UN Field Associate Job Vacancies – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:       Field
Associate
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10026814
Vacancy Notice: 007/2019
Reports to: Senior
Field Officer / Head of Office
Duty Station: Uganda
Post Grade: GL6
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 Field Associate will monitor the
    situation in the AoR, collect data and other information relevant to UNHCR
    and report to the supervisor accordingly. 
  • Monitor the implementation of UNHCR
    programme including the delivery of all assistance items and monitoring of
    infrastructure.
  • Conduct regular visits to various sites
    in order to assess needs of persons of concern, with particular attention
    to vulnerable groups.
  • Keep regular contacts with local
    authorities and implementing partners as requested by supervisor.
  • Serve as an interpreter when required.
  • Actively contribute to the preparation
    of status and progress reports by providing info, preparing tables, etc.
  • Assist in administrative tasks as
    required such as preparation of reports and meeting authorized personnel
    and assisting them during field missions.
  • The jobholder will also inform and act
    on the reports received on persons of concern within the refugee community
    or from the local authorities.
  • Work in liaison with implementing
    partners, assist in the reception, registration and provision of
    assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as
    required.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • UNHCRs policies, standards and
    procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the area of
    responsibility (AoR).
  • The needs of persons of concern in the
    AoR are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age,
    Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning.
    Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve
    results).
  • Negotiate with local authority
    counterparts, partners and populations of concern.
  • Represent UNHCR in physical monitoring
    of projects.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations UNHCR Field Associate job opportunity should have completed
    Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Business
    Administration, Law, Political Science or related field.
  • At least six years of previous job
    experience relevant to the function.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and
    working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes
    or specific training relevant to functions of the position is desired
  • Prior UNHCR field experience is an added
    advantage
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: 21st February 2019
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