UN Resettlement Associate Job Opportunities – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:    Resettlement Associate

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy notice no. 018/2020

Position Number: 10028930

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 Resettlement Associate will conduct
resettlement interviews for cases referred by the protection and medical
panels. The candidate will have a good understanding of the Refugee Status
Determination, protection and more specifically child protection principles,
and a good experience working with V3 and V4 proGres database.


The candidate will
need to be able to work under pressure, be organized and bound by strict
deadlines. The candidate will have a high level of accountability taking
responsibility for the case until it departs, as well for liaising with
protection for follow up actions. Resettlement in Uganda is very sensitive and
requires a good knowledge of UNHCR integrity guidelines guiding case management


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

assess resettlement needs, and process persons identified for resettlement,
following established procedures; undertake field missions as required.

applicable, review and assess special resettlement cases and prepares
individual submissions for presentation to resettlement countries; keep offices
informed on the status of special resettlement cases; liaise with offices on
case processing and provide advice as required.

with UNHCR’s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely
action on cases.

up on status of cases from submission to departure; ensure effective in-country
communication on the status and follow-up on persons of concern (PoC) being
considered for resettlement; ensure that records on individual cases are kept

PoC and partners with up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR’s resettlement
policies and procedures.

in monitoring the quality of submissions, providing the concerned staff with
basic guidance and advice.

maintain and update proGres or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System
(CORTS) database and provide technical support.

travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.

logistical support for governments undertaking resettlement missions.

accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual
cases; assist in the preparation of reports.

with preparing a strategy and budget for resettlement activities and monitoring

administrative support for resettlement-related training activities.

apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the
resettlement process; comply with UNHCR policy and guidelines on HIV/AIDS.

in mitigating resettlement fraud through oversight (including in-country
travel), advice and guidance).

cases that are eligible for resettlement consideration.

counselling to PoC.

other related duties as required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Resettlement
Associate job placement should hold a High school diploma is required.

At least
six years of previous job experience relevant to the function is required.

of English is required

of certificates or licence in international law or International Relations is

knowledge of UNHCR Resettlement policies and operational applications in
different resettlement countries and situations is desirable.

of UNHCR specific learning/training activities (e.g., PLP and RSD/Resettlement
Learning Programme, resettlement anti-fraud workshop) is desirable


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


Click Here


Deadline: 21st October 2020


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