? 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 persons of concern.
? Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
? Conduct eligibility and status determination for persons of concern in compliance with UNHCR procedural standards and international protection principles.
? Promote and 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.
? Provide inputs for the development of global / regional international protection policies and standards.
? Implement and monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
? Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
? Assess needs for Promote and find durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
? Assess resettlement needs and apply priorities for the resettlement of individuals and groups of refugees and other persons of concern.
? Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
? Contribute to and facilitate a programme of results-based advocacy with sectorial and/or cluster partners.
? Contribute to and facilitate effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
? Contribute to capacity-building initiatives for communities and individuals to assert their rights.
? Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.