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Protection Associate, Mae Hong Son

 

 
   

   

UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR)

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Vacancy Notice No. 10/2021

(Re-Advertisement)

***Please note that this is a re-advertisement. Candidates who already applied to the previous advertisement do not need to reapply.

 

Title of Post

Protection Associate

Category/grade

LICA6

Location

Mae Hong Son, Thailand

Type of contract

Local Individual Contractor Agreement (UNOPS)

Effective date of assignment

As soon as possible

Date of Issue

18 May 2021

Contract Duration

3 months

Closing Date

23 May 2021

 

 

  1. Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

 

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.

 

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR’s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

 

 

 

 

  1. Duties

 

  • 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.
  • 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.

 

  1. Minimum Qualifications

 

Education & Professional Work Experience

 

Years of Experience / Degree Level

 

3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

 

Certificates and/or Licenses (Desirable)

 

International Law, Political Science or other related field

 

Relevant Job Experience

 

Desirable

Protection Learning Programme

 

Functional Skills (Desirable)

 

IT-Computer Literacy

CL-Protection & Solutions Awareness

PR-Protection-related guidelines, standards and indicators

PR-Refugee Protection Principles and Framework

 

Language Requirements

 

For General Service jobs: Fluency in English and Thai

 

  1. Competency Requirements

 

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

 

Submission of Applications:

 

Please submit your Motivation Letter, duly signed P.11 form, Curriculum Vitae and a copy of official ID card/national passport clearly stating the position title, vacancy notice number and your Last Name in the subject line to: THABAHR@unhcr.org by the closing date.

 

Applications will not be acknowledged.  Only the successful candidate will be notified of the outcome of the selection process.

 

The Personal History Form and its supplementary sheet can be downloaded from: https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11_UNHCR.docm and

https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11SUP_UNHCR.docm

 

No late applications will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a written test and/or oral interview. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other fees).

 

UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants for this position. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities. UNHCR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

 

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Contact : thabahr@unhcr.org


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