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  • ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED - Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Law, International Law, Political Sciences or related field with good knowledge of International Refugee and Human Rights Law plus minimum 6 years relevant professional experience of which 2 years in the field. Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master's) plus 5 years or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) plus 4 years of previous relevant work experience may also be accepted. - Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES - Coordination Learning Programme. - Tri-Cluster Knowledge and Coordination Skills Training. - Protection Learning Programme. - Training on Protection in Natural Disaster Situations. - Knowledge of additional UN languages. This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR Cluster Coordination Officer (Protection) positions. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates. Position Competencies C001L3 - Accountability Level 3 C002L3 - Teamwork & Collaboration Level 3 C003L3 - Communication Level 3 C004L3 - Commitment to Continuous Learning Level 3 C005L3 - Client & Result Orientation Level 3 C006L3 - Organizational Awareness Level 3 M001L3 - Empowering and Building Trust Level 3 M006L3 - Managing Resources Level 3 M005L3 - Leadership Level 3 M002L3 - Managing Performance Level 3 M003L3 - Judgement and Decision Making Level 3 X007L3 - Political Awareness Level 3 X001L3 - Analytical Thinking Level 3 X008L3 - Stakeholder Management Level 3

Job Description:

  • Before submitting an application, UNHCR staff members intending to apply to this Job Opening are requested to consult the Recruitment and Assignments Policy (RAP, UNHCR/HCP/2017/2 and the Recruitment and Assignments Administrative Instruction (RAAI), UNHCR/AI/2017/7 OF 15 August 2017. Duties and Qualifications Cluster Coordination Officer (Protection) ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT In complex humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters where UNHCR is designated as the Protection Cluster Lead Agency under the Cluster Approach, UNHCR performs a dedicated coordination, strategy development and advocacy function through the position of Senior Cluster Coordination Officer (Protection) and the supporting positions of Cluster Coordination Officer (Protection). These latter P3 level positions normally report directly to the Senior Cluster Coordination Officer (Protection). The UNHCR Representative has final accountability for the performance of UNHCR as Cluster Lead Agency. The Cluster Coordination Officer (Protection) supports UNHCR to work within the framework of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) and the Cluster Approach. The position reinforces UNHCR Protection Cluster Lead Agency functions by providing support to the role of Cluster Coordination Officer (Protection) in ensuring UNHCR¿s leadership within a diverse protection community. The Cluster Coordination Officer (Protection) is expected to facilitate the work of the Protection Cluster through the provision of analysis, organization and reporting; and to impartially represent the interests of the members of the Protection Cluster. This includes the provision of active support, as applicable, to sub-clusters or working groups of the Cluster which may be coordinated by other Agencies. As a result, the incumbent supports an inter-agency team in an environment that requires high standards of accountability, facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, in which respect the principles of partnership and collaboration are essential. The incumbent supports the Cluster Coordination Officer (Protection) in Inter-Cluster Coordination mechanisms, for advocacy and facilitation of protection mainstreaming and cross-cutting issues of age, gender and diversity in the humanitarian response and early recovery activities. S/he works closely with and may, depending on the Office structure, directly supervise multi-functional Protection Cluster Support staff in the areas of data and information management, needs assessment, profiling, registration, reporting and advocacy. FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT Accountability - The protection needs of populations of concern are met through timely and coordinated action by all cluster members. - The protection of populations of concern is maximized through research, advocacy and effective consultative and feedback mechanisms. - Effective coordination mechanisms and tools, including information management, are promoted, facilitated and maintained with cluster members, government counterparts and donors, for timely and effective needs assessment, planning, prioritization, implementation, reporting and evaluation. - The Protection Cluster is facilitated to develop and implement strategies and activities delivered which enjoy political and/or financial support by other clusters, government, donors and other partners through effective prioritization, advocacy and resource mobilization. Responsibility - Facilitate the development of a Protection Cluster strategy following a consultative process with partners and stakeholders. Support the Protection Cluster to ensure that protection informs and shapes the overall humanitarian response and that the protection response is integrated into the Humanitarian Country Team¿s common humanitarian action plan. - Organize and facilitate meetings in line with the Principles of Partnership, ensuring that cluster meetings are consultative and results-oriented. - Facilitate coordination with government counterparts and other relevant authorities. - Support the design of transition strategies for the Protection Cluster: facilitate the development of a strategy for the cluster ensuring proper linkages with disaster risk reduction, relief, and recovery and development efforts. - Facilitate the coordination and conduct of Protection Cluster or Inter-Cluster level protection needs assessments, including participatory assessments of all affected populations. - Provide