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Amnesty International Tunisie

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08 Octobre 2017 Il y a 2 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunis

Directorate: Global Operations

Location:Tunis
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
Duration: 20 November 2017 until 16 November 2018
Working Hours: 35
Salary: $56,180

Amnesty International is looking for an experienced Researcher to join our team based in Tunis to shape and develop our human rights research on Algeria & Morocco/Western Sahara. This is a fixed term one year post.

 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reporting to: Deputy Director (Research)

Posts that this job manages: This post has no line management responsibility. However, the researcher participates in coordinating the work of the team, other participants in research and campaigning projects, temporary staff and team volunteers.

Other key relationships: The researcher works in close collaboration with the campaigner, the research and campaign assistant and other posts in the regional office, as well as posts in the International Secretariat and in the Amnesty International movement as relevant.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a research-based campaigning organization, investigating and documenting human rights issues is fundamental to our advocacy and lobbying work. We are looking for a Researcher on Algeria& Morocco/Western Sahara to take the lead in initiating human rights research and action by providing contextual and thematic expertise, excellent research skills and sound political judgement. An added campaign-oriented approach to your work is essential, and thematic expertise in economic, social or cultural rights is highly recommended. You’ll be required to conduct and co-ordinate research activities, monitor, investigate and analyse political, legal and social developments and human rights conditions, give authoritative advice on these areas, including to the media, and prepare human rights action materials.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To lead on the development and implementation of overarching research and campaigning strategies to deliver impact in relation to agreed priorities on specific countries or other geographical or thematic areas, including strategies to identify the most effective ways to address human rights concerns; and to lead on designing specific projects and producing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating plans for both these and initiatives begun by others
  • To monitor, research, investigate and analyze human rights-related developments in order to provide timely, accurate, independent and impartial assessments and expert advice on the human rights situation in relevant countries or other geographical or thematic areas
  • To organize, take part in and lead, where agreed, field research and other missions, leading specifically on information-gathering, fact-finding, analysis and assessment of human rights concerns, including in response to crisis situations; prepare, where necessary, security assessments, political and other briefings in relation to the mission for International Secretariat management, mission participants and internal or external stakeholders; and represent Amnesty International in the field
  • To represent Amnesty International to external stakeholders, including in governmental, inter-governmental and various public forums, as well as to all forms of news media, civil society organizations and political, economic and other actors; and to communicate Amnesty International’s concerns, positions and, where relevant, campaign strategies to external and internal stakeholders
  • To develop and maintain effective constituencies of public and confidential contacts and partners in and outside the organization – such as human rights activists, members of legal and other professions, UN agencies and governmental representatives – to optimize information gathering and verification and the development and implementation of effective strategies and plans
  • To write reports and other materials for publication and internal use and contribute to and provide expert advice in relation to written and other materials produced by other programmes
  • To manage research, oversee the research work carried out by the team and others and, as appropriate, to contribute to the selection of external consultants and supervise, support, coordinate and provide expert advice on their work
  • To contribute to the development and maintenance of an effective information management system
  • To contribute to the development of sub-regional and region-wide strategies and plans for research and campaigning and provide input into internal discussions on the Amnesty International mission, policy, organizational and other issues in order to increase the effectiveness of Amnesty International’s work
  • In consultation with management, to participate in coordinating the work of the team, including through setting priorities, preparing work plans, monitoring their progress and contributing to maintaining basic budgets
  • To contribute to the overall flexibility of resource use and provide cover for other regional office staff as agreed with management
  • To perform all necessary administrative tasks to ensure effective self-servicing, participate in the recruitment and induction of new staff and consultants and perform other corporate tasks as appropriate

HOW YOU WORK:

  • Delivering results – level C/B
  • Working with others – level C/B
  • Developing oneself and others – level B
  • Contributing to a dynamic and effective International Secretariat – level B
  • Making decisions – level B
  • Taking the initiative – level C
  • Communicating and influencing – level C/B

ABOUT YOU

  • With experience of working on human rights issues, you must have first-hand in-depth knowledge of the regional socio-political context of Algeria& Morocco/Western Sahara.
  • You have experience on working on pressing issues in this region, such as the current context affecting Human Rights Defenders.
  • You are a creative researcher with experience in applying new methodologies and technologies for human rights research.
  • You have strong documentation skills, are able to provide rapid but sound analysis of complex situations.
  • You have a background in activism, academia, social science, law or journalism with the ability to identify and thoroughly investigate those issues and ensure our voice has authority.
  • You have knowledge of international human rights standards and familiarity with regional and universal mechanisms for the protection of human rights.
  • A natural collaborator, you need proven research and influential communication skills, impartial political judgement, coupled with strong strategic thought.
  • Fluency in both Arabic and French are required for this role.

ABOUT US

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

  • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
  • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.  All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/

EQUALITY STATEMENT

Equality and diversity is at the core of our values and staff are expected to
work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Public or other activity, affiliation to or support for any group or organization, personal association or other factor which may generate a real or perceived conflict of interest with Amnesty International’s principles (specifically independence and impartiality), or raise a security concern, or otherwise prevent the candidate from carrying out key functions of the specific post and would therefore disqualify the candidate from being appointed.

WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

Critères d'éligibilité

  • Proven experience of undertaking research on human rights or related issues
  • Specialist knowledge and preferably first hand experience of the geographical and/or thematic areas in your brief and an in-depth understanding of the nature of key human rights concerns, as well as political, social, legal, economic, cultural, ethnic, racial and gender issues in them
  • Ability to exercise good political judgment, thorough analysis and diplomacy to develop effective strategies to impact on human rights in the sub-region
  • Ability to represent Amnesty International to external stakeholders; and to communicate Amnesty International’s concerns, positions and, where relevant, strategies to external and internal stakeholders
  • Proven experience of writing research materials for a variety of audiences, together with an understanding of the importance of tailoring materials for various target audiences including through digital channels
  • Ability to understand and express ideas in English and, where applicable, other relevant languages, in a fluent, clear and concise way, both orally and in writing; draft text in a variety of styles, e.g. documents such as substantial reports, government correspondence and media and action materials
  • Ability to deal in a sensitive and understanding manner with a variety of people, including survivors of human rights violations and others who may be distressed
  • Experience of working in a team and understanding of the importance of efficient communications for the coordination and effective functioning of teams
  • Demonstrated commitment to human rights, e.g. through previous work, membership of an organization, involvement in advocacy of human rights, etc
  • Experience of managing conflicting demands, meeting deadlines and adjusting priorities
  • Ability and willingness to undertake personal administrative tasks in accordance with Amnesty International’s guidelines on self-servicing
  • Understanding of equal opportunities, cultural diversity and gender issues as well as a commitment to apply relevant policies
  • Ability to use participatory approaches, methodologies and tools when working with rights holders, partners, AI staff/activists and others

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