National Human Rights Officer – Asuncion


Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in law, political sciences, international relations, social sciences or any other discipline related to human rights.  A first level University degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced University degree.  

Work Experience:
At least 2 years of progressively professional experience at national and/or international levels in the human rights field.  Candidates who have a first level University degree must have a minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible professional experience.

Experience with the application/review of international human rights standards, instruments and mechanisms and mainstreaming human rights in public policy and programs is an asset.

Prior experience with United Nations or other international organization will be an advantage.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency (written and spoken) in both Spanish and English is required.


A National Human Rights Officer

Detailed job description, including recruitment qualifications is available in UNDP Paraguay Web Site

ONLY on-line (*) applications received through which contains a complete electronic UNDP P11 form delivered until February 15th, 2019 will be considered.

  • Local Fixed Term Appointment
  • Only nationals of Paraguay are eligible to apply
  • Public service staff or contractors -both former or on special leave without pay- should have a minimum of three (3) months break in service before applying.
  • UN/UNDP internal candidates may be applying for this position
  • We strongly encourage qualified women to apply


  • Download form UNDP P11 Personal History Ofertas Laborales/Pasantías;
  • Complete the form;  
  • Print and sign;
  • Scan and save as .pdf file;
  • Go to the vacancy announcement through Ofertas Laborales/Pasantías;
  • Complete the on-line application (2 steps);
  • Once you complete the 2nd step, you will be requested to upload the completed P11 form into the application site (please use the “CV” Icon)
  • You will receive an automatic Thank you note;

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