Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR)

Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) are an Ethiopian civil society organization re-registered on September 19, 2019 before the FDRE Civil Societies Organizations Agency in accordance with Proclamation No. 1113/2019. The objectives of the Organization includes increasing the participation and contribution of lawyers in the area of human rights through trainings and other capacity building activities, supporting lawyers across the nation and help exchange of ideas, information and experience for better protection of human rights and prevalence of human rights, litigating strategically in courts and other relevant organs to ensure protection and promotion of human rights recognized under the FDRE Constitution and other laws, creating awareness for justice organs on international human rights instruments ratified by Ethiopia, providing free or low cost legal services for victims of human rights violation particularly disadvantaged communities, influencing the government to enact new laws or amend existing ones to give full protection for human rights, familiarizing the idea of human rights defenders (HRD) among the lawyers etc.
To achieve its objectives, LHR has been engaging with national and international stakeholders in the past years including OHCHR East Africa Regional Office (EARO), National Endowment for Democracy (NED), Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA), USAID Justice Activity Project, Freedom House (FH), Civil Rights Defenders (CRD), French Development Agency (AFD), Project Expedite Justice (PEJ), and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS).
Currently, LHR is implementing a project entitled “Advancing Human Rights through Legal Aid Services”, with the objective of making legal aid services accessible to detainees in the early stages of criminal proceedings in police stations. In addition to this, supporting emerging CSOs is one of the project components.
LHR has been assisting Elibat Charitable Organization in the implementation of the project “Improving the Rights of Incarcerated in Correctional Facilities in Addis Ababa” with the support of Agence Française de Développement (AFD). The project aims to address the human rights violation against women incarcerated in the main prisons in Addis Ababa, namely Kaliti and Klinto.

Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) wants to recruit employees in the following vacant Positions

Job Title – Cashier

Required Qualification, Experience and skills
Education: Degree in Accounting and Finance, Business Management and related field of study.
Experience: Minimum one (1) years of relevant work experience in finance with handling of cash and related areas.
Prior experience working on accounting work for non-for-profit making organizations as well as governmental project management offices is desirable.

Skills and ethical considerations
Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic.
Knowledge of administrative as well as financial regulations
Excellent analytical and numerical skills
Sharp time management skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data
Ability to manage conflict by herself/himself
Excellent team player

How To Apply?

We invite qualified candidates to submit only a CV and cover letter through email: vacancy@lhrethiopia.org CC: info@elibat.org

Only candidates who fulfil the requirements selected for an interview will be contacted.

“Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!”

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