International Disability Alliance is seeking Two human rights officers
The International Disability Alliance (IDA) is a network of global and regional organisations of persons with disabilities. Its mission is to promote the full and effective implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
IDA is seeking two human rights officers for its new office, to be established in Geneva. One of the officers will be focused on the Human Rights Council and subsidiary bodies and the other will be focused on the work of the UN human rights treaty bodies, with particular attention to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The ideal candidates are committed to the human rights of persons with disabilities, and have at least two years experience of working with the UN human rights system, preferably in an NGO. Ability to work effectively in English is a prerequisite and being able to work in at least one other UN official language is desired.
IDA especially welcomes applications from persons with disabilities.
Candidates wishing to apply for both positions, are required to submit two separate applications.
Gross starting salary: Commensurate with experience of the candidate.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 12 May 2010
Applications : CVs will not be accepted. Only completed and signed application forms will be taken into consideration.
Date of the interview: Last week of May
Starting Date: June/July 2010
Further information on IDA and both application packs are available from the IDA website: http://www.internationaldisabilityalliance.org/about-us/ida-secretariat/
Source and Email: International Disability Alliance