Fresher UN Data Jobs – Associate Registry & Identity Management Officer – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

Job Title:    Associate Registry &
Identity Management Officer (UN Fresher Data Jobs)

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

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:  

·       
Assist
in the implementation of registration, enrolment and digital identity
strategies, for populations of concern in compliance with global and regional
protection and inclusion objectives and priorities, ensuring that relevant
standards are met, and appropriate methodologies and technologies are
implemented.

·       
Provide
technical support to staff on planned registration and digital identity
management activities.

·       
Contribute
to the development and dissemination of operational guidance, instructions and
capacity-development initiatives, in accordance with policy and guidance
disseminated by the Global Data Service in Headquarters.

·       
Design
appropriate procedures and systems for assurance of quality registration data
and conduct regular data quality and audit checks to monitor the accuracy of
data collected, as well as a tool for identification and prevention of fraud.

·       
Provide
post-deployment support and maintenance of the UNHCR refugee systems
applications as required.

·       
Assist
the country team to establish and strengthen internal digital identity,
registration and identity management capacity and/or that of government
counterparts to manage registration and maintain population data.

·       
Liaise
with Digital Identity and Registration Section of the Global Data Service as
necessary to facilitate registration and identity management activities in the
region/ country.

·       
Advocate
with and support government authorities to establish and strengthen fair and
efficient registration and digital identification procedures and systems and
that POCs¿ identity documents or credentials are recognised for the purposes of
accessing humanitarian, public and private sector services.

·       
Establish
linkages with key partners to implement appropriate case and data management
approaches for efficient, accountable and standardized targeting and delivery
of assistance and other programming and protection needs.

·       
Support
the operationalization and negotiation with government and UN partners related
to interoperability of external digital identification systems with UNHCR
refugee registration and identity management systems.

·       
Liaise
and actively engage with government, humanitarian and development actors, and
the private sector to promote the inclusion of refugees and asylum-seekers into
host States¿ population registers and digital identity systems and the
registration of birth, marriages, deaths and other vital events of forcibly
displaced persons in the host Government¿s civil registry.

·       
Support
the collection of reliable data and the availability of effective analysis
relating to POCs¿ registration, identity management and digital identification
at global, regional and country levels (as appropriate) including for the
purposes of strategy development and monitoring and evaluation.

·       
Monitor,
document and report on registration and identity management activities at the
regional/ country level, and report on the impact of support interventions to
the management of operations.

·       
Perform
other related duties as required.

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Associate Registry & Identity Management Officer job opportunity should
hold For P2/NOB – 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2
years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience
with Doctorate degree in Law, Development, 
  Social
Sciences, Information Technology, with focus on Database Development, Data
Management and Analysis, Demography, Geography, Political Science, Business
Administration

·       
Humanities,
Statistics or other relevant field.

·       
Certification
Programme ¿ International Protection (CP-IP)

·       
HCR
protection Learning Programme

·       
Training
on Emergency Registration

·       
Operations
Data Management Learning Program

·       
Understanding
of the principles and concepts of international protection and UNHCR, including
UNHCR’s registration and identity management guidance and the Policy and
Guidance on the Protection of Personal Data of Persons of Concern.

·       
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.

 

Desirable:

·       
Technical
expertise in registration, digital identity or biometric management systems.
Experience with UNHCR’s PRIMES applications.

·       
Familiarity
with planning, programming, strategic planning, project development, budgeting
and resource mobilization.

·       
Understanding
of civil registration, national identity management or digital identification
systems (including population registries) and digital identity technical
standards.

·       
Demonstrated
knowledge of UNHCR and interagency policies, standards, programmes and
operations.

·       
Experience
of devising data collection and analysis.

·       
Experience
working with partners, including host and donor Governments, humanitarian and
development partners.

 

Functional Skills

·       
PR-Civil
Registration;

·       
PR-Individual
Case Management;

·       
PR-Protection
related guidelines, standards and indicators;

·       
DM-Data
collection methodologies;

·       
DM-Data
Management;

·       
(Functional
Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

 

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: 4th March
2021

 

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