UNHCR Settlement Planning Officer Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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UNHCR Settlement Planning Officer Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. UNHCR Uganda looking for “Settlement Planning Officer“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before May 15, 2023.

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (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.

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The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on May 02, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Settlement Planning Officer to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2023


Technical Guidance

  • – Conduct assessments and ensure selection of potential sites is done in accordance with the Master Plan approach to settlement planning taking into consideration protection concerns, national legislation, environmental considerations, appropriate density, and access to basic services including water, hydrological concerns, socio/economic issues, and cultural inclusion and HLP matters.
  • – Ensure that settlement layouts respond to natural topography and drainage patterns of the site to reduce construction and maintenance costs.
  • – Ensure that safe and equitable access to basic services is provided for both the displaced and host communities while making particular emphasis on meaningful inclusion of the site community groups (women, youth, elderly and persons with specific needs) in decision-making processes including through governance structures and sectorial focal points.
  • – Work with the relevant technical, programme and supply colleagues in close coordination with implementing and other concerned parties to develop implementation modalities and work plans for the settlement plans. Provide technical inputs and advice to Programme in the process of Implementation Partner Selection and review of PPAs of all sector related partners and partners with construction related activities in their budget.
  • – Provide support in Preparedness through the development of contingency plans for population movements. Develop and update agreed response strategies (MPAs and APAs) for refugee sites, including transition/exit strategy for site consolidation and closures within the AOR.
  • – In close consultation with partners, conduct assessments, provide concrete initiatives and develop specific strategies to make sure that residential areas, key services and infrastructure are not susceptible to the risk of natural hazards such as flash floods and landslides.

Position in Organization:

  • Full time
  • Posted Yesterday
  • job requisition id: JR2317728


  • 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree.

Functional Skills

  • *SP-Autocad for Settlement Planning
  • CO-Cross-cultural communication
  • CL-Camp Coordination and Camp Management
  • IT-Computer Literacy
  • SO-Presentation skills
  • PG-UNHCR’s Programmes
  • MG-Coordination
  • SP-Urban/Rural Settlement Planning
  • SP-Reconstruction and Community Planning
  • SP-Natural Resources Management
  • SP-Environmental Assessment/Planning/Monitoring/Evaluation of integrated projects/programs
  • SP-Infrastructure Development/Construction Management/Property Management
  • (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.

How to Apply UNHCR Settlement Planning Officer Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://unhcr.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Settlement-Planning-Officer_JR2317728?locationCountry=db69e6f2446c11de98360015c5e6daf6

The Closing Date: May 15, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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