strategic inputs to development of common funding criteria, resource mobilisation and prioritization within the Protection Cluster for inclusion in Consolidated Appeals and pooled funds processes - Establish mechanisms for accountable and transparent financial resource allocation within the cluster. - Facilitate the delivery of protection training activities for Protection Cluster members, other local partners, and relevant authorities. - Coordinate initiatives to build the protection capacity of the national and local government, partners and civil society. - Ensure adherence to IASC standard operating procedures for IDP profiling. - Ensure the integration of cross-cutting issues in the work of the Protection Cluster, including any work developed by sub-clusters or working groups. - Ensure adherence of Protection Cluster activities to Guidelines on Age, Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming; - Through Cluster-wide consultative processes, provide input into the development of global protection policy and standards led by the Global Protection Cluster. - Support reporting and information sharing within the Protection Cluster and at the inter-cluster level. - Support and facilitate the Protection Cluster information management strategy and mechanisms. - Ensure that the Protection Cluster produces regular updates and briefing notes on the protection concerns in the affected population, response activities, challenges and recommendations. - Identify core advocacy concerns for the Protection Cluster through a consultative process: Facilitate joint cluster/ inter-cluster initiatives to ensure regular and consistent advocacy. - Help foster a consistent interpretation and application of international law and related UNHCR and IASC legal standards and protection policies. - Promote the Protection Cluster¿s adherence to international human rights instruments, the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement as well as other relevant international and regional instruments; in cooperation with the Humanitarian Country Team support local interventions when violations of international protection standards and principles occur. - Promote and help strengthen national legislation relevant to internal displacement and durable solutions. Authority - Facilitate cluster meetings and represent the Protection Cluster in meetings with sectoral and external partners, authorities and other relevant interlocutors. - Draft reports and prepare advocacy statements on behalf of the Protection Cluster - for clearance by Senior management. - Organise and facilitate cluster meetings, work and cooperate with focal points sub-groups/working groups and ad hoc/task-related bodies for specific issues. - Facilitate negotiation with the Humanitarian Coordinator/Resident Coordinator, the Humanitarian Country Team and cluster members on the prioritization and inclusion of project proposals and common funding criteria for inclusion in inter-agency funding appeals. - Monitor the allocation of financial and other resources within the Protection Cluster, when required, such as with regard to Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) or Common Humanitarian Funds (CHF). The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. Additional Information Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees). Closing Date Please note that the closing date for vacancies in the March 2020Compendium is Thursday 16 April 2020 (midnight Geneva time) Apply via the following website, https://public.msrp.unhcr.org

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Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Minimum Qualifications Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level For P3/NOC - 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree Field(s) of Education ¿ Law, ¿ International Law, ¿ International Refugee Law, ¿ International Human Rights Law, ¿ International Humanitarian Law, Refugee and Forced Migration ¿ Political Sciences or other relevant field. Certificates and/or Licenses Protection Learning Programme RSD- Resettlement Learning Programme Relevant Job Experience Essential: - Minimum 4 years of relevant professional experience in the area of refugee protection, internal displacement, human rights or international humanitarian law, including experience in working directly with Field Offices. - Good knowledge of International Refugee and Human Rights Law and ability to apply the relevant legal principles. - Excellent legal research, analytical skills and drafting. Desirable: - Diverse field experience. - Good IT skills including database management skills. Functional Skills *Protection-related guidelines, standards and indicators; *International Refugee Law; *Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD); Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) Coordination and Projects management; Comprehensive Solutions Framework; Human Rights Doctrine/Standards International Humanitarian Law; Judicial engagement; Protection and mixed-movements; Internal displacement; Climate change and disaster-related displacement; Community-based Protection Accountability to affected people Language Requirements For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English. For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language. For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English. This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates. Position Competencies C001L3 - Accountability Level 3 C002L3 - Teamwork & Collaboration Level 3 C003L3 - Communication Level 3 C004L3 - Commitment to Continuous Learning Level 3 C005L3 - Client & Result Orientation Level 3 C006L3 - Organizational Awareness Level 3 M001L3 - Empowering and Building Trust Level 3 M002L3 - Managing Performance Level 3 M006L3 - Managing Resources Level 3 M005L3 - Leadership Level 3 M003L3 - Judgement and Decision Making Level 3 M004L3 - Strategic Planning and Vision Level 3 X005L3 - Planning and Organizing Level 3 X004L3 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Level 3 X007L3 - Political Awareness Level 3 Additional Information

