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VA 41/2017: Assistant Protection Officer (NO-A), FTA on replacement capacity, Mae Hong Son


Organization : UNHCR
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 15 Nov 2017
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Deadline : 28 / November / 2017

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand


Vacancy Announcement No. 41/2017  

Internal/External Circulation


Position Title:

Assistant Protection Officer


Post Level:


Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

15 November 2017


Post No.:


Report To:

Protection Officer

Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement:

28 November 2017



Protection Unit


Duty Station:

Mae Hong Son, Thailand

Contractual Status:

Fixed-Term Appointment

(on a replacement capacity)



The Assistant Protection Officer reports to the Protection Officer or the Senior Protection Officer. Depending on the size and structure of the Office, the incumbent may have supervisory responsibility for protection staff including community services, registration, resettlement and education. He/she provides functional protection guidance to information management and programme staff; and monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards.


The Assistant Protection Officer is expected to: coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern; and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors.  He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and represents the organization externally on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor.


He/she also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office 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.  





Accountability (key results that will be achieved)







Responsibility (process and functions undertaken to achieve results)




Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve results)















­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Please submit your Motivation Letter, P.11 and Curriculum Vitae indicating the vacancy announcement number and position title to:


Applications will not be acknowledged.  Only the successful candidate will be notified the outcome of the selection process. 


UNHCR/P.11 and supplementary forms can be downloaded from:



Please note that the short-listed candidates are required to attend both written test and interview. 


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