UNHCR Senior Community-Based Protection Associate Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

UNHCR Senior Community-Based Protection Associate Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

UNHCR Uganda looking for “Senior Community-Based Protection Associate”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 14, 2024.

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was created in 1950, during the aftermath of the Second World War, to help millions of Europeans who had fled or lost their homes. We had three years to complete our work and then disband.

UNHCR Senior Community-Based Protection Associate Jobs 2024

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on May 03, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Community-Based Protection Associate to be based in Arua, Uganda.

Recruiter United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position Senior Community-Based Protection Associate
Location Arua, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Two years
Application Deadline May 14, 2024

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2024


  • – Assist functional units, the Multi-Functional Team (MFT) and senior management to integrate participatory and community-based approaches in the overall protection strategy and operational procedures.
  • – Through relationships with PoC and network of partners, stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to the protection team. Understand the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the PoC and advise the protection team accordingly, highlighting the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, marginalized groups.
  • – Work with host communities to identify opportunities for national civil society involvement in improving the protection of PoC.
  • – Work with implementing and operational partners as well as with displaced and local communities to develop community-owned activities to address, where applicable, the social, educational, psycho-social, cultural, health, organisational and livelihood concerns as well as child protection and prevention and response to GBV.
  • – Perform analysis that identifies the capacities of communities of concern and risks they face.
  • – Contribute to participatory assessments and ongoing consultation with PoC using multifunctional teams.
  • – Plan and monitor programmes and budgets with an AGD perspective.
  • – Build capacity to maximize opportunities for participatory and community-based approaches and to make appropriate use of guidelines and tools in working with partners and other relevant entities.
  • – Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures.
  • – Ensure community understanding of UNHCR’s commitment to deliver on accountability and quality assurance in its response.
  • – Assist in developing UNHCR communication strategies by emphasizing the participatory, community-based and AGD approaches.
  • – Act as an interpreter in exchange of routine information, contribute to related liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries.
  • – Contribute to the enforcement of participatory AGD sensitive analysis as an essential basis for all of UNHCR’s work.
  • – Initiate AGD sensitive interventions at the appropriate level on community-based protection issues and to respond to protection concerns and incidents within the office, with external interlocutors, groups and individuals based on agreed parameters.
  • – Identify and select which individuals or groups to prioritize for counselling and field visits based on agreed criteria.
  • – Intervene with authorities on protection.
  • – Enforce compliance of staff and implementing partners with global protection policies and standards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services.
  • – As instructed by the supervisor, approve individual payment requests for PoC.
  • – Support the identification and management of risks and seek to seize opportunities impacting objectives in the area of responsibility. Ensure decision making in risk based in the functional area of work. Raise risks, issues and concerns to a supervisor or to relevant functional colleague(s).
  • – Perform other related duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Full time
  • Posted 2 Days Ago
  • job requisition id: JR2441116
  • Location: Arua, Uganda


  • 4 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Functional Skills

  • *IT-Computer Literacy
  • IT-Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • UN-UN/UNHCR Administrative Rules, Regulations and Procedures
  • PR-Community-based Protection – Principles and methodologies
  • CL-Multi-stakeholder Communications with Partners, Government & Community
  • PG-Stakeholder management and coordination with Implementing Partners (Gov/NGO/Corporate)
  • TR-Capacity Building
  • (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements

  • For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
  • For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
  • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

How to Apply UNHCR Senior Community-Based Protection Associate Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://unhcr.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Arua-Uganda/Snr-Community-Based-Prot-Assc_JR2441116

The Closing Date: May 14, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.unhcr.org
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