TITRE DU POSTE: Protection Associate VACANCE DE POSTE : 20/HCR/KGL/VN/036 NUMERO DU POSTE 10031948




The Protection Associatenormally reports to the Protection Officer or the Senior ProtectionOfficer.  The incumbent monitorsprotection standards, operational procedures and practices in protectiondelivery in line with international standards and provides functional protectionsupport to information management and programme staff.


The Protection Associate isexpected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses tothe needs of populations of concern (PoC) and identify opportunities tomainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards inoperational responses in all sectors.  S/hecontributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaisesexternally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy asguided by the supervisor.


The Protection Associate alsoensures that PoC are involved in making decisions that affect them, whether inaccessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to theirproblems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintaineffective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities andprotection and assistance partners.

 All UNHCR staff members are accountable to performtheir duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegatedauthorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes theUN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies andAdministrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition,staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a mannerconsistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerialcompetencies and UNHCR’s core values of professionalism, integrity and respectfor diversity.


Shortlisted candidates may be required to sitfor a test. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. No late applications willbe accepted.

UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomesapplications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, genderidentity, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic andnational origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of therecruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training orany other fees).


A competitive compensation and benefits packageis offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, pleasevisit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org






·        UNHCR’spolicies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in thearea of responsibility (AoR).

·        Theneeds of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in aparticipating manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspectiveto form a firm basis for planning.

  • Protection incidents and gaps in assistance are immediately identified and addressed.



-       Stayabreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have animpact on the protection environment.

-       Consistentlyapply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy,standards and codes of conduct.

-       Assistin providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to PoC.

-       Provideadvice on protection issues to PoC; liaise with competent authorities to ensurethe issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.

-       Assistin conducting eligibility and status determination for PoC.

-       Contributeto measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.

-      Contribute to a country-level childprotection plan as part of the protection strategy.

-         Contribute to a country-leveleducation plan as part of the protection strategy.

-         Monitor Standard OperatingProcedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.

-         Manage individual protection casesincluding those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in casesof refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.

-         Assist in identifying durablesolutions 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 withimplementing and operational partners.

-         Facilitate effective informationmanagement through the provision of disaggregated data on PoC and theirproblems.

-         Participate in initiatives tocapacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen nationalprotection related legislation and procedures.

-         Assist the supervisor in prioritizingPoC for interview, counselling and propose protection support for individualcases.

-         Assist the supervisor with enforcingcompliance of local implementing partners with global protection policies andstandards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services.

-         Assit the supervisor with enforcingcompliance with, and integrity of, all protection standard operatingprocedures.

-         Submit individual payments requestfor PoC for approval. 

-      Performother related duties as required.



1.   MinimumQualifications


Education &Professional Work Experience


Years of Experience / DegreeLevel


For G6 - 6 years relevantexperience with High school diploma


Certificates and/or Licenses

International Law, Political Science or other relatedfield

Autres informations

Relevant Job Experience


Protection Learning Programme

 Functional Skills

 IT-Computer Literacy

CL-Protection & SolutionsAwareness

PR-Protection-relatedguidelines, standards and indicators

PR-Refugee ProtectionPrinciples and Framework

Core Competencies:



Organizational Awareness

Teamwork & Collaboration

Commitment to ContinuousLearning

Client & Result Orientation

Managerial Competencies:

Judgement and Decision Making


Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Political Awareness

Stakeholder Management





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