UN Data Management Associate Career Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10026382
Vacancy Notice: 018/2016
Reports to: Protection
Duty Station: Adjumani,
Post Grade: GL6
About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was
established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.
UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international
protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees
and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate
concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under
Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary: The Data
Management Associate will provide the incumbent with general guidance and work
plans. The incumbent will work independently with oversight from the
supervisor. Contact will be mainly with the colleagues in the same duty station
to exchange information and to discuss the work plans. External contacts are
with the national and local authorities for gathering and exchange of data
Key Duties and
  • The incumbent will assess the needs of
    persons of concern in the AoR and formulate project submissions in
    collaboration with district authorities and implementing partners.
  • Actively promote and monitor the
    implementation of assistance projects.
  • Report regularly on rate of flow of new
    arrivals and estimate expected influx based on interviews with persons of
  • Work in close co-ordination with
    implementing partners, assist with the reception, registration and
    provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Keep track of cases of detention; register
    applicants for voluntary repatriation and family reunion.
  • Offer support in the preparation of
    monthly sectoral reports and submit material for preparation of periodic
    project monitoring reports and year-end reports.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as
Key Performance Indicators:
  • The Office has reliable and up-to-date
    data on persons of concern.
  • Standard and ad-hoc reports are produced.
    Trends and patterns of data are analysed and interpreted.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNHCR Data Management Associate job placement should have completed
    Secondary Education with certificate/training in Information Technology
    & Database Management.
  • At least six years of previous relevant
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software
    and database applications.
  • Good computer skills (MS Office, including
    Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Excellent communication skills (written
    and oral).
  • Training Skills are desired
  • Knowledge of UNHCR programmes and
    activities is an added advantage
  • Technical GIS knowledge is also desired
  • Ability to work as part of a team but also
    independently, in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Knowledge of the UN system.
  • Ability to work in remote areas.
  • Fluency in English, Madi, Lugbara and
How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions
after reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 24th
September, 2016

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