UN Jobs – Programme CBI Officer – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Programme CBI Officer

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Uganda

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 Programme CBI Officer is an active member
of the bureau/field operation/division and manages and oversees the UNHCR cash
assistance programmes. The incumbent is responsible to ensure that operations
are compliant with the technical guidance and administrative instructions on
CBI. S/he will ensure the strategic and coherent use of CBI in the operations
and monitor adequately. S/he will ensure adequate coordination of all CBIs in
line with the common cash delivery principles and provide technical guidance on
CBIs to UNHCR staff. The Programme CBI Officer normally receives guidance and
direction from the Senior Programme Officer or Snr. Operations Officer or other
senior staff. S/he will maintain close links with CBI staff in UNHCR HQ. Internally
s/he also will liaise with UNCHR country offices and/or Bureau. Externally s/he
will liaise with Implementing and Operational Partners, National Governments,
line ministries and UN agencies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the strategic and coherent use of CBI’s in the operations, ensuring that CBI is
maximised in assistance and service provision, strongly linking it to CRRF,
MYMP and development. In particular, ensure linkages with Social Protection and
Financial Inclusion.

the review of and coordinate the final clearance with DFAM of the CBI Standard
operating procedures (SOPs) for the operations.

the development of the cash assistance programmes and support the senior
management to ensure that CBI strategy is fully, effectively integrated into
the country operations plan for protection and solutions.

the compliance to HALEP and that CBI is included in the preparedness and
response planning and be a first responder to new emergencies/ and returns
situations to ensure operations are using CBI as a modality.

the effective coordination with procurement for the RFP, the technical
evaluation and contracting of financial service providers.

technical support on strategic planning and policy making on activities within
the area of CBIs as an integral part of UNHCR programmes including assessments,
planning and budgeting, technical choices, legal and regulatory aspects,
implementation modalities and coordination.

and collaborate with sectors to increase the use of CBI in education, shelter,
livelihoods and where applicable in health and WASH programmes.

the adequate inter-agency coordination mechanisms on CBIs and strong relations
with partners, regional entities and represent UNHCR in CBI coordination.

the establishment of a sound monitoring process for cash assistance, with
proper collection, use and monitoring of baselines, standards and indicators
needed to measure and analyse CBI¿s performance. Analyse trends and target
interventions including CBI expenditure, upstream and downstream activities.

the technical soundness of the operations and generate data for evidence-based

CBI related reporting requirements.

the use of UNHCR corporate tools and systems.

other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Programme CBI Officer job
placement should hold For P3/NOC – 6 years relevant experience with
Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4
years relevant experience with Doctorate degree in Economics; Social Science;
Business Administration; Social Economics or other relevant field

of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Management; HCR Results Based Management;

and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

in working in cash based assistance programmes and proven knowledge and
technical skills in set up, design, implementation and monitoring of CBIs from
a multisectoral and protection perspective.

in interagency coordination.



For International
Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working
language of the duty station if not English. For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN
working language of the duty station if not English and local language.


C001L3 –
Accountability Level 3

C002L3 –
Teamwork & Collaboration Level 3

C003L3 –
Communication Level 3

C004L3 –
Commitment to Continuous Learning Level 3

C005L3 –
Client & Result Orientation Level 3

C006L3 –
Organizational Awareness Level 3

M001L3 –
Empowering and Building Trust Level 3

M004L3 –
Strategic Planning and Vision Level 3

M003L3 –
Judgement and Decision Making Level 3

X001L3 –
Analytical Thinking Level 3

X003L3 –
Technological Awareness Level 3

X007L3 –
Political Awareness Level 3

X005L3 –
Planning and Organizing Level 3

X008L3 –
Stakeholder Management Level 3

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: 11th June 2020

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