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UNHCR Recruitment 2019 Are you a graduate or non-graduate seeking for a job opportunity in Nigeria? If yes, here’s an opportunity for you. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is currently recruiting to fill the available positions. Read more details below;

UNHCR Recruitment 2018

UNHCR was created in 1950, during the aftermath of the Second World War, to help millions of Europeans who had fled or lost their homes. We had three years to complete our work and then disband. Today, over 65 years later, our organization is still hard at work, protecting and assisting refugees around the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver
Position Number: 10028722
Location:
 Calabar- Cross River State
Category: Driver / Support
Grade: GS – 2
Duration of Contract: One year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties And Responsibilities

  • The Driver position in the Office normally falls under direct supervision of the senior Administrative Assistant.
  • The incumbent is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the organisation.
  • He/she is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor. While basic function of a Driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, he/she may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles.
  • The incumbent has regular contacts with staff within UNHCR office and with service providers outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information.

Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Assistant, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers and delivery and collection of mail, documents, UNHCR pouch and other items.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road worthy and maintained up to the established security standards.
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of Primary Education or equivalent technical or commercial school.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of English and local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Mechanical skills.

Job Title: Senior Human Resources Assistant
Position Number: 10030884
Location: Abuja
Category: Human Resources
Grade: GS – 5
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Senior Human Resources Assistant will function under direct supervision of the Associate Human Resources Officer, assisting him/her in personnel administration and other HR related matters, including the process of recruitment and appointment of staff, and in the performance management and welfare issues of staff under area of responsibility (AOR).

The incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in the recruitment, assignment, reassignment and separation of local general service staff. Prepare documents for the interview panel for the recruitment of local staff.
  • Process local staff members’ contracts, entitlements and benefits in accordance with Staff Rules and established HR procedures.
  • Update personnel related information in MSRP/HR module upon receipt of update access.
  • Advise staff members on their rights, obligations, benefits and entitlements, and assist them in interpreting UN/UNHCR staff rules and regulations.
  • Assist newly-arrived international staff with administrative formalities related to their accreditations, security/ground passes, submission of completed forms and related documents to headquarters, issue local Travel Authorizations.
  • If necessary, assist with shipment of their personal effects in coordination with the supply section.
  • Administer UNHCR medical insurance plan for locally recruited staff upon completion of the necessary trainings. Provide administrative support to staff and dependants in case of medical evacuations, as well as security evacuations/relocations. Maintain daily tracking record of staff and families to provide accurate information in case of emergency.
  • Maintain personnel records in the office, including maintenance of the attendance, overtime and leave records.
  • Perform other related duties as required. Initiate calculations for payments related to personnel issues such as settlement of travel claims, overtime claims, hazard pay, MIP reimbursements, medical and security evacuations, shipment costs.
  • Initiate routine correspondence on HR matters for the authorizing officer’s approval.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary education with certificates in secretarial and administrative training.
  • Minimum 5 years of previous relevant work experience.
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR administrative procedures and processes and exposure to provision of support services in an international organization.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.
  • Excellent drafting skills in English.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of  other UN language(s).
  • Field experience with UNHCR and/or with other humanitarian organizations is an asset.
  • High IT affinity and working experience of PeopleSoft/MSRP.

Job Title: Registration Associate
Position Number: 10030876
Location:
 Adikpo, Benue
Category: Registration
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Registration Associate is a member of the Registration team and is normally supervised by the Head of Office with technical support and assignment directives from the Associate Registration Officer in the sub-Office
  • The Registration Associate is responsible for supporting all activities related to registration, and with ensuring that registration is effectively used for the identification of specific protection needs, for the management of operations, and for the achievement of durable solutions.

Under the direct supervision of Head of Field Office the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in the implementation of registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern.
  • Assist in the supervision and daily running of registration team activities, where required.
  • Conduct registration interviews when required in accordance with registration standards and guidance.
  • Provide counselling to, and responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR’s registration procedures and their rights and entitlements.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all registration cases.
  • Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to protection follow-up as required.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and/or partners in the delivery of assistance and programming, including provision of identity and entitlement documentation.
  • Draft correspondence and reports relating to registration activities in the operation, when required
  • Provide statistics and draft reports related to registration data, as requested
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of Secondary School with Post-secondary Training/Certificate in Social Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology, or related fields.
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant professional job experience.
  • Good computer skills, particularly in data management.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and the local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Training in basic principles of international protection.
  • Experience in working with UNHCR proGres software.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN language.

