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National Human Rights and Advocacy Coordinator Full-time Job

2023-02-01 16:10   Law   Addis Ababa   66 views
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Job Description

The program is implemented with well-known international and local partners

The national coordinator for human rights and advocacy will work as part of a team in the Together for Inclusion (TOFI) consortium, and in close collaboration with the Norwegian Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted (NABP). TOFI is a multi-stakeholder effort working for equal rights and opportunities for persons with disabilities in six African countries, including Ethiopia. 

Activities required:

  • Compiling and analyzing disability laws and policies in Ethiopia
  • Identifying the gaps in the implementation of disability rights in general and of persons with visual impairment in particular
  • Conducting advocacy activities based on the identified gaps
  • Transforming Ethiopian National Association of the Blind’s (ENAB’s) activities towards the best advocacy of disability rights
  • Designing and prioritizing advocacy issues of disability rights
  • Collaboration with TOFI partners in Ethiopia (including active participating in Human Rights and Advocacy (HRA) Technical Working group)
  • Collaboration and communication with TOFI programme manager in NABP in the development and reporting on implementation of HRA programme in Ethiopia
  • Participating in activities targeting capacity building and organizational strengthening of ENAB
  • Organize trainings and awareness raising in communities, for activists and organizations on disability rights
  • Leading tasks in relation to the implementation mechanisms of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), such as: alternative (shadow) report and related initiatives
  • Support and participate in relevant networks
  • Representing ENAB in legal issues, including: before national and international courts and tribunals
  • Doing any other related activities.

Job Requirements

Required Educational Level and Qualification 
  • First Degree in law (LLB) or above 
  • Cumulative GPA 3.00 or above for Women or person with disability, 3.25 or above for Men 
  • For those who have work experience of 2 years or more, Cumulative GPA 2.8 or above for Women or persons with disability, 3.00 or above for Men 

How to Apply

Applicants who fulfill the criteria can apply in person at the head quarter of ENAB found at Sidist Kilo, near to Yekatit 12 hospital or through email address ethio.nab@gmail.com

Bring original documents and photo copies of CV, Educational certificates, and identity cards and by filling the form prepared to that effect.

Registration time is within seven working days of this post during working hours

For further information, use phone number 0111111021 /0953897190

ENAB will notify date and type of exam through candidates’ telephone address filled in the application form and through internal notice board

Applicants with disabilities particularly women with disabilities are encouraged to apply for this vacancy


Feb 10, 2023


Company Description
Ethiopian National Association of the Blind