UNHCR Field Associate – Rwamwanja Jobs in Uganda

UNHCR Field Associate – Rwamwanja Jobs in Uganda

Organizational Context

  • The Field Associate is normally supervised by the (Senior) Field Officer or Head of Office and performs a variety of functions related to Field activities within the office.

  • The supervisor defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance. The Field Associate may supervise some General Service support staff.

  • The incumbent keeps frequent internal contacts with staff members in the same duty station to exchange information, to establish understanding of respective needs; to ensure provision of services and resolution of problems and with the external contacts generally with officials of national and international institutions, leaders of the refugee community, local population and/or Implementing Partners (IPs) on subject matters which may be of importance to the Organization

    Functional Statement

  • Monitor the situation in the AoR, collect data and other information relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor accordingly.

  • Monitor the implementation of UNHCR programme including the delivery of all assistance items and monitoring of infrastructure.

  • Undertake regular visits to various sites in order to assess needs of persons of concern, with particular attention to vulnerable groups.

  • Keep regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested by supervisor.

  • Act as interpreter when required.
    Contribute to the preparation of status and progress reports by providing info, preparing tables, etc.

  • Assist
    in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports and meeting authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.

  • Inform and act on the reports received on persons of concern within the refugee community or from the local authorities.

  • In coordination with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.

  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.

    Required Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Stakeholder Management
    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of High school diploma is required.

  • Minimum 3 years relevant work experience is required.

  • Knowledge of English is required

    Qualifications and Competencies

  • Completion of a certificate in Business Administration, Law, Political science or related field is desirable.

  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UNHCR Field Associate – Rwamwanja Jobs in Uganda

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