Thursday, March 21, 2024

Registration Assistant United Nations at UNHCR March 2024

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Thursday, March 21, 2024
Jobs in Tanzania 2024: New Job Vacancies at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Tanzania 2024


The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Jobs 2024
Registration Assistant
locations Kibondo, Tanzania
time type Full time
job requisition id JR2437359
Hardship Level D
Family Type Family
Residential location (if applicable)
Grade GS4
Staff Member / Affiliate Type General Service
Reason Regular > Regular Assignment
Remote work accepted No
Target Start Date 2024-05-01
Job Posting End Date April 3, 2024

Standard Job Description
Registration Assistant
Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Registration Assistant is a member of the registration team and is supervised by a more senior colleague who normally reports directly to the Registration Officer. The incumbent is responsible for supporting all activities related to registration, which may also include functions related to reception, filing and data management. S/he responds to queries from asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR's registration procedures and their rights and entitlements. The Registration Assistant liaises with protection staff and partners to ensure timely identification and referral of persons of concern for protection follow up and may provide interpretation and/or translation services in cases for which s/he has the required language competencies.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR's core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

- Conduct registration interviews in accordance with local SOPs and registration standards.
- Respond 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 individual 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
- Act as interpreter and translator when needed.
- Refer cases to other units within the office and to implementing partners as necessary.
- Support the identification and management of risks and seek to seize opportunities impacting objectives in the area of responsibility. Ensure decision making in risk based in the functional area of work. Raise risks, issues and concerns to a supervisor or to relevant functional colleague(s).
- Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
  • G4 - 1 year relevant experience with High School Diploma; or Bachelor or equivalent or higher
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Field(s) of Education
Not applicable.

Certificates and/or Licenses
  • Social Sciences; Statistics; Mathematics;
  • Information Technology; HCR Protection Lrng Prog;
(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience
Not specified.

Experience in working with UNHCR proGres software.

Functional Skills
IT-Computer Literacy;
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements
  • For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
  • For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
  • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.

As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.

This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates.

Desired Candidate Profile -
To have previous experience with vulnerable communities or populations, specifically in camp settings
- Previous experience with PRIMES tools (BIMS, GDT, proGres) would be an asset
- Previous experience coordinating with counterparts, NGOs or other partner entities is desirable.
-Basic working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing applications

Required languages (expected Overall ability is at least B2 level):
Desired languages

Operational context
Occupational Safety and Health Considerations:
Nature of Position:
Living and Working Conditions:

Additional Qualifications
  • IT-Computer Literacy
HCR Protection Learning Program - UNHCR, Information Technology - Other, Mathematics - Other, Social Sciences - Other, Statistics - Other

Work Experience
Accountability, Client & results orientation, Commitment to continuous learning, Communication, Organizational awareness, Planning & organizing, Teamwork & collaboration
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Additional Information N/A
Functional clearance
This position doesn't require a functional clearance

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