Senior CRR Officer (M&E) UN Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:             Senior CRR Officer (M&E)
Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Kampala,
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 Snr CRR
Officer (M&E) will ensure regular monitoring of partnerships especially the
non-traditional engagements. This requires working with the different units
within UNHCR, as well as being a key interlocutor with other agencies and CRRF
stakeholders As the adequate monitoring of the CRR Global Indicators Framework
relies on statistical data and analysis from other stakeholders, including
national authorities, the incumbent should possess solid inter-personal skills
and an understanding of national stakeholders, in addition to the technical
skill set required. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Develop and report on strategic indicators and
results frameworks, that reflect developments in the Ugandan context as well as
linking to global indicators.
Ensure coherence in reporting frameworks between
UNHCR (Uganda and Global) and the CRRF Secretariat.
Monitor developments in other countries applying
the CRRF, especially in the region, and provide recommendations for Uganda.
Track the trends in the development situation of
Uganda (implementation of the NDP II, changes in government development policy,
evolution of sector strategies and funding).
Define UNHCR¿s inputs/delivery and reporting
process on ReHoPE in line with the ReHoPE including defining UNHCR indicators
and reporting into the UNDAF and the Outcome Result Group (ORG) 1.4 on Peace, Security
andResilience. Take leadership in supporting the government in the development
of a CRRF M&E strategy for the roll-out country or region concerned.
Identify and respond to specific support needs within CRRF Secretariats or
related government-led coordination platforms, as applicable.
The jobholder will also strengthen the
institutionalization of CRRF-oriented approaches within UNHCR, with various
government offices at national/regional and district levels, as well as abroad
range of development and humanitarian partners through support and
participation in all planning and other processes in the various stages of the
CRRF roll-out.
Actively participate in the conceptual
development and operational outline of the CRR roll-out, including the thematic
and geographic areas of refugee response. Identify priority areas,
partnerships, coordination/operational arrangements and opportunities for
resource mobilization for the CRRF.
Ensure targeted advocacy and messaging and
provide operational guidance for its implementation in close coordination with
the Task Team in HQ. Support and/or oversee the development and implementation
of a communication and stakeholder engagement strategy, if necessary.
Explore new and broaden existing partnerships
with a broad number of partners and stakeholders on issues related to the
roll-out and implementation of the CRRF, including the Government, civil
society international and regional organizations, private sector, academia and
other interlocutors, as outlined in the multi-stakeholder approach of the New
York Declaration. Build on and strengthen existing structures, coordination and
financing mechanisms where possible.
Seek and follow up on collaboration
opportunities with the World Bank, international financial institutions and
other related actors in close collaboration with Sr. Development Advisers,
where applicable.
Facilitate the coordination and information flow
between UNHCR, the CRRF Steering Group and Secretariat and all stakeholders
involved in the roll-out of the CRRF at national and field levels. And stay
abreast of the CRRF implementation at the country/regional level.
Gather, analyse and disseminate information in
the roll out country which have a bearing on UNHCR’s role in the roll-out of
the implementation of the pledges.
Facilitate and support in the different stages
of stocktaking in the CRRF roll-out, including identifying and synthesizing
lessons learnt and good practices in collaboration with UNHCR Headquarters.
Key Result Areas:
Developing and Monitoring is provided for the
roll-out of the CRRF in the operation under the area of responsibility (AoR),
including various stages of planning, implementation and stocktaking.
Active engagement in leading and providing
guidance to the government and a broad range of other stakeholders is ensured.
Existing partnerships are strengthened and new
partnerships nurtured in support of the CRRF roll-out at country/regional
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.
Normative: having a clear and accepted normative
interpretation (i.e. there must be agreement that a movement in a particular
direction is a favourable or an unfavourable result).
The progress of CRRF roll-out at
country/regional level is reported on, and advice on adapting response,
partnership and other strategies provided where necessary.   

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR
Senior CRR Officer (M&E) career opportunity should hold a graduate degree
(equivalent of a Master’s) in Economics, Law/International Law, Political
Science, Social Science, and Development, International Relations or related
At least eight years of relevant professional
Previous exposure and experience in refugee
matters, preferably in emergency and development context.
Previous exposure and experience of strategic
planning, policy analysis, senior level engagement with donors, government and
development partners, outreach and communications skills, as well as proven
coordination abilities are key to the success.
Broad knowledge and understanding of UNHCR’s
mandate and operations, including coordination with development actors and
multi-partner frameworks/coordination mechanisms (e.g. UN, IFIs).
Versatile experience on partnerships and
stakeholder coordination.
Excellent communication, writing and analytical
Excellent English language skills, including
drafting skills.
Strong and up-to-date knowledge of development,
state-building and peace-building in fragile and conflict-affected situations.
Previous experience in the implementation of
regional and national policy frameworks.
Experience of working with national governments
on development planning, development agencies and/or private sector.
Experience in facilitating humanitarian and
development actors’ interactions.
Experience in working in a Refugee Coordination
Response context.
Working knowledge of another UN language.
Accountability, Teamwork & Collaboration, Communication,
Commitment to Continuous Learning, Client & Result Orientation,
Organizational Awareness,
Empowering and Building Trust, Managing
Resources, Leadership, Judgement and Decision Making, Strategic Planning and
Vision, Political Awareness, Analytical Thinking, Stakeholder Management.
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: 6th
November 2017
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