اعلان توظيف صادر عن UNHCR
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Desired Candidate Profile
-proven capacity to work in a team.
-12 years of experience with UNHCR, the bulk of which has been in protection delivery working in country operations.
-familiarity with the operational context as evidenced by multiple prior postings in the MENA region.
-completions of HCR Facilitation of Learning Programme.
-substantial background and experience as a facilitator of protection training to capacitate UNHCR staff.
-willing to undertake a substantial number of missions annually.
-fluency in oral and written Arabic.
-female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Required languages (expected Overall ability is at least B2 level):
Occupational Safety and Health Considerations:
The Security Level for Amman and the rest of the country is assessed at Level 1 (MINIMAL), except the northeast Jordanian Syrian border area, where it is assessed at Level 3 (MODERATE). Road traffic accidents remain a pertinent risk to staff. Vehicle travel is difficult at certain times due to adverse weather conditions, low visibility and/or heavy traffic.
Nature of Position:
This MENA Bureau position covers 19 countries and 21 operational contexts in the Middle East and North Africa. The incumbent should have substantial protection training and capacitation background. S/he is responsible for learning development programming and implementation focusing on regional response to protection needs. The role of the job is to develop relevant regional learning and designing and delivering customized solutions for colleagues in functional areas as they relate to the protection of refugees, IDPs and stateless persons. Areas of the MENA Protection Service focus to which the incumbent is expected to contribute include, access, non-refoulement, rescue at sea, LGBTIQ+, AGD, community based protection, communication with communities, NSAGs and counterterrorism, child protection, education, IHL, human rights law, Detention, mental health and psychosocial support, minority rights, mixed movements, climate change, smuggling, PSEA, trafficking, GBV, social protection, climate change, League of Arab States, Palestinian refugees, youth, civil society partnerships, academic partnerships, refugee status determination, durable solutions, registration, and other topical issues. The main focus of the incumbent will be the delivery of protection related training and other capacitation tools to UNHCR staff in MENA, either through direct implementation by her/him or through support to and engagement with others undertaking direct delivery. The job requires the incumbent to work both internally with the Divisions and Bureaux and in coordination with regional and field offices and external partners concerning capacity building and awareness raising activities to ensure appropriate cross-linkages of all UNHCR learning and development programmes. S/he will work with external service providers, consultants, e-learning developers, printing and production companies and others, and be responsible for preparing requests for proposals for acquiring goods and services. The incumbent establishes strong linkages with subject matter experts from other UN agencies and non-governmental agencies as necessary on various issues linked to protection training. Given the operational context English and Arabic language skills are essential.
Living and Working Conditions:
Jordan has a total population of 9.4 million people. Amman houses 42% of Jordan’s population, 4.008 million, making it the populous city in the country. Amman is categorized as (A) duty station. Several International airlines operate daily flights from Amman (Queen Alia International Airport). The local currency is the Jordanian Dinar and the exchange rate is fixed and equivalent to ( 1 JOD=0.71 USD), Money traders and good local banking system are available.
Jordan is visa free for UNLP holders; however appointed staff must obtain a residency permit. Residency permits and other local protocol remain a challenge due to governmental procedures, subject to frequent changes. The process of obtaining residency in Jordan may vary depending on nationality of applicant, type of contract offered and its length.
Staff members assigned to Amman are residing in private accommodation. Rent in Amman can vary depending on the size of the property itself, number of bedrooms and the area of Amman in which it is located. Renting a 3-bedroom apartment can range from 1100 – 2500 USD per month.
Food and other commodities are widely available in the local shops and markets.
Amman tends to have a Mediterranean climate; summers are mildly hot, winter usually starts around the end of November and continues until mid-March, there is occasional snowfall.
The medium for teaching in international schools is English, however there are a few French language schools as well. There is a plethora of institutions for children of all ages from pre-school to high school as well universities.
The majority of international educational institutions are in Amman.
Amman is the home to many top-end hospitals and clinics. Due to Jordanian healthcare’s international appeal, nearly all doctors and many support staff speak English. Healthcare here is also very accessible and affordable.
CompetenciesAccountability, Client & results orientation, Commitment to continuous learning, Communication, Empowering & building trust, Judgement & decision making, Managing performance, Managing resource, Organizational awareness, Planning & organizing, Policy research & development, Stakeholder management, Teamwork & collaboration
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