Human Rights Analyst

  • Added Date: Thursday, 14 March 2019
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2019

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Organization: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Added: Friday, 15 March 2019
Deadline: Sunday, 28 April 2019
  • Implementation of programme strategies.
  • Coordination of the Human Rights Working Group and local implementation of UNGC Global Platforms.
  • Creation of strategic partnerships with different actors and UN agencies.
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and management.
  • Collection, analysis and presentation of information for identification of areas for support and programme formulation/ implementation.
  • Support programme execution, while also helping to ensure coordination of activities of the working groups.
  • Monitor programmed initiatives, time schedules, targets and budgets, helping to ensure efficient delivery.
  • Follow up the implementation of the Strategic Plan.
  • Promotion of engagement of signatories on the working groups and global issue platforms.
  • Support of Thematic Group: organization of calendars and meetings of the Working Groups, training workshops and events.
  • Draft meeting minutes and meeting agendas of the Working Groups meetings and related reports in consultation with the Executive Secretary.
  • Follow up activities and commitments derived from Working Groups deliberations.
  • Coordination of the local implementation of the UNGC issue platforms, being the focal point with UNGC Headquarters, implementing action plans and follow up activities.
  • Facilitate new memberships.
  • Develop content related to working group thematic area.
  • Management of consultants in the development of studies or other products related to the work of the working group.
  • Training and capacity building of new signatories of the Global Compact.
  • Dissemination of Global Compact Principles and Global Compact Issue Platforms.
  • Support the UNGC missions to Brazil.
  • Development of partnerships with the UN Agencies, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society in the specific thematic areas based on strategic goals of Global Compact Network Brazil.
  • Identification of opportunities for initiation of new projects, active contribution to the overall office effort in resource mobilization.
  • Liase with UNDP contacts and relationships with other UN agencies and with the Global Compact Office when required.
  • Support the Executive Secretary in liaising with the Brazilian network participants, UNDP and the United Nations’ teams, and articulate initiatives with public institutions and other organizations.
  • Identification of sources of information related to policy-driven issues.
  • Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt directly linked to programme country policy goals.
  • Support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing.
  • Organization of meetings, events, workshops, trainings, webinars and publications of the Secretariat and of the working groups.
  • Research and share papers, documents and reports on the GC principles and SDGs that are of interest to the Brazilian Network.
  • Disseminate best practices and lessons learned.
  • Update contents of the website of the Global Compact – Brazil.
  • Provide communication materials to share information on activities and opportunities for the Brazilian Network participants.
  • Develop briefs and presentation related to the working group themes.
  • Review translation of GC materials for training workshops, website, and UNGC messages to Brazilian participants.
  • Liaise with the UNGC on the status of GC Brazilian participants, training materials, surveys, and on relevant information to be shared with the Brazilian Network.
  • Required bachelor´s degree in International Relations, Law or related areas.
  • Post Graduation (Latu Sensu or Stricto Sensu) or additional 4 years of relevant experience to the post beyond the requirement.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in project management;
  • Experience in management of working groups and corporate sustainability.
  • Technical knowledge of Human Rights issues.
  • Experience with advocacy campaigns, partnerships and resource mobilization strategies, as well as on facilitating knowledge building and knowledge sharing.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, PPT, etc). 
  • Experience with business engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals agenda is an asset.
  • Fluency in Portuguese.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Desirable working knowledge of Spanish 

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Contract Duration: 12 months

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