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UNHCR was created in 1950, during the aftermath of the Second World War, to help millions of Europeans who had fled or lost their homes. We had three years to complete our work and then disband. Today, over 65 years later, our organization is still hard at work, protecting and assisting refugees around the world.

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UNHCR Jobs for September 2018 Recruitment

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1.) Assistant Livelihood Officer

Vacancy Number: 2018/VA/048a
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno
Category: Livelihood
Grade: NOA
Duration of Contract: One Year
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Context, Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Assistant Livelihood Officer reports to the Programme Officer and s/he will work closely with protection and supply units for the enhancement of the protection responses to persons integrated in the livelihood programmes
  • S/he will be the interface between UNHCR and livelihood partners implementing and consolidating Livelihoods Strategy that positively contributes to the creation of conditions for an effective self-reliance of the crisis-affected populations in the Northeast of Nigeria
  • Considering the importance the livelihood programme in the enhancement of the protection response and durable solutions, the incumbent will be instrumental in the design of the livelihood roadmap and in the exploration of new livelihoods opportunities
  • S/he should be proactive, always looking for new opportunities, having economic and social sensibility; convincing donors and partners for mobilization of funds and establishment of impactful partnerships that will benefit to persons in need
  • The incumbent will assist in the development of the local livelihoods strategies and social infrastructure to develop and sustain the Livelihoods of POCs. For coordination/continuity/reintegration purposes, s/he should liaise with existing livelihood programs in Lac Chad Basin countries hosting Nigerian refugees.

The incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in the implementation of UNHCR Livelihoods Strategy in the area of responsibility.
  • Conduct, facilitate and support wealth ranking surveys for POCs.
  • Advocate with public and private services providers operating in the country to provide services to UNHCR persons of concerns i.e. business development services, micro-finance institutions, training institutes, banks, business incubators, poverty alleviation programmes etc.
  • Support the regular sharing of livelihoods related information among different humanitarian, developmental and governmental stakeholders.
  • Strengthen, guide and monitor the different livelihoods interventions under the UNHCR programme and ensure compliance with UNHCR Minimum Criteria for Livelihoods programming.
  • Utilize efficient targeting techniques to graduate vulnerable POCs out of poverty.
  • Design and implement, in cooperation with national government, implementing partners, and UNHCR representation office, a custom-made annual operation plan within the framework of the approved livelihoods strategy
  • Build a strong relationship with the relevant government stakeholders to enhance their ownership of the livelihoods programme initiated by UNHCR.
  • Build a strong relationship with livelihood programs targeting Nigerian refugees in the LCB countries to enhance continuity especially for returnees
  • Maintain close contacts with partners both in public, private and NGO sectors in order to harmonize activities relating to promotion of livelihoods activities.
  • Perform any other related functions as required.
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Essential Minimum Qualifications

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  • Undergraduate Degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Economics, Business Administration, Socio-economic Development, Rural Development, Financial Management or other related fields plus minimum 1 year of previous work experience relevant to the function. Graduate Degree (equivalent of a Master’s) or Doctorate Degree (equivalent of a PhD) may also be accepted.
  • Experience in working effectively with private sector, international and national NGOs and UN organisations, and with government authorities at national level.
  • Excellent knowledge of English language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Completion of UNHCR Protection Learning Programme (PLP) and/or the Operations Management Learning Programme (OMLP).
  • Experience with UNHCR standards and indicators, and/or projects related to the millennium development goals.
  • UNHCR Field experience.
  • Knowledge of local language(s).

Application Closing Date
Midnight, 25th September, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Or
Interested and qualified candidates should send an Application/Letter of Motivation, Resume as well as fully completed and signed “UNHCR Personal History Form (P11)” to: [email protected] quoting in the subject line the Vacancy Number and Job Title of the position.

Click Here to Download UNHCR Personal History Form (P11)

Note

  • Kindly make sure you use the UNHCR personal History form.
  • A written test will be conducted for this position which will be followed by a competency based interview.
  • There is no need to send other certificates with the application at this stage.
  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.

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2.) Senior Protection Assistant

Vacancy Number: 2018/VA/038a
Location:
Borno
Slot: 2 Openings

Duties And Responsibilities

  • The Senior Protection Assistant reports to the Protection Officer.
  • He/she monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff.
  • The Senior Protection Assistant provides quality, timely and effective protection support to persons of concern and identifies opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and safeguards in operational responses.
  • He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and may liaise externally with local authorities and partners on protection issues as guided by the supervisor.
  • The Senior Protection Assistant also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems.
  • To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

The incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

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  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Provide counselling on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation as well as support activities in protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Conduct preliminary information gathering and interviews in support of eligibility, status determination, durable solutions and social needs assessment.
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan for persons of concern as part of the protection strategy.
  • Participate in individual protection case management including cases of SGBV and child protection. Monitor and report on cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Contribute to initiatives to enhance national and local protection capacities.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for persons of concern.
  • Assist in drafting reports, routine correspondence, updating relevant databases and compiling statistics for the protection unit/section.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary school. Additional Training courses in protection related issues.
  • 4 years relevant job experience.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Good computer skills.
  • Completed Protection Learning Programme.

Application Closing Date
18th September, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send an Application/Letter of Motivation, Resume as well as fully completed and signed “UNHCR Personal History Form (P11)” to: [email protected] quoting in the subject line the Vacancy Number and Job Title of the position.

Click Here to Download UNHCR Personal History Form (P11)

OR

Interested and qualified candidates should:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Note

  • Kindly make sure you use the UNHCR personal History form.
  • A written test will be conducted for this position which will be followed by a competency based interview.
  • There is no need to send other certificates with the application at this stage.
  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.
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3.) Driver

Vacancy Number: 2018/VA/011a
Location:
Abuja

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The incumbent is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the organisation.
  • S/He is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor. While basic function of a Driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, he/she may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles.
  • The incumbent has regular contacts with staff within UNHCR office and with service providers outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information.
  • Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers and delivery and collection of mail, documents, UNHCR pouch and other items.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road worthy and maintained up to the established security standards.
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of Primary Education or equivalent technical or commercial school.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of English and local language.

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Mechanical skills.
  • Computer skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should prepare and submit an Application/Letter of Motivation, Resume as well as fully completed and signed UNHCR Personal History Form (P11) via email to: [email protected] quoting in the subject line the vacancy number and title of the position.
Or

Interested and qualified candidates should:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Click here to dowloand Personal History Form (P11) – MS Word

Note

  • Kindly make sure you use the UNHCR personal History form.
  • Kindly note that a written test will be conducted for this position which will be followed by a competency based interview.
  • There is no need to send other certificates with the application at this stage.
  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
  • Kindly note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.
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