Several UN Data Entry Jobs – Registration Assistants – (UNHCR)

Several UN Data Entry Jobs – Registration Assistants – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:  Registration Assistant

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Position No.: UNOPS/001/19/2

Vacancy Notice: UNOPS – 001/2019

Duty Station: Uganda

Post Grade: LICA -4

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: 

  • Support government registration activities ensuring that SOPs are implemented and required resources are available, especially during emergency situations
  • Offer technical support to the government on the new registration tools and connectivity
  • Support data management and generation of population statistics
  • Quickly respond to queries from asylum seekers and refugees regarding registration procedures, documentation, as well as on their rights and entitlements.
  • Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to protection/litigation.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and/or partners in the delivery of assistance and programming, including provision of identity and entitlement documentation
  • Act as interpreter and translator when needed.
  • Perform any other related duties as required

Key Result Areas:

  • Performance of the incumbent will be assessed at the end of the contract term against the objectives specified in the Terms of Reference
  • Registration Standard Operating Procedures and Food Collection Standard Operating Procedures are implemented in accordance with relevant standards and policies.
  • Persons of concern have fair and transparent access to registration procedures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Registration Assistant career opportunity should have completed secondary education preferably with post-secondary training or certificate in social science, statistics, mathematics, information technology or related fields.
  • At least two years of relevant job experience
  • Good computer, typing and data entry skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English and local language
  • Knowledge of any of the languages spoken by the refugee communities.

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.

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Deadline: 17th January 2019

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