Field Associate (Protection)

Tipo de contrato

Tiempo completo
Con contrato




1540 Avenida José Pardo


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 strategy.

 Support the implementation, reporting and evaluation of the AOR´s protection strategy

and the delivery of its operational components.

 Facilitate and monitor UNHCR’s responses in addressing Sexual and Gender Based

Violence (SGBV) priorities and other specific protection needs of women and men,

children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as

sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS. Support the implementation of Best

Interest Determination Procedures.

 Maintain protection presence and promote confidence building through regular field

missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities,

local authorities and partners.

 Contribute in developing and implementing an education plan for the AOR as part of the

protection strategy.

 Provide advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and local external

interlocutors; facilitate access to legal assistance for persons of concern and the issuance

of personal documents by local authorities.

 Monitor and control Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection activities.

 Facilitate the identification of resettlement 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.

Nivel de idiomas

Completion of post-secondary school. Certificate/ training in International Law, Political

Science or related field is required.

 Previous job experience: 6 years.

 Job experience relevant to the function: 6 years.

 Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local


Good computer skills.

 Completed Protection Learning Programme.

Nivel profesional


Nivel mínimo de educación


Cómo aplicar

Duty Station

Tumbes, Peru

Closing Date

28 October 2018 (inclusive)

Ref: “TUMBES-FieldAssG6”