QUNO is hiring a full-time staff member to lead its work on human rights and refugees. S/he will continue QUNO’s long term Quaker presence in “quiet diplomacy”, help make international agreements more effective in practice, continue and develop the existing work while examining our priorities, bring a human rights approach to other QUNO work, and help raise funding. S/he will work under the supervision of the Director of QUNO Geneva.
This is a major and exciting opportunity to join the friendly and integrated team of the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO), a longstanding, influential and unique NGO that works at the United Nations and other international organizations. The person appointed will take forward QUNO’s work on Human Rights and Refugees as the present Representative retires.
We seek a committed and motivated person with considerable knowledge and experience in international human rights work, who is a member of the Society of Friends (Quakers) or in close sympathy with Quaker approaches and who has excellent leadership, analytical, visioning and inter-personal skills.
Full job description and application details are available in the PDF document below. Please be sure to fill out the supplementary information form, also available separately in Word format below.
Applications must be submitted by 21 April 2014.