Job Title: Supply Associate
Position Number: 10030868
Location: Ogoja – Cross River State
Category: Supply Chain
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Supply Associate manages and supports all activities pertaining to the supply chain function including planning, sourcing, transport shipping, customs clearance and warehousing management in the Country Office purview. The incumbent is supervised by the Supply Officer who defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance. The incumbent may supervise some staff in the office. The incumbent maintains regular contact on a working level on routine issues with other UNHCR offices, UN agencies, NGOs, government partners and commercial contractors in the area to facilitate the operation.
  • The duty of the incumbent is to support and monitor the management of material resources within the geographical area covered by the office while exercising efficiency in the use of those resources.

Under the direct supervision of the Supply Officer the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare plans for delivery of relief items according to operational needs.
  • Apply UNHCR’s procurement strategy when planning for purchase of important commodities and services.
  • Ensure timely customs clearance of consignments.
  • Manage storage of goods according to “best practices” and UNHCR rules and regulations; maintain an efficient system for the release, distribution and redeployment of goods.
  • Coordinate transportation and distribution of relief items.
  • Coordinate activities of implementing partners and/or contractors performing supply related activities, and ensure that they understand and adhere to relevant UNHCR rules and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records on logistical activities and provide timely reports and updates both periodically and on request.
  • Evaluate purchase requisitions to ensure that specifications, delivery dates and all other requirements are in order.
  • Draft and dispatch quotation requests and/or tenders, and assist in the evaluation of offers and draft bid-tabulations, prepare proposals for award of contracts to the Committee on Contracts.
  • Prepare Purchase Orders and send confirmations, requests for inspection and other correspondence, and monitor the manufacture/transport of ordered goods to ensure timely delivery.
  • Provide guidance and advice on UNHCR procurement policies and procedures to support and assist requesting sections.
  • Implement effective asset and fleet management that regularly monitors the asset/fleet pool, saves cost and safeguards the investment of the organisation including receipt, inspection, registration & marking of new Property, Plant and Equipment (PPE), organisation of the physical verification of PPE, ensure that PPE agreements are properly issued and signed, and preparation of disposal forms and cases for the Asset Management Board, and organise the disposal of PPE according to Asset Management Board decisions.
  • Provide asset management reports, customised reports, and gathers information on all assets and provides in-depth reports periodically and when requested.
  • Monitor the quality and accuracy of supply chain related data in relevant business systems. Compile and analyse statistical information, identify trends and developments in supply chain related matters that will assist in decision making.
  • Disseminate and promote UNHCR’s global policies, standards and guidance on supply chain management.
  • Any other responsibility deemed necessary or as delegated by the Supervisor in order to meet the level of service required by the organisation.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of the Secondary School Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Trade, Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or a related field;
  • Minimum 6 years of previous relevant professional job experience;
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language and/or local language (as applicable in the duty station).

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • 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 PeopleSoft/MSRP Supply Chain applications.

Job Title: Protection Associate
Position Number: 10030879
Location:
 Adikpo – Benue State
Category: Protection Operational Support
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type:Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Protection Associate reports to the Head of Field Office.
  • He/she will monitor protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff.
  • The incumbent will be expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors.
  • He/she will contribute to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor.
  • The Protection Associate will also ensure that persons of concern are involved in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems.
  • To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

Job Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Field Office the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
  • Provide advice on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Assist in conducting eligibility and status determination for persons of concern.
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Contribute to effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.
  • Perform any other related functions as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary school. Additional certificate/training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required.
  • Minimum 6 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Excellent knowledge of English.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Completed Protection Learning Programme.
  • Completion of the UNHCR Learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position
  • Good computer skills (in MS office)

Job Title: Project Control Associate
Position Number: 10030882
Location: FCT Abuja
Category: Project Control
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Project Control Officer, the Project Control Associate will assist with Project Control functions and provide support for oversight of projects including financial verification of Partners, formulation of a monitoring plan and quality assurance.
  • S/he will also assist with the reviewing of project agreements, project auditing, monitoring for synchrony between financial and operational performance, participate in multi-functional monitoring activities and reviews, tracking project risk management, and supporting project closure.

