Border Monitoring Officer
Border Monitoring Officer

The Civil Rights Project Kosovo (CRP/K) is human rights based NGO and UNHCR implementing partner in legal protection programs. CRP/K addresses legal issues related to refugees, asylum seekers, persons at risk of statelessness, IDPs, returnees and other vulnerable categories of Kosovo population.

 

No. of positions: 1

Duty station: Pris(h)tina

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

·         Conduct Border Monitoring visits at the official crossing points/green border;

·         Ensure regular collection of relevant data and prompt reporting on identified Protection Incidents as per UNHCR's guidelines;

·         Draft comprehensive reports and share findings with relevant stakeholders;

·         Identify protection gaps on arrival, barriers to entry;

·         Identify abusive treatment, were there any incidents of rejection at the border human smuggling; expulsions, if needs not met;

·         Identify persons with special needs, refugees not differentiated from migrants, how many minors, vulnerable, women, men, routes they have taken to arrive, routes they have taken to go out of Kosovo, did they face any troubles or support needed during the transit,etc.;

·         Maintain cooperation with relevant Border Police and establish communication with the local communities to enhance sources of information;

·         Increase cross-border cooperation through engagement in joint activities and exchanging information;

·         Should have capacity to support on other issues given by Coordinator.

 

 

Eligibility Requirements:

-          University Degree in Law;

-          Good knowledge of  International Refugee Law and domestic legal framework governing asylum and migration area; 

-          Experience in asylum related issues;

-          Excellent knowledge of English language;

-          Computer skills including Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel;

-          High flexibility and ability to work under pressure;

-          Excellent writing skills

-          Valid driving license.

 
 

Duration of the contract:  one (1) year, with the possibility of extension.

 

Both positions require initiative, professional attitude, cooperation skills and the willingness to work in a multi-ethnic environment.

 

The activities of CRP/K are founded on the principle that all human beings have the right to a life in peace, liberty and justice, as stated in the UN Declaration on Human Rights. Anyone working for CRP/K must commit himself/herself to follow this principle and strive to protect the fundamental human rights and freedoms of people of all nationalities, without any discrimination. 

 

To apply, please submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and cover letter by January 10th 2019 at 16:00 hrs, through email address: reception@crpkosovo.org

 

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview.