Vacancies

7 May 2021

Vacancy Notice – Senior Community-based Protection Associate (G5)

UNHCR Malta is recruiting a Senior Community-Based Protection Associate

Organisational setting: 

The Senior Community-Based Protection Assistant is a member of the Protection Unit and may report to the Protection Officer, Community-Based Protection Officer, or another more senior staff member in the Protection Unit.

The Senior Community-Based Protection Assistant works directly with communities of concern to identify the risks they face and to leverage their capacities to protect themselves, their families and communities. The incumbent supports the application of community-based protection standards, operational procedures and practices in community-based protection delivery at the field level.

To fulfil this role, the Senior Community-Based Protection Assistant is required to spend a substantial percentage of the workday outside the office, building and maintaining networks within communities of persons of concern (PoC).

The development and maintenance of constructive relationships with PoC that measurably impact and enhance protection planning, programming and results, form the core of the work of the incumbent. S/he also supports the designing of a community-based protection strategy by ensuring that it is based on consultation with PoC.

How to apply:

Please visit the UNHCR careers portal.

Click on ‘Malta’ under the ‘Country’ menu on the left-hand panel, or search for ‘Malta’ in the keywords search bar. Then select ‘Senior Community-Based Protection Assistant’. You will be directed to a page with the full job description and application instructions.

Deadline to submit applications: Saturday 22 May 2021

6 May 2021

Vacancy Notice – Protection Associate (G6)

UNHCR Malta is recruiting a Protection Associate.

Organisational setting: 

The G6 Protection Associate is a member of the Protection team and will be supervised by an International Legal Officer.

They are 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.

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.

How to apply:

Please visit the UNHCR careers portal.

Click on ‘Malta’ under the ‘Country’ menu on the left-hand panel, or search for ‘Malta’ in the keywords search bar. Then select ‘Protection Associate – 2687’. You will be directed to a page with the full job description and application instructions.

Deadline to submit applications: Friday 21 May 2021