UN Data Management Jobs – Senior Registration Assistant – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Senior
Registration Assistant
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy notice no. 008/2020
Position Number: 10033712
Position Grade: GS-5
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 Senior Registration Assistant is a member
of the Registration team. The Senior Registration Assistant is responsible for
supporting all activities related to registration, which may also include
functions related to reception, filing and data management. The incumbent
provides counselling to, and responds to queries from, asylum seekers and
refugees regarding UNHCR’s registration procedures and their rights and
entitlements. S/he liaises closely with protection staff and partners to ensure
timely identification and referral of persons of concern for protection follow
up. The Senior Registration Assistant may assist in compiling and analysing
information related to registration activities in the operation. The Senior
Registration Assistant may provide interpretation and/or translation services
in cases for which s/he has the required language competencies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Assist
in the implementation of registration strategies and methodologies for
populations of concern.
·       
Conduct
registration interviews when required in accordance with registration standards
and guidance.
·       
Provide
counselling to, and responds 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.
·       
Draft
correspondence and reports relating to registration activities in the
operation, when required
·       
Provide
statistics and draft reports related to registration data, as requested.
·       
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 Senior Registration Assistant job
placement should have completed High school diploma. Required.
·       
At least
two years of previous job experience relevant to the function is required.
·       
Good
computer skills, particularly in data management is required.
·       
Knowledge
of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English is
required.
·       
Training
in basic principles of international protection is desirable.
·       
Additional
certificate or training/certificate in Social science, Statistics, Mathematics,
Information Technology, or related fields 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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