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Associate Field Officer

Closing: Jan 11, 2023

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Published: Dec 22, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree LevelFor P2/NOB - 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree



Field(s) of Education

Law, Political Sciences or other relevant field.(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)


Certificates and/or Licenses

UNHCR Protection Learning Programme.UNHCR Operations Management Learning Programme.(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)


Relevant Job Experience

EssentialField experience.



Responsibilities
Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree LevelFor P2/NOB - 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree



Field(s) of Education

Law, Political Sciences or other relevant field.(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)


Certificates and/or Licenses

UNHCR Protection Learning Programme.UNHCR Operations Management Learning Programme.(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)


Relevant Job Experience

EssentialField experience.



- Identify vulnerable groups or individuals who may need special attention or special arrangements and make recommendations on the needs of different groups of refugees.
- Assess protection and assistance needs of refugees and asylum-seekers in the region and monitor implementation of refugee assistance programmes.
- In co-ordination with implementing partners, handle the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
- Provide inputs for project submissions and periodic narrative and financial reports for the annual programme.
- Develop and maintain relations with local authorities ensuring smooth negotiations in all aspects of UNHCR's mandate for the benefit of refugees.
- Monitor the security situation in the area and intervene as appropriate with the local authorities.
- Submit recommendation for protection interventions to the designated officer.
- Negotiate with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.
- Approve expenditures within the DOAP.
- Perform other related duties as required.


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