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Senior Field Assistant (m/f)

UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNHCR is recruiting a Senior Field Assistant (m/f), to be based in Pemba, Mozambique.
Description
  • The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is an international organization with the mandate to assist persons in need of international protection: asylum seekers, refugees, stateless and internally displaced persons. The UNHCR operation in Mozambique has its main office in Maputo and field offices in Nampula and Pemba, where this position is located. The working language in the UNHCR offices in Mozambique is English
  • This position reports to the P3 Field Officer. The incumbent will support the organization of UNHCR's field assessments and will follow up the implementation of their recommendations in coordination with the priorities of the office. S/he will monitor the implementation of project agreements signed with partners in coordination with Protection and Field staff. S/he will also support the planning, organization and delivery of CRIs distributions, and capacity-building activities, and will liaise with local authorities for the follow up of field activities
  • S/he will need to travel regularly to camps and resettlement sites for individual meetings, events, focus group meetings, and project related activities/trainings and ensure effective work relations with implementing partners and local governments counterparts throughout the projects' roll-out. Previous experience within the UN system is desirable
  • Category/grade: General Service, G5
  • Post Number: 10034739
  • Type of contract: Fixed-Term Appointment (FTA)
  • The Effective Date of Assignment: As soon as possible
Duties
  • Assist in monitoring the implementation of UNHCR programme including the delivery of all assistance items and monitoring of infrastructure
  • Assist in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports and meeting authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions
  • Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information, contribute to related liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries
  • Collect data and other information relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor accordingly
  • Keep regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested by supervisor
  • In coordination with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR
  • Follow up, on a regular basis, the overall situation of persons of concern in camps and other areas where they have been accommodated and report accordingly
  • Liaise with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern
  • Direct incidents and problems to the supervisor when they cannot be resolved at their level
  • Perform other related duties as required
Requisites
  • Years of Experience/Degree Level:
  • 2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher
  • Certificates and/or Licenses:
  • Business Administration
  • Law
  • Political Science
  • (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)
  • Relevant Job Experience:
  • Essential
  • Not specified
  • Desirable:
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
  • Functional Skills:
  • *IT- Computer Literacy
  • MS-Drafting, Documentation, Data Presentation
  • CL-Multi-stakeholder Communications with Partners
  • (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)
  • Language Requirements:
  • Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English
  • Competency requirements:
  • Core Competencies:
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Client & Result Orientation
  • Managerial Competencies
  • Not specified
  • Cross-Functional Competencies:
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Stakeholder Management
Notas
  • Eligibility: Interested staff members should consult the Administrative Instruction on Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS, UNHCR/AI/2020/1/Rev.1). If you have questions regarding your eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit
  • In line with the RALS, the below category of candidates are eligible to apply for internally/externally advertised vacancies
  • Group 1 candidates: Group 1 comprises current GS staff members holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment who, at the date of the deadline for application, are serving in the country of the vacancy at the grade of the position or one grade below or above
  • Group 2 candidates: Group 2 comprises candidates from the below categories after completion of one cumulative or continuous year of service in the country of the vacancy:
  • Currently employed locally recruited UNHCR staff members holding a Temporary Appointment
  • Former locally recruited UNHCR staff members who held an indefinite or fixed-term appointment (within 2 years of separation for males and 5 years for females)
  • National United Nations Volunteers currently working for UNHCR
  • National UNOPS and individual contractors currently working for UNHCR
  • Current GS staff members holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment applying to a position in the same category two grades above the staff member’s personal grade
  • Current UNHCR staff members in the International Professional category holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment applying to a GS post
  • Current UNHCR staff members in the NPO category holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment applying to a GS post
  • Current locally recruited female staff members from other UN system Organizations holding the equivalent of an indefinite or fixed-term appointment
  • External candidates: External candidates must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and candidates not citizens of the country must comply with all eligibility requirements for employment in line with the prevailing legislative prerequisites in the country
  • Remuneration: A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org
  • Submission of Applications: Interested internal candidates (Group 1 and Group 2) should apply through MSRP - Self-Service - Recruiting Activities - Careers (please search by JO number or by Location). Please update your personal profiles with all required information in order to be able to apply. Please consult the attached documents for further guidance on how to update the personal profile
  • Interested external applicants are also invited to apply online and complete the mandatory motivation letter. External vacancies are posted on the external UNHCR website and applicants who do not have internal status must apply through the external UNHCR website. https://www.unhcr.org/careers.html - Careers - Career opportunities - Other Opportunities - Vacancies - sort by Location or search by Job Opening number
  • Not signed, incomplete and late applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for a written test and only candidates who have passed the test successfully will be called for oral interviews. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other fees)
  • Applications will be accepted only via the online portals. Please do not send application via email
  • The evaluation of applicants will be conducted based on the information submitted during the application. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application
  • UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants for this position. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities. UNHCR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality
  • UNHCR has a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA). SEA is unacceptable behaviour and prohibited conduct for UNHCR personnel. It constitutes acts of serious misconduct and is therefore grounds for disciplinary measures, including dismissal. Any concerns or suspicions about a possible case of SEA should be reported immediately to the Inspector General’s Office (IGO) at inspector@unhcr.org or through the online complain form at https://www.unhcr.org/php/complaints.php or by confidential fax: +41 22 739 73 80
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  • Entidade UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
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  • Publicado 12.02.2021
  • Expira 17.02.2021
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