UNHCR Protection Associate Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs

UNHCR Protection Associate Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs. UNHCR Zambia programme looking for “Protection Associate“. Applicants with a High School Diploma,  Bachelor or equivalent or higher may apply on or before 28th May 2021.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 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.

UNHCR Protection Associate Jobs 2021

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on 24 May 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Protection Associate to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  (UNHCR)
Position Protection Associate
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification High School Diploma,  Bachelor or equivalent or higher
Experience Required Minimum three years
Application Deadline 28th May 2021

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: The Protection Associate must be able to contribute to the drafting of high-quality policy documents and notes to support the on-going development of the new refugee policy. S/He must have the ability to lead partner inter-agency coordination and stakeholders engagement in the delivery of various protection services such as `legal frameworks, provide solid advice on appeal processes, work on a voluntary repatriation plans, local integration strategy, detention monitoring strategy, protection of urban refugees as well as provide guidance on individual protection cases involving marginalized groups such as LBGTQI.


  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to PoC.
  • Provide advice on protection issues to PoC; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Assist in conducting eligibility and status determination for PoC.
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulment, expulsion and other protection incidents.


  • Essential: For G6 – 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher Position Competencies.


  • Minimum three years relevant experience

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Hardship Level: B
  • Family Location Type: Family
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNHCR Protection Associate Jobs 2021

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

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 28th May 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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