UN Data Entry / Registration Assistant Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 Data Entry/Registration
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Position No.: 10019649
Vacancy Notice No.: 024/2018
Reports to: Associate Field
Duty Station:  Uganda
Position Grade: GL4
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 Entry / Registration Assistant will be
responsible for supporting all activities related to registration, which may
also include functions related to reception, filing and data management. The
incumbent responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding
UNHCR’s registration procedures and their rights and entitlements. The
Registration Assistant liaises with protection staff and partners to ensure
timely identification and referral of persons of concern for protection follow
up. He/She may provide interpretation and/or translation services in cases for
which he/she has the required language competencies.
Key Duties and
  • Carry out registration interviews in
    accordance with local SOPs and registration standards.
  • Quickly respond to queries from, asylum
    seekers and refugees regarding UNHCRs registration procedures and their
    rights and entitlements.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records
    and data related to all individual registration cases.
  • Identify persons with specific needs and
    ensure timely referral to protection follow-up as required.
  • Work closely with protection staff and/or
    partners in the delivery of assistance and programming, including
    provision of identity and entitlement documentation
  • Act as interpreter and translator when
  • Perform any other related duties as
Key Performance Indicators:
  • UNHCRs Registration Standard Operating
    Procedures (SOPs) are implemented in accordance with relevant UNHCR
    standards and policies. -Persons of concern have fair and transparent
    access to registration procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNHCR Data Entry/Registration Assistant job placement should have
    completed secondary education preferably with post-secondary training or
    certificate in social science, statistics, mathematics, information
    technology or related fields.
  • At least five years of relevant job
    experience (3 years with post-secondary certificate/training).
  • Good computer skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and local
  • Additional training in basic principles of
    international protection is desired
  • Previous experience in working with UNHCR
    proGres software.
  • Knowledge of another relevant 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: 28th March 2018
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