UN Assistant Field Officer Job Opportunities – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Job Title:   Assistant Field Officer
Organisation:
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UN
HCR)
Position No.:
10030495
Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy Notice Number 023/2019
Type of Contract:  Fixed Term
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Field Coordinator
Grade: NO-A
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: 
·        
Assess
the needs of persons of concern in the AoR and formulate project submissions in
collaboration with district authorities and implementing partners.
·        
Promote
and monitor the implementation of assistance projects.
·        
Report
regularly on rate of flow of new arrivals and estimate expected influx based on
interviews with persons of concern.
·        
In
co-ordination with implementing partners, assist with the reception,
registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
·        
Keep
track of cases of detention; register applicants for voluntary repatriation and
family reunion.
·        
Assist
in the preparation of monthly sectoral reports and submit material for
preparation of periodic project monitoring reports and year-end reports.
·        
Undertake
other relevant duties as required.
·        
Submit
recommendation for protection interventions to the designated officer.
·        
Negotiate
with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal applicant must hold Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Law,
Political Sciences or related fields plus minimum 1 year of previous work
experience relevant to the function. Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s)
or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) may also be accepted.
·        
Knowledge
of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English
·        
Judgement
and Decision Making
·        
Analytical
Thinking
·        
Political
Awareness
·        
Stakeholder
Management
·        
Field
experience.
·        
Computer
skills.
·        
Knowledge
of refugee law.
·        
Good
knowledge of UNHCR’s programmes.
·        
UNHCR
Protection Learning Programme.
·        
UNHCR
Operations Management Learning Programme.
·        
Knowledge
of additional UN languages.
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.
Note:
·        
All
applicants must attach a Personal History form
·        
Do not
click submit the button before attaching your Personal History form
·        
Do not
attach your academic transcripts. They will be requested if you are
shortlisted.
·        
Please
note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further
·        
 Motivation letter should not exceed 1000 words
Deadline: 24th
October 2019
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