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Senior Protection Associate (VA.No.01/2019) - RO

หมดเขตวันที่ : 14 กุมภาพันธ์ 2019

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Regional Office for South-East Asia in Bangkok, Thailand


Vacancy Announcement No. 01/2019

Internal/External Circulation (Re-advertisement)

Position Title:

Senior Protection Associate

Post Level:

Local Support ICA, Level LICA-7

Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

1 February 2019

Post No.:


Report To:

Associate Protection Officer

Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement:

14 February 2019


Regional Mixed Movements Monitoring Unit

Duty Station:

Bangkok, Thailand

Contractual Status:

Local Individual Contractor Agreement (UNOPS)

Availability of the Position As soon as possible

Scope of Assignment

Under the supervision of the Associate Protection Officer, the Senior Protection Associate is responsible for the following:

  • Conduct research on movements of refugees and migrants in the region.

  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data collected through desk review and field


  • Draft reports, updates, and key messages.

  • Undertake field missions to countries under the unit’s geographical coverage, during

    which the incumbent will conduct surveys and interviews with Persons of Concern and

    other stakeholders.

  • Liaise as required with relevant UNHCR staff members in country operations for

    mission logistical arrangements, to gain access to Persons of Concern to be interviewed

    and gather relevant information about the protection environment.

  • Follow-up on individual protection cases such as for family tracing request and

    coordinate accordingly with UNHCR country offices.

  • Develop and maintain a database to manage the collected information.

  • Conduct trainings for internal and external audience on issues of relevance to the unit.

  • Undertake any other tasks as required.

    Qualifications and Required Competencies

  •   Completion of University degree in law, international relations, or statistics.

  •   At least one year of related professional experience with refugees or migrants, including

    international experience.

  •   Five years of related professional, international experience with refugees or migrants in

    Asia, including experience collecting and analyzing significant amounts of data through

    interviews and other methodologies is desirable.

  •   Excellent knowledge of English.

  •   Excellent research, analytical, and drafting skills

  •   Strong knowledge of UNHCR protection policies and interviewing skills

  •   Expertise in Microsoft Excel, including how to utilize spreadsheet formulas for data analysis is desirable

  •   Experience working with Rohingya persons of concern and counseling vulnerable persons of concern will be an asset

    Please submit your Motivation Letter, P.11 form, Curriculum Vitae and a copy of official ID card/national passport indicating the vacancy announcement number and position title to:

    Candidates who are not Thai nationals are required to submit with their application evidence of their right to work in Thailand.

    Only candidates under positive consideration will be contacted for a written test and/or interview.

    UNHCR/P.11 and supplementary forms can be downloaded from: and