No Experience UN Field Assistant Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:  Field Assistant (No Experience Job Opportunities)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Monthly net salary: UGX 3,369,330 and UGX 4,399,330 /=

Salary Grade: G4

 

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 Assistant is normally supervised by the Field Officer/Associate and performs a variety of functions related to Field activities within the office. The supervisor exercises close control and regular review of the work processes and provides regular advice and guidance.

 

The incumbent keeps frequent internal contacts with staff members in the same duty station to exchange information 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 routine subject matters under the direction of the supervisor.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports and meeting authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.
  • Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information, contribute to related liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries.
  • Collect data and other information relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor accordingly.
  • Keep regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested by supervisor.
  • In coordination with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Liaise with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.
  • Direct incidents and problems to the supervisor when they cannot be resolved at their level.
  • Perform other related duties as required.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a degree in Business Administration, Law, Political Science
  • For G4 – 1 year relevant experience with High School Diploma; or Bachelor or equivalent or higher
  • Certificates and/or Licenses
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
  • IT-Computer Literacy
  • MS-Drafting, Documentation, Data Presentation
  • CL-Multi-stakeholder Communications with Partners
  • Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

 

How to Apply:

All interested candidates should apply online at the link below

 

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Deadline: 30th November 2021

 

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