UNHCR Protection Assistant‎ Rwamwanja ‎‎ Jobs in Uganda

UNHCR Protection Assistant‎ Rwamwanja ‎‎ Jobs in Uganda


Organizational Context

The Protection Assistant normally reports to the Protection Officer or the Senior Protection Officer.

Depending on the structure of the Office, the position may also report to senior national staff.

The incumbent provides functional and administrative support to the protection unit on protection related liaison, correspondence, monitoring, case management and reporting activities.

The Protection Assistant also supports the protection unit in designing a comprehensive protection strategy and in providing quality, timely and effective protection responses to persons of concern.

He/she may liaise externally with local authorities and partners on correspondence and/or protection issues as guided by the supervisor.

Responsibility

  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
    Observe and respect protection related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Provide functional and administrative support in all protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Provide functional and administrative support in implementing participatory approaches, needs assessments, monitoring, reporting and case management.
  • Support assessments on durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Facilitate liaison with competent authorities for the issuance
    of personal and other relevant documents.
  • Assist in drafting reports, routine correspondence, updating relevant databases and compiling statistics for the protection unit/section.

    Required Competencies
  • Technological awareness
  • Political Awareness
  • Stakeholder Management

    Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Completion of secondary school.
  • Additional Training courses in protection related issues required
  • 2 years relevant working experience in performing Protection tasks
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language

    Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
  • Knowledge of another official UN language(s) an asset.
  • Good computer skills

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 13th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; UNHCR Protection Assistant‎ Rwamwanja ‎‎ Jobs in Uganda

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