Job Description:

  • Organizational Setting and Work Relationships In the Bureaux, the Protection Officer works under the direct supervision of the Senior Protection Coordinator or Senior Protection Officer. In the Field, the incumbent normally reports to the Representative, Deputy or Assistant Representative (Protection), Head of Sub Office or Senior Protection Officer as appropriate. The incumbent may have direct supervisory responsibility for protection staff whose work may include RSD, community-based protection, registration, resettlement, complementary pathways, internal displacement and education, among other areas. In HQ, the incumbent may report to a Senior Protection Officer, Chief of Section or Deputy Director and may supervise other protection staff. The incumbent acts as an advisor to senior management in, when not responsible for, designing a comprehensive protection strategy under the area of responsibility (AoR). S/he represents the Organization to authorities, UN sister agencies, partners and other stakeholders on protection policy and doctrine. The Protection Officer coordinates quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern under the AoR. S/he ensures that persons of concern of all age, gender and diversity groups are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying and implementing appropriate solutions to their problems. To undertake this role effectively, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with other relevant teams within the operation or the Bureau (including programme; PI and external relations; IM) and with DIP, communities of concern, authorities, protection and assistance partners as well as a broader network of stakeholders who can contribute to enhancing protection and achieving solutions. ¿ All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity. Duties - Provide technical guidance and support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues. - Stay abreast of and report as relevant on legal political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment. - Engage relevant national authorities and structures in identifying and expanding opportunities in view of developing or strengthening national asylum/RSD systems. - Facilitate a consultative process with government counterparts, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement a comprehensive protection and solutions strategy addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation and/or gender identities (LGBTI persons), persons living with HIV/AIDS; gender equality and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) priorities with regard to these persons. - In operations applying the Cluster Approach, seek to ensure the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in a strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations. - Support senior management to ensure the protection strategy is fully integrated into the Country Operations Plan, the UN Development and Assistance Framework (UNDAF), the Humanitarian Country Team¿s common humanitarian response plan where applicable, as well as with the implementation of the Global Compact on Refugees and the Three Year Strategy on Resettlement and Complementary Pathways. - Promote relevant International, Regional and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct and ensure that all sectors and /or in clusters in applicable operations fulfil their responsibilities in mainstreaming protection. - Promote the implementation of the AGD policy, including UNHCR¿s updated commitments to women and girls, and, design, deliver I and monitor programmes on an AGD basis to address identified protection needs. - Develop, implement and monitor community-based protection strategies and ensure systematic application and integration of participatory and community-based approaches in protection and solutions planning, programming and strategies. - Support the establishment of feedback and response systems and the incorporation of feedback received from persons of concern into programme design and adaptation. - Support the operation to develop and implement robust prevention, identification, and responses to fraud within protection processes and procedures, including registration, RSD, resettlement and complementary pathways, ensuring the integrity of interventions across all protection activities. - Assist UNHCR management at country level to comply with polices and commitment on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse measures. - Oversee and manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. - Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (including women and others in need of civil documentation, in particular birth certificates). - As designated Data Protection Focal Point, assist the data controller in carrying out his or her responsibilities regarding the Data Protection Policy (7.2 DPP). - Oversee and undertake eligibility and status determination within the AoR ensuring compliance with UNHCR procedural standards and international protection principles. - Promote and implement effective strategies and measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness within the AoR. - Contribute to the development and implementation of an education plan as part of protection strategy within the AoR as relevant. - Contribute to the development and implementation of a child protection plan as part of the protection strategy within the AoR ensuring programmes use a child protection systems approach. - Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners. - Work to safeguard the rights of persons of concern in the context of mixed movements as relevant. - Coordinate the preparation of, implement and oversee Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities. - Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement and complementary pathways are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern, including undertaking and/or overseeing resettlement and complementary pathways activities. - Contribute to the coordination of the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related programming with implementing and operational partners. - Contribute to and facilitate a programme of results-based advocacy through a consultative process with sectorial and/or cluster partners. - Ensure that the Protection Sector or Cluster has an effective information management component which: provides disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery. - Build the protection capacity of national and local government, partners and civil society to assume their responsibilities vis-à-vis all persons of concern through protection training, mainstreaming and related activities. - Coordinate capacity-building initiatives for communities and individuals to assert their rights. - Advise and capacitate national authorities, relevant institutions and civil society to strengthen legislation and status determination procedures and mechanisms. - Perform other related duties as required. For positions in Bureaux - Support the Regional Bureau and Country Operations to reflect the protection and solution angle in support of persons of concern within regional processes. - Support Country Operations in the development of strategies to build and further develop national asylum/RSD systems with a view to ensuring their fairness, efficiency, adaptability and integrity, favourable protection environment and solutions. - Assist UNHCR management at regional and country level to comply with polices and commitment on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse measures. - Support Country Operations and ensure they meet their complementary pathways objectives and resettlement quotas. - In close collaboration with DIP, (a) contribute to the development of background and general normative, policy, and legal positions, in compliance with UNHCR¿s global protection policies and standards; (b) contribute to the development of strategies at the regional and country level on the usage of law and policy approaches, including legislative and judicial engagement and UN human rights mechanisms ¿and/or regional ones ¿ and other protection frameworks, and integrated human rights standards in protection strategies and advocacy; and (c) support coordination and review of UNHCR¿s country reports to the UN human rights mechanisms. - Engage in relevant international and regional fora and contribute to forging regional partnerships to advocate for key protection and mandate issues, and engage in cross-cutting protection-related matters, including mixed movement, internal displacement and climate change/disaster-related displacement responses, as well as Statelessness, in cooperation with DIP and where relevant RSD. The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. Additional Information Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees). Closing Date Please note that the closing date for vacancies in the March 2020Compendium is Thursday 16 April 2020 (midnight Geneva time) Apply via weblink, https://public.msrp.unhcr.org/

