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UNHCR Uganda Jobs 2022 – Associate Protection Officer

UNHCR Uganda Jobs 2022

Job Title: Associate Protection Officer – UNHCR Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: UNHCR Uganda

Job Location: Uganda

 

 

UNHCR Uganda Profile:

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct protection interviews and drafting protection referral forms.
  • Review all the cases identified and cross-check the provided information with the existing information included in the physical files at UNHCR and partner¿s, in the Refugee database proGres V3 and/or V4.
  • Coach/train staff on conducting protection assessments in order to ensure consistent case identification processes.
  • Review protection referral forms to ensure high quality outputs are identified in line with the resettlement framework.
  • Referring to relevant UNHCR units for follow ups as necessary (Child Protection, Registration etc)
  • Ensuring compliance with fraud mitigation and the Protection SOPs.
  • Coordinating regular protection panels and present the cases to the panel for consideration.
  • Coordinate all protection referrals in particular location and ensure that pre-agreed quota of protection referrals are met
  • Conduct protection interviews and drafting protection referral forms.
  • Review all the cases identified and cross-check the provided information with the existing information included in the physical files at UNHCR and partner¿s, in the Refugee database proGres V3 and/or V4.
  • Coach/train staff on conducting protection assessments in order to ensure consistent case identification processes.
  • Review protection referral forms to ensure high quality outputs are identified in line with the resettlement framework.
  • Referring to relevant UNHCR units for follow ups as necessary (Child Protection, Registration etc)
  • Ensuring compliance with fraud mitigation and the Protection SOPs.
  • Coordinating regular protection panels and present the cases to the panel for consideration.
  • Coordinate all protection referrals in particular location and ensure that pre-agreed quota of protection referrals are met

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Associate Protection Officer job placement should hold a For P2/NOB – 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree in Law, International Law, Political Sciences or other relevant field
  • Professional experience in the area of refugee protection, internal displacement, human rights or international humanitarian law. Good knowledge of International Refugee and Human Rights Law and ability to apply the relevant legal principles.
  • Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.

Desirable

  • Field experience, including in working directly with communities.
  • Good IT skills including database management skills.

 

 

How To Apply for UNHCR Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: Open until filled

 

 

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