Vacancy Announcement No: 17/HCR/KRT/VN/105

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is seeking for qualified candidate to fill the following post:

Candidate who wish to be considered for this vacancy notice should fill the motivation letter and submit updated P11 Form


Job Title: Assistant Field Officer ( Ed Daein)
Type of contract: Fixed Term Appointment
Status of Advertisement: Internal/External within & outside UNHCR Offices
Grade Level: NOA
Supervisor: Head of Field Office
No. of Post: 10027641
Duty Station: Ed Daein
Duration: Effective date of Assignment 01 Janaury 2018
Closing Date: 22 Oct 2017

  Background:

Organizational Context: (Role of the position within the team, describing its leadership role, it’s external/internal work relationships or contacts, the contextual environment in which it operates and the scope of supervision received, and where applicable, exercise by the incumbent)

The Assistant Field Officer is supervised by the Head of Field Office. S/he may receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country/regional programme(s). UNHCR Manual, programme and protection objectives, Operations Plans, UN and UNHCR financial/budgetary rules and regulations will guide the work of the incumbent.

The incumbent may supervisor some staff. S/he has daily contacts with staff in the various field offices and with the functional units at the Country/Regional Office. S/he also has close liaison with a range of local civilian and military authorities and counterparts in NGOs and UN agencies to discuss matters of common interest.



  Duties and responsibilities:

Functional Statement:

Accountability (key results that will be achieved)

  • UNHCR’s policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the area of responsibility (AoR).
  • The needs of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning.

Responsibility (process and functions undertaken to achieve results)

  • Assess the needs of persons of concern in the AoR and formulate project submissions in collaboration with district authorities and implementing partners.
  • Promote and monitor the implementation of assistance projects.
  • Report regularly on rate of flow of new arrivals and estimate expected influx based on interviews with persons of concern.
  • In co-ordination with implementing partners, assist with the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Keep track of cases of detention; register applicants for voluntary repatriation and family reunion.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly sectoral reports and submit material for preparation of periodic project monitoring reports and year-end reports.
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.

Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve results)

  • Submit recommendation for protection interventions to the designated officer.
  • Negotiate with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.
 
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in Law, Political Sciences or related fields.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous relevant work experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Field experience.
  • Computer skills.
  • Knowledge of refugee law.
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR’s programmes.
  • UNHCR Protection Learning Programme.
  • UNHCR Operations Management Learning Programme.

Required Competencies:

Managerial Competencies

  • Judgement and Decision Making

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Political Awareness

Eligibility:

Candidates must be Sudanese nationals.

Internal staff members should consult the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited Staff (PPAL). If you have questions regarding eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit (Khartoum).

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:

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please apply through the Website  Sudanjob.net .

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for written test and/or oral interview. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

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.

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Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Candidate Assessments may include a written examination followed by a Competency Based Interview.

 




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