UN Jobs – Associate Resettlement & Complementary Pathways Officer – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:   Associate Resettlement & Complementary Pathways Officer

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


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.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Approving the biodata and family composition changes done by resettlement caseworkers
  • As part of the Protection Panel, approving Protection Referrals to resettlement
  • Approving the referrals to the Anti-Fraud Focal Points
  • Reviewing RRFs and referring to Regional Bureau for final review or submissions

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Associate Resettlement & Complementary Pathways Officer job placement should hold a degree in: Social Sciences;
  • International Law; Law, International Public Law, International Refugee Law; International Human Rights Law;
  • At least three years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 2 years relevant experience with a Masters degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Phd.
  • Professional work experience (years depending on degree obtained) relevant to refugee protection work, preferably within the international capacity. Demonstrated experience in casework or case management, preferably in a refugee or immigration context. Ability to draft legal note.
  • Skills: organisational skills, planning skills, analytical skills, data management,
  • Technology Awareness (use of Office 365, proGres V4, etc)
  • Fluency in English



Managerial Competencies              

  • M001Empowering and Building Trust
  • M002 Managing Performance
  • M003 Judgement and Decision Making

Cross-Functional Competencies     

  • X001 Analytical Thinking
  • X002 Innovation and Creativity
  • X005 Planning and Organizing
  • Language Requirements: Essential: English, Desirable: French.


Desirable qualifications & competencies.

  • Sound understanding and ability to implement UNHCR¿s policy and global strategic priorities, such as AGDM, in the area of responsibility at appropriate level.
  • Diverse field experience.
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Legal experience


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) should apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 22nd May 2022


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