Under the direct supervision of the Project Control Officer the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct financial verifications of the Partner Financial Reports (PFR).
  • Escalate issues identified in verification or monitoring to Project Control Officer.
  • Contribute to reviewing the internal control systems of Partners.
  • Monitor that a complete record is maintained for all projects.
  • Contact Partners for project related matters.
  • Contribute to reviewing, analysing and verifying Financial and Performance Reports submitted by Partners, and to checking accuracy and consistency between these reports, in accordance with project agreements.
  • Ensure that the funds obligated under a PFR agreement permit the payment of the next instalment or a disbursement, confirming the status of instalments already paid.
  • Support timely project closure in coordination with the programme unit.
  • Bring to the attention of supervisors and senior management any significant variances at the office level in: budget execution, percentage of project execution, time schedule, and quality of projects against specifications or terms and conditions.
  • Maintain professional relationships with implementing partners.
  • Keep up-to-date with all UNHCR rules, regulations and procedures necessary to perform these duties.
  • Contribute to reviewing that PFR agreements are in conformity with Country Operation Plans and UNHCR’s rules, policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Secondary education, together with training/certificate in Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration, Finance, Project Management or related field (candidates having ACCA qualification or with a university degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Economics will be preferred)
  • Minimum 6 years of previous job experience in the field of accounting/finance, auditing, project management, business analysis, quality assurance and/or risk management.
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular in MS Office applications.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language
  • Excellent knowledge of English.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of United Nations financial rules and procedures.
  • Good understanding of accrual accounting (such as IPSAS or IFRS).
  • Working experience with ERP financial modules (such as PeopleSoft, Oracle or SAP).

Job Title: Protection Associate
Position Number: 10030883
Location:
 Abuja
Category: Protection Operational Support
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type:Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Protection Associate reports to the Senior Protection Officer.
  • He/she will monitor protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff.
  • The incumbent will be expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors.
  • He/she will contribute to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor.
  • The Protection Associate will also ensure that persons of concern are involved in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems.
  • To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

Job Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of Senior Protection Officer the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
  • Provide advice on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Assist in conducting eligibility and status determination for persons of concern.
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Contribute to effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.
  • Perform any other related functions as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary school. Additional certificate/training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required.
  • Minimum 6 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Excellent knowledge of English.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Completed Protection Learning Programme.
  • Completion of UNHCR Learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position
  • Good computer skills (in MS office)

Job Title: Admin/Finance Associate
Position Number: 10028719
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Category: Administration
Grade: GS – 6

Context, Duties And Responsibilities

  • The incumbent is normally supervised by the Head of office who defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance while the Admin/Finance Officer in the sub office will provide technical oversight and support on the daily tasks of the incumbent.
  • The Admin/Finance Associate may supervise some support staff in Adikpo field office.
  • The incumbent keeps frequent contacts with staff at various levels in the office and occasionally with staff at the same level in other duty stations and/or Headquarters; with local suppliers, banks and financial institutes on subject matters which may be of importance to the Organization.

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Field Office the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Performs personnel administration tasks including interpretation and processing entitlements, issuance of contracts and maintenance of various personnel records and files;
  • Assists in conducting preliminary interviews of candidates, administering typing exams and recruitment of GL staff;
  • Conducts surveys of local cost of living, DSA rate and servicing staff, housing rental and collects information on the above-mentioned.
  • Prepares travel authorization, ID cards and other personnel related documents for staff;
  • Record vouchers in MSRP Finance and Supply Chain application, prepares monthly replenishments, maintains Petty Cash, enters Requisitions and Purchase Orders. Prepares monthly reports on accounts for submission, as needed. If required, assists in preparation of ABOD and submission along with Country Operation Plan;
  • Prepares, updates, maintains inventory records of non-expendable equipment for submission to the main office. Orders and controls stationary supplies;
  • Attends meetings and participates in discussions of new or revised procedures and practices on administration and finance matters; interprets and assesses the impact of changes and makes recommendations for follow-up action;
  • Performs other duties as required.

