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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Associate Field Officer 18 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Angola
Open

Associate Field Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Angola
Dundo (AGO)
English,French,Portuguese
Immediate
12 months
18 May 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

  • Ensure that UNHCR’s policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the Area of Responsibility (AoR).
  • Ensure that 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.
  • Ensure that protection incidents and gaps in assistance are immediately identified and addressed.
  • Identify vulnerable groups or individuals who may need special attention or special arrangements and make recommendations on the needs of different groups of refugees.
  • Assess protection and assistance needs of refugees and asylum-seekers in the region and monitor implementation of refugee assistance programmes.
  • In co-ordination with implementing partners, handle the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Provide inputs for project submissions and periodic narrative and financial reports for the annual programme.
  • Develop and maintain relations with local authorities ensuring smooth negotiations in all aspects of UNHCR's mandate for the benefit of refugees.
  • Monitor the security situation in the area and intervene as appropriate with the local authorities.
  • Participation in needs assessment as a member of the Multi-Functional team
  • In close coordination with programme and project control, monitor project implementation and provide feedback on the progress to the relevant units/sections
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Law, International Law, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months

Minimum of 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs

Field experience. Experience in community services. Coordination/management role.

English is essential. Portuguese and/or French desirable.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 18 May 2021

Associate Resettlement Officer 19 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Guatemala
UNHCR
Guatemala
Guatemala City (GTM)
English,Spanish
14 June 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
19 May 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Associate Resettlement & Complementory Pathways Officer, P2, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conduct casework by interviewing identified refugees for resettlement. Assess the resettlement needs and complete RRF (Resettlement Registration Forms) and refer cases for review to the Resettlement Officer;
  • Research country of origin information to support and strengthen resettlement cases;
  • Support and assist in the preparation of and facilitation of resettlement country missions;
  • Assist Resettlement Officer with the organizing of training workshops and seminars on resettlement related issues for UNHCR staff;
  • Manage in a fair manner refugees’ resettlement expectations through information sharing, outreach and counselling;
  • Regularly liaise with Protection, Community Services and other relevant Units to individual case processing within the Office;
  • Regularly update ProGres database with resettlement events and maintain own statistical data for reporting purposes;
  • Participate at the Resettlement Unit, Protection Section and Office meetings when requested;
  • Undertake support resettlement missions to the field when required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Law, Social Sciences, Sociology or related field.

24 Months

Minimum 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required, especially in conducting RSD (Refugee Status Determination) and resettlement interviews.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • Flexibility and ability to provide support and oversight to numerous projects at once and willingness to undertake some related administrative tasks;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to complete tasks within a set time frame;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Ability to work effectively and with minimum supervision.

Computer skills: General computer literacy (word, email, internet) and good knowledge of the basic data-management programs; Excel, Access, ProGres (asset).

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 19-May-2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone

Field Assistant 23 May 2021 Refugee UNHCR Guyana
UNHCR
Guyana
Georgetown (GUY) (GUY)
English,Spanish
01 July 2021
until 31 December 2021 with possibility of extension
23 May 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be refugees in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Associate Protection Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Field Assistant will:

Assist in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports, meeting authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.

· Facilitate Interpretation when required by local authorities in support of registration, extension of stay permit, medical assistance, COVID measures, contribute to related liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries.

· Support persons of concern in accessing public services, including by liaising with service providers.

· Assist in the reception, registration, and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.

· Provide functional and administrative support in implementing participatory approaches, needs assessments, monitoring, reporting and case management.

· Assist in drafting reports, routine correspondence, and compiling statistics within the Area of Responsibility (AoR).

· Identify vulnerable Persons of Concern and refer them to UNHCR and/or to relevant Government services.

· Enforce integrity in the delivery of protection services.

· Provide counselling to persons of concern in need of protection assistance and support and ensure proper feedback is provided to persons of concern.

· Assess the needs of vulnerable persons of concern, identify assistance and propose relevant solutions as required.

· Operate the UNHCR hotline acting according to established ToRs and providing information or referral as needed.

· Assist in exploring opportunities for mainstreaming persons of concern into available local services, particularly health and educational services.

· Conduct and support regularly community outreach meetings, participatory assessments, and other mechanisms for consultations with persons of concern.

· Contribute to age, gender and diversity mainstreaming in all activities undertaken.

· Support in the identification of persons of concern for Livelihood’s activities as per established SOPs.

· Identify, document and report challenges faced by persons of concern to UNHCR in accessing services and in exercising basic rights.

· Support the preparation and implementation of monitoring activities of UNHCR programmes in the AoR, including post-distribution monitoring exercises.

· Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Secondary education

Required: High School diploma and/or certificate/license in Development Studies, Human Rights, Community Development/Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, international law.

