Assist functional units, the Multi-Functional Team (MFT) and senior management to integrate participatory and community-based approaches in the overall protection strategy and operational procedures. 2 - Through relationships with PoC and network of partners, stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to the protection team. Understand the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the PoC and advise the protection team accordingly, highlighting the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, marginalized groups. - Work with host communities to identify opportunities for national civil society involvement in improving the protection of PoC. - Work with implementing and operational partners as well as with displaced and local communities to develop community-owned activities to address, where applicable, the social, educational, psycho-social, cultural, health, organisational and livelihood concerns as well as child protection and prevention and response to SGBV. - Assist in the analysis that identifies the capacities of communities of concern and risks they face. - Support participatory assessments by multifunctional teams and ongoing consultation with PoC. - Assist in planning and monitoring of programmes and budgets, with an AGD perspective - Build office capacity for community-based protection through training and establishing systems for community mobilization and participation of PoC. - Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures. - Ensure community understanding of UNHCR's commitment to deliver on accountability and quality assurance in its response. - Act as an interpreter in exchange of routine information, contribute to related liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries. - Contribute to the enforcement of participatory AGD sensitive analysis as an essential basis for all of UNHCR’s work. - Initiate AGD sensitive interventions at the appropriate level on community-based protection issues and to respond to protection concerns and incidents within the office, with external interlocutors, groups and individuals based on agreed parameters. - Identify and select which individuals or groups to prioritize for counselling and field visits based on agreed criteria. - Intervene with authorities on protection. - Enforce compliance of implementing partners with global protection policies and standards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services. - Recommend and prepare payments to individual cases. - Perform other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications: Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level: 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher Field(s) of Education Not applicable Certificates and/or Licenses: ▪ Development Studies ▪ Human Rights ▪ Community Development /Social Work ▪ Social Science, ▪ Political Science ▪ International Law Relevant Job Experience: Essential 3 Not specified. Desirable ▪ UNHCR learning programmes (PLP). ▪ Knowledge of MSRP. Functional Skills: ▪ IT-MS Office Applications ▪ IT-Computer Literacy ▪ IT-Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) ▪ UN-UN/UNHCR Administrative Rules, Regulations and Procedures ▪ UN-UN/UNHCR Financial Rules and Regulations and Procedures ▪ PR-Community-based Protection ▪ PR-Community-based Protection - Principles and methodologies ▪ CL-Multi-stakeholder Communications with Partners, Government & Community ▪ PG-Experience with coordinating with Implementing Partners (Governmt/INGO/NGO/Corporate) ▪ TR-Capacity Building (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential) Language Requirements: ▪ Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English Competency requirements: All jobs at UNHCR require six core competencies and may also require managerial competencies and/or cross-functional competencies. The six core competencies are listed below. Core Competencies: ▪ Accountability ▪ Communication ▪ Organizational Awareness ▪ Teamwork & Collaboration ▪ Commitment to Continuous Learning ▪ Client & Result Orientation Managerial Competencies ▪ Judgement and Decision Making ▪ Managing Performance Cross-Functional Competencies ▪ Stakeholder Management ▪ Planning and Organizing ▪ Political Awareness Eligibility: Interested staff members should consult the Administrative Instruction on Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS, UNHCR/AI/2020/1/Rev.2). If you have questions regarding your eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit. In line with the RALS, the below category of candidates are eligible to apply for internally/externally advertised vacancies. Group 1 candidates: Group 1 comprises current GS staff members holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment who, at the date of the deadline for application, are serving in the country of the vacancy at the grade of the position or one grade below or above. However, current GS staff members holding an indefinite 4 or fixed-term appointment in the country of the vacancy who apply for a position two grades above their current position are considered as Group 2. Group 2 candidates: Group 2 comprises candidates from the below categories after completion of one cumulative or continuous year of service in the country of the vacancy. I. Currently employed locally recruited UNHCR staff members holding a Temporary Appointment up to a maximum of two grades above their current positions; II. Former locally recruited UNHCR staff members who held an indefinite or fixed-term appointment (within 2 years of separation for males and 5 years for females) up to a maximum of two grades above the last position at UNHCR; III. National United Nations Volunteers currently working for UNHCR; IV. National UNOPS and individual contractors currently working for UNHCR; V. Current GS staff members holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment applying to a position in the same category two grades above the staff member’s personal grade; VI. Current UNHCR staff members in the International Professional category holding an indefinite or fixedterm appointment applying to a GS post; VII. Current UNHCR staff members in the NPO category holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment applying to a GS post; VIII. Current locally recruited female staff members from other UN system Organizations holding the equivalent of an indefinite or fixed-term appointment. External candidates: External candidates are candidates who are not in Group 1 or Group 2. They must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and candidates not citizens of the country must comply with all eligibility requirements for employment in line with the prevailing legislative prerequisites in the country. Remuneration: A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. 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