Requirements
Essential Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of secondary education with post-secondary certificate/training in Business Administration, Finance, Office Management, Human Resources or other related fields;
  • Minimum 6 years of previous 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 of UNHCR administrative and financial rules and procedures.
  • Knowledge and working experience of MSRP Finance and EPM Budget applications.
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN or local languages.

Job Title: Senior Administrative/Finance Assistant
Position Number: 10030852
Location:
 Calabar – Cross River State
Category: Administration
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type:Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The senior 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.
  • Subject to the nature of the task/assignment in hand, he/she will receive regular guidance from his/her supervisor.
  • As per specific instructions, the incumbent may require liaising with other internal or external entities, to ensure effective delivery of services and achievement of objectives.
  • The nature of certain personnel/administrative tasks requires discretion and confidentiality as per UNHCR standards and practices.
  • The incumbent’s workload and the assignments will remain under constant scrutiny and direction of the supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Office the incumbent shall carry out the responsibilities below:
  • Processes entitlements, issues of contracts and maintains various personnel records and files;
  • Assists in the recruitment of GS staff by evaluating candidate applications and conducting preliminary interviews;
  • Assists in surveys on local cost of living, local salaries, housing rental and collecting the information on the above-mentioned; Processing requests for visas, identity cards, driving licences and other personnel-related documents; Prepare travel authorization and assist in the submission of travel claims;
  • Attends meetings on day-to-day administrative matters; administers the movement of local staff members, their attendance, leave plan, overtime, etc.  Assists in the preparation of inventory records of non-expendable equipment for submission to HQs and takes care of stationary order;
  • Maintains financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports;
  • Assists in preparing financial vouchers and monthly accounts;
  • Selects and enters data from a wide variety of documents, verifying accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data;
  • Assists in preparing administrative budget submission for entire year; maintains liaison with officials of local bank to obtain day-to-day information in exchange and interest rates, changes in procedures and regulations and matters pertaining to maintenance of office bank accounts.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • 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 5 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.

Job Title: Registration Assistant
Position Number: 10028720
Location:
 Ogoja, Cross River
Category: Registration
Grade: GS – 4
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Registration Assistant is a member of the Registration team and is supervised by the Associate Registration Officer
  • The Registration Assistant assists in all activities related to registration, and with ensuring that registration is effectively used for the identification of specific protection needs, for the management of operations, and for the achievement of durable solutions
  • The Registration Assistant may provide interpretation and/or translation services in cases for which s/he has the required language competencies

Under the direct supervision of the Associate Registration Officer, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct registration interviews in accordance with local SOPs and registration standards.
  • Respond to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR’s registration procedures and their rights and entitlements.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all individual registration cases.
  • Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to protection follow-up as required.
  • 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 other related duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary education preferably with Post-secondary Training or Certificate in Social Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology or related fields.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant job experience (3 years with post-secondary certificate/training).
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English and local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Training in basic principles of international protection.
  • Experience in working with UNHCR proGres software.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN language

Job Title: Driver
Position Number:10030874
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Category: Driver / Support
Grade: GS – 2Context, Duties And Responsibilities

  • The Driver position will be under direct supervision of the Administrative Assistant.
  • The incumbent is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the organisation.
  • He/she is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor.
  • While basic function of a Driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, he/she may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles.
  • The incumbent has regular contacts with staff within UNHCR office and with service providers outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information.

Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Assistant, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers and delivery and collection of mail, documents, UNHCR pouch and other items.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road worthy and maintained up to the established security standards.
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of Primary Education or equivalent technical or commercial school.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of English and local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Mechanical skills.

Job Title: Driver
Position Number: 10030881
Location: Adikpo, Benue State
Category: Driver / Support
Grade: GS – 2
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Driver position in UNHCR Adikpo falls under supervision of the senior Admin/Finance Associate. The incumbent is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the organisation.
  • He/she is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor. While basic function of a Driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, he/she may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles.
  • The incumbent has regular contacts with staff within UNHCR office and with service providers outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information.

