Senior Protection Assistant

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees




All UNHCR employees members are accountable to carry out their duties as mirrored of their job description. They achieve this inside their delegated authorities, consistent with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which incorporates the UN Constitution, UN Employees Laws and Guidelines, UNHCR Insurance policies and Administrative Directions in addition to related accountability frameworks. As well as, employees members are required to discharge their tasks in a way per the core, practical, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR’s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for range.


  • Help practical items, the Multi-Practical Staff (MFT) and senior administration to combine participatory and community-based approaches within the total safety technique.
  • By way of relationships with PoC and community of companions, keep abreast of political, social, financial and cultural developments that have an effect on the safety surroundings and supply recommendation to the safety group. Perceive the views, capacities, wants and assets of the PoC and advise the safety group accordingly, highlighting the precise safety wants of ladies and men, youngsters, youth and older individuals, individuals with disabilities, marginalized teams.
  • Help in initiatives with host communities to contain nationwide civil society teams within the safety of PoC.
  • Assist implementing and operational companions in addition to displaced and native communities to develop community-owned actions to handle, the place relevant, the social, instructional, psycho-social, cultural, well being, organisational and livelihood considerations in addition to baby safety and prevention and response to GBV.
  • Help within the evaluation that identifies the capacities of communities of concern and dangers they face.
  • Assist participatory assessments by multifunctional groups and ongoing session with PoC.
  • Assist efforts to construct the workplace capability for community-based safety.
  • Assist communities in establishing illustration and coordination buildings.
  • Guarantee neighborhood understanding of UNHCR’s dedication to ship on accountability and high quality assurance in its response.
  • Accumulate information for monitoring of programmes and budgets from an AGD perspective.
  • Draft and kind routine correspondence, paperwork and studies and preserve up-to-date submitting methods.
  • Act as an interpreter in trade of routine info, contribute to associated liaison actions and reply on to routine queries.
  • Help within the enforcement of participatory AGD delicate evaluation as a necessary foundation for all of UNHCR’s work.
  • Provoke AGD delicate interventions on the applicable degree on community-based safety points and to reply to safety considerations and incidents throughout the workplace and with individuals and communities of concern primarily based on agreed parameters.
  • Establish and suggest which people or teams to prioritize for counselling and subject visits primarily based on agreed standards.
  • Implement compliance of implementing companions with international safety insurance policies and requirements {of professional} integrity within the supply of safety providers.
  • Carry out different associated duties as required.

Minimal {Qualifications}

  • Schooling & Skilled Work Expertise
  • Years of Expertise / Diploma Degree
  • For G5 – 2 years related expertise with Excessive Faculty Diploma; or 1 yr related work expertise with Bachelor or equal or greater

Practical Abilities

  • *IT-MS Workplace Purposes
  • *IT-Laptop Literacy
  • IT-Enterprise Useful resource Planning (ERP)
  • UN-UN/UNHCR Administrative Guidelines, Laws and Procedures
  • UN-UN/UNHCR Monetary Guidelines and Laws and Procedures
  • PR-Group-based Safety
  • PR-Group-based Safety – Ideas and methodologies
  • CL-Multi-stakeholder Communications with Companions, Authorities & Group

(Practical Abilities marked with an asterisk* are important)

Language Necessities:

  • For Worldwide Skilled and Subject Service jobs: Data of English and UN working language of the responsibility station if not English.
  • For Nationwide Skilled jobs: Data of English and UN working language of the responsibility station if not English and native language.
  • For Basic Service jobs: Data of English and/or UN working language of the responsibility station if not English.

Required languages (anticipated General capacity is not less than B2 degree):

  • English and Portuguese
  • Data in Spanish can be thought-about an asset.





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