Fresher Assistant Field Officer UN Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:      Assistant Field Officer
Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10026804
Vacancy Notice: 001/2017
Reports to: Senior Field
Coordinator or Field Officer or Head of Sub-Office/Field Officer
Duty Station: Uganda
Post Grade: NOA
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.
Key Duties and
  • 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.
  • Undertake other relevant duties as
Key Performance Indicators:
  • UNHCR’s policies, standards and procedures
    are constantly and coherently applied in the area of responsibility (AoR).
  • The needs of persons of concern in the AoR
    are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age,
    Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNHCR Assistant Field Officer job placement should hold a University
    degree in Law, Political Sciences or related fields.
  • At least two years of previous relevant
    work experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working
    knowledge of another UN language.
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: 25th
January, 2017

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