Under the direct supervision of the Admin/Finance Associate the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers and delivery and collection of mail, documents, UNHCR pouch and other items.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road worthy and maintained up to the established security standards.
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of Primary Education or equivalent technical or commercial school.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of English and local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Mechanical skills.

Job Title: Protection Associate (Community-Based)
Position Number: 10030863
Location:
 Ogoja – Cross River State
Category: Protection Operational Support
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type:Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Protection Associate reports to the Protection Officer (Community-Based).
  • He/she will monitor protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff.
  • The incumbent will be expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors.
  • He/she will contribute to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor.
  • The Protection Associate will also ensure that persons of concern are involved in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems.
  • To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

Job Responsibilities
The incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist functional units, the Multi-Functional Team (MFT) and senior management to integrate participatory and community-based approaches in the overall protection delivery strategy and operational procedures.
  • Through relationships with persons of concern and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to the protection team. Understand the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concern and advise the protection team accordingly, highlighting the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, marginalized groups.
  • Work with host communities to identify opportunities for national civil society involvement in improving the protection of persons of concern.
  • Work with implementing and operational partners as well as with displaced and local communities to develop community-owned activities to address, where applicable, the social, educational, psycho-social, cultural, health, organisational and livelihood concerns as well as child protection and prevention and response to SGBV.
  • Assist in the analysis that identifies the capacities of communities of concern and risks they face.
  • Support participatory assessments by multifunctional teams and ongoing consultation with persons of concern.
  • Assist in planning and monitoring of programmes and budgets, with an AGD perspective.
  • Build office capacity for community-based protection through training and establishing systems for community mobilization and participation of persons of concern.
  • Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures.
  • Ensure community understanding of UNHCR’s commitment to deliver on accountability and quality assurance in its response.
  • Act as interpreter in exchange of routine information, contribute to related liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries.
  • Perform other relevant duties as required

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of the Secondary education; Training/certificate in International Development, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, International Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, Anthropology, International Law or other clearly related disciplines is required.
  • Minimum of 6 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.

Job Title: Protection Associate
Position Number: 10028715
Location: Calabar – Cross River
Category: Protection Operational Support
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties And Responsibilities

  • The Protection Associate reports to the Head of Office.
  • He/she will monitor protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff.
  • The incumbent will be expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors.
  • He/she will contribute to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor. The Protection Associate will also ensure that persons of concern are involved in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems.
  • To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Field Office, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
  • Provide advice on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Assist in conducting eligibility and status determination for persons of concern.
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Contribute to effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.
  • Perform any other related functions as required.

Requirements
Essential Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of secondary school. Additional certificate/training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required.
  • Minimum 6 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Excellent knowledge of English.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Completed Protection Learning Programme.
  • Completion of the UNHCR Learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
  • Good computer skills (in MS office).

Job Title: Registration Associate
Position Number: 10030864
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Category: Registration
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Registration Associate is a member of the Registration team and is normally supervised by the Head of Office with technical support and assignment directives from the Associate Registration Officer in the sub-Office
  • The Registration Associate is responsible for supporting all activities related to registration, and with ensuring that registration is effectively used for the identification of specific protection needs, for the management of operations, and for the achievement of durable solutions.

Under the direct supervision of Head of Field Office the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in the implementation of registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern.
  • Assist in the supervision and daily running of registration team activities, where required.
  • Conduct registration interviews when required in accordance with registration standards and guidance.
  • Provide counselling to, and responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR’s registration procedures and their rights and entitlements.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all registration cases.
  • Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to protection follow-up as required.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and/or partners in the delivery of assistance and programming, including provision of identity and entitlement documentation.
  • Draft correspondence and reports relating to registration activities in the operation, when required
  • Provide statistics and draft reports related to registration data, as requested
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of Secondary School with Post-secondary Training/Certificate in Social Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology, or related fields.
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant professional job experience.
  • Good computer skills, particularly in data management.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and the local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Training in basic principles of international protection.
  • Experience in working with UNHCR proGres software.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN language.

