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Protection Assistant
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Full-time
Expired
Posted 1 week ago
Job Description

Hardship Level (not applicable for home-based)

A (least hardship)

Family Type (not applicable for home-based)

Family

Staff Member / Affiliate Type

UNOPS LICA4

Target Start Date

2024-08-15

Job Posting End Date

July 24, 2024

Terms of Reference

Education: Degree in Law, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, International Relations or a related field.

Required relevant job experience:
• A minimum of two years of experience working with refugees and/or vulnerable populations with specific needs;
• Proven ability to respond to individual case management demands;
• Experience in engaging with public authorities, at the local or national level, NGOs, UN agencies and other relevant UNHCR stakeholders;
• Knowledge of UNHCR mandate;
• Knowledge of UNHCR Protection principles;
• Strong writing and report-drafting skills, in Portuguese, English and Spanish;
• Good time management skills;
• Knowledge Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Languages: Fluency in English and Portuguese. Professional knowledge of Spanish. Knowledge of additional UN languages an asset.

Additional desirable qualifications & competencies:

Relevant job experience:
• Technical knowledge of and experience with resettlement and complementary pathways programmes is strongly desired;
• Experience in planning and executing logistical procedures for guest travel and events is strongly desired;
• Experience in budget management.

Additional skills:
• Experience with Microsoft Teams and collaboration software;
• Ability with Canva and other design tools.

Standard Job Description

Required Languages

Portuguese

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Spanish

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English

Desired Languages

,

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Additional Qualifications

Skills

Education

Certifications

Work Experience

Other information

This position doesn't require a functional clearance


Home-Based

No
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