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Latest Job Opportunities at UNHCR Kenya

Latest Job Opportunities at UNHCR Kenya

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Latest Job Opportunities at UNHCR Kenya

UNHCR Field Assistant Jobs in Kakuma, Kenya

Vacancy Notice: IVN/EVN/KAK/18/011

Position Number: 10016578

Location: Kakuma

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Position Grade: G4

Deadline: 11th October 2018

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.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training / certificate in Business Administration, Law, Political Science or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Computer skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
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Competencies

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Stakeholder Management
  • Submission of Applications
  • This vacancy is open for qualified Kenyans ONLY.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

UNHCR Senior Data Management Associate Jobs in Kakuma, Kenya

Vacancy Notice: IVN/EVN/KAK/18/010 INTERNAL / EXTERNAL

Position Number: 10016580

Location: Kakuma

Position Grade: G7

Deadline: 11th October 2018

The position is supervised by a professional staff member who provides the incumbent with general guidance and workplans. The incumbent works independently with an oversight from the supervisor. The position directly supervises some support staff. Contracts are mainly with the colleagues in the same duty station to exchange information and to discuss the work plans. External contacts are with the national and local authorities for gathering and exchange of data.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in information and communication technology or related field.
  • Minimum 11 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Microsoft SQL Server (2005 or later) Certification.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access.
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specified training relevant to the functions of the position.
  • Knowledge of any other relevant UN or local language.
  • Previous experience working with UN/UNHCR.

Competencies

Managerial Competencies

  • Managing Performance

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Submission of Applications
  • This vacancy is open for qualified Kenyans ONLY.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

UNHCR Data Management Assistant Jobs in Kakuma, Kenya

Vacancy Notice: IVN/EVN/KAK/18/012 INTERNAL / EXTERNAL

Position Number: 10009010

Position Grade: G4

Deadline: 11th October 2018

The position is normally supervised by a Professional or Senior General Service staff member who provides the incumbent with regular guidance and support. The position has no supervisory role. Contacts are mainly with the colleagues in the same duty station to exchange information and to discuss the work plans. External contacts are not frequent. In the Field locations, under supervision of the manager, the incumbent may play a liaison role with the national and local authorities for gathering and exchange of data.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training / certificate in Electronic data processing, Information Technology or related field;
  • Minimum 3 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Knowledge of any other relevant UN or local language.
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.

Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Planning and Organizing

Submission of Applications

  • This vacancy is open for qualified Kenyans ONLY.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

UNHCR Protection Assistant (Community Based) Jobs in Dadaab, Kenya

Vacancy Notice: IVN/EVN/KEN/DDB/18/002

Position Number: 10018366

Location: Dadaab

Deadline: 12th October 2018

The Protection Assistant (Community-Based) reports to the Community-Based Protection Officer.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of the Secondary education; Training in International Development, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, International Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, Anthropology, International Law or other clearly related disciplines
  • Minimum of 3 years previous relevant job experience.
  • Computer skills (MS Office, including Excel,Word, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Knowledge of Administrative / financial rules, procedures, processes in the context of UNHCR offices and Field operations.
  • UNHCR learning programmes (PLP).
  • Knowledge of MSRP.

Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Political Awareness

UNHCR Administrative / Finance Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacancy Notice: IVN/EVN/KEN/NBI/18/013

Position Number: 10018271

Location: Nairobi

Deadline: 10th October 2018

The Admin / Finance Assistant provides clerical assistance to the immediate supervisor and/or Head of the Office to ensure that routine services and activities within the admin / finance domain are properly implemented.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of Secondary education or equivalent technical or commercial school with certificate/training in Business Administration,Finance, Office Management, Human Resources or other related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of job experience relevant to the function;
  • Computer skills (MS office and People Soft applications).
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language (as applicable in the duty station).
  • In offices where the working language is not English, excellent knowledge of UN working language of duty station and working knowledge of English.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Knowledge in UNHCR admin and financial rules, procedures and processes;
  • Knowledge and working experience of MSRP (Peoplesoft);
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN or local languages.

