High School UN Jobs – Field Associates – 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: 10033687
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 Statelessness.
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:  
the situation in the AoR, collect data and other information relevant to UNHCR
and report to the supervisor accordingly.
the implementation of UNHCR programme including the delivery of all assistance
items and monitoring of infrastructure.
regular visits to various sites in order to assess needs of persons of concern,
with particular attention to vulnerable groups.
regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested
by supervisor.
Act as
interpreter when required.
to the preparation of status and progress reports by providing info, preparing
tables, etc.
in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports and meeting
authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.
and act on the reports received on persons of concern within the refugee
community or from the local authorities.
coordination with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration
and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
other relevant duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Field Associate job placement
should have completed a High school diploma. required.
At least
three years of relevant work experience is required.
of English is required.
and Organizing
of a certificate in Business Administration, Law, Political science or related
field is desirable.
of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the
position 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
Deadline: 21st June 2020
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