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

Job Title:        Field Associate

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Uganda

Vacancy Notice Number: 011/2019

Position Number: 10020302

Position Grade:

About US:

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
Field Associate is normally supervised by the Senior Field Officer or Head of
Office and performs a variety of functions related to Field activities within
the office. The supervisor defines general work objectives and provides
necessary advice and guidance. The Field Associate may supervise some General
Service support staff. The incumbent keeps frequent internal contacts with
staff members in the same duty station to exchange information, to establish
understanding of respective needs; to ensure provision of services and
resolution of problems and with the external contacts generally with officials
of national and international institutions, leaders of the refugee community,
local population and/or Implementing Partners (IPs) on subject matters which
may be of importance to the Organization

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

the situation in the AoR, collect data and other information relevant to UNHCR
and report to the supervisor accordingly.

the implementation of UNHCR programme including the delivery of all assistance
items and monitoring of infrastructure.

regular visits to various sites in order to assess needs of persons of concern,
with particular attention to vulnerable groups.

regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested
by supervisor.

Act as
interpreter when required.

to the preparation of status and progress reports by providing info, preparing
tables, etc.

in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports and meeting
authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.

and act on the reports received on persons of concern within the refugee
community or from the local authorities.

coordination with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration
and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.

other relevant duties as required.

Key Result Areas:

policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the
area of responsibility (AoR).

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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Field Associate job placement
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.



and Organizing


knowledge of English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or
local language

of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the

field experience.

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

Click Here

Deadline: 13th June 2019

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