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


Job Title:    Senior Data Management

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy Notice 020/2020

Position Number: 10030499

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 Data Management Assistant requires
a candidate with experience in data management and the ability to perform
various functions, including data collection, cleaning and analysis to identify
useful trends and provide management with relevant information to facilitate
informed decisions. The incumbent will carry out analysis and interpretation of
raw data using statistical tools and computer software to provide
evidence-based information to support programmatic interventions promoting
livelihoods and economic inclusion of refugees and enhance collaboration with
the District local government as well as humanitarian and development actors,
private sector actors and other stakeholders.


Key Duties and

data mainly related to asylum seekers, refugees and other persons of concern to
UNHCR into the computer database.

reports and project documents by providing information, preparing tables and
drafting routine correspondence and reports.

in compilation of data and interpreting the statistics for various reports.

in the development of forms for data collection and analysis, if requested.

Act as
interpreter in the exchange of routine information and translate routine
documents and correspondence as and when required.

May be
required to collect GIS data, update maps and undertake field trips to project

any other duty, as requested


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Senior Data Management Assistant job placement should hold a High school
diploma. Required.

of post-secondary certificate in Electronic Data Processing, Information
Technology or related field is required.

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



and Organizing

of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English is


Qualifications & Competencies

of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the
position 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




Deadline: 26th November 2020


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