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Fresher UN Assistant Protection Officer (Child Protection) Job Vacancies - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10027139
Vacancy Notice: 002/2019
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection Officer
Post Grade: NOA

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.

Job Summary:  The Assistant Protection Officer (Child Protection) will coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern; and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors. He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and represents the organization externally on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor. He/she also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support in the implementation of the Child Protection (CP) Strategy based on the UNHCR Framework for the Protection of Children and a component of the overall Comprehensive Protection & Solutions Strategy for South Sudanese refugees in Bidibidi settlement
  • Support the implementation and monitoring of CP partners programmes in line with relevant partnerships-agreements to ensure all children at risk are identified and supported.
  • Ensure CP issues are mainstreamed by working closely with other sectors, namely Education, Youth, SGBV Livelihood, to promote a comprehensive prevention and response system.
  • Strengthen the BIA and BIDs process for individual children and ensure that the best interests of the children is the underlying principle in the CP partners case management programmes.
  • Support the tracing and reunification mechanisms for UAC and SC with CP partners.
  • Assess needs for services of persons of concern as well as host community children, as related to education and child protection, and coordinate partner responses, working closely with Government authorities.
  • Implement and monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases protection incidents
  • Assess needs for Promote and find durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Actively contribute to and facilitate a programme of results-based advocacy with sectorial and/or cluster partners.
  • Contribute to and facilitate effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Contribute to capacity-building initiatives for communities and individuals to assert their rights.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • Protection activities are guided by the protection strategy and respect the policy of UNHCR on age, gender and diversity (AGD)
  • The participation of persons of concern is assured through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches
  • Protection incidents are immediately identified and addressed


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Protection Officer (Child Protection) job opportunity should hold an Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in International Law, Human Rights, International Development, International Relations, Anthropology, Social Work, Gender studies, Political or Social Science or other clearly related disciplines 
  • One year of previous work experience relevant to the function.
  • Excellent knowledge of English. Very good knowledge of local language and local institutions.
  • Inter-agency experience an asset.
  • Another UN language an asset.

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.


Deadline: 10th January 2019

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Fresher UN Assistant Field Officer Job Opportunities - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:       Assistant Field Officer
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10030495
Vacancy Notice: 002/2018
Reports to: Field Officer
Duty Station: Uganda
Post Grade: NOA

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: 
  • Assess the needs of persons of concern in the AoR and formulate project submissions in collaboration with district authorities and implementing partners.
  • Actively promote and monitor the implementation of assistance projects.
  • Report regularly on rate of flow of new arrivals and estimate expected influx based on interviews with persons of concern.
  • Work in close co-ordination with implementing partners, assist with the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Keep track of cases of detention; register applicants for voluntary repatriation and family reunion.
  • Offer support in the preparation of monthly sectoral reports and submit material for preparation of periodic project monitoring reports and year-end reports.
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • UNHCRs policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the area of responsibility (AoR).
  • The needs of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning. Authority
  • Submit recommendation for protection interventions to the designated officer.
  • Negotiate with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.


 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Field Officer job placement should hold a University degree in Law, Political Sciences or related fields.
  • At least two years of previous relevant work experience.
  • Prior field experience.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Knowledge of refugee law.
  • Good knowledge of UNHCRs programmes.
  • UNHCR Protection Learning Programme.
  • UNHCR Operations Management Learning Programme.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and the local language.

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.


Deadline: 10th January 2019

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UN Field Associate Job Opportunities - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:       Field Associate
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028849
Vacancy Notice: 001/2019
Reports to: Senior Field Officer / Head of Office
Duty Station: Uganda
Post Grade: GL6

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:
  • The Field Associate will monitor the situation in the AoR, collect data and other information relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor accordingly. 
  • Monitor the implementation of UNHCR programme including the delivery of all assistance items and monitoring of infrastructure.
  • Conduct regular visits to various sites in order to assess needs of persons of concern, with particular attention to vulnerable groups.
  • Keep regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested by supervisor.
  • Serve as an interpreter when required.
  • Actively contribute to the preparation of status and progress reports by providing info, preparing tables, etc.
  • Assist in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports and meeting authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.
  • The jobholder will also inform and act on the reports received on persons of concern within the refugee community or from the local authorities.
  • Work in liaison with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as required.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • UNHCRs policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the area of responsibility (AoR).
  • The needs of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning. Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve results).
  • Negotiate with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.
  • Represent UNHCR in physical monitoring of projects.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Field Associate job opportunity should have completed Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Business Administration, Law, Political Science or related field.
  • At least six years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position is desired
  • Prior UNHCR field experience is an added advantage

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.


