Fresher UN Job Opportunities – Field Assistants – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

Job Title:        Field
Assistant (Fresher UN Job Opportunities)

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy notice no. 015/2020

Position Number: 10033689

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
Field Assistant is normally supervised by the Field Officer/Associate and
performs a variety of functions related to Field activities within the office.
The supervisor exercises close control and regular review of the work processes
and provides regular advice and guidance.

 

The Field Assistant
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 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.
  • 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 Field Assistant job
    placement should have completed High school diploma. Required.
  • One year of previous relevant job experience is required.
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Completion of Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific
    training relevant to functions of the position is desirable.
  • Certificate in Business Administration, Law, Political Science is
    desirable.
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Technological Awareness

 

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.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 21st September 2020

 

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