Job Title: Protection Associate
Position Number: 10030862
Location:
 Ogoja, Cross River
Category: Protection Operational Support
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Protection Associate reports to the Protection Officer
  • He/she will monitor protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff
  • The incumbent will be expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors
  • He/she will contribute to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor
  • The Protection Associate will also ensure that persons of concern are involved in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems
  • To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

Under the direct supervision of the Protection Officer, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern
  • Provide advice on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Assist in conducting eligibility and status determination for persons of concern
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Contribute to effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.
  • Perform any other related functions as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of secondary school. Additional Certificate/Training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required.
  • Minimum 6 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Excellent knowledge of English.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Completed Protection Learning Programme.
  • Completion of the UNHCR Learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
  • Good computer skills (in MS office).

Job Title: Administrative Associate
Position Number: 10030869
Location:
 Ogoja- Cross River State
Category: Administration
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties And Responsibilities

  • The Administrative Associate sits in the field office and has supervisory functions on the office driver(s). The incumbent will function under direct supervision of the Admin/Finance Officer, who is required to monitor the performance of the incumbent and provide regular guidance. S/he will support the office in maintaining the day to day operations.

Under the direct supervision of the Admin/Finance Officer the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform personnel work including interpretation and processing of entitlement, issuance of contracts maintenance of various personnel records and files.
  • Assist in the recruitment of General Service staff for non-specialized work including evaluating candidate applications, administering recruitment exams if applicable, conducting preliminary interviews of candidates; assign General Service staff to meet work requirements.- Collect information and assist in conduct of surveys on local cost of living, daily subsistence allowance criteria, local salaries for office and servicing staff, house rentals.
  • Brief international personnel on general administrative matters relating to visas, licences, security; provide advice and ensure administrative support as required.
  • Arrange for and/or attend meetings on day-to-day administrative matters, participate in discussions of new or revised procedures and practices, interpret and assess the impact of changes and make recommendations for follow-up action.
  • Prepare, on own initiative, correspondence, reports, evaluations and justifications, as required, on general administrative or specialized tasks which may be of a confidential nature within the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Assist in the preparation of office budgets applicable to staff and servicing costs and maintain necessary budgetary control records.
  • In addition to general administration responsibilities, may also supervise directly or indirectly, activities concerned with office and grounds maintenance, security, transport and similar services.
  • Arrange for requisition of office supplies and equipment and arrange for control of distribution and maintenance of appropriate inventory records.
  • Provide interpretation of administrative rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Perform other relevant duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary education or equivalent technical or commercial school with certificate/training in Business Administration, Finance, Office Management, Human Resources or other related fields.
  • Minimum 6 years of previous job experience relevant to the functions.
  • 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).

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of UNHCR administrative and financial rules and procedures.
  • Knowledge and working experience of MSRP HR, Finance and EPM Budget applications.
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN or local languages

Job Title: Programme Associate
Position Number:: 10030867
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Category: Programme
Grade: GS – 6

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The incumbent normally receives guidance from the Programme Officer in the Sub-Office. He/she may receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country programme(s).
  • UNHCR Manual, Operations Plans, UN and UNHCR financial/budgetary rules and regulations will guide the work of the Programme Associate.
  • S/he is expected to stay abreast of the challenges posed to the region by the political context, the UN and humanitarian reform and institutional developments.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Officer the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in negotiating agreements with implementing partners and ensure that IP agreements are established in conformity with UNHCR’s financial rules and the latest Headquarters’ instructions.
  • Undertake proper collection, monitoring and use of baselines, standards and indicators needed to measure and analyze Programme performance, trends and target interventions.
  • Review the implementation and performance of IPs agreements through appropriate physical monitoring to evaluate the projects by reviewing work plans, progress reports, budget, financial reports and expenditures; undertake field visits as required.
  • Use UNHCR’s corporate tools (e.g. Global Focus, Focus Client) to assess the technical soundness of the operation and generate data for evidence-based decisions at the country-level.
  • Assist in keeping donor representatives briefed on developments and assist in the development of funding submissions, appeals and reports.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance in issuance of audit certificates for Implementing Partners.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of Secondary education and post-secondary training/ certificate in Business Administration, Social Science, International Law or related field
  • Minimum 6 years of previous job experience relevant to the function
  • Computer skills (in MS office)
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local 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 UNHCR specific programmes (MSRP, Focus, etc.)
  • Prior exposure to UNHCR refugee operations and functions relating to office administration and programme activities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office package tools(emphasis on MS Excel

