Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)

x2 Human Rights Officers: Education, Promotion, Research Advocacy (Grade: G3/G4)

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 posts that have arisen in the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission.

 Reports To: Provincial Human Rights Officer EPRA Station.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development, planning and implementation of educational strategies (that include outreaches, seminars and training workshops) to raise awareness and respect for human rights.
  • Organize and participate in activities that promote human rights and freedoms such as commemorations of key human rights days, exhibitions, radio and tv programmes, press releases, advocacy and lobbying campaigns, road shows and other multi-media methods.
  • Draft concept notes, discussion points, speeches and funding proposals for the Department.
  • Draft and update the Commission's information, education and communication materials including human rights guides, fact sheets, manuals, pamphlets and content for the website.
  • Assists in the review and monitoring of the Commission's promotional methodologies.
  • Assists in the conducting of research by the Commissioh in fulfillment of its mandate to conduct research into issues relating to human rights, freedoms and social justice.
  • Provides technical support to assigned Thematic Working Group. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Education degree (Honours), Bachelor of Social Work Science degree, Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of laws (Honours) degree or any relevant qualification from an accredited tertiary institution.
  • At least one-year experience in conducting research and training in human rights and development work.
  • Have an understanding ofthe legal framework governing human rights institutions.
  • Knowledgeable and conversant with international human rights treaties, international human rights systems including continental, regional and national human rights protective mechanisms.
  • Must have strong research and report writing skills.
  • Able to work under pressure Aptitude forworking with computers.
  • Must have strong research and report writing skills. 


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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