Deadline for applications: Monday 18 April 2022, 1pm Central European Summer Time (CEST)
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ILGA World seeks a Programme Officer to join our United Nations team to support our members and other local LGBTI groups engaging with UN human rights mechanisms and organising national activities aimed at follow-up on and implementation of UN SOGIESC recommendations.
is welcome to apply.
ILGA World seeks a Programme Officer to join our United Nations Team to support our members and other local LGBTI groups engaging with UN human rights mechanisms and organising national activities aimed at follow-up on and implementation of UN SOGIESC recommendations.
ILGA World’s advocacy and policy work in these contexts is highly collaborative with our members and LGBTI human rights defenders from a national level and seeks to connect national level activists and global level UN human rights mechanisms. The successful candidate will have to be able to navigate multicultural environments, different sectors of civil society, and UN spaces alike.
The Programme Officer will work in close collaboration with other members of ILGA World’s UN team focussing on certain human rights mechanisms, such as UN Treaty Bodies, Special Procedures, Universal Periodic Review and Sustainable Development Goals. The Programme Officer will be a focal point for other UN Team members on local contacts for UN advocacy opportunities.
The Programme Officer will also collaborate closely with other international NGOs working on SOGIESC human rights advocacy and activists on national level – providing technical and other assistance to them in the context of UN mechanisms.
The Programme Officer reports to the Manager of the UN Programme.
The ideal candidate will start working on 1 June 2022.
The successful candidate
The successful candidate ideally
We encourage applications from persons with diverse SOGIESC and from persons living in the Global South.
The application for this position needs to be submitted online here: https://recruitment.ilga.org/Programme_Officer_National_Advocacy_Engagement.
We recommend you follow this link to download the application form in Word format, prepare your application and copy paste it into the application form.
Should there be well found reasons why this was not possible, you may submit the application form as well by e-mail to [email protected].
Rename this file SURNAME_Name_NAE.docx. For instance: SMITH_Anna_NAE.docx before you submit it.
Should you have questions in regard to this call, please reach out to [email protected].
Deadline for applications: Monday, 18 April 2022, 1:00 PM CEST.
8 March 2022 Call for candidates
18 April 2022, 1:00 PM CEST Deadline for applications
2 May 2022 Shortlisted candidates for the second stage (written task) notified of results
2-9 May 2022 Skills exercise is sent to shortlisted candidates with a 7-day deadline to complete
13 May 2022 Shortlisted candidates for the third stage (interview) notified of results
Week of 16-20 May 2022 Interviews with shortlisted candidates
Week of 23-27 May 2022 Offer is made
1 June 2022 Successful candidate takes up position
ILGA World is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
ILGA World is committed to social justice, regardless of any individual or group characteristics, including gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sex characteristics, race, age, disability, ability, economic status, national origin, religion, ethnicity, and historical, cultural and geographic experiences, nonetheless recognizing the unique challenges faced by individuals with each of these characteristics and by those with intersecting identities.
We offer fair treatment to all current and potential employees, interns and contractors and aim to ensure that all such individuals receive equal treatment (including access to employment, training and opportunities for promotion, as relevant) regardless of any personal attribute as listed above.
ILGA World promotes gender and equality mainstreaming and it actively promotes equality in all policies and actions. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Lesbian and bisexual women, intersex persons, trans and non-binary persons, and persons from the Global South are especially encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
If more than one applicant is considered to be equally qualified for the position, priority will be given to applicants coming from marginalized and/or underrepresented groups.