Vacancy Notice: Protection Associate

Vacancy for Protection Associate at UNHCR Malta


UNHCR Malta is recruiting a Protection Associate, whose main responsibilities will include monitoring protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards, and providing functional protection support to information management and programme staff.


The Protection Associate is expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern (PoC) and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors. S/he contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor.

The Protection Associate also ensures that persons of concern are involved in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.


Applications must be submitted online through the UNHCR Jobs Portal. For the job description and application instructions, please click here.

Deadline to submit applications: 1st December 2019