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Assistant Field Officer, NOA (PN. 10014786) - VN/08/2018

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Industry:
N.G.O./Social Services
Total Position:
1
Job Type:
Fixed Term ( First Shift (Day) )
Department:
UNHCR
Job Location:
Peshawar
Gender:
No Preference
Age:
18 - 62 Years
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Degree Title:
Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Law, Political Sciences or related fields.
Career Level:
NOA
Minimum Experience:
1 Year(Minimum 1 year of previous relevant work experience.)
Apply By:
Jul 15, 2018
Posted On:
Jun 30, 2018
Job Description

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The Assistant Field Officer is normally supervised by the Snr Field Coordinator or Field Officer or Head of Sub-Office/Field Office depending on the structure of the Office. S/he may receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country/regional programme(s). UNHCR Manual, programme and protection objectives, Operations Plans, UN and UNHCR financial/budgetary rules and regulations will guide the work of the incumbent. 

The incumbent does not normally have any direct supervisory role. S/he has daily contacts with staff in the various field offices and with the functional units at the Country/Regional Office. S/he also has close liaison with a range of local civilian and military authorities and counterparts in NGOs and UN agencies to discuss matters of common interest. 

FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT 

ACCOUNTABILITY

  • UNHCR’s policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the area of responsibility (AoR).
  • The needs of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning. 

RESPONSIBILITY

  • Assess the needs of persons of concern in the AoR and formulate project submissions in collaboration with district authorities and implementing partners.
  • Promote and monitor the implementation of assistance projects.
  • Report regularly on rate of flow of new arrivals and estimate expected influx based on interviews with persons of concern.
  • In co-ordination with implementing partners, assist with the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Keep track of cases of detention; register applicants for voluntary repatriation and family reunion.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly sectoral reports and submit material for preparation of periodic project monitoring reports and year-end reports.
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.

AUTHORITY

  • Submit recommendation for protection interventions to the designated officer.
  • Negotiate with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

Managerial Competencies

-          Judgement and Decision Making 

 

Cross-Functional Competencies

-          Analytical Thinking

-          Political Awareness

-          Skateholder Management

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Law, Political Sciences or related fields.
  • Minimum 1 year of previous relevant work experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES.

  • Field experience.
  • Computer skills.
  • Knowledge of refugee law.
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR’s programmes.
  • UNHCR Protection Learning Programme.
  • UNHCR Operations Management Learning Programme.
  • Very good knowledge of local language and local institutions.

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