UN Education Response Plan Coordinator Careers – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: TEMP/042/18/07
Vacancy Notice: 042/2018
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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Hold national monthly coordination
    meetings, minutes posted on Uganda Refugee Portal.
  • Minimum of monthly coordination meetings
    in all settlements, minutes posted on Uganda refugee portal
  • Termly gap analysis conducted (through
    partners and settlement level EiEWG meetings). Gap analysis uploaded into
    Uganda Refugee Portal and Education status reports produced
  • Education sections of Refugee Response
    plan completed in timely manner
  • Evidence of interaction with other
    sectors through attendance of interagency and intersectoral meetings
  • In charge of the attendance of Education
    and Sports Sector Strategic Plan (ESSP) meetings
  • Tasked with mapping of capacities of
    staff and government and non-government partners through survey tools
  • Develop/ adapt and implement relevant
    International Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) training
  • Produce training materials and reports
  • Quarterly updates of data with
    information management (IM) team.
  • Evidence of regular (bi-monthly), well
    presented updates shared with EIE Working Group in Kampala and at
    District/Settlement level.
  • Evidence of a robust coordination system
    established which facilitates the roll out of the ERP and information
    sharing between relevant agencies and actors
  • Evidence of coordination and oversight
    of the M&E personel and their work outputs
  • Evidence of participation and technical
    input to planning and budgetary considerations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations UNHCR  Education Response Plan Coordinator job vacancy
    should possess a University degree in areas of education, teacher
    education, primary & secondary education, special education, education
    strategies, education economics, early childhood development (ECD), early
    childhood education or related field.
  • Graduate degree (equivalent of a
    Master’s) or Doctorate degree are also accepted.
  • Five years of professional work
    experience. Two of which should be in direct education emergency
  • Technical experience and knowledge in
    the area of education in emergencies response is required, including
    coordination, capacity development, education planning, refugee/IDP
    education, monitoring and evaluation or information management.
  • Extensive knowledge of the humanitarian
    community, including donors, governments, the UN system and relevant
    international and regional organisations.
  • Familiarity with the Inter-Agency
    Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) Minimum Standards for
    Education: Preparedness, Response, Recovery, and the mechanisms and
    processes developed as part of the Humanitarian Reform
  • Previous experience interacting with
    government in humanitarian contexts.
  • Strong written and oral communication
    skills in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and
    communication skills: the ability to successfully and effectively
    communicate with people in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative
    manner with team members and with multiple stakeholders at various levels
    from national to sub-national and community levels.
  • Excellent communication and
    interpersonal skills, including cultural sensitivity
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively
    in highly stressful situations
  • Language Proficiency: Fluency in English is required.
    Knowledge of French or other local language of refugees is an asset.
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
Deadline: 16th July 2018
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