VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: Protection Associate (CYP/2020/2)
Date of advertisement: 14/5/2020
Application deadline: 28/5/2020
This is a UNOPS Local Individual Contractor Agreement (LICA) position.
Title: Protection Associate
Type of contract: UNOPS LICA 6
Organizational Unit: Protection Unit
Duty station: Nicosia, Cyprus
Duration: Until 31/12/2020
Within the framework of UNHCR’s supervisory responsibility, the UNHCR Country Office in Cyprus seeks a Protection Associate (Refugee Status Determination) to work within the Refugee Reviewing Authority, which is an independent body and operates to review first-instance decisions of the Asylum Service of the Republic of Cyprus. The mandate of the Refugee Reviewing Authority is to cease at the end of 2020. In June 2019, the Refugee Reviewing Authority ceased to accept new administrative reviews but continues to operate to determine its pending caseload.
The Protection Associate will work under the supervision of the Assistant Protection Officer and the Protection Officer of the Protection Unit of UNHCR and will assist the administrative officers at the Refugee Reviewing Authority in relation to finalizing the existing asylum caseload.
How to apply:
Please note that his is a local position for which a valid working permit in Cyprus is required.
To apply please download the Personal History Form (PHF) and the Supplementary Sheet as per below:
– Personal History Form: https://unhcr.org/recruit/UNHCR_Personal_History_Form.docm
– Supplementary Sheet: https://unhcr.org/recruit/UNHCR_PHF_Supplementary.docm
Please send the completed and signed PHF and Supplementary Sheet to Ms Maria Kyriacou ([email protected]).
PHF must be signed for an application to be considered valid; Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted; Applications will not be acknowledged. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. For application-related queries please write to [email protected].