UNHCR Resettlement Associate Jobs in Rwanda

UNHCR Resettlement Associate Jobs in Rwanda


  • Interview, assess resettlement needs, and process persons identified for resettlement, following established procedures; undertake field missions as required.

  • Where applicable, review and assess special resettlement cases and prepares individual submissions for presentation to resettlement countries; keep offices informed on the status of special resettlement cases; liaise with offices on case processing and provide advice as required.

  • Comply with UNHCR¿s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases.

  • Follow up on status of cases from submission to departure; ensure effective in-country communication on the status and follow-up on persons of concern (PoC) being considered for resettlement; ensure that records on individual cases are kept up-to-date.

  • Provide PoC and partners with up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR¿s resettlement policies and procedures.

  • Assist in monitoring the quality of submissions, providing the concerned staff with basic guidance and advice.

  • Manage, maintain and update proGres or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System (CORTS) database and provide technical support.

  • Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.

  • Organize logistical support for governments undertaking resettlement missions.

  • Maintain accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports.

  • Assist with preparing a
    strategy and budget for resettlement activities and monitoring expenditures.

  • Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities.

  • Systematically apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the resettlement process; comply with UNHCR policy and guidelines on HIV/AIDS.

  • Assist in mitigating resettlement fraud through oversight (including in-country travel), advice and guidance).

  • Recommend cases that are eligible for resettlement consideration.

  • Provide counselling to PoC.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education & Professional Work Experience

  • Years of Experience / Degree Level

  • For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

    Certificates and/or Licenses

  • International Law;

  • International Relations;


  • Good knowledge of UNHCR Resettlement policies and operational applications in different resettlement countries and situations. Completion of UNHCR specific learning/training activities (e.g., PLP and RSD/Resettlement Learning Programme, resettlement anti-fraud workshop).

    Functional Skills

  • CM-Cross-cultural communication;

  • PR-Resettlement/Repatriation/Voluntary Repatriation;

  • UN-UNHCR Operations, mandate, principles and policies;

  • PR-Resettlement Anti-Fraud Policy and Procedures;

    Position Competencies

  • Competencies as defined in Job Profile

    Language Requirements

  • Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNHCR Resettlement Associate Jobs in Rwanda

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