6 UN Data Management Jobs – Senior Registration Associates – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:    Senior Registration Associate (6 Job Vacancies) UN Diploma Jobs)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Mbarara, Arua, Yumbe, Adjumani, Lamwo, Kyangwali, Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy notice UNOPS/004/2021

Position Number: UNOPS/004/01

Position Grade: LICA-7


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.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Assist in the implementation of the verification/registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern.
  • Assist in the drafting and implement of operation-specific SOPs for all aspects of verification/registration in accordance with applicable standards and policies, including provisions for the protection of individual data and prevention and identification of fraud.
  • Assist in the implementation of procedures and systems for continuous registration and verification exercises, including in the securing and distribution of identity and entitlement documents.
  • Supervise the daily running of the verification/registration team activities, including monitoring staff performance, impacts and outputs.
  • Establish linkages with protection units within the office and monitor the timely referral of persons with specific needs for protection follow-up.
  • Assist in conducting regular data quality checks to monitor the accuracy of data collected.
  • In coordination with the operational data management staff, assist in the timely consolidation and drafting of statistics and other registration data reports on persons of concern.
  • Contribute to training and capacity building of OPM/UNHCR staff in registration, including on-the-job coaching and guidance.
  • Enforce compliance by UNHCR staff engaged in registration and related activities with UNHCR standards and policies and operation specific SOPs for all aspects of the registration operation.
  • In consultation with the supervisor, make decisions relating to the day-to-day operations of the verification exercise and ensure registration procedures are efficient and effective.
  • Draft and submit reports and statistics related to registration and verification
  • verification exercise and ensure registration procedures are efficient and effective.
  • Support verification exercise in various locations in Uganda
  • Perform other related duties as required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Senior Registration Associate job placement should hold a High School Diploma or Bachelor or equivalent in Information Technology, Statistics or related field is required.
  • Three years of relevant experience is required.
  • Good computer skills in all desktop applications, particularly with respect to data management competencies is required.
  • Working knowledge of English is required.



Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Client & Result Orientation

Managerial Competencies

  • Empowering and Building Trust
  • Managing Resources

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Planning and Organizing


Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Prior experience in registration or data management, including use of UNHCR proGres V4 software, situations is desirable.
  • Good understanding of the principles of and concepts of international protection and UNHCR is desirable.
  • Training in registration or operational data management. 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.


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Deadline: 27th April 2021


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