United Nations UNHCR Field Associate Job Opportunities – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Job Title:       Field Associate
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028946
Vacancy Notice: 009/2018
Reports to: Senior
Field Officer / Head of Office
Duty Station: Uganda
Post Grade: GL6
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
Field Associate will monitor the situation in the AoR, collect data and other
information relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor accordingly. 
        
Monitor
the implementation of UNHCR programme including the delivery of all assistance
items and monitoring of infrastructure.
        
Conduct
regular visits to various sites in order to assess needs of persons of concern,
with particular attention to vulnerable groups.
        
Keep
regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested by
supervisor.
        
Serve as
an interpreter when required.
        
Actively
contribute to the preparation of status and progress reports by providing info,
preparing tables, etc.
        
Assist
in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports and meeting
authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.
        
The
jobholder will also inform and act on the reports received on persons of
concern within the refugee community or from the local authorities.
        
Work in
liaison with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration and
provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
        
Perform
any other relevant duties as required.
Key Performance Indicators:
        
UNHCRs
policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the
area of responsibility (AoR).
        
The
needs of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in a
participating manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective
to form a firm basis for planning. Authority (decisions made in executing
responsibilities and to achieve results).
        
Negotiate
with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.
        
Represent
UNHCR in physical monitoring of projects.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
        
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Field Associate job opportunity
should  have completed Secondary Education with post-secondary
training/certificate in Business Administration, Law, Political Science or
related field.
        
At least
six years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
        
Good computer
skills.
        
Excellent
knowledge of English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or
local language.
        
Completion
of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the
position is desired
        
Prior
UNHCR field experience is an added advantage
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: 12th March 2018
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