UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near EastClosing Date : 2020-02-23
Duty Station : Beirut, Lebanon
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Organization: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 23 Feb 2020

Supports the mainstreaming of protection principles and standards in UNRWA service delivery and programmes including the implementation of protection audits and follow-up to their recommendations as well as support to the coordination of area protection working groups to share good practices to enhance protection responses;

Conducts regular field missions to gather information and data on protection issues confronted by Palestine refugees in order to analyse and report on the protection context and issues encountered in the field and adequately identify emerging areas of concern as a basis for informing programmatic and advocacy responses and contributing to information management systems in line with UNRWA policies and procedures;

Contributes to designing a comprehensive area level protection strategy in support of the area office by: coordinating, ensuring quality, and providing technical support (including in the areas of general protection, gender-based-violence, child protection and disabilities) to ensure effective responses by programmes (particularly at the area level) according to agreed priorities and procedures;

In coordination with other staff at the area level, builds and maintains relationships with a broad network of stakeholders (including government, local authorities, UN agencies and NGOs as well as beneficiaries and other persons of concern) who can contribute to protection responses for Palestine refugees and in this regard enhances collaboration and coordination to address protection issues and provide/support external briefings to various interlocutors as required;

Undertakes spot-checks and follow-up of the most serious neutrality issues under the guidance of the Protection and Neutrality Team Leader and according to standard operating procedures in coordination with senior programme and other staff (including schools principals, chief medical officers, chief area officers and installations managers) that will conduct the installations inspections, providing support as required;

Supports the delivery of trainings to UNRWA personnel on protection and humanitarian principles (particularly neutrality) as required;

Prepares reports, briefings, and training materials as required and conducts oral and written translations of Arabic and English where required;

Performs other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).

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