EC ToR - Promotion of Human Rights in Pakistan - Senior Human Rights/Awareness and Communication Key expert - Pakistan
Development Alternatives Inc
Pakistan
22d ago

Description

EC Terms of Reference - Promotion of Human Rights in Pakistan - Senior Human Rights expert / Awareness and Communication Expert in Pakistan

The overall objective of the project is to support the continued efforts of the Government of Pakistan for the promotion of Human Rights, to further enhance the capacity of the federal and provincial institutions and to promote and create awareness of duty bearers and the general public in area of human rights by designing relevant actions under each result identified in the Terms of Reference in order to concretize the planned interventions under the programme "Promotion of Human Rights in Pakistan".

The aim of the assignment is to provide technical assistance in order to strengthen the institutional Human Rights framework in Pakistan as well as the capacity of key government ministries at federal and provincial level and independent commissions to promote, implement and monitor Human Rights in line with International Treaty obligations and awareness and knowledge on Human Rights through continuous training and communication.

The expert will be hired consultation and agreement with MOHR. The expert must hold a minimum master degree in one or more of the following fields : media communication, journalism, public relations, international relations, social or political sciences, or any other relevant discipline.

  • If an expert does not hold a master degree, then as an equivalent he must possess the first university degree of international standing and 3 years of relevant general professional experience in excess of the years defined below;
  • The expert will be based in Islamabad with occasional travel to the capital cities of the four provinces (Lahore, Karachi, Quetta and Peshawar).

    Experience

    General professional experience

  • A minimum of 12 years of professional experience in journalism, communication and / or advocacy in the governance sector in Pakistan
  • Professional experience of media and communication, with media channels and offline and online communications platforms in Pakistan
  • Specific professional experience and skills

    Professional experience and in depth understanding of the institutional landscape and policy framework in place for the promotion and protection of Human Rights in Pakistan

  • Experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy desirable
  • Professional experience in development and implementation of communication and advocacy strategies
  • Experience in the usage of media technology, social media for public information / advocacy
  • Good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems
  • Ability to manage a significant workload, to oversee and deliver on results in a timely manner
  • Strong negotiation and facilitation skills and the ability to identify and interact with a variety of interlocutors from a diverse range of sectors and backgrounds.
  • Outstanding and proven report writing skills, using a clear and concise language, structuring written presentations
  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English and Urdu (Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi or other local languages are an asset);
  • The expert must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities he / she takes on.

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