UN Senior Data Management Assistant Job Placement – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Position No.: 10019442
Vacancy Notice: 024/2018
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Post Grade: GL5
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:  
  • Enter data mainly
    related to asylum seekers, refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR
    into the computer database.
  • Prepare reports and
    project documents by providing information, preparing tables and drafting
    routine correspondence and reports.
  • Offer support in the
    compilation of data and interpreting the statistics for various reports.
  • Assist 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
    collect GIS data, update maps and 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate
    for the United Nations UNHCR Senior 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 five years of
    previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Fluency in English and
    working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local languages
    (Lugbara, Madi, Aringa)
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: 11th April 2018
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