The Institute for HIV Research and Innovation (IHRI) (Formerly PREVENTION, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre) is a leader in research and innovation in the prevention of HIV and other health issues. We are a non-profit organization that is focused on organizational development through effective human resources management and capacity development processes to enable our personnel to work as efficiently as possible. Based on equality and community participation, which drives good public health policy. In addition, IHRI is a regional resource for research, education and training.
The Institute for HIV Research and Innovation (IHRI) stands for the elimination of stigma and discrimination and respect for diversity, to allow individuals to truly demonstrate their full potential, meet challenges, and have opportunities for career advancement and personal development to build a creative society together with us.
Role Overview: The Human Rights Officer will be supporting IHRI’s work related to promoting human rights, especially HIV, TB and COVID-19, drug policy, and gender equality. This role will be responsible for providing aid to cases of rights violation and raising awareness on human rights with staff and stakeholders. Moreover, this role will be providing technical inputs related to human right protection to support project implementation under Community-led Monitoring project. The Community-led Monitoring project is the project to strengthen and support community to track and use performance results to advocate the policy changes and set strategies and work plans with human right protection lens to assure effective response to HIV, TB and COVID-19 without stigma and discrimination. So, this position will assure all indicators to monitor under the project reflect human right protection. In addition, this position will be focal points at IHRI to coordinate with community networks to respond or support people in community who are facing with human right violation to be protected.
Core Accountability & Responsibility:
1. Develop a system to receive cases of rights violation (HIV, TB, COVID-19, drug use, gender-based);
2. Coordinate and provide assistance to cases as required, including legal aid and referral;
3. Work with Program Manager (Stigma & Discrimination) and Advocacy and Capacity Building Manager to analyze and utilize data from the case system to advocate for policy changes;
4. Develop a strategic plan and tools to raise awareness on human rights and related laws with IHRI staff and CBOs, and community members affected by rights violations
5. Lead trainings or workshops to build capacity on human rights and related laws with IHRI staff and CBOs, and community members affected by rights violations
6. Work with the team responsible for Community-led Monitoring Project to develop the tools and plan for performance monitoring, which will reflect human rights protection indicators
7. Provide technical guidance and develop action points related to human right protection to support community-based organizations to improve their service performance.
8. Work with the team Community-led Monitoring Project to develop yearly workplan and progress reports
9. Performs other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications and Experience
1. Bachelor or Master’s degree in law or related human rights field.
2. At least 3 years of experiences in working in human right protection on health or HIV-related services.
3. Experience in receiving cases and providing assistance
4. Strong knowledge in human right protection related to health
5. Strong knowledge in human rights related laws
6. Understanding of situations of rights violations related to HIV, TB, COVID-19, drug use, gender-based inequalities
7. Communication skills and negotiation skills
8. Technical writing in Thai and English
Please send your cover letter, CV and expected salary by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need any further information, please contact us via e-mail or phone: 02-160-5371 or visit our website at www.ihri.org Application Deadline: 14 February 2022 Only short-list candidates will be notified.
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