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Senior Registration Assistant

at UNHCR UN Refugee Agency
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 11, 2019
Category Admin & Office
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

JOB TITLE : Senior Registration Assistant

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
The Senior Registration Assistant is a member of the Registration team. The Senior Registration Assistant is responsible for supporting all activities related to registration, which may also include functions related to reception, filing and data management. The incumbent provides counselling to, and responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR's registration procedures and their rights and entitlements. S/he liaises closely with protection staff and partners to ensure timely identification and referral of persons of concern for protection follow up. The Senior Registration Assistant may assist in compiling and analysing information related to registration activities in the operation. The Senior Registration Assistant may provide interpretation and/or translation services in cases for which s/he has the required language competencies
FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT
ACCOUNTABILITY
(key results that will be achieved)

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
(process and functions undertaken to achieve results)Assist in the implementation of registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern.
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.

Skills

Good computer skills, particularly in data management.
Excellent knowledge of English and local language.
Training in basic principles of international protection.
Knowledge of another relevant UN language.

Experience Requirements

Minimum 5 years of relevant job experience.
Experience in working with UNHCR proGres software.

Education Requirements

Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Social science, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology, or related fields.