UNHCR Progres V4 Associate Jobs in Addis Ababa

UNHCR Progres V4 Associate Jobs in Addis Ababa

Organizational Context

UNHCR Representation in Ethiopia launched proGres v4 with BIMS (Biometrics Identity Management System) in Addis Ababa in mid-2018.

The comprehensive level 3 registration started and ongoing in all camps in Ethiopia and expected to be completed by the end of first quarter of 2019.

UNHCR Ethiopia with the support of HQ proGres v4 (PRIMES) team planned to rollout proGres v4 across the operation.

Also, after the successful implementation of proGres v4 in all Sub-offices in Ethiopia, proGres v4 will be fully integrated with one-stop-shop registration model where refugees have unified access to services provided by UNHCR, Government (ARRA) and all relevant partners via one physical location.

These agencies provide registration, protection, refugee vital events registration and other assistance. At the end of the registration, all refugee families receive proof of registration document and individuals aged 14 and above receive refugee / asylum seeker identity card.


  • The Associate proGres v4 is a member of the Registration team and is supervised by the Registration Officer.
  • The Associate proGres v4 is responsible for supporting all activities related to the rollout of proGres v4 across the operation.
  • Depending on the size and structure of the implementation of proGres v4 in operation, the Associate proGres v4 may assist day-to-day supervision, direction and support to the registration officer.
  • Assist in monitoring the efficiency and quality of the implementation processes of proGres v4.
  • Assist in the implementation of plans, strategies and methodologies for proGres v4.
    Provide updates and draft reports related to the implementation of proGres v4.
  • Assist in counselling to, and responds to queries from staff regarding the implementation of proGres v4 and procedures.
  • Perform other related
    duties as required

    Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Electronic Data Processing, Information Technology or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.
  • Minimum 6 years (5 years with graduate degree (equivalent of a Master's)) of relevant experience.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of and concepts of international protection and UNHCR.
  • Strong team building, managerial, planning, coordination and representation skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in protection, registration, and data management.
  • Excellent working knowledge of English and French.
  • Technical expertise in registration, individual case management and identity management systems, including proGres, in refugee and internal displacement situations.
  • Knowledge of UNHCR and interagency policies, standards, programmes and humanitarian operations in a variety of geographical locations and operational contexts.
  • Familiarity with planning, programming and implementation of registration operations at the field levels, including strategic planning, project development, budgeting and resource mobilization.

    Desirable Qualifications & Competencies
  • Knowledge of any other relevant UN or local language.
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position

    Submission of Applications
  • This vacancy is open for qualified Ethiopians and Non-Ethiopians with a valid work permit from Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.
  • Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by 14th May 2019
  • UNHCR is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UNHCR Progres V4 Associate Jobs in Addis Ababa

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