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Protection Associate - UNOPS LICA 6

Closing: Jan 21, 2022

1 day ago

Published: Jan 12, 2022 (10 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Diploma, Associate's degree

Work experience:

2 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time, Fixed term

Arua, Uganda

This position is open to applications from Group 1, Group 2 and all external candidates, provided that requirements regarding professional experience, academic qualifications, language, etc. are fulfilled.

Education:

¿ Bachelors degree / Diploma in law, Social Sciences or related fields

¿  Ability to conduct litigation/protection interviews, to analyze, decide and report on the situation of beneficiaries

Work Experience:

¿  3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher.

Desirable:

¿  Working experience with procedures and principles related to registration and verification.

¿  Previous work experience in the field of International Refugee Law and Human Rights Law.

¿  Experience in counselling asylum seekers or refugees.

¿  Experience in working with UNHCR proGres v4 software.


Responsibilities
Arua, Uganda

This position is open to applications from Group 1, Group 2 and all external candidates, provided that requirements regarding professional experience, academic qualifications, language, etc. are fulfilled.

Education:

¿ Bachelors degree / Diploma in law, Social Sciences or related fields

¿  Ability to conduct litigation/protection interviews, to analyze, decide and report on the situation of beneficiaries

Work Experience:

¿  3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher.

Desirable:

¿  Working experience with procedures and principles related to registration and verification.

¿  Previous work experience in the field of International Refugee Law and Human Rights Law.

¿  Experience in counselling asylum seekers or refugees.

¿  Experience in working with UNHCR proGres v4 software.


¿ Carry out interviews and litigation assessments, as applicable, in line with the registration/verification/individual case-processing policies and standard operating procedures.

¿  Collaborate with Government colleagues in the adjudication and decision making on complex cases.

¿  Provide counselling to, and respond to queries from asylum seekers and refugees.  

¿ Support timely identification and referral of persons with specific needs for protection intervention and follow-up as required. Collaborate with other units for the delivery of assistance.

¿  Assist in monitoring individual case processing trends and in compiling and analysing statistics related to individual case processing. Maintain accurate and up-to- date records and statistics related to all work on individual cases, ensuring that proGres database is properly updated.

¿  Assist in developing and maintaining updated tools to ensure that PoC have access to accurate information on the UNHCR individual case-processing policies and procedures.

¿  Support verification exercise in various locations in Uganda

¿  Perform other related duties as required..

- Monitoring and Progress Controls

Conduct the the set number of litigation/protection interviews per day.

Provision of daily/weekly verification reports on litigation cases done.


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