UNHCR Project Jobs – Community Service & Development Officer at Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)

Organisation: Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and
development organization that positively contributes towards improving the
living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and
conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health,
Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection
programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.
About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with
funding from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-Sectoral Program for
refugees Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro District) and transit centers in Kisoro
and Bundibugyo districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
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Supervise and oversee the work of community
extension workers, ensuring that work and activities progress as agreed and in
line with applicable standards.
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The incumbent will also mobilize and sensitize
community extension workers, refugee’s leadership to the importance of
respectful dialogue with refugee community.
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Work in liaison with refugee community/committees,
develop social recreational and cultural activities in the settlement.
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Identify key protection concerns through
participatory process for different age, gender and diversity groups among camp
population.
·        
Responsible for ensuring that HIJRA has up to date
records of refugee camp population, based on UNHCR registration, OPM and
leadership structures.
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Regular review of registration data, critical
analysis of data compared to actual population, and identification of
vulnerable groups and individuals for further interventions. Also
identification of gaps between registration and actual population.
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Periodically draft reports on community activities
and work plans to the Project Manager for donor reporting.
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Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
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The UNHCR Project Community Service &
Development Officer should hold a 
relevant Bachelor’s degree and related experience
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Excellent communication skills
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Possess the ability to plan ahead and meet deadlines
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Knowledge of UNHCR reporting is desired
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Mature Individual with leadership qualities
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Personal commitment and drive for results, and
adaptability in the workplace;
·        
Possess the ability to work long hours under
difficult conditions while maintaining security awareness;
·        
Strong written and spoken communication skills, in
English
How to Apply:
All qualified
Ugandan nationals are encouraged to send an application plus updated CV to:
vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke. Please clearly indicate the position tile in the
subject line of the E-mail.
Deadline: 27th November 2015

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