UNHCR Project Control Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacancy Notice: IVN/EVN/KEN/NBI/18/012

Position Number: 10018267

Location: Nairobi

Deadline: 10th October 2018

Define the role of the position within the team, describing its leadership role, if any, it’s external / internal work relationships or contacts, the contextual environment in which it operates and the scope of supervision received, and where applicable, exercised by the incumbent. The primary functions of project control are to complement programme management and provide oversight of projects including the formulation of performance monitoring plans for PPAs and direct implementation, quality assurance, and verification, and ensuring compliance with UNHCR programme and financial rules, policies and procedures.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration, Economics or related field, OR undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in another field combined with a professional qualification in accounting, auditing or finance (CPA/CIA or equivalent).
  • Minimum 6 years of previous job experience in the field of accounting/finance, project management, business analysis, quality assurance and/or risk management, of which at least 2 years in an intergovernmental organization (United Nations or similar).
  • Excellent knowledge of international auditing standards, with a minimum of two years of practical experience in auditing.
  • Good understanding of project and resource management.
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular in MS Office applications
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language. (In offices where the working language is not English, excellent knowledge of working language of duty station and working knowledge of English.)***For National Officer positions, very good knowledge of local language and local institutions is essential.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Professional qualification in accounting, auditing or finance (CPA/CIA or equivalent).
  • Project management accreditation highly desirable.
  • Risk management certification.
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR systems(such as Focus and MSRP).
    Excellent knowledge of United Nations financial rules and procedures.
  • Good understanding of the workflows of major Enterprise Resource Planning financial modules (such as PeopleSoft,SAP or Oracle).
  • Working experience with accrual accounting (suchas IPSAS or IFRS).

Managerial Competencies

  • Empowering and build trust
  • Managing performance
  • Judgement and decision making
  • Managing resources
  • Cross Functional Competencies
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Planning & Organizing

UNHCR Programme Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacancy Notice: IVN/EVN/KEN/NBI/18/018

Position Number: 10005181

Location: Nairobi

Deadline: 10th October 2018

The incumbent receives guidance from the Senior Programme Officer, the Deputy Representative or the Representative. The incumbent may supervise some professional staff and supervises some support staff.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Economics, Business Administration, Social Science or related field plus minimum 6 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) plus 5 years or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) plus 4 years of previous relevant work experience may also be accepted.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Completion of the UNHCR Learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR financial rules, procedures and processes.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN language.
    Knowledge of UNHCR specific programmes (MSRP, Focus, etc.).
  • Computer skills (in MS office).

Managerial Competencies

  • Empowering and Building Trust
  • Managing Performance
  • Judgement and Decision Making

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Political Awareness
  • Stakeholder Management

UNHCR Associate Supply Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacancy Notice: IVN/EVN/KEN/NBI/18/015

Position Number: 10005205

Location: Nairobi

Deadline: 10th October 2018

The Associate Supply Officer manages and supports all activities pertaining to the supply chain function including planning, sourcing, transport, shipping,customs clearance and warehousing management in the operation.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Define the educational background, the relevant job experience and the language(s) that are essential to perform the work of the position.
  • University Degree in business Administration, marketing, Engineering, Logistics,Mathematics or a related field.
  • Minimum 4 years of previous relevant professional job experience.
  • Fluency in English with working knowledge of another relevant UN language. (In offices where the working language is not English, excellent knowledge of working language of duty station and working knowledge of English.)
    *** For National Officer positions, very good knowledge of the local language and local institutions is essentials

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Describe any experience or knowledge that would bean asset, such as: UNHCR Learning Programmes, other training, additional languages, Field/HQs experience, etc.
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position such as the Supply Chain Learning Programme (SCLP);
  • Other UN procurement and logistics training such as IAPSO and UNPD;
  • Knowledge and working experience of People Soft/MSRP Supply Chain applications

Managerial Competencies

  • Managing Resources

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Planning and Organizing

Method of Application

For job details and application, Follow this links to apply on the organizations job portal.

Before applying to a vacancy, candidates should download the Personal History Form (PHF) and relevant Supplementary Sheet. Attach the PHF and/or sheet to your application for the position.. Please note that only the present signed PHF and Supplementary Sheet(s), if any, will be considered as valid application documents. No CVs, old P.11 form or other UN agency application forms will be accepted.

Short listed candidates will be invited for a written and then oral interview.

 

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