Protection Associate Job at UNHCR

Website United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR )

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on 9th May 2022 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Protection Associate to be based in Mekele, Tigray, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Position Protection Associate
Location Mekele, Tigray, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification High School Diploma
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline 17th May 2022

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2022

Job Duties:

  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to PoC.
  • Provide advice on protection issues to PoC; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Assist in conducting eligibility and status determination for PoC.
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on GBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of PoC through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Facilitate effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on PoC and their problems.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.
  • Assist the supervisor in prioritizing PoC for interview, counselling and propose protection support for individual cases.
  • Assist the supervisor with enforcing compliance of local implementing partners with global protection policies and standards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services.
  • Assit the supervisor with enforcing compliance with, and integrity of, all protection standard operating procedures.
  • Submit individual payments request for PoC for approval.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Protection Associate , Temporary Appointment
  • Location: Mekele, Eth Fed Dem Rep
  • Hardship Level: D
  • Job ID
  • Salary Grade
  • Family Location Type: Non-Family

Qualification:

  • High School Diploma.

Experience:

  • 3 years Relevant Experience.

How to Apply UNHCR Protection Associate Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://public.msrp.unhcr.org/psc/RAHRPRDX/EMPLOYEE/HR/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&SiteID=2#_ga=2.146054516.1578145812.1652079982-2011538798.1619523857

The Closing Date: 17th May 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.