Senior Protection Assistant at UNHCR

Senior Data Management Associate at UN High Commissioner for Refugees

The Senior Protection Assistant provides quality, timely and effective protection support to supervisor and Cluster members and identifies opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and safeguards in operational responses. S/he contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and may liaise externally with local authorities and partners on protection issues as guided by the supervisor.

Please also note that recruitment as a UNHCR staff member and engagement under a UNHCR affiliate scheme or as an intern is subject to proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

Duties: – Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct. – Provide counselling on protection issues to PoC; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation. – Support activities in protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners. – Conduct preliminary information gathering and interviews in support of eligibility, status determination, durable solutions and social needs assessment. – 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 for PoC as part of the protection strategy. – Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities. – Participate in individual protection case management including cases of SGBV and child protection. Monitor and report on cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents. – Assist in identifying durable solutions for PoC in 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. – Draft reports, routine correspondence, update relevant databases and compiling statistics within the Area of Responsibility (AoR). – Contribute to initiatives to enhance national and local protection capacities. – Select PoC for preliminary interviews and decide which relevant information to share. – Enforce integrity in the delivery of protection services by local implementing partners. – Perform other related duties as required.


Submission of applications: ▪ Interested external applicants need to apply online via the MSRP External Portal and complete the mandatory motivation letter. For help with logging in to the MSRP External Portal, or with online applications, please contact the HR Unit well before the deadline to allow sufficient time for any technical problem to be resolved. External vacancies are posted on the external UNHCR website and applicants who do not have internal status must apply through the external UNHCR website. – Careers – Career opportunities – Other Opportunities – Vacancies – sort by Location or search by Job Opening number ▪ Applications will be accepted only via the online portals. Please do not send application via email.


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