Programme Management Officer Job at OHCHR

Website Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

The OHCHR has published a job vacancy announcement on 29th Aug 2022 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Programme Management Officer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Position Programme Management Officer
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 22
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline 7th Sept 2022

OHCHR Job Vacancy 2022

Job Responsibilities: Within delegated authority, the Programme Management Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Participates in the development and implementation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitors, coordinates and analyzes conduct and discipline aspects of the programme/project development and implementation; coordinates implementation with the African Union on conduct and discipline aspects of their Compliance Framework; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties, particularly African Union counterparts; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.
  • Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources.
  • Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies. As needed, undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions; acts as the focal point in the area of conduct and discipline; including coordination to support the
  • AU on development of systems and tools, risk management, vetting and case management.
  • Engages with troop and police-contributing countries in coordination with CDS and the OHCHR Project
  • Coordinator and relevant AU counterparts; coordinates on providing guidance on victim assistance related policies in peace operations, as well as other related tools for tracking assistance and coordinating with UN, AU and other relevant partners who provide assistance to victims of misconduct, including SEA in the field.
  • Liaises with relevant UN, AU and other partners to ensure that the Gender perspective is taken into account in the development of the policies, guidelines, procedures and the establishment of the related mechanisms that aim to prevent, respond and remedy to misconduct.
  • Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
    Undertakes outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.
  • Participates in or lead field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER (Conduct and Discipline), P3
  • Department/Office: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
  • Posting Period: 25 July 2022 – 07 September 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Programme Management-OHCHR-185916-R-Addis Ababa (X)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, business administration, management, or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area is required.
  • Experience in working in peacekeeping missions is desirable;
  • Experience in developing policies, guidelines, and standard operating procedures is desirable;
  • Experience in developing and implementing capacity-building activities for military troops and/or police is desirable.

How to Apply OHCHR Programme Management Officer Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: 7th Sept 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.