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

Job Title:       Senior
Field Assistant
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10027166
Vacancy Notice:
Internal/ External Vacancy Notice No. 001/2020
Reports to: 10027170
Duty Station: Uganda
Post 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 Field Assistant is normally
supervised by the Senior Field Officer and performs a variety of functions
related to Field activities within the office. The supervisor defines work
processes and provides regular advice and guidance. The incumbent keeps
frequent internal contacts with staff members in the same duty station to
exchange information 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 routine subject matters
under the direction of the supervisor.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
in monitoring the implementation of UNHCR programme including the delivery of
all assistance items and monitoring of infrastructure.
in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports and meeting
authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.
Act as
interpreter in the exchange of routine information, contribute to related
liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries.
data and other information relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor
regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested
by supervisor.
coordination with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration
and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
up, on a regular basis, the overall situation of persons of concern in camps
and other areas where they have been accommodated and report accordingly.
other relevant duties as required.
Key Performance Indicators: 
office has sufficient administrative and local support for the field activities
thus better able to meet the needs of persons of concern.
policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the
area of responsibility (AoR).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Senior Field Assistant career
vacancy should hold a High school diploma
of post-secondary certificate in Business Administration, Law, Political
Science or related field is required.
At least
five years of previous job experience relevant to the function is required.
of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English is
of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the
position is desirable.
and Organizing
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: 13th February 2020
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