Protection Associate

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Guatemala

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th November, 2020


Job Description

This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants.

  • Interested applicants should consult the Administrative Instruction on Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS).
  •  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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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

Source:https://public.msrp.unhcr.org/psp/RAHRPRDX/EMPLOYEE/HR/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=2&JobOpeningId...


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