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Senior Data Management Assistant, Ed Deain
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

 Vacancy No: 19/HCR/KRT/VN/22
 Type of Contract: Fixed Term Appointment
 Grade Level: G5
 No. of Post: 10026783
 Duty Station: Ed Deain
 Duration: Asap
 Closing Date: 15 June 2019



The position is normally supervised by a Professional or senior General Service staff member who provides the incumbent with regular guidance and support. Subject to the nature of the task/assignment, he/she will work independently on routine tasks, while will follow instructions of the supervisor for more complex issues. 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.

 Duties and responsibilities:



  • The Office has reliable and up-to-date data on persons of concern.


  • Enter data mainly related to asylum seekers, refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR into the computer database.
  • Prepare reports and project documents by providing information, preparing tables and drafting routine correspondence and reports.
  • Assist in compilation of data and interpreting the statistics for various reports.
  • Assist in the development of forms for data collection and analysis, if requested.
  • Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information and translate routine documents and correspondence as and when required.
  • May be required to collect GIS data, update maps and undertake field trips to project sites.
  • Perform any other duty, as requested.


  • Decide on the data recorded in database.
  • Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents and escalate issues to the supervisor if incident cannot be resolved within the scope of responsibility.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


  • Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Electronic Data Processing, Information Technology or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.


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


Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Planning and Organizing

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