May 24, 2018
Job Position: Registration Associate The Registration Associate is a member of the Registration team and is supervised by the Associate Operations Data Management Officer. The Registration Associate is responsible for supporting all activities related to registration, and with ensuring that registration is effectively used for the identification of specific protection needs, for the management of operations, and for the achievement of durable solutions. Depending on the size and structure of the Office, the Registration Associate may provide day-to-day supervision, direction and support to UNHCR staff engaged in registration and related activities (including Reception, Filing and Data Management staff), and monitors the efficiency and quality of registration processes, identity and entitlement documentation activities and population data management. The Registration Associate collaborates closely with Protection, Programme, Operational Data Management and Information Management colleagues as well as with Government authorities and partners on the provision of quality population data for the delivery of registration activities ACCOUNTABILITY UNHCR's Registration Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are implemented in accordance with relevant UNHCR standards and policies. Persons of concern have fair and transparent access to registration procedures RESPONSIBILITY Assist in the implementation of registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern. Assist in the supervision and daily running of registration team activities, where required. Conduct registration interviews when required in accordance with registration standards and guidance. Provide counselling to, and responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR's registration procedures and their rights and entitlements. Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all registration cases. Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to protection follow-up as required. Collaborate with protection staff and/or partners in the delivery of assistance and programming, including provision of identity and entitlement documentation. Draft correspondence and reports relating to registration activities in the operation, when required Provide statistics and draft reports related to registration data, as requested. Perform other related duties as required. AUTHORITY In consultation with the supervisor, make decisions related to the day-to-day operations of the registration unit and devise registration procedures which are efficient and effective. Draft and submit reports and statistics related to registration. ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Completion of Secondary School with post-secondary training/certificate in social sciences, statistics, mathematics, information technology, or related fields. Minimum 6 years of relevant professional job experience. Good computer skills, particularly in data management. Excellent knowledge of English. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES Training in basic principles of international protection. Experience in working with UNHCR proGres database and biometric system. Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access and Excel. Experience and skill in interviewing refugees. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS This vacancy is open for qualified Ethiopians and Non-Ethiopians with a valid work permit from Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs . Female candidates are encouraged to apply. UNHCR is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. IMPORTANT Staff members who wish to be considered for this position should send a motivation letter, the most recent factsheet and the new updated P11 Form through the online application system. Candidates will be required to sit for a test. Due to the volume of applications only short listed candidates will be invited for interview. Former UNHCR General Service staff members, having held an Indefinite or FTA appointment for an uninterrupted period of at least one year may apply for internally advertised vacancies at their previous grade or equivalent or one grade above, if the seniority requirements are met, for a period of two years following separation.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Melkadida Refugee camp, Ethiopia Full time