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

Job Title:       Data Management Assistant
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
(UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028902
Vacancy Notice: 012/2018
Reports to: Protection Officer
Duty Station: Uganda
Post 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.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
        
The Data Management Assistant will enter data
mainly related to asylum seekers, refugees and persons of concern to UNHCR into
the computer database.
        
Actively contribute to the preparation of
reports and project documents by providing information, preparing tables and
drafting routine correspondence and reports.
        
Update and maintain existing databases and
generate various statistical reports.
        
Provide support in the development of forms for
data collection and analysis, if requested.
        
Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine
information and translate routine documents and correspondence as and when
required.
        
May be required to undertake field trips to
project sites.
        
Perform any other duty, as requested
Key Performance Indicators:
        
The Office has reliable and up-to-date data on
persons of concern.
        
Decide on the data recorded in database.
        
Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents
and escalate issues to the supervisor if incident cannot be resolved within the
scope of responsibility



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
        
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR
Data Management Assistant       job
placement should have completed Secondary Education with post-secondary
training/certificate in Electronic data processing, Information Technology or
related field;
        
At least three years of previous job experience
relevant to the function.
        
Fluency in English and working knowledge of the
local language
        
Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or
specific training relevant to functions of the position.
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: 14th March 2018
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