UN Reporting Officer Job Careers – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)




Job Title:       Reporting
Officer
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Donor or External Relations Officer or other Senior Management
About Us:
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 Reporting Officer actively contributes to
production, editing and quality control of reports for his/her Area of
Responsibility (AOR). By systematization and sharing of accurate and timely
information, the Reporting Officer promotes the vision, mission, and strategic
goals of UNHCR.
The Reporting
Officer establishes close contacts with all UNHCR Sections in the AOR to gather
and analyse information. He/she maintains effective professional relationships
with a wide variety of donors, operational and implementing partners, UN
agencies, and other stakeholders to gather, analyse and disseminate information
about activities of UNHCR and its partners.
                                                                                                                                                           
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Keep abreast with all developments in
    the Country Operation/Bureau/Division or other entity to prepare
    appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Draft regular daily, weekly and monthly
    up-date for internal and external audience (including donors and media).
  • Consolidate and analyse data on
    programme implementation, achievements and indicators in all sectors under
    area of responsibility (AoR) in order to facilitate the preparation of
    periodic reports and activity-specific reports as may be required and
    ensure timeliness of such reports.
  • Participate in annual reporting and
    planning process.
  • Work closely with Information Management
    to ensure accurate and attractive data presentation, including maps.
  • Support the monitoring of UNHCR’s
    partnerships and consolidate information about partners¿ activities.
  • Prepare briefing kits and presentations
    for missions and visitors.
  • Prepare reports for donors, in
    compliance with specific donor requirements. Make efforts to enhance donor
    satisfaction by ensuring quality reporting on programmatic results to
    donor; Assist in providing visibility for donors¿ contributions to UNHCR.
  • Research/analyse, interpret and also,
    monitor and review information and data from regular and wide variety of
    sources for internal and external reporting.
  • Prepare and distribute minutes of
    meetings.
  • Provide technical support, training and
    clarification on UNHCR’s reporting policies and deadlines.
  • Collaborate closely with information
    counterparts in other UN agencies and NGOs to ensure accurate data
    presentation, graphics and maps and effective information dissemination on
    refugee issues.
  • May prepare press releases;
    conceptualize, draft and edit stories for external communications products
    and support all aspects of its production, including fact checking,
    proofreading and quality control.
  • Where relevant, contribute to UNHCR’s
    coordination endeavours   across
    sectors, including through reporting, advocacy, resource mobilization and
    other support as may be required.
  • Perform other related duties as
    required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations UNHCR Reporting Officer job opportunity should have six years of relevant
    experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with
    Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree
  • The applicants should be graduates in Journalism;
    Public Administration; Communication; 
    International relations; Political
    Science; Law; or other relevant field.
  • Experience in conducting, participating
    in and reporting on meetings, and drafting reports. Programme/project
    development, planning, implementation, and/or monitoring
  • Experience in a field mission and at
    Headquarters / in the UN Common System and country context.
  • Experience undertaking operational and
    analytical work in the field of international affairs, international
    security, humanitarian affairs, development or journalism.
  • Experience in donor relations or liaison
    with media.
  • Language Requirements: Knowledge of English and UN working
    language of the duty station if not English and local language.



Functional Skills
  • CO-Strategic Communication;
  • IT-Computer Literacy;
  • PG-UNHCR’s Programmes;
  • UN-UNHCR Operations, mandate, principles
    and policies;
  • DM-Data collection methodologies;
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: 19th August 2019
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