UNHCR TA – Senior Social Protection Officer Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNHCR TA – Senior Social Protection Officer Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UNHCR Kenya looking for “TA – Senior Social Protection Officer”. Applicants with a degree in Master Degree may apply on or before 1st Aug 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 TA – Senior Social Protection Officer Jobs 2022

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on 19th July 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of TA – Senior Social Protection Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Position TA – Senior Social Protection Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master Degree
Experience Required Minimum Nine years
Application Deadline 1st Aug 2022

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2022

Duties and Responsibilities: The Senior Social Protection Officer is expected to:

  • Build on the recent mapping and analysis of existing and planned government social protection systems and programmes in the region and the key actors supporting this and work with Country Operations to refine and make progress on the key recommendations of the regional study (produced in 2021).
  • Support selected Country Operations to develop roadmaps/country level plans towards the inclusion of UNHCR¿s Persons of Concern (PoCs) to social protection programmes, including how to align UNHCR assistance to these programmes within the Area of Responsibility (AOR), working with Multi-Functional Teams to transform this into planning (including resourcing) in accordance with UNHCR procedures.
  • Support Country Operations in host countries accessing IDA-19 and IDA-20 WHR funding for social protection projects to engage in project design and implementation, including potential ¿transition action plans¿ for PoC inclusion.
  • Contribute to policy development and advocacy, providing operational and best-practice briefs to senior management and other technical staff engaged in external processes and partnerships linked to social protection.
  • Leverage external partnerships to influence government and donor policy dialogue.
  • Represent UNHCR and support advocacy and funding partnerships with host Governments, key bilateral donors and international financial institutions working to strengthen social protection systems and COVID-19 responses in forced displacement contexts.
  • Continue to organize and co-chair with ILO and the World Bank quarterly meetings of the Regional Knowledge Exchange on Social Protection and Forced Displacement (revived in 2021) which includes UNHCR, World Bank, ILO, UNDP, FCDO, UNICEF, WFP, GIZ, ECHO, EC Delegation, REDSS, NRC, Oxfam, Concern, CALP etc. Ensure the data portal for this group is kept up to date.
  • Promote and support applied research to build the knowledge base for UNHCR and other external actors for the inclusion of refugees and other PoCs to social protection and economic inclusion programmes.
  • Support the capacity building of regional and country operations staff through training sessions, sharing of internal and external best practices and relevant research and experience.
  • Further develop relationships with key social protection stakeholders at a regional level to further the inclusion agenda.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: TA – Senior Social Protection Officer in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Nairobi (RB), Kenya
  • Hardship Level: B
  • Job ID: 38137
  • Salary Grade
  • Family Location Type: Family
  • Deadline: 1st Aug 2022


  • At least a master¿s degree in Socio-Economic Development; Social Sciences; Development studies; Community Development; International Relations; Law; Political Science; DisasterRisk Management/Emergency Management/related Environmental/Earth science or other relevant field.


  • At least 9 years of demonstrated experience in field programming and support related government social protection systems, particularly in contexts of fragility and/or forced displacement.

How to Apply UNHCR TA – Senior Social Protection Officer 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=38137&PostingSeq=1

The Closing Date: 1st Aug 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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