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Jobs at Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance April 2019

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Jobs at Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance April 2019
THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA 
THE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND GOOD GOVERNANCE 
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (RE-ADVERTISED)

The Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG) is an independent and autonomous public institution established by Article 129(1) of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania, Cap 2 R. E. 2002 with mandate to ensure the promotion, protection and respect of human rights and good governance in the country.

The Nomination Committee hereby invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens for the posts of a Chairperson of the Commission, Vice Chairperson and Commissioners to fill vacancies in the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance.

A. CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMISSION (1 POST) 
QUALIFICATIONS
 An Applicant must possess the qualifications for appointment as a Judge of the High Court or a Justice of Court of Appeal of Tanzania.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 
An Applicant must possess the following qualities, namely:
a) Knowledge, experience and a considerable degree of involvement in matters related to law, governance, politics or social affairs;
b) Highest reputation known for high morality, integrity, impartiality and competence in matters of human rights and good governance;
c) Strong commitment to human rights norms and values;
d) Excellent writing and communication skills in both English and Kiswahili languages;

e) Ability to balance rights and to make fair and sound decisions expeditiously, and to articulate them in writing or orally;
f) Capacity to handle emotionally difficult and challenging situations with tact and diplomacy;
g) Capacity to handle delicate social and political situations and complaints with confidentiality, where necessary;
h) Strong conflict resolution skills; and
i) Ability to work effectively as a team member, as well as alone.

DUTIES 
a) Overseeing the implementation of the policies and the strategic direction of the Commission; b) Identify and allocate responsibilities to Commissioners; c) Conduct hearings of sensitive and high profile complaints of administrative injustice and human rights violations; d) Verify and approve decisions written by Commissioners/subordinate staff for accuracy and quality of content; e) Where possible, resolve special complaints by use of alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation and conciliation;

f) Approve the designed and developed educational programs to raise public awareness and understanding of human rights and administrative justice issues; g) Supervise the preparation and publication of the Commission’s annual reports, educational materials and special thematic reports; h) Participate regularly as resource person in workshops, conferences and seminars organized and conducted by the Commission for specific target groups; and i) Act as the spokesperson for the Commission and represent the Commission in national and international workshops symposia and conferences on human rights and administrative justice issues.

DUTY STATION: DODOMA

B. VICE CHAIRPERSON (1 POST) 
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS 
An applicant should at least possess a Bachelor Degree in matters relating to Law, Human Rights, Administration, Political or Social affairs.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
The Applicants must have the same qualifications and experience required for the post of the Chairperson or those of the Commissioners.
DUTIES 
a) The Vice – Chairperson will report to the Chairperson and will assist the latter to carry out any duties assigned to him/her. b) The Vice- Chairperson will act in the absence of the Chairperson.

DUTY STATION DODOMA

C. COMMISSIONERS (5 POSTS)
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS 
An applicant should at least possess a Bachelor Degree in matters relating to Law, Human Rights, Administration, Political or Social affairs.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE 
An applicant must possess the following qualities, namely: a) Knowledge, experience and a considerable degree of involvement in matters related to law, governance, politics or social affairs; b) Highest reputation known for high morality, integrity, impartiality and competence in matters of human rights and good governance; c) Strong commitment to human rights norms and values; d) Excellent writing and communication skills in both English and Kiswahili languages;

e) Ability to balance rights and to make fair and sound decisions expeditiously, and to articulate them in writing or orally; f) Capacity to handle emotionally difficult and challenging situations with tact and diplomacy; g) Capacity to handle delicate social and political situations and complaints with confidentiality, where necessary; h) Strong conflict resolution skills; and i) Ability to work effectively as a team member, as well as alone.

DUTIES
a) Formulate and implement policy decisions of the Commission; b) Direct, supervise and oversee the functions of the Departments of the Commission; c) Assist the Chairperson in the discharge of the functions of the Commission; and d) Carry out any other duties that may be assigned to them by the Chairperson.

DUTY STATION DODOMA (4), ZANZIBAR (1)

TENURE 
All positions’ appointment shall be for a period of three years with eligibility of reappointment for one more term of three years subject to performance.

MODE OF APPLICATION 
All the applications must contain handwritten or typed application letter, accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified copies of all relevant academic qualifications, three duly signed reference letters of recommendation, including telephone numbers and email addresses of both the applicant and referees.

N.B All applicants who participated in the last application process are encouraged to reapply.

SUBMISSIONS OF THE APPLICATIONS
 All the applications, including three duly signed letters of recommendation, should be sent by registered post mail, fax or email or submitted in person in the Office of the Secretary, the Nomination Committee through the following details:

Secretary,
Nomination Committee,
The Office of the Attorney General,
Plot Number 21,
Ihumwa Government City Street,
P.O Box 630,
DODOMA.

Mobile Phone: +255 737 103 239
Telephone: +255-26-2321861
Fax: +255-26-2321681
Email: dag@agctz.go.tz

Secretary, Nomination Committee,
C/o Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance,
 Haki House,
Luthuli Street,
P.O Box 2643,
DAR ES SALAAM.

Mobile Phone: +255 737 103 239,
Telephone: 255 (022) 2135747/8, 2137125,
Fax: +255- (022) 2111281,
Email: chragg@chragg.go.tz

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: 8 TH MAY 2019.
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