12 Months

Essential: At least 1 year of relevant professional work experience with a High School Diploma,

· Desired: 2 years of previous work experience relevant to the function with Bachelors, equivalent or higher degree at the national and in social work or activities targeting vulnerable populations, or other relevant programmes; experience with protection of refugees, asylum seekers and other displaced populations is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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This is a Refugee UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only legal residents in Guyana with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 23 May 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

Field Assistant 23 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Guyana
Open

Field Assistant

National Specialist
UNHCR
Guyana
Georgetown (GUY) (GUY)
English,Spanish
01 July 2021
until 31 December 2021
23 May 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Associate Protection Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Field Assistant will:

Assist in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports, meeting authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.

· Facilitate Interpretation when required by local authorities in support of registration, extension of stay permit, medical assistance, COVID measures, contribute to related liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries.

· Assist in the reception, registration, and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.

· Provide functional and administrative support in implementing participatory approaches, needs assessments, monitoring, reporting and case management.

· Assist in drafting reports, routine correspondence, and compiling statistics within the Area of Responsibility (AoR).

· Identify vulnerable Persons of Concern and refer them to UNHCR and/or to relevant Government services.

· Enforce integrity in the delivery of protection services.

· Provide counselling to persons of concern in need of protection assistance and support and ensure proper feedback is provided to persons of concern.

· Assess the needs of vulnerable persons of concern, identify assistance and propose relevant solutions as required.

· Plan, organize and undertake distribution of food and non-food items in accordance with guidelines established by UNHCR and compile relevant reports of distribution activities.

· Assist in exploring opportunities for mainstreaming persons of concern into available local services, particularly health and educational services.

· Conduct and support regularly community outreach meetings, participatory assessments, and other mechanisms for consultations with persons of concern.

· Contribute to age, gender and diversity mainstreaming in all activities undertaken.

· Support in the identification of persons of concern for Livelihood’s activities as per established SOPs;

· Identify, document and report challenges faced by persons of concern to UNHCR in accessing services and in exercising basic rights.

· Support the preparation and implementation of monitoring activities of UNHCR programmes in the AoR, including post-distribution monitoring exercises.

· Maintain contact with relevant local authorities or non-state actors (Toshous, leaders within the Venezuelan and local and indigenous communities, government authorities, etc.) ensuring that UNHCR vision, approach and activities are well understood and accepted.

· Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country.

· Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Secondary education

Required: High School diploma and/or certificate/license in Development Studies, Human Rights, Community Development/Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, international law.

12 Months

Essential: At least 1 year of relevant professional work experience with a High School Diploma,

· Desired: 2 years of previous work experience relevant to the function with Bachelors, equivalent or higher degree at the national and in social work or activities targeting vulnerable populations, or other relevant programmes; experience with protection of refugees, asylum seekers and other displaced populations is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.

· Excellent oral and written skills.

· Accuracy and professionalism.

· Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.

· Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.

· Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.

· Have affinity with or interest in refugee protection, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 23 May 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

Project Control Assistant 24 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Mauritania
UNHCR
Mauritania
Nouakchott (MRT)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
24 May 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Project Control Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Assist with monitoring that IP agreements are established for each project.
  • Prepare reports on project expenditures levels and patterns in relation to the Country Operations Plan and project agreements and implementation rates to track project progress.
  • Assist with the verification of the financial status of projects by researching files, calculating costs and anticipating expenditures, so that the balance available under each project can be easily monitored.
  • Escalate IP issues to supervisors.
  • Support the recommendation of acceptance or non-acceptance of IPRs and payment of instalments.
  • Contact implementing partners for project related matters.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Secondary education
24 Months
  • Have at least five (02) relevant professional experience in the field of accounting, finance, auditing, project management quality control, business analysis and / or risk management
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular in MS Office applications. Excellent communication skills.
  • Working experience with MSRP is an asset

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs

accounting, finance, auditing, project management quality control, business analysis and / or risk management

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 24-05-2021

Les candidatures féminines et les personnes vivant en situation de handicap sont fortement encouragées.

Field Assistant 31 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Zambia
Open

Field Assistant

National Specialist
UNHCR
Zambia
Kawambwa (ZMB)
English
Immediate
12 months
31 May 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the overall supervision of the Protection Officer and as a member of the Protection Unit, the incumbent will provide assistance to the UNHCR Kawambwa Field Office in the areas of protection and voluntary repatriation through the following specific actions:

