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Data Management Assistant / UNOPS (I Position) Nyala

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

 Type of Contract: UNOPS Individual Contractor
 Section/Unit: ODM Unit
 Grade Level: LICA4
 Duty Station: Nyala
 Closing Date: 09 Dec 2019




The position is normally supervised by a Professional or Senior General Service staff member who provides the incumbent with regular guidance and support. 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 persons of concern to UNHCR into the computer database.
  • Contribute to the preparation of reports and project documents by providing information, preparing tables and drafting routine correspondence and reports.
  • Update and maintain existing databases and generate various statistical 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 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:

Essential Minimum Qualifications And Professional Experience Required

  • Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Electronic data processing, Information Technology or related field;
  • Minimum 3 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.


Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

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


Required Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Planning and Organizing

In order to be considered for this position , candidates are required to complete and submit the NEW UNHCR P11 Form.


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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