Fresher UN Assistant Reporting Officer Job Opportunities – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Assistant Reporting Officer
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10030516
Vacancy Notice: 002/2019
Duty Station: Kampala,
Post Grade: NOA
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:   
  • Keep abreast with all developments in the area of responsibility to
    prepare appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Provide support in collecting and drafting the required information
    for the production and dissemination of regular updates for internal
    and/or external distribution.
  • Assist in organising donor briefings and the coordination of
    inter-agency meetings.
  • Assist in maintaining working relationships with the Government,
    NGOs, and UN agencies.
  • Draft and disseminate minutes of the meetings that are held
    periodically in the duty station.
  • Accompany visitors and colleagues on monitoring missions to refugee
    sites giving appropriate briefing, commentaries and prepare briefing
    material for visitors.
  • Draft updates, donor reports, background notes, briefing notes,
    press reports, etc.
  • Perform any other related duties as required
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Reports to promote UNHCR activities are prepared and distributed in
    a timely manner
  • Produce reports on UNHCR activities. Liaise with external partners
    on behalf of UNHCR

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Reporting
    Officer job opportunity should hold an undergraduate degree (equivalent of
    a BA/BS) in Journalism, Communications or a related field
  • One year of previous work experience relevant to the function.
    Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master or Doctorate degree (equivalent of
    a PhD) may also be accepted.
  • Excellent communication skills, good writing skills and good
    knowledge of computer applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and UN working language of duty
    station if not English
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
Deadline: 10th January 2019
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