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Senior Resettlement Assistant – Dadaab

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • Carry out preliminary interviews and initial assessments to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures.
  • Prepare written documentation for resettlement submission; ensure that records / files of individual cases are updated in a systematic and timely manner.
  • Assess and review individual resettlement cases and prepare individual / group submission for scrutiny by the supervisor.
  • Provide persons of concern (PoC) with up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR’s resettlement policies and procedures.
  • Comply with UNHCR’s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases.
  • Follow up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure; ensure effective in-country communication on the status and follow-up on PoC being considered for resettlement.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating proGres or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System (CORTS) database and provide technical support.
  • Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.
  • Organize logistical support for governments undertaking resettlement missions.
  • Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required.
  • Maintain accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports.
  • Draft / type routine correspondence to Field Offices / Multi-Country Offices / Headquarters.
  • Systematically apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the resettlement process; comply with UNHCR policy and guidelines on HIV/AIDS.
  • Assist in mitigating resettlement fraud by reporting suspected fraud.
  • Recommend eligible cases for resettlement consideration.
  • Provide counselling to PoC.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

  • Years of Experience / Degree Level
  • For G5 – 2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

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Closing: 11 August 2022

Executive Support Associate

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • Arrange appointments and maintain Supervisor¿s calendar, ensure attendance and well set up of meeting rooms, and screen telephone calls.
  • Arrange meetings with high-ranking officials and official receptions given by the Supervisor.
  • Ensure that high-level visitors are appropriately informed, that they receive background information as necessary, and that the necessary protocols are respected.
  • Manage the flow of information to/from the Supervisor and other senior staff; identify priority matters that need to be urgently addressed or signed by the Supervisor. Follow up to ensure that appropriate administrative action is being taken by senior managers on tasks determined by the Supervisor.
  • Prepare briefing materials for Supervisor for official trips or special meetings including agenda, travel details and background documents prepared by the Executive Assistant.
  • Prepare informal translations if required.
  • Receive screen, log and route correspondence, attach necessary background information and maintain follow-up system.
  • Draft non-substantive correspondence and ensure follow-up.
  • Type correspondence, documents and reports, etc., some of which are highly confidential.
  • Select and make pertinent abstracts and undertake searches for information.
  • Maintain a file management system according to UNHCR policies, including general and confidential files.
  • Keep lists of names, addresses and telephone numbers of ministers, government officials and members of the diplomatic corps.
  • Ensure administrative procedures (travel, hospitality expenses, etc.) will be timely concluded.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

  • Years of Experience / Degree Level
  • For G6 – 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Functional Skills

  • CO-Drafting and Documentation
  • IT-Computer Literacy
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Closing: 18 August 2022

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