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

Job Title:        Senior
Field Assistant
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Notice: Internal Vacancy Notice no. 009/2020
Position Number: 10016827
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 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:  
·       
Assist
in monitoring the implementation of UNHCR programme including the delivery of
all assistance items and monitoring of infrastructure.
·       
Assist
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.
·       
Collect
data and other information relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor
accordingly.
·       
Keep
regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested
by supervisor.
·       
In
coordination with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration
and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
·       
Follow
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.
·       
Liaise
with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.
·       
Direct
incidents and problems to the supervisor when they cannot be resolved at their
level.
·       
Perform
other related duties as required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Senior Field Assistant job
placement should hold a High school diploma. Required.
·       
At least
two years of previous job experience relevant to the function is required.
·       
Knowledge
of English is required
·       
Completion
of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the
position is desirable
·       
Analytical
Thinking
·       
Stakeholder
Management
·       
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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