Job Title: Field Safety Associate
Position Number: 10030865
Location: Ogoja – Cross River State
Category: Field Security
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Security Associate manages and supports activities pertaining to staff security. The incumbent will be supervised by the Senior Field Security Adviser on technical aspects, and the Head of Sub-Office who defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance.
  • The incumbent maintains regular contact on a working level on routine issues with other UNHCR staff members, UN agencies, NGOs, implementing partners in the area to facilitate the operation.
  • The duty of the incumbent is to support and monitor the management of security issues.

Under the supervision of the Head of Sub-Office with technical support from the Senior Field Security Advisor, the incumbent will have the following core duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance to the supervisor in evaluating the level of risk and assessing the existing security measures for the UNHCR staff, operations, premises, partners and persons of concern.
  • Conduct regular security assessment missions to the field in coordination with UNDSS/other agencies; assist the supervisor during field missions to gather information and analyse the security situation.
  • Be aware of security protocols and procedures in place, especially those comprising Security Risk Management; check for compliance and advise management on any deficiencies.
  • Monitor the physical security of UNHCR premises and reports on deficiencies/ requirements for the guard force.
  • Assist in efforts to ensure the physical protection and security of refugees and other persons of concern.
  • Provide support during implementation of security-related projects.
  • Assist in the monitoring, updating and reporting of security-related events.
  • Assist in the processing of administrative security issues.
  • Perform radio room duties by assisting in the tracking of staff on road mission, conduct periodic radio checks in the absence of radio operator at the duty station
  • Supervise and monitor security Guards at UNHCR premises
  • Attend to security incidents/accidents that involves UNHCR staff and report accordingly
  • Assist the Senior Field Security Advisor in the preparation and update of Staff tracking, Security Warden System and security plans (fire, evacuation, medical etc.) for UNHCR staff and/or at any other location where determined.
  • Conduct Security briefing for new Staff as required
  • Work in close collaboration with UNHCR security colleagues in the field outside Cross River.
  • Any other responsibilities/functions deemed necessary or as delegated by the Head of office and/or the Senior Field Security Advisor

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary education with relevant training and experience in security and safety issues. Military or Police background preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years (6 with advanced training/certificate) of previous relevant job experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.
  • Ability to work in a team under pressure with minimum supervision; good analytic and training skills, organized and good sense of initiative.
  • Be professional, discrete, organized, flexible and available at short notice.
  • Good communication skills (written and oral).
  • Good knowledge of areas within the field office territory.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Good computer skills – (MS Word; MS Excel; MS PPT).
  • Excellent knowledge of local security apparatus.
  • Sensitive to and good knowledge of the local culture.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN or local languages.
  • United Nations experience in the field of security an asset.
  • Graduation from Military or Police Academy.

Job Title: Admin/Finance Associate
Position Number: 10030877
Location: Adikpo – Benue
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Category: Administration
Grade: GS – 6

Context, Duties And Responsibilities

  • The incumbent is normally supervised by the Head of office who defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance while the Admin/Finance Officer in the sub office will provide technical oversight and support on the daily tasks of the incumbent.
  • The Admin/Finance Associate may supervise some support staff in Adikpo field office.
  • The incumbent keeps frequent contacts with staff at various levels in the office and occasionally with staff at the same level in other duty stations and/or Headquarters; with local suppliers, banks and financial institutes on subject matters which may be of importance to the Organization.