  • Dissemination of information to refugees residing in the settlement, particularly on voluntary repatriation;
  • Disseminate information to refugees residing in the settlement on solutions including on voluntary repatriation, resettlement;
  • Provide requests from refugees for voluntary repatriation and share repatriation-related data with Focal Person for updates in the ProGres registration database;
  • In coordination with UNHCR partners, monitor reception, registration, transfers of refugees, provision of assistance and ensure persons of concern (POCs) are treated in a dignified manner;
  • Assist in monitoring the implementation of UNHCR programmes including the delivery of all assistance items and monitoring of infrastructure as well as core relief items (CRI) distribution paying attention to the persons with specific needs (PSNs) and providing the necessary support;
  • Assist in conducting quick post distribution monitoring (PDM) and focus group dicussions (FGDs) to assess the levels of satisfaction of the beneficiaries;
  • Provide counseling, referral and protection services to persons of concern presenting themselves at the office, particularly those in need of help with family tracing and reunification, travel documents, legal and/or social support;
  • Conduct individual case management and referrals: i.e. conduct protection assessments and counselling for individual cases as required, maintain appropriate filing records (both electronic and manual), and coordinate with community services and resettlement units for recommendations and provision of comprehensive assistance;
  • Ensure the timely identification of refugees with specific needs using, inter alia, the Age, Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming Strategy, conduct assessments and refer them to relevant bodies, in consultation with the Protection Officer and other relevant staff in the Protection Unit and cooperating partners; to ensure an adequate response is made;
  • Follow up, on a regular basis, the overall situation of persons of concern in the settlement and other areas where they are accommodated and report accordingly;
  • Assist to monitor the cash based intervention (CBI) distribution ensuring that the POCs are accessing their monthly CBI and are accurately identified by the partners in accordance with the criteria in coordination with Programme Unit;
  • Receive applications for UN Convention Travel Documents from refugees, verify the information provided and prepare requests to the Commissioner for Refugees;
  • Facilitate the family reunification of refugees, by filling in reunification forms for submission to the International Commitee of the Red Cross (ICRC) office in Lusaka;
  • Review and coordinate the implementation of child protection and the best interest determination (BID) process for children with specific protection and physical needs;
  • Monitor the implementation of activities related to sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) prevention and response;
  • Ensure that regular mobile court sessions are conducted and that refugees have access to legal justice system;
  • Regularly follow-up on refugees incarcerated in prisons and advise on appropriate interventions to prevent arbitrary deportation and ensure that the refugees in remand/prison receive a fair trial and have access to legal representation;
  • Monitor the situation in the area of resettlement (AoR), collect data and other information relevant to UNHCR and analyse in a participating manner using Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning;
  • Participate in sectoral coordination activities and ensure timely reporting of relevant information on situation of refugees and asylum seekers;
  • Monitor activities to ensure UNHCR’s policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied;
  • Drafts and types routine correspondence, counseling reports, documents and reports and/or update relevant databases;
  • Performs other duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, Development Economics or related fields; Diploma holders with substantial work experience will also be considered.
24 Months
  • Previous experience in refugee protection, community development, or social work;
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel essential);
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills in English;
  • Knowledge of Swahili, French, Kinyarwanda, and/or Zambian languages is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Demonstrated interest/experience in protection of Refugees and Asylum Seekers.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams

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of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

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apply.

Application deadline: 31 May 2021

Comprehensive Refugee Response Associate 31 May 2021 Nat. Expert UNHCR Zambia
UNHCR
Zambia
Lusaka (ZMB)
English
Immediate
12 months
31 May 2021

Minimum age: 35 years old, unless specified otherwise below. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Comprehensive Refugee Response (CRR) Officer, the incumbent will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the CRR Officer in the institutionalisation of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) oriented approaches within UNHCR, with various government offices at national and district levels, as well as a broad range of development and humanitarian partners through support and participation in all planning processes;
  • With guidance from the CRR Officer, identify and proactively support needs by government offices and other partners and tailor specific guidance, as needed in the various stages of the CRRF roll-out;
  • Support the CRR Officer in monitoring the CRRF roll-out at country-level, including implementation of programmes and other forms of engagements, such as partnerships and legislative reform/follow-up, for the benefit of refugee and host communities in close collaboration with UNHCR sector leads, local government and relevant partners;
  • Support the CRR Officer in ensuring effective coordination of the CRRF at the operational level, building on and reinforcing existing multi-partner planning frameworks such as the Refugee Coordination Model;
  • Support the CRR Officer in UN-related engagements with the view to ensuring refugee inclusion in UN individual and interagency programming, including coordination of delivering as one related responsibilities;
  • Under the leadership of the CRR Officer, support CRRF Focal Points in the development of relationships and effectively engage at district level;
  • Support the CRR Officer in seeking, following up and development of new and expanding the scope of existing partnerships and maintaining good working relations with all stakeholders involved in the CRRF implementation;
  • Support efforts to identify advocacy and engagement opportunities for government and other partners;
  • Support the CRR Officer in meeting all reporting requirements at national, regional, and global level;
  • As may be delegated by the CRR Officer, represent UNHCR in meetings and fora related to the functions of the position.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master's degree in Social Sciences, Socio-Economic Development, Development Planning, Rural Development, or other related fields.
180 Months
  • Minimum of 15 years or more (with advanced university degree) of previous job experience relevant to the function, both in humanitarian and development contexts;
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain partnerships with a variety of actors - including government and private sector;
  • Excellent drafting, presentation and reporting skills, including strong advocacy and negotiation skills in situation involving multiple actors and diverse interests;
  • Excellent computer skills including excel, word and power point;
  • Excellent English language skills, including drafting and research capabilities.
  • Experience of working with national governments, development agencies or private sector, and NGOs and working on forced displacement issues, including with host communities in the country will be an added advantage;
  • At least 35 years of age.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Demonstrated interest/experience in humanitarian work, protection of refugees and asylum seekers.
Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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apply.

Application deadline: 31 May 2021