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

Job Title:       Senior Data Management
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10020885
Vacancy Notice:
Reports to: Senior
Field Coordinator
Duty Station: Mbarara,
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.
Job Summary: The
Senior Data Management Assistant will provide regular guidance and support.
Subject to the nature of the task/assignment, he/she will work independently on
routine tasks, while following instructions of the supervisor for more complex
issues. Contacts will be with the colleagues in the same duty station to
exchange information and to discuss the work plans. External contacts are not
frequent. The incumbent may play a liaison role with the national and local
authorities for gathering and exchange of data.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Enter data mainly related to asylum
    seekers, refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR into the computer
  • Prepare reports and project documents by
    providing information, preparing tables and drafting routine
    correspondence and reports.
  • Provide 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: 
  • 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

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations UNHCR Senior Data Management Assistant career vacancy should have
    completed secondary education with post-secondary training/certificate in
    Electronic Data Processing, Information Technology or related field.
  • At least five years’ experience relevant
    to the function.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software
    and database applications.
  • Good computer skills (MS Office,
    including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Excellent communication skills (written
    and oral).
  • Knowledge of any other relevant UN or local
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes
    or specific training relevant to functions of the position is desired
  • Ability to work as part of a team but
    also independently, in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Knowledge of the UN system.
  • Ability to work in remote areas.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge
    of another relevant UN language or local language (as applicable in the
    duty station).
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: 28th October 2018
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