Protection Associate, G6- Shiraro

at UNHCR
Location Shiraro, Ethiopia
Date Posted September 4, 2021
Category Legal
Social Sciences
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB

Description

Internal/External

Duties and Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Assist 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.

Job Requirements

Education & Professional Work Experience

  • Years of Experience / Degree Level
  • For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Field(s) of Education

  • Not applicable.
  • (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses

  • International Law, Political Science or other related field
  • (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)
  • Relevant Job Experience

Essential

  • Not specified.

Desirable

  • Protection Learning Programme

Functional Skills

  • IT-Computer Literacy
  • CL-Protection & Solutions Awareness
  • PR-Protection-related guidelines, standards and indicators
  • PR-Refugee Protection Principles and Framework
  • (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements

  • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Client & Result Orientation

Managerial Competencies

  • Judgement and Decision Making

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • Political Awareness
  • Stakeholder Management

Language Requirements

  • Knowledge of English language is essential.
  • Amharic and Tigrigna is desirable.

 

Applying Instructions

  • Interested and qualified applicants can apply through:https://www.unhcr.org/careers.html

    An eliminatory or complementary written test for shortlisted candidates may be concluded which will be followed by competency-based interview.

    Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).

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