Chief, Investigations and Legal Services job at Human Rights Commission

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Vacancy title:
Chief, Investigations and Legal Services

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Human Rights Commission

Deadline of this Job:
28 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Human Rights Commission is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following position.
Job Title: Chief, Investigations and Legal Services (1)– Salary Grade: HRC/i

• Candidates must be Zambian with a minimum age of 30 years
• Have a Law Degree with Law Practice Certificate
• Have 5 years post qualification experience 3 of which should be at Senior Management level

The successful candidate will report to the Director and will be responsible for
• Ensuring prompt, thorough and impartial investigations are carried out in order to ascertain the abuse of human rights
• Ensuring timely preparation and submission of investigations reports to the Commission in order to facilitate redress of grievances.
• Providing and coordinating timely provision of legal advice to the Commission in order to facilitate appropriate interpretation and application of the law
• Supervising effectively human resources and other resources in order to enhance the overall
• performance of the department
• Ensuring effectively the preparation of complaints statistics of reported cases in order to provide
• accurate information to the end users.
• Initiating and recommending regularly the review of existing legislation in order to remove provisions which are incompatible with the constitution other laws and international human rights standards

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
All applications should be addressed to the undersigned not later than Thursday 28th October 2021 .
Applicants should enclose Curriculum Vitae’s and photocopies of relevant certificates. Original
Certificates must be produced during interviews for the shortlisted candidates. Applicants are encouraged to bring their applications in person or send them by post. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.
The Director
Human Rights Commission
Human Rights House (Ministry of Lands Premises)
Independence Avenue
PO Box 33812

The Human Rights Commission is a National Human Rights Institution established under Article 230 (i) of the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Act No. 2 of 2016 with a broad mandate of ensuring that the Bill of Rights is upheld and protected.
Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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