala , Uganda

Deadline:  16 / 09 / 2013


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