vacance de poste

Intitulé publication: Protection Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)
Intitulé code d’emploi: MANAGER
Département / Bureau: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Lieu d'affectation: FO Gaza
Période de candidature: 06 octobre 2021 - 19 octobre 2021
No de l’appel á candidature: 21-Public Administration-UNRWA-165567-J- (E)
Staffing Exercise N/A
Valeurs fondamentales de l'ONU: intégrité, professionnalisme, respect de la diversité
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Cadre organisationnel

The Protection Officer reports directly to Protection and Neutrality Team Leader. He/she is assigned to strengthening Humanitarian Principles (HP) initiative. He/she is responsible for ensuring that all activities related to protection as identified by the UNRWA protection policy are mainstreamed into core programmes in an effective, efficient, ethical and politically sensitive manner, and that institutional capacity development takes place to embed protection into service delivery at all levels of operations. In the implementation of this function, he/she will also be responsible to ensure, as and where appropriate, that relevant other cross-cutting issues, such as gender, disability and youth, are included in protection mainstreaming initiatives and activities.


- Leads protection component of integrated checks of all UNRWA facilities, maintaining compliance to standard operating procedures, ensuring follow-up and accountability for any protection issues uncovered during integrated checks; ensures that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth, the elderly, persons with disabilities, minorities and other groups of concern;
- Oversees and coordinates measures to ensure programmes’ compliance with protection standards;
- Identifies and coaches Programme Protection Focal Points to develop adequate knowledge, leadership and capacity to mainstream protection within their programmes and services;
- Provides technical support and policy advice in respect of agreed themes and activities; supports the Protection Working Group through the Project Cycle Management approach to develop an annual work plan with clear deliverables and indicators of success;
- Supports fundraising, formulation and implementation of field protection programme initiatives responding to protection needs;
- Coordinates with internal and external actors to conduct mapping and assessment of protection issues and the existing protection system within the field of operation; the assessment of protection issues should be made in a format that can feed into field specific as well as agency-wide vulnerability assessments;
- Supports the development and delivery of protection-related training and knowledge building including the development of a training strategy based on clearly defined standards and competencies;
- Develops and maintains effective external relations, including with UNRWA partners, other agencies, donors, and beneficiary stakeholders related to protection, humanitarian coordination, and institutional capacity development on cross cutting issues, and assisting in establishing protection multi-sector and multi-stakeholder coordination mechanisms; through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stays abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.


Professionnalisme :
Tirer fierté de son travail et de ses réalisations. Faire preuve de compétence professionnelle et de maîtrise du Sujet. Apporter à l’exécution de ses tâches la conscience et le souci d’efficacité voulus pour être en mesure d’honorer Les engagements contractés, de tenir les délais impartis et d’obtenir les résultats escomptés. Agir pour des motifs professionnels plutôt que personnels. Persévérer face aux obstacles et aux difficultés. Garder son calme dans les situations de crise.Prendre la responsabilité de transversaliser la problématique hommes-femmes et d’assurer l’égale participation des femmes et des hommes dans toutes les activités.

Créativité :
S’employer activement à améliorer les programmes ou services. Proposer des solutions novatrices afin de résoudre les problèmes ou de répondre aux besoins des clients. Promouvoir des idées nouvelles et amener autrui à s’y intéresser. Prendre des risques calculés en misant sur des formules qui sortent de l’ordinaire; oser ne pas suivre les sentiers battus. S’intéresser aux idées et aux démarches nouvelles. Ne pas être prisonnier des opinions et solutions toutes faites.

Sens de responsabilités :
Assumer toutes ses responsabilités et honorer ses engagements. Livrer les produits dont on a la responsabilité dans les délais et au coût prévus, en se tenant aux normes de qualité Se conformer aux règles et procédures de l’Organisation. Soutenir ses subordonnés, les encadrer et assumer la responsabilité des tâches qui leur sont déléguées. Prendre personnellement la responsabilité de ses propres erreurs et, le cas échéant, de celles de son service.

Aptitude à planifier et à organiser :
Définir clairement des buts compatibles avec les stratégies convenues. Hiérarchiser les activités et tâches prioritaires; modifier
les priorités en fonction des besoins. Prévoir suffisamment de temps et de ressources pour mener sa tâche à bien. Tenir compte des risques et des imprévus dans la planification. Suivre l’exécution des plans et les modifier s’il y a lieu. Tirer le meilleur parti du temps dont on dispose

Aptitude à donner confiance : Créer le climat voulu pour que chacun puisse s’exprimer et agir sans crainte de rétorsion. Diriger de façon cohérente et prévisible. Jouer la carte de la transparence. Faire confiance à ses collègues et subordonnés ainsi qu’aux clients. Reconnaître le mérite. Donner suite aux décisions convenues. Traiter avec doigté l’information délicate ou confidentielle.


A university degree from an accredited educational institution in public or business administration, social sciences international humanitarian assistance, law, international relations or related discipline, with a focus on international rights, international humanitarian law and/or refugee law.

Expérience professionnelle

- At least six years of progressively responsible relevant experience.

At least two years of work experience with an international or large government organization in the area of refugee protection, protection mainstreaming and humanitarian project management;

- A minimum of two continuous years of relevant international experience outside UNRWA, and outside the country(s) of which the candidate is a national or holds citizenship, a passport or a national identity number

- Experience in the design, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of protection-tailored projects;

- Previous work experience in refugee settings, preferably with international organizations, such as UNHCR, UNRWA or ICRC, or other relevant international non-governmental organizations;

- Knowledge of activities of UNRWA operations and services (desirable);

- In-depth knowledge of Middle Eastern geo-political realities and their socio-cultural implications (desirable).

Connaissances linguistiques

- Fluency in spoken and written English;
- Working knowledge of Arabic (desirable).

Méthode d'évaluation

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Notice spéciale

Type of Contract and Duration: Temporary Appointment for 6 months, with the possibility of further extensions subject to availability of funds, need and performance

Within the framework of the Inter-Agency Mobility Agreement, UNRWA will seek to engage staff members from other UN entities under this framework, should they be found suitable for this Temporary Appointment.

UN Core Values of Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity and Core Competencies of Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results apply by default.

- Relating and Networking
- Planning and Organizing
- Analyzing
- Creating and Innovating
- Respect for Diversity
- Professionalism

A roster may be created from the selection exercise, and successful candidates may become eligible for a temporary appointment to the same post or a similar post.

Gaza is a non-family duty station.

Applicants have to complete the Personal History Profile (PHP) in inspira in order to be considered. The PHP should be completed with full relevant work experience as per the requirements in the Job Opening, in order to be considered.

UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. The mission of UNRWA is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development under the difficult circumstances in which they live.

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Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her.

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups.

At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

UNRWA Considerations
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.
UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

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