UNHCR Assistant Field Officer Jobs in Yumbe Uganda
UNHCR Assistant Field Officer Jobs in Yumbe UgandaOrganizational 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.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.
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.
Judgement and Decision Making
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
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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