Deadline: 10th January 2019

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Fresher UN Assistant Protection Officer Job Opportunities - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:        Assistant Protection Officer
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028938
Vacancy Notice: 002/2019
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Protection Officer      
Post Grade: NOA

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.

Job Summary:  The Assistant Protection Officer will report to the Protection Officer. The incumbent may have supervisory responsibility for protection staff including community services, registration, resettlement and education. He/she will provide functional protection guidance to information management and programme staff; and monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards. The Assistant Protection Officer is expected to: coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern; and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors. He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and represents the organization externally on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor. He/she also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Carry out eligibility and status determination for persons of concern in compliance with UNHCR procedural standards and international protection principles
  • Promote and contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Provide inputs for the development of global / regional international protection policies and standards.
  • Implement and monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection.
  • Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assess needs for Promote and find durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Assess resettlement needs and apply priorities for the resettlement of individuals and groups of refugees and other persons of concern
  • Actively contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partner
  • Contribute to and facilitate a programme of results-based advocacy with sectorial and/or cluster partners
  • Contribute to and facilitate effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Contribute to capacity-building initiatives for communities and individuals to assert their rights.
  • Take part in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • Protection activities are guided by the protection strategy and respect the policy of UNHCR on age, gender and diversity (AGD)
  • The participation of persons of concern is assured through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches
  • Protection incidents are immediately identified and addressed


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Protection Officer job opportunity should hold a University degree in Law, International Law, political Sciences or related field.
  • At least two years of relevant professional experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Diverse field experience desirable.
  • Good IT skills including database management skills
  • Completion of the Protection Learning Programme, RSD- Resettlement Learning Programme.
  • Ability to work as part of a team but also independently, in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Knowledge of the UN system.
  • Ability to work in remote areas.

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.


Deadline: 10th January 2019

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2 Oil Industry Jobs - Legal Officers - Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Legal Officer (2 Job Placements)
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the petroleum industry.

Job Summary:   The Legal Officer provides advice on Health, Safety and Environmental issues arising out of the PAU operations. He or she is responsible for drafting contracts, follow up the said contracts and ensure that the contracts are in compliance with Uganda laws and protectPAU interests.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assists the senior legal officer in carrying out research and generating legal advice.
  • Facilitates the review of Health, safety and environmental laws and regulations.
  • Drafts contracts of the authority and ensures that they are in compliance with laws.
  • Carries our risk profiling of PAU contractual framework to ensure protection of PAU interests.
  • Carries out legal due diligence on persons dealing with PAU.
  • Prepares monthly and annual reports on sectional activities in accordance with PAU policies and procedures.
  • Undertakes such general legal work as may be allocated from time to time including the representation of PAU in different fora and preparing briefs.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Legal Officer job placement must hold a bachelor’s degree of Laws (Hons) from an internationally recognized University/ institution.
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in legal practice.
  • Must be enrolled as an Advocate.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ relevant work experience obtained from a reputable organization or Law firm.
  • Master’s degree in drafting and contract matrices, oil and gas law, health safety and environment from an internationally recognized University / Institution.
  • Possession of an internationally recognized professional qualifications like CIPS and ICSA.
  • Good knowledge of procurement, environment and contractual laws pertaining to oil and gas industry.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent negotiation and coordination skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good IT literacy and computer skills.
  • Ability to carry out in depth research and write briefs.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

Click Here (Register) -> Proceed to Application

NOTE:
  • ONLY online applications will be considered.
  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE results slip.
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.

Deadline: 15th January 2019 by 11:59 pm.

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