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Field Associate (Protection) (VA.NO.16/2019)

หมดเขตวันที่ : 14 สิงหาคม 2019

 

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand

 

Vacancy Announcement No. 16 /2019   

Internal/External Circulation

 

Position Title:

Field Associate (Protection)

Post Level:

Equivalent to GS-6

Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

01 August 2019

Post No.:

-

Report To:

Assistant Durable Solutions Officer

Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement:

14 August 2019

 

Section:

Protection Unit

 

Duty Station:

Mae Sot, Thailand

Contractual Status:

Local Individual Contractor Agreement (UNOPS)

 

 

Availability of the Position         As soon as possible

 

Scope of Assignment

 

Duties and Responsibility

  • Stay alert of political, social, economic and cultural developments which may have an impact on the protection operating environment.
  • Support UNHCR’s consultative process with local government counterparts, partners and persons of concern for effective needs and risk assessment and planning, including for the preparation of the AOR´s protection and durable solutions strategy. 
  • Support the implementation, reporting and evaluation of the AOR´s protection and durable solutions strategy and the delivery of its operational components.
  • Act as a focal point for the protection outreach, which includes planning and organizing protection outreach activities in the camps in close coordination with relevant sectors internally and NGO/CBO partners. 
  • Facilitate and monitor UNHCR’s responses in addressing protection concerns arising in the camps.
  • Maintain protection presence and promote confidence building through regular field visits to the 3 Temporary Shelters and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners.
  • Monitor and control Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection and durable solutions activities.
  • Facilitate the identification of durable solution needs through monitoring, analysis and contact with populations of concern.
  • Facilitate effective systematization and management of data to enhance monitoring, response and evaluation mechanisms.
  • Assist in developing and implementing UNHCR’s communication strategy to generate support from local counterparts.
  • Perform any other duty, as requested.

 

Authority

 

  • Prioritize persons and groups of concern for interview and follow up.
  • Negotiate with local counterparts, partners and populations of concern to resolve protection and assistance problems.
  • Enforce compliance with, and integrity of, standard operating procedures with implementing partners.
  • Initiate individual payment requests for persons of concern.

 

Qualifications and Required Competencies

  • Completion of post-secondary school.
  • Certificate/ training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required.
  • Good computer skills
  • Knowledge of UNHCR software platform particularly proGres is an added value.
  • Proficiency in English is essential
  • Knowledge of local language(s) in both written and verbal communication is desirable.
  • 6 years professional experiences relevant to the function. 

 

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:

THABAHR@unhcr.org

 

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: https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11_UNHCR.docm and 

https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11SUP_UNHCR.docm