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  • Please read the Vacancy notice that is available at the bottom of the page (bullet point). Conditions applying for both INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL candidates Only professional experience for which candidates can provide official proof of employment will be considered. Candidates could be requested to provide copies of such official documents prior to interviews/test. *These posts may be located in other duty stations such as Lyon or Singapore **This position is financed by funds external to the Organization and carries, in principle, no expectation of renewal. Any potential subsequent extension will be subject to the terms of the Organization’s Staff Manual, to satisfactory performance and to availability of funds. Tests/interviews in connection to this selection procedure will take place approximately 2/3 weeks after the deadline for applications. Applicants are kindly requested to plan their availability during this period accordingly, in case they are short-listed. Selected candidates will be expected to report for duty approximately one month after receiving an offer of employment at the latest. This selection exercise may be used to generate a reserve list of suitable candidates that will be used to address Organization's similar staffing needs in the future. INTERPOL is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of INTERPOL Member Countries, irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation and disabilities. INTERPOL places no restrictions on the eligibility of candidates, without distinction as to race or ethnic origin, religion, opinions, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. However, the national policy and laws in force in INTERPOL host countries may mean that staff members’ spouses or partners, while legally recognized by the Organization, are not given the same recognition when they reside in certain duty stations. When this is the case, the Organization will inform the candidates accordingly to ensure that they are aware of the situation and allow them to make an informed decision. CONFIDENTIALITY REGIME In application of Article 114.1 of INTERPOL’s Rules on the Processing of Data (RPD), the General Secretariat is “responsible for determining authorization procedures or a system of security clearance at each data confidentiality level”. Member states which are not able or willing to assist INTERPOL in performing such a check should be aware that some INTERPOL information might not be made available to their nationals working at INTERPOL. In order to be able to access police information classified as “INTERPOL For official use only” or “INTERPOL RESTRICTED”, the individual has to obtain “INTERPOL Restricted” security clearance. This clearance is granted after Basic security screening. In order to be able to access police information classified as “INTERPOL CONFIDENTIAL”, the individual has to obtain “INTERPOL Confidential” security clearance. This clearance is granted after Enhanced security screening. Under no circumstances should clearance be granted simply because of an official’s rank, post held, or length of service. Staff may only gain access to General Secretariat premises and to police information if the appropriate INTERPOL security clearance has been obtained. In order to reduce the contract timeline, and as the Enhanced security screening may take some time, the Official requiring INTERPOL Confidential security clearance may be authorized to start the appointment if the NCB can confirm that the equivalent to Basic security screening has been performed. Access to INTERPOL CONFIDENTIAL information will not be authorized until Enhanced security screening is confirmed. Available documents INT02278 - Vacancy Notice - Regional Product Deployment Officer.pdf

