UN Senior Registration Assistant Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job
Title:         
  Senior Registration
Assistant
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 
10028958
Vacancy Notice No.: 004/2019
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
Reports to: Field
Officer
Position Grade: GL5        
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
Senior Registration Assistant will be charged with supporting all
activities related to registration, which may also include functions related to
reception, filing and data management. The incumbent provides counselling to,
and responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCRs
registration procedures and their rights and entitlements. S/he liaises closely
with protection staff and partners to ensure timely identification and referral
of persons of concern for protection follow up. The Senior Registration Assistant
may assist in compiling and analysing information related to registration
activities in the operation. The Senior Registration Assistant may provide
interpretation and/or translation services in cases for which s/he has the
required language competencies
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Provide support in the implementation of
    registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern.
  • Carry out registration interviews when
    required in accordance with registration standards and guidance.
  • Provide counselling to, and responds 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.
  • The incumbent will also 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.
  • The Senior Registration Assistant will
    draft correspondence and reports relating to registration activities in
    the operation, when required
  • Provide statistics and draft reports
    related to registration data, as requested.
  • Serve as an interpreter and translator
    when needed.
  • Perform other related duties as
    required.

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 Senior Registration Assistant career opportunity should have
    completed secondary education with post-secondary training/certificate in
    Social science, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology, or
    related fields.
  • At least five years of relevant job
    experience.
  • Good computer skills, particularly in
    data management.
  • Additional training in basic principles
    of international protection is desired
  • Working knowledge of another relevant UN
    language is an added advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of English and local
    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: 17th January 2019
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