Vacancies: Protection Associate (2 positions) at UNHCR Malta

Vacancies for Protection Associates at UNHCR Malta


UNHCR Malta is recruiting two Protection Associates to carry out a wide range of activities related to the protection of persons of concern.


UNHCR’s overall objective in Malta is to advocate for access to protection on appropriate terms and promote durable solutions for all persons of concern. The Protection Associate is relied upon to contribute to the strengthening of UNHCR’s capacity to advocate for access to protection on appropriate terms according to UNHCR Malta’s strategy, mainly focusing on PROTECTION. The Protection Associate will refer to UNHCR Malta’s protection priorities as developed by the Office. S/he shall be required to have regular contact with the Protection Unit and with colleagues in other functional units to discuss durable solutions for beneficiaries of international protection. The incumbent is required to spend a substantial percentage of her/his time working outside the office, conducting visits in detention and open reception centres, conducting monitoring activities (including at disembarkation sites) and providing support as required in line with UNHCR’s protection strategy.

Starting Date: October 2019 or as agreed with selected candidate.
Envisaged Duration: Until 31 December 2019 (with a possibility of renewal)


For full details and application instructions, please click here.

Deadline to submit applications: Wednesday 2nd October 2019