Liaison Officer in Beirut

Beirut with Field visits to (North Bekaa - Central Bekaa - West Bekaa - Mount Lebanon and South Lebanon)

Full Time

  • Deadline for Applications: 15th April 2019
  • Job DESCRIPTION: Maintain balanced and good relations with local authorities related to prisons and detention centers at all times on different levels
    Create and update regularly a database of contact details for officials related to prisons and detention facilities on all levels.
    Conduct regular visits to officials related to prisons and detention facilities
    Create an ongoing dialogue with related officials related to policies, methods of detention monitoring, modality of assistance, approaches towards imprisonment and detention and other related topics
    Interfere and support in cases of restricted access to one or more prison or detention facility as well as restriction of access to inmates and detainees of people of concern
    Produce regular reports to be shared with program management and senior staff about status of relation and coordination with related authorities.
  • Job Qualifications: A degree in public relations or related field Demonstrated practical experience in running networks and coordination mechanisms Previous coordination and relation with local authorities especially with ISF and GSO is an asset Knowledge in legal procedures for accessing prisons and detention centers is an asset Computer, Microsoft office and English language skills is preferable Demonstrated Knowledge of UNHCR's mandate, programs and activities as well as values and principles.