Associate Reporting Officer UN Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:            Associate Reporting Officer
Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: UNOPS/IICA/ARO
Vacancy Notice No.:
UNHCR/UGANDA/IICA/005/2017
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Position Grade: IICA, Level
1
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.
Job Summary: The Associate
Reporting Officer will develop donor proposals (including budgets), and conduct
program and donor reporting in accordance with strategic planning for the
Uganda operation. Program reporting will be done to support the development and
review of the Country Operations Plan as well as the mid-year and year-end
reports. Donor reporting will be conducted during and after implementation of each
agreement in accordance with instructions and time lines developed by the Donor
Relations Officer (in collaboration with the Donor Relations and Programme
units) following proposal development. This position should review all partner
narrative reports and identify areas lacking clarity or where implementation
was not aligned with donor expectations to the respective sector leads and
field-based personnel (as well as the Donor Relations Officer for monitoring
and follow-up). The Associate Reporting Officer will coordinate with external
relations, public information and reporting focal points at Kampala and field
level to ensure that field-level visibility is displaced in accordance with
donor expectation and that human interest stories are captured and published
for each donor.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Stay abreast with all developments in the
    operation, including Project Partnerships Agreements and MOUs with donors,
    to analyze situation, needs and achievements; and prepare appropriate
    progress and final reports;
  • Develop and draft funding submissions
    (including budgets) in close coordination with technical units and field
    staff, in line with UNHCR strategies and policies
  • Draft and review reports, ensuring high
    quality, timely and accurate reporting in line with UNHCR guidelines and
    donor requirements and agreements
  • Follow up with field offices and technical
    sector leads on information required for reporting to donors
  • The incumbent will identify funding
    opportunities with new donors and coordinate with humanitarian and
    development-related donors.
  • Coordinate with technical units and field
    offices to analyse needs and gaps; Regularly monitor implementation of
    earmarked projects in line with donor agreements, using UNHCR’s monitoring
    and evaluation tools;
  • Support the Office in development of
    materials for donor briefings;
  • Support, coordinate mission programmes,
    and accompany donor missions as needed;
  • Perform other tasks as requested.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNHCR Associate Reporting Officer career opportunity should hold an
    advanced university degree in Social Sciences or related fields;
  • At least four years of previous job
    experience relevant to the function;
  • Extensive knowledge of local, regional and
    national institutions;
  • Proficiency in English and excellent
    knowledge of at least one other UN language.
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Extensive knowledge of UNHCR programmes
    and activities;
  • Good drafting skills;
  • Skills and experience in budget
    development;
  • Knowledge of UNHCR results framework; and
    standards and indicators;
  • Previous experience in dealing with
    partners;
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Analytical Thinking;
  • Innovation and Creativity;
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Political Awareness.
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: 2nd October
2017
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