UNHCR Senior Child Protection Assistant Jobs 2022 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

UNHCR Senior Child Protection Assistant Jobs 2022 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs. UNHCR Ethiopia looking for “Senior Child Protection Assistant”. Applicants with a degree in High School may apply on or before 31st March 2022.

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.

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UNHCR Senior Child Protection Assistant Jobs 2022

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on 21st March 2022 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Senior Child Protection Assistant to be based in Asosa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Position Senior Child Protection Assistant
Location Asosa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification High School
Experience Required Minimum Two years
Application Deadline 31st March 2022

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2022

Job Duties:

  • Contribute to assessing child protection issues through multi-sectoral and protection specific assessments.
  • Facilitate consultation with children, youth and communities to inform child protection strategy and programme activities.
  • Contribute to the formulation of child protection strategy and planning.
  • 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.
  • Undertake consultation with children, youth and communities and provide information on appropriate and meaningful approaches for their effective participation and programmatic responses on child protection issues.
  • Provide input to Protection Unit to inform advocacy to address key child protection concerns.
  • Engage children, youth and communities in the implementation of child protection activities, provide information to children, youth and communities about child protection services and monitor and report on needs and issues to inform the Operations Response.
  • Conduct Best Interest Procedures for individual children at heightened risks and prepare Best Interests Determination report, when required.
  • Participate in the Best Interests Procedure Case Conferences and BID panels and draft associated documentation as required.
  • Implement child protection SOPS and ensure up to date and effective referral to key services.
  • Store and update child’s case file in UNHCR data bases in accordance with UNHCR standards.
  • Engage with children, youth and community members in identifying community-based child protection activities.
  • Monitor and support appropriate care arrangements for unaccompanied and separated children and referral of children to ICRC or other relevant partners for establishment of family linkages.
  • Regularly report on emerging protection issues and concerns voiced by children, youth and communities and assist in drafting reports, compiling and preparing data for the protection unit/section.
  • Provide functional guidance to UNHCR and partner staff involved in child protection activities.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Senior Child Protection Assistant (Local Individual Contract, UNOPS, L-ICA -5) Tongo
  • Location: Asosa, Ethiopia-Fed Demo Rep Of
  • Hardship Level: D
  • Job ID: 34680
  • Salary Grade
  • Family Location Type: Non-Family


  • High School Diploma.


  • 2 years relevant experience 1 year relevant work experience.

How to Apply UNHCR Senior Child Protection Assistant Jobs 2022

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

Then to apply, go to https://public.msrp.unhcr.org/psp/RAHRPRDX/EMPLOYEE/HR/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=2&JobOpeningId=34680&PostingSeq=1

The Closing Date: 31st March 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.unhcr.org
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