Field Associate (Protection)
- Oportunidad de empleo publicado(a) por Alto Comisionado de Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados
Tipo de 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
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 mínimo de educación