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

 

Job Title:        Reporting Officer

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Position Grade:
P3

 

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:  Under the overall guidance of the Senior Donor
or External Relations Officer or other Senior Management, the Reporting Officer
contributes to production, editing and quality control of reports for his/her
Area of Responsibility (AOR). By systematization and sharing of accurate and
timely information, the Reporting Officer promotes the vision, mission, and
strategic goals of UNHCR.

 

The Reporting
Officer establishes close contacts with all UNHCR Sections in the AOR to gather
and analyse information. He/she maintains effective professional relationships
with a wide variety of donors, operational and implementing partners, UN
agencies, and other stakeholders to gather, analyse and disseminate information
about activities of UNHCR and its partners.

 

All UNHCR staff
members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job
description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the
regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff
Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well
as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required
to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core,
functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR’s core
values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·       
Keep
abreast with all developments in the Country Operation/Bureau/Division or other
entity to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.

·       
Draft
regular daily, weekly and monthly up-date for internal and external audience
(including donors and media).

·       
Consolidate
and analyse data on programme implementation, achievements and indicators in
all sectors under area of responsibility (AoR) in order to facilitate the
preparation of periodic reports and activity-specific reports as may be
required and ensure timeliness of such reports.

·       
Participate
in annual reporting and planning process.

·       
Work
closely with Information Management to ensure accurate and attractive data
presentation, including maps.

·       
Support
the monitoring of UNHCR’s partnerships and consolidate information about
partners¿ activities.

·       
Prepare
briefing kits and presentations for missions and visitors.

·       
Prepare
reports for donors, in compliance with specific donor requirements. Make
efforts to enhance donor satisfaction by ensuring quality reporting on
programmatic results to donor; Assist in providing visibility for donors¿ contributions
to UNHCR.

·       
Research/analyse,
interpret and also, monitor and review information and data from regular and
wide variety of sources for internal and external reporting.

·       
Prepare
and distribute minutes of meetings.

·       
Provide
technical support, training and clarification on UNHCR’s reporting policies and
deadlines.

·       
Collaborate
closely with information counterparts in other UN agencies and NGOs to ensure
accurate data presentation, graphics and maps and effective information
dissemination on refugee issues.

·       
May
prepare press releases; conceptualize, draft and edit stories for external
communications products and support all aspects of its production, including
fact checking, proofreading and quality control.

·       
Where
relevant, contribute to UNHCR’s coordination endeavours   across sectors, including through reporting,
advocacy, resource mobilization and other support as may be required.

·       
Perform
other related duties as required.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Reporting 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

·       
Field(s)
of Education: Journalism; Public Administration; Communication;  International relations; Political Science;
Law; or other relevant field.

·       
Experience
in conducting, participating in and reporting on meetings, and drafting
reports. Programme/project development, planning, implementation, and/or
monitoring

·       
CO-Strategic
Communication;

·       
IT-Computer
Literacy;

·       
PG-UNHCR’s
Programmes;

·       
UN-UNHCR
Operations, mandate, principles and policies;

·       
DM-Data
collection methodologies;

 

Desirable:

·       
Experience
in a field mission and at Headquarters / in the UN Common System and country
context.

·       
Experience
undertaking operational and analytical work in the field of international
affairs, international security, humanitarian affairs, development or
journalism. Donor relations or liaison with media.

 

Language Requirements:

·       
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.

·       
For
General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the
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
details.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 29th October 2020

 

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