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Assistant Resettlement & Complimentary Pathways Officer

Closing: Dec 8, 2021

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Published: Nov 25, 2021 (12 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

12 months

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Minimum Qualifications

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For P1/NOA - 1 year relevant experience with Bachelors degree; or no experience with Masters Graduate degree; or Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education

International Law;

International Relations;

Political Science;

Social Sciences;

or other relevant field.

(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses

Not specified;

Relevant Job Experience

Essential:

Not specified.

Desirable:

Diverse field experience. Ability to understand and implement UNHCR¿s policy and global strategic priorities, such as AGDM, IDP, Statelessness, and HIV/AIDS, in the area of responsibility at appropriate level. Good IT skills including database management skills.


Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For P1/NOA - 1 year relevant experience with Bachelors degree; or no experience with Masters Graduate degree; or Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education

International Law;

International Relations;

Political Science;

Social Sciences;

or other relevant field.

(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses

Not specified;

Relevant Job Experience

Essential:

Not specified.

Desirable:

Diverse field experience. Ability to understand and implement UNHCR¿s policy and global strategic priorities, such as AGDM, IDP, Statelessness, and HIV/AIDS, in the area of responsibility at appropriate level. Good IT skills including database management skills.


Duties

- Stay abreast of political, legal, social and economic developments that have an impact on the protection environment.

- Assist in implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for promoting the resettlement of persons of concern as protection tool and promoting access to complementary pathways for admission in the context of comprehensive solution strategies.

- Assist in the development of country resettlement and complementary pathways for admission strategy and annual planning exercise.

- Assist in promoting and monitoring the implementation of UNHCR¿s global resettlement and complementary pathways policies, procedures and guidelines.

- Assist in guiding and capacitating the country operation to prepare consistent and quality resettlement submissions, as well as to promote and facilitate access to complementary pathways for admission to third countries.

- Assist in monitoring resettlement activities to ensure progress against targets, transparency and efficiency in case submissions and appropriate follow-up with resettlement countries and other key stakeholders.

- Identify, interview, assess resettlement needs, and process persons identified for resettlement following established procedures; undertake field missions as required; provide counselling to individuals.  

- Assist selection missions by resettlement countries to the country.

- Identify, interview, and referrer accordingly persons identified with potential to access complementary pathways for admission following established procedures; undertake field missions as required; provide counselling to individuals.  

- Systematically apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the resettlement and complementary pathways for admission process; comply with UNHCR policy and guidelines on HIV/AIDS.

- Assist in mitigating resettlement or complementary pathways related fraud through oversight (including in-country travel), advice and guidance.

- Assist the country operation with group resettlement procedures, including planning, profiling, logistical arrangements, verification and post-verification follow-up.

- Maintain regular contact and close cooperation with resettlement countries and partners to ensure effective resettlement delivery and adherence to adequate protection and resettlement standards.

- Participate, where appropriate, in country-level discussions with resettlement and complementary pathways countries and partners.

- Assist in managing a process to ensure that persons of concern and partners receive up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR¿s resettlement policies and procedures, as well as on complementary pathways for admission opportunities and procedures.

- Assist in the submission of up-to-date and accurate resettlement and complementary pathways statistics, reports and needs assessments to management as required.

- Identify and recommend relevant training activities of UNHCR staff and implementing partners.

- Assist in communication with communities¿ activities ensuring that persons of concern are made aware of UNHCR¿s resettlement and complementary pathways procedures and have fair and transparent access to and participation in the processes.

- Participate, where appropriate, in country-level discussions with resettlement and/or complementary pathways countries and partners.

- Perform other related duties as required.


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