UN Operation Monitoring Associate Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:            Operation Monitoring Associate
Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10027121
Vacancy Notice No.: 028/2017
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Operation
Monitoring Officer
Position 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 Operation
Monitoring Associate will work closely with other functions related to
programme management and protection. The Operation Monitoring Associate will
explore on how to solidify the existing monitoring of delivered
programmes/indicators outputs. The jobholder will work closely with other units
to ensure operational support and guidance strengthen an integrated approach to
programme and protection priorities. The Operation Monitoring Associate will
need to maintain an effective relationship within and beyond the section as
well as coherently support a broader operationalisation process in all zones of
the country operation.
Key Duties and
  • Assist to support monitoring activities
    within a country of field office.
  • The jobholder will also ensure that UNHCR
    programmes generate quality evidence on the outcomes and effects of UNHCRs
    food and protection assistance activities.
  • Ensure compliance with the UN rules and
    regulations applicable for the execution of programme and projects.
  • Keenly monitor the projects executed by
    the UNHCR programme through the preparation of programme/projects
  • Support the supervisor in the submission
    of the country report and priorities for final approval by the senior
  • Actively contribute to preparing of
    required technical documentation and note for the files. -Work closely
    with all protection and programme sections to ensure the smooth and
    coordinated delivery of substantive inputs, tools and technical advice.
  • Assist to review, analyse issues, trends
    and assess impacts against progress made in cross cutting themes specially
    youth, gender and cohesively guide colleagues on the mainstreaming of
    tools in these areas.
  • Make presentations on assigned topics and
    activities for the sake of clarity.
  • Assist to revisit all contour of the
    protection SOPs with a view of indexing all reported gaps to suggest key
    steps to improve outreach approaches, the Transit Centers, the reception
    process, legal assistance for individual cases, the prisons, resettlement
    procedures, border management cases and safe heavens within the area of operations.
  • Provide support in the review and give
    technical feedback to the supervisor on monitoring plans for new
    programmes and budget revisions.
  • Actively contribute to the analysis of
    outcome data and recommend improvements to programme interventions and to
    enhance UNHCRs ability to demonstrate outcome focussed results.
  • Perform any other duties, as required.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Responsive to policy: closely linked to
    the policy interventions supported. That they should capture the essence
    of a result according to a reasonable argument about which features they
    can and cannot represent. -Robust: absolutely reliable, statistically
  • Timely collection of data: available when
    needed, with room built in for debate and for revision when needed and
  • Under the supervision of the Operation
    Monitoring Officer, assist to coordinate and support the team work and
    specific interventions aimed at furthering operations
    management/protection and integrative frame to advancing improved service
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNHCR Operation Monitoring Associate job placement should have completed
    secondary education with additional training/certificate in Sociology,
    Statistics, Social Development, Development Economics or Performance
    Management or other relevant field works.
  • At least six years of relevant experience
    in related field operations.
  • Broad knowledge of the UN system, NGOs and
    related practises.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of
    MS applications
  • Fluency in English.
  • Extensive working knowledge of another
    relevant UN language and local language
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or
    specific training relevant to the function.
  • Knowledge of UNHCR specific programmes (MSRP,
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: 27th September 2017
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