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

Job Title:      Senior
Registration Assistant
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10016449
Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy Notice Number 019/2019
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Grade: GS-5

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 is a member
of the Registration team. The Senior Registration Assistant is responsible for
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 UNHCR’s 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: 
  • Assist in the implementation of registration strategies and
    methodologies for populations of concern.
  • Conduct registration interviews when required in accordance with
    registration standards and guidance.
  • Provide counselling to, and responds to queries from, asylum seekers
    and refugees regarding UNHCR’s registration procedures and their rights
    and entitlements.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all
    individual registration cases.
  • Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to
    protection follow-up as required.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and/or partners in the delivery of
    assistance and programming, including provision of identity and
    entitlement documentation.
  • Draft correspondence and reports relating to registration activities
    in the operation, when required
  • Provide statistics and draft reports related to registration data,
    as requested.
  • Act as interpreter and translator when needed.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Key Results:
  • UNHCR’s 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 job placement 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.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and local language.
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Planning and Organizing



Desirable
  • Training in basic principles of international protection.
  • Experience in working with UNHCR proGres software.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN 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: 3rd October 2019
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