Several UN Field Associate Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Field Associate
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner
for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Notice Number: Internal/ External
Vacancy Notice Temp/006/2019
Position Number: T/007/03/19
Position Grade: GS-6
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
Job Summary:   The Field Associate is
normally supervised by the Senior Field Officer or Head of Office and performs
a variety of functions related to Field activities within the office. The
supervisor defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and
guidance. The Field Associate may supervise some General Service support staff.
The incumbent keeps frequent internal contacts with staff members in the same duty
station to exchange information, to establish understanding of respective
needs; to ensure provision of services and resolution of problems and with the
external contacts generally with officials of national and international
institutions, leaders of the refugee community, local population and/or
Implementing Partners (IPs) on subject matters which may be of importance to
the Organization
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Monitor the situation in the AoR, collect data
and other information relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor
Monitor the implementation of UNHCR programme
including the delivery of all assistance items and monitoring of
Undertake 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.
Act as interpreter when required.
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.
Inform and act on the reports received on
persons of concern within the refugee community or from the local authorities.
In coordination with implementing partners,
assist in the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of
concern to UNHCR.
Undertake other relevant duties as required.
Key Result Areas:
UNHCR 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR
Field Associate job placement 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.
Computer skills.
Analytical Thinking
Planning and Organizing
Stakeholder Management
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.
UNHCR field experience is desirable
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: 24th December 2019
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