Fresher UN Data Management Jobs – Registration Assistants – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy notice no. 008/2020
Position Number: 10026761
Position Grade: GS-4
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 Registration Assistant is a member of
the Registration team and is supervised by a more senior member of the team who
normally reports directly to the Registration Officer. The Registration
Assistant is responsible for supporting all activities related to registration,
which may also include functions related to reception, filing and data
management. The Registration Assistant responds to queries from, asylum seekers
and refugees regarding UNHCR’s registration procedures and their rights and
entitlements. The Registration Assistant liaises with protection staff and
partners to ensure timely identification and referral of persons of concern for
protection follow up. The Registration Assistant may provide interpretation
and/or translation services in cases for which s/he has the required language
competencies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Conduct
registration interviews in accordance with local SOPs and registration
standards.
·       
Respond
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
·       
Act as
interpreter and translator when needed.
·       
Perform
other related duties as required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Registration Assistant job
placement should have completed High school diploma. Required
·       
One year
of previous job experience relevant to the function is required.
·       
Knowledge
of English is required.
·       
Training
in basic principles of international protection is desirable.
·       
Experience
in working with UNHCR proGres software is desirable
·       
Knowledge
of another relevant UN language is desirable
·       
Analytical
Thinking
·       
Technological
Awareness
·       
Planning
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: 21st June 2020
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