Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)

Deputy Director Education, Promotion, Reaserch And Advocacy (Grade: G2)

Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)
Feb. 26, 2023
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Job Description

Applicants are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacant post that has arisen in the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission.

Reports To: Director Education, Promotion And Advocacy Head Office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop policies and procedures for the Education Promotion Research and Advocacy (EPRA Department).
  • Assist the Director in planning, developing and implementing appropriate education and promotion strategies to raise knowledge and awareness about human rights.
  • Review training and assessment tools for the EPRA Department as and when necessary.
  • Assist the Director in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the departmental work plan.
  • Develop, implement and track budgets for the EPRA Department.
  • Develop and review concept notes for various EPRAprogramme activities.
  • Lead teams in conducting education and promotion activities.
  • Coordinate stakeholder engagement meetings in liaison with the Director.
  • Coordinate the development and updating of IEC material. Represent the Commission.
  • Track implementation of recommendations from EPRA reports.
  • Consolidates monthly, quarterly and annual EPA departmental reports.
  • Coordinate activities for Thematic Working Groups led by the Director for EPRA.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Education degree (Honours), Bachelor of Social Science degree, Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of laws (honours) degree or any relevant qualification from an accredited tertiary institution.
  • A relevant Master's qualification is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in Human rights work.
  • Good report writing, oral and written communication skills Proficient in oral presentation skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Ability and tenacity to work with Government and other stakeholders.
  • Must be a person of high integrity, professionalism, assertiveness and innovation. 


How to Apply

Applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications and experience should be addressed and forwarded to: 

The Human Resources Director,

  • Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, 144 Samora Machel Avenue, Harare OR
  • Bulawayo office, 46 Park Road, Suburbs, Opp. Bulawayo Polytechnic Main Gate, Bulawayo OR
  • Mutare Office, 59 Second Street, PREMCO Building, 2nd Floor, Mutare OR
  • Masvingo Office, Chiefs Hall, Masvingo.


E-mail application t: zhrchumanresources23@gmail.com

NB: Only shortlisted candidates meeting the above requirements will be responded to. NB: Applicants should indicate the post applied for on the envelopes and email subject. "The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission is an equal opportunity employer which practices gender and human rights-based approaches to recruitment. Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply". 

Deadline: 26 February 2023.

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Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) is a national human rights institution which was established under section 242 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. It is an independent Commission whose main mandate is to protect, promote and enforce human rights.

Website: https://www.zhrc.org.zw/

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