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Field Office the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Performs personnel administration tasks including interpretation and processing entitlements, issuance of contracts and maintenance of various personnel records and files;
  • Assists in conducting preliminary interviews of candidates, administering typing exams and recruitment of GL staff;
  • Conducts surveys of local cost of living, DSA rate and servicing staff, housing rental and collects information on the above-mentioned.
  • Prepares travel authorization, ID cards and other personnel related documents for staff;
  • Record vouchers in MSRP Finance and Supply Chain application, prepares monthly replenishments, maintains Petty Cash, enters Requisitions and Purchase Orders. Prepares monthly reports on accounts for submission, as needed. If required, assists in preparation of ABOD and submission along with Country Operation Plan;
  • Prepares, updates, maintains inventory records of non-expendable equipment for submission to the main office. Orders and controls stationary supplies;
  • Attends meetings and participates in discussions of new or revised procedures and practices on administration and finance matters; interprets and assesses the impact of changes and makes recommendations for follow-up action;
  • Performs other duties as required.

Requirements
Essential Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of secondary education with post-secondary certificate/training in Business Administration, Finance, Office Management, Human Resources or other related fields;
  • Minimum 6 years of previous 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 of UNHCR administrative and financial rules and procedures.
  • Knowledge and working experience of MSRP Finance and EPM Budget applications.
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN or local languages.

Job Title: Cash Based Interventions Associate
Position Number: 10030866
Location:
 Ogoja – Cross River State
Category: Programme
Grade: GS – 6
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type:Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The incumbent normally receives guidance from the CBI Officer in the Sub-Office. He/she may receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country programme(s).
  • UNHCR Manual, Operations Plans, UN and UNHCR financial/budgetary rules and regulations will guide the work of the Programme Associate.
  • S/he is expected to stay abreast of the challenges posed to the region by the political context, the UN and humanitarian reform and institutional developments.
  • Contacts 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.

Job Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the CBI Officer the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage the use, maintenance and technical support of databases used in the cash based interventions.
  • Generate statistical reports based on the standard reporting formats and ad-hoc reports, charts and tables as required by the management.
  • Prepare and administer accurate lists of beneficiaries for the regular assistance through bank ATM/IRIS system in line with the procedures established by the office.
  • Assist in developing and administering UNHCR Regular Cash based Intervention database.
  • Assist in the monthly reconciliation and refund process for the cash assistance project.
  • Assist in preparing detailed reports and breakdown of the cash assistance provided to the refugees.
  • Cross-check databases to ensure that all beneficiaries are active cases.
  • Keep cash lists updated and free of duplications and ensure delivery of cash assistance to beneficiaries in a timely manner.
  • Maintain relationships with partners to facilitate the flow of information between databases,
  • Assist with the training of internal staff and partners on how to use the database,
  • Execute best practice in data protection standards and help to positively influence others,
  • Troubleshoot issues with the database and work with internal teams to provide technical fixes,
  • Inform and act on the reports and messages that are received from various units on different vulnerable cases in respect to financial assistance.
  • Support in the co-ordination with different IPs, Ops and focal points on lists of beneficiaries reflecting situation of cash assistance.
  • Undertake missions and field visits to bank service provider to monitor the cash project.
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary education with certificate/training in Information Technology & Database Management.
  • Minimum 6 years of previous data management experience, preferable in CBI context.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software and database applications.
  • Experience in Microsoft SQL Server (2005 or later).
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

  • Knowledge of UNHCR programmes and activities.
  • Experience in cash-based interventions, particularly in a refugee response context.
  • Working experience in C# and ASP.net.
  • University level course in Computer Science or related fields with components related directly to data management.
  • Working experience with statistical software such as R, Python, Stata etc.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
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Email Application

  • Kindly prepare an application/letter of motivation, Resume as well as fully completed and signed UNHCR Personal History Form (P11)
  • Submit the application, resume and Personal history form (P11) via email to: niglahr@unhcr.orgquoting in the subject line the vacancy number and title of the position (VERY IMPORTANT).
  • Kindly make sure you use the “UNHCR Personal History Form”.
  • Kindly note that a written test will be conducted for this position which will be followed by a competency based interview.

Click Here to Download UNHCR Personal History Form (P11) (Doc)

Note

  • “There is no need to send other CERTIFICATES with the application at this stage”.
  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.

Application Deadline 28th January, 2019.

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