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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Field Office, Kasulu invites qualified internal/external candidates to apply for the following position:
|Vacancy Notice No:||TANKS/VN/20/007|
|Position Title:||Protection Associate|
|Category:||Fixed-Term Appointment (FTA)|
|Duty Station:||Kasulu, Tanzania|
|Start Date:||01 July 2020|
|Issue Date:||19 May 2020|
|Closing Date:||01 June 2020|
Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Protection Associate will report to the Community-Based 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.
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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.
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Education and Professional Work Experience
Relevant Job Experience
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Interested candidates should express their interest by completing the attached Personal History Form and the Supplementary form if needed in full. Please bear in mind that submission of the Personal History Form, which is not signed, may render that applicant ineligible for consideration. Please quote the Vacancy Notice Number and Position title.
Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for a written test followed by oral interview.
Qualified female candidates and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply
The Expression of Interest for the position should be sent by email to:
The Head of Field Office
UNHCR Field Office, Kasulu
Email: [email protected]
Closing Date: 01 June 2020