Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)

x6 Human Rights Officers: Monitoring & Inspection (Grade: G31G4)

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 M&I Station.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate on monitoring and assessment of the observance of human rights and freedoms in Zimbabwe.
  • Monitor media (electronic, print etc) daily and come up with reports recommending specific action to be taken.
  • Inspect prisons, places of detention, refugee camps, mental institutions and care institutions for the elderly, children and persons with disability and produce reports with appropriate recommendations.
  • Drafts concept notes, discussion points, speeches and funding proposals for the Department.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual monitoring and inspections reports.
  • Provides input into internal and external materials including information and communication tools. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of laws (Honours) degree, Social Sciences, Social Work from an accredited tertiary institution.
  • At least one years' experience in human rights and development work.
  • Have an understanding of the legal and policy frameworks related to promotion, protection and enforcement of human rights institutions.
  • Knowledgeable and conversantwith international human rights treaties, international, regional and domestic human rights systems and protection mechanisms.
  • Must have strong report writing and analytical skills.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Aptitude for working with computers. 


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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