UN Data Management Assistant Jobs - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:       Data Management Assistant
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028902
Vacancy Notice: 012/2018
Reports to: Protection Officer
Duty Station: Uganda
Post Grade: GL4

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
         The Data Management Assistant will enter data mainly related to asylum seekers, refugees and persons of concern to UNHCR into the computer database.
         Actively contribute to the preparation of reports and project documents by providing information, preparing tables and drafting routine correspondence and reports.
         Update and maintain existing databases and generate various statistical reports.
         Provide support in the development of forms for data collection and analysis, if requested.
         Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information and translate routine documents and correspondence as and when required.
         May be required to undertake field trips to project sites.
         Perform any other duty, as requested

Key Performance Indicators:
         The Office has reliable and up-to-date data on persons of concern.
         Decide on the data recorded in database.
         Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents and escalate issues to the supervisor if incident cannot be resolved within the scope of responsibility


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
         The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Data Management Assistant       job placement should have completed Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Electronic data processing, Information Technology or related field;
         At least three years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
         Fluency in English and working knowledge of the local language
         Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 14th March 2018

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