UNHCR Assistant Field Officer‎ Jobs in Yumbe Uganda

UNHCR Assistant Field Officer‎ Jobs in Yumbe Uganda


Organizational Context

The Assistant Field Officer is normally supervised by the Snr Field Coordinator or Field Officer or Head of Sub-Office/Field Office depending on the structure of the Office.

S/he may receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country/regional programme(s).

UNHCR Manual, programme and protection objectives, Operations Plans, UN and UNHCR financial/budgetary rules and regulations will guide the work of the incumbent.

Accountability

  • UNHCR’s policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the area of responsibility (AoR).
  • The needs of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning.

    Responsibility
  • Assess the needs of persons of concern in the AoR and formulate project submissions in collaboration with district authorities and implementing partners.
  • Promote and monitor the implementation of assistance projects.
  • Report regularly on rate of flow of new arrivals and estimate expected influx based on interviews with persons of concern.
  • In co-ordination with implementing partners, assist with the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Keep track of cases of detention; register applicants for voluntary repatriation and family reunion.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly sectoral reports and submit material for preparation of
    periodic project monitoring reports and year-end reports.
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.

    Required Competencies
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Political Awareness
  • Stakeholder Management

    Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Law, Political Sciences or related fields plus minimum 1 year of previous work experience relevant to the function.
  • Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) may also be accepted.
  • Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English

    Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
  • Field experience.
  • Computer skills.
  • Knowledge of refugee law.
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR’s programmes.
  • UNHCR Protection Learning Programme.
  • UNHCR Operations Management Learning Programme.
  • Knowledge of additional UN languages.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 13th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; UNHCR Assistant Field Officer‎ Jobs in Yumbe Uganda

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