NOTICE OF PUBLICATION IN INTERNAL/EXTERNAL N°013/2016
Position Title: Field Association (Protection)
Duration: one year (with possible extension)
Start date: Immediately
Position Grade: GL6
Deadline for submission of nominations: 1st November 2016
RESPONSIBILITY (process and functions undertaken to achieve results)
Under the direct supervision of the head of the Sub Office in Meiganga, the incumbent will be assumed of following functions:
Stay alert of political, social, economic and cultural developments which may 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, marketing 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; facility 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 mechanism,
Assist in developing and implementing UNHCR’s communication strategy to generate support from local counterparts.
Completion of post-secondary school. Certificate/training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required,
Previous job experience: 6years,
Job experience relevant to the function: 6 years,
Fluency in English and/or French and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES
Good computer skills,
Completed Protection Learning Programme.
The internal candidates are the members of the staff of general services currently in service, who have been appointed by the AC and have an appointment of indefinite duration or determined. Interested staff members should consult, the Policy and procedures of the UNHCR on the assignments of the locally recruited staff (PPAL).
Submission of Applications
This vacancy is open to qualified Cameroonians ONLY.
Candidates who wish to be considered for this position should send a motivation letter to:
Human Resources Unit, UNHCR Representation Office in Cameroon,
P.O. Box 7077, Yaoundé
and attach a Personal History Form (P.11) and fact sheet Please quote Reference: VN/14/2016. Late applications will not be considered.
Applicant should clearly indicate the Title of the Position and vacancy notice number. Due the volume of applications only short listed candidates will be invited for interview.
Former UNHCR General Service staff members, having held an Indefinite or FTA appointment for an uninterrupted period of at least one year may apply for Internally advertised vacancies at their previous grade or equivalent or one grade above, if the seniority requirements are met, for a period of two years following separation.