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Fresher UN Diploma Jobs – Registration Assistants – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

Job Title:    Registration Assistant
(Fresher Diploma Jobs)

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy Notice 020/2020

Position Number: 10034570

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 Registration Assistant is a member of the
registration team and is supervised by a more senior colleague who normally reports
directly to the Registration Officer. The incumbent is responsible for
supporting all activities related to registration, which may also include
functions related to reception, filing and data management. S/he responds to
queries from asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR’s registration
procedures and their rights and entitlements. The Registration Assistant
liaises with protection staff and partners to ensure timely identification and
referral of persons of concern for protection follow up and may provide
interpretation and/or translation services in cases for which s/he has the
required language competencies.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Conduct
registration interviews in accordance with local SOPs and registration
standards.

·        
Respond
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

·        
Act as
interpreter and translator when needed.

·        
Refer
cases to other units within the office and to implementing partners as
necessary.

·        
Perform
other related duties as required.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Registration Assistant job placement should have completed a High school
diploma

·        
One year
of relevant work experience is required.

·        
Analytical
Thinking

·        
Technological
Awareness

·        
Planning
and Organizing

·        
Knowledge
of English is required

 

Desirable

·        
Completion
of a certificate in Social Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics, Information
Technology, HCR Protection Learning Program is desirable.

·        
Experience
in working with UNHCR ProGres software 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
details.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 26th November 2020

 

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