Senior Human Rights Coordinator Job – TotalEnergies

Job Title: Senior Human Rights Coordinator

Organisation: TotalEnergies

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

TotalEnergies is a broad energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Our 105,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, cleaner, more reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of people.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Subsidiary to adhere to the companys’ Human Rights commitments including to implement the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the United Nations Global Compact Principles, the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the fundamental conventions of the International Labour Organization and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights. Supports implementation of the Subsidiary Human Rights Policy.
  • Support implementation by the Subsidiary of Ugandan laws and policies with respect to Human Rights including the Ugandan National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights.
  • Ensure the implementation by the Subsidiary and the Tilenga Project of the Human Rights Impact Assessment and assist with the conduct of any future Human Rights Impact Assessment.
  • Oversee Subsidiary human rights due diligence including assisting with the organization and secretariat of the Subsidiary Human Rights Committee, ensuring that decisions are documented and monitoring implementation.
  • Proactively promote awareness and understanding of the Company, Subsidiary and Tilenga Projects’ Human Rights commitments both internally and externally.
  • Ensure adequate systems, tools and processes are in place to appropriately monitor Human Rights issues and to ensure mitigation of Human Rights measures.
  • Ensure adequate Human Rights Reporting including in relation to the Human Rights Impact Assessment Action Plan.
  • Carry out research and provide advice on matters of concern in relation to human rights matters.
  • Attend where requested external meetings and webinars relevant to the role.
  • Carry out verifications to ensure compliance with international & local human rights laws.
  • Conduct site verification visits when required.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Degree Qualified in law, human rights, political science, business or a related degree. Law firm experience is added advantage but is not essential.
  • At least eight years’ experience as a lawyer, in human rights field or in a related discipline.
  • A mature, interpersonal and confident individual with good interpersonal skills.
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • Communication skills –must be able to communicate effectively, articulate their view verbally and actively listen to other points of view.
  • Excellent writing skills are essential.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.

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