Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1075
Date Posted:Jul 28, 2021
Reference:0013
Closing Date:Aug 7, 2021
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Media
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 - 5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) :

 

Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) is an independent, nonprofit organization that supports press freedom in Afghanistan. We work towards the advancement of journalist safety and rights so that they can report in a safe and fearless environment. AJSC is based in Kabul and maintains a presence in every province of Afghanistan. AJSC was formed based on the recommendation of Kabul Conference on Freedom of Expression, which was organized in March 2009 by International Media Support (IMS). AJSC has a board of advisors composed of well-known media workers and civil society activists. AJSC’s executive section has official representatives in eight regions of the country and an unofficial focal point in the remaining 26 provinces. This has enabled AJSC to establish representation throughout the country and provide media workers with necessary help when needed.

Job Summary:

AJSC has a result-oriented and evidence based approach toward pursuing the journalist and media workers cases. For proper accomplishment of this task, Case management officer is assigned to pursue the violence cases against journalists. To secure the above aim, he/she has to work on how to bring essential changes on the system of case management through lesson learnt process and studying best practices. He/she should establish an information system collected through pursuing the cases. He/she has to have an excellent communication skills with different stakeholders in order to pursue the cases in an effective manner.AJSC has a result-oriented and evidence based approach toward pursuing the journalist and media workers cases. For proper accomplishment of this task, Case management officer is assigned to pursue the violence cases against journalists. To secure the above aim, he/she has to work on how to bring essential changes on the system of case management through lesson learnt process and studying best practices. He/she should establish an information system collected through pursuing the cases. He/she has to have an excellent communication skills with different stakeholders in order to pursue the cases in an effective manner.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Monitoring and following-up on the progress of violence cases against journalists

2. Creating and maintaining an organized and clear system to follow up violence cases against journalists 

3. Creating an easy to use system of documentation for violence cases against journalists 

4. Writing legal memos, legal documents and drafts of mechanisms

5. Collecting/gathering information on each case and presenting to program manager for decision making

6. Improve working quality standards of case management department 

7. Provide legal advice for better monitoring and following-up violence cases against journalists with relevant agencies

8. Maintain a smooth coordination with all relevant stakeholders to case management

9. Holding capacity-building programs and workshops on media law as well media and journalists’ rights

10. Undertaking other responsibilities of the projects and requests made by the AJSC director and Program manager

Job Requirement:

- Fluent in English

- 3 to 5 years of experience in legal affairs, specific to journalists’ rights is preferred

- At least Bachelor of Law, Master of law (LLM) is preferred

- Kabul with possibility of travel to provinces

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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