UNHCR Associate Child Protection Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNHCR Associate Child Protection Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNHCR Ethiopia looking for “Associate Child Protection Officer”.

Applicants with an Undergraduate Degree may apply on or before 10th March, 2024.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with over 17,300 staff working in 135 countries.

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on 16th February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Associate Child Protection Officer to be based in Jijiga, Ethiopia.

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2024

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute, under the overall guidance of the supervisor, to the formulation of child protection key considerations in multi-sectoral and protection specific assessments and monitoring.
  • Provide effective and timely support to the formulation and monitoring of a clear and coherent child protection strategy as part of the operation’s broader Protection and Solutions Strategy.
  • Ensure compliance with UNHCR’s child protection policy, priorities and commitments, as well as other aligned policies on age, gender, diversity (AGD) and accountability to affected populations (AAP), GBV, gender equality, disability and youth empowerment.
  • Contribute to assessment of the capacity of national child protection system and services, the inclusion of children of concern into national child protection laws, policies and services and strengthening the capacity of the national child protection system to provide quality support to children of concern.
  • Support child protection data collection, analysis and dissemination within UNHCR and partners.
  • Assist in defining context-appropriate approaches for a meaningful participation of children, adolescents and youth in the development and implementation of strategies that address key child protection priorities.
  • Support the supervisor in evidence-based advocacy with UNHCR senior management, authorities and other actors on child protection.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of child protection programmes, including multi-sectoral activities based on identified needs and in line with Child Protection Strategy and UNHCR’s global, regional and national policies and standards.
  • Contribute to the effective implementation of Best Interests Procedure by UNHCR and partners for timely support for children at heightened risk including supervision of UNHCR case management staff in line with UNHCR Best Interests Procedures Guidelines.
  • Contribute to the development/update and implementation of Child Protection Standard Operating Procedures in collaboration with partners and other sectors, particularly GBV, Education, Cash-based Interventions and MHPSS.
  • Support implementation of child protection information management systems in accordance with UNHCR’s Policy and procedures and interagency child protection information management standards and agreements.
  • Support community-based child protection programmes based on thorough understanding of the community structures, capacity and needs and in collaboration with Community-Based Protection colleagues.
  • Assist in monitoring the implementation of UNHCR and partners’ child protection programme and recommend corrective actions, if required.
  • Provide technical support to UNHCR colleagues to effectively mainstream child protection in UNHCR’s overall response.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Tittle: Associate Child Protection Officer
  • locations: Jijiga, Ethiopia
  • time type: Full time
  • posted on: Posted Yesterday
  • job requisition id: JR2436086

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree.

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.

How to Apply UNHCR Associate Child Protection Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://unhcr.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Jijiga-Ethiopia/Assc-Child-Protection-Officer_JR2436086

The Closing Date: 10th March, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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