UNHCR Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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UNHCR Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

UNHCR Uganda looking for “Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before June 21, 2024.

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.

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on May 24, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer to be based in Moyo, Uganda.

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2024

Task description

Under the direct supervision of Head of Field Office, the Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Maintain close contact and cooperation with partners to facilitate the economic inclusion of refugees, such as line ministries, private sector and development actors in accordance with UNHCR Global and Country level policies, priorities, and strategies, in particular the Global Compact on Refugees. This includes advocating with public and private sector ser-vices providers to include UNHCR POC in supporting services (business development, micro-finance, training, saving accounts, poverty alleviation and social protection, etc.).
  • Work with the multi-functional team, more specifically with the Protection Unit, to assess the legal framework for the right to work and rights at work and recommend/implement advocacy initiatives and policy reforms to improve UNHCR POC’s economic inclusion, rights and access to work.
  • Build on UNHCR databases to support regular information sharing and coordination among different humanitarian, developmental and governmental stakeholders. This includes supporting the implementation of socioeconomic and wealth ranking surveys utilizing community-based strategies to inform targeting, monitoring and facilitation of development programmes.
  • Conduct necessary assessments in collaboration with relevant private and public stake-holders such as JICA, including impact assessments on local economies and surveys that help to identify investment and funding opportunities that enhance the economic inclusion of UNHCR POC.
  • In case UNHCR is implementing specific livelihoods activities, strengthen, guide and monitor the livelihoods interventions to help ensure they are market-based, and that the role of UNHCR has been strategically determined in consideration of its comparative ad-vantage vis-à-vis other partners.
  • Support and monitor implementation of settlement livelihoods and economic inclusion strategy, including developing partnerships with development actors and private sector, and developing linkages with existing programmes/projects in the districts to bring them closer to/within the settlements, among others.
  • Take lead in regular mapping exercises of the various stakeholders/partners in the districts determine gaps, capacity, and comparative advantage of different actors.
  • Together with Office of the Prime Minister and the Districts Local Government, co-chair, monthly livelihoods sector working group coordination meetings and facilitate/support joint monitoring and other sector working group activities.
  • Monitor and report on Implementing Partner and Operational Partner implementation of livelihoods and economic inclusion projects.
  • Be part of district planning processes, developing gap and needs assessments,

Position in Organization:

  • Description of assignment title: Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer
  • Host entity: UNHCR
  • Assignment country: Uganda
  • Type: Onsite
  • Expected start date: 01/10/2024
  • Duration: 24 months
  • Sustainable Development Goal: 17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Number of assignments: 1
  • Volunteer category: International UN Volunteer Specialist
  • Duty stations: Moyo


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Law/International Law, Political Science, Social Science Economics, International Relations, Socio-Economic Development, Development Planning, Rural Development, Economics, Business Administration, or related fields
  • 3 years of experience in humanitarian and development contexts, or private sector engagement.
  • With a minimum of 2 years field experience.

How to Apply UNHCR Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://app.unv.org/opportunities/1756779901082880

The Closing Date: June 21, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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