Job Description:

  • Please read the Vacancy notice that is available at the bottom of the page (bullet point). Conditions applying for both INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL candidates Only professional experience for which candidates can provide official proof of employment will be considered. Candidates could be requested to provide copies of such official documents prior to interviews/test. *These posts may be located in other duty stations such as Lyon or Singapore **This position is financed by funds external to the Organization and carries, in principle, no expectation of renewal. Any potential subsequent extension will be subject to the terms of the Organization’s Staff Manual, to satisfactory performance and to availability of funds. Tests/interviews in connection to this selection procedure will take place approximately 2/3 weeks after the deadline for applications. Applicants are kindly requested to plan their availability during this period accordingly, in case they are short-listed. Selected candidates will be expected to report for duty approximately one month after receiving an offer of employment at the latest. This selection exercise may be used to generate a reserve list of suitable candidates that will be used to address Organization's similar staffing needs in the future. INTERPOL is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of INTERPOL Member Countries, irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation and disabilities. INTERPOL places no restrictions on the eligibility of candidates, without distinction as to race or ethnic origin, religion, opinions, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. However, the national policy and laws in force in INTERPOL host countries may mean that staff members’ spouses or partners, while legally recognized by the Organization, are not given the same recognition when they reside in certain duty stations. When this is the case, the Organization will inform the candidates accordingly to ensure that they are aware of the situation and allow them to make an informed decision. CONFIDENTIALITY REGIME In application of Article 114.1 of INTERPOL’s Rules on the Processing of Data (RPD), the General Secretariat is “responsible for determining authorization procedures or a system of security clearance at each data confidentiality level”. Member states which are not able or willing to assist INTERPOL in performing such a check should be aware that some INTERPOL information might not be made available to their nationals working at INTERPOL. In order to be able to access police information classified as “INTERPOL For official use only” or “INTERPOL RESTRICTED”, the individual has to obtain “INTERPOL Restricted” security clearance. This clearance is granted after Basic security screening. In order to be able to access police information classified as “INTERPOL CONFIDENTIAL”, the individual has to obtain “INTERPOL Confidential” security clearance. This clearance is granted after Enhanced security screening. Under no circumstances should clearance be granted simply because of an official’s rank, post held, or length of service. Staff may only gain access to General Secretariat premises and to police information if the appropriate INTERPOL security clearance has been obtained. In order to reduce the contract timeline, and as the Enhanced security screening may take some time, the Official requiring INTERPOL Confidential security clearance may be authorized to start the appointment if the NCB can confirm that the equivalent to Basic security screening has been performed. Access to INTERPOL CONFIDENTIAL information will not be authorized until Enhanced security screening is confirmed. Available documents INT02278 - Vacancy Notice - Regional Product Deployment Officer.pdf Apply via the website, https://interpol.recruitmentplatform.com

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