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

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

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

Applicants with a Undergraduate Degree may apply on or before 31st May, 2024.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with over 17,300 staff working in 135 countries.

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on 18th May, 2024 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2024

Duties:

  • 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 services 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 utilising community-based strategies to inform targeting, monitoring and facilitation of development programmes.
  • Conduct necessary assessments in collaboration with relevant private and public stakeholders, 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 advantage vis-à-vis other partners.
  • 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.

Position in Organization:

  • Position: Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer
  • Locations: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Time type: Full time
  • Posted on: Posted Today
  • Job requisition id: JR2441996

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree.

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 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.

https://unhcr.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Lusaka-Zambia/Associate-Livelihood-and-Economic-Inclusion-Officer_JR2441996-1

The Closing Date: 31st May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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