Vacancy Announcement No: 17/HCR/KRT/VN/99
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is seeking for qualified candidate to fill the following post:
Candidate who wish to be considered for this vacancy notice should fill the motivation letter and submit updated P11 Form
|Job Title:||Associate Protection Officer ( Khartoum)|
|Type of contract:||Fixed Term Appointment|
|Status of Advertisement:||Internal/External within & outside UNHCR Offices|
|Supervisor:||Senior Protection Officer|
|No. of Post:||10023819|
|Closing Date:||22 Oct 2017|
To implement UNHCR's global mandate on statelessness, the Statelessness unit within International Protection serves as the engine driving development of UNHCR’s responses to statelessness at both the operational and doctrinal levels. On 4 November 2014, UNHCR launched its Campaign to End Statelessness in 10 years.
A key component of the Campaign is the Global Action Plan: 2014 – 2024, which comprises 10 Actions for States and others to take to achieve the goal of ending statelessness within a decade. To ensure that the activities planned for implementation of the Global Action Plan in 2017/18 are successfully completed, it is necessary to bolster the human resources of the Statelessness Section through the engagement of a NOB Post.
The incumbent will Prepare draft policy papers on statelessness and help organize external expert and stakeholder meetings on the intersection of human rights and statelessness; support effective engagement with UN human rights mechanisms on statelessness, including the Universal Periodic Review. She/he will prepare a new draft UNHCR Guideline on statelessness; and monitor implementation of statelessness projects and programs globally; and will support the Statelessness Section’s participation in the Annual Programme Review with respect to statelessness activities; also will provide other support as needed for the day-to-day activities of the Statelessness.
Organizational Context: (Role of the position within the team, describing its leadership role, it’s external/internal work relationships or contacts, the contextual environment in which it operates and the scope of supervision received, and where applicable, exercise by the incumbent)
The Associate Protection Officer reports to the Senior Protection Officer. Depending on the size and structure of the Office, the incumbent may have supervisory responsibility for protection staff including community services, registration, resettlement and education. He/she provides functional protection guidance to information management and programme staff; and supervises protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards.
The Associate Protection Officer is expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern, ensuring that operational responses in all sectors mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards. He/she contributes in designing a comprehensive protection strategy and in representing the organization externally on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor. He/she also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office 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, authorities, protection and assistance partners as well as a broader network of stakeholders who can contribute to enhancing protection.
|Duties and responsibilities:
Accountability (key results that will be achieved)
Responsibility (process and functions undertaken to achieve results)
Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve results)
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:
Candidates must be Sudanese nationals.
Internal staff members should consult the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited Staff (PPAL). If you have questions regarding eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit (Khartoum).
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org
Submission of Applications:
If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please apply through the sudanjob Website.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for written test and/or oral interview. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training 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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Only short listed candidates will be notified.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
Candidate Assessments may include a written examination followed by a Competency Based Interview.