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Protection AssociateUnited Nations High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted November 20, 2020.

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Job Title Protection Associate
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Organisation United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR
Duty Station Uganda
Vacancy Notice Internal/ External Vacancy Notice 020/2020
Position Number 10026850
Position Grade GS-6
About US
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was
established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.
UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international
protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees
and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate
concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under
Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary The Protection Associate normally reports to the Protection
Officer or the Senior Protection Officer. The incumbent monitors protection
standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line
with international standards and provides functional protection support to
information management and programme staff.
The Protection Associate is expected to coordinate quality, timely and
effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern PoC
and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and
integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors. S/he
contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises
externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as
guided by the supervisor.
The Protection Associate also ensures that PoC are involved in making
decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in
identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the
incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with
communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance
partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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 SGBV 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNHCR Protection Associate job placement should hold a High school diploma.
Required.
At least three years of previous job experience relevant to the function is
required.
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Political Awareness
Stakeholder Management
Knowledge of English is required
Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
Additional certificate in International Law, Political Science or other
related field is desirable.
How to Apply
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions
after reviewing the job details.
Click Here ]http://unhcruganda.org/VacancyDetails.aspx?id=6183
Deadline: 26 th November 2020

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