UNHCR Resettlement Officer Jobs

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UNHCR Resettlement Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNHCR Kenya looking for “Resettlement Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 27, 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 April 17, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Resettlement Officer to be based in Dadaab, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position Resettlement Officer
Location Dadaab, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline April 27, 2024

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2024


  • – Identify, interview, assess resettlement and complementary pathways needs, and process cases identified for resettlement and complementary pathways following established procedures; provide counselling to individuals.
  • – Monitor activities for resettlement and complementary pathways, as applicable, to ensure progress against targets, transparency and efficiency in case submissions and appropriate follow-up with resettlement countries and other key stakeholders.
  • – Review and provide timely feedback and guidance on resettlement submissions prepared in the country office/ by country offices to harmonize quality and consistency of resettlement delivery.
  • – Manage a process to ensure that persons of concern and partners receive up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR’s resettlement and complementary pathways policies and procedures.
  • – Promote and monitor the implementation of UNHCR’s global resettlement and complementary pathways policies, procedures and guidelines in the AOR.
  • – Provide guidance and advice on policies, protection standards and procedures for resettlement and complementary pathways.
  • – Ensure Standard Operating Procedures for identification of cases for resettlement and resettlement case management are in place and in line with UNHCR Global Standards.
  • – Promote and contribute to measures that enhance the prevention, detection and response to fraud committed by persons of concern generally and in resettlement and complementary pathways in particular.
  • – Maintain regular contact and close cooperation with resettlement countries and partners to ensure effective delivery of resettlement and complementary pathways; and adherence to adequate protection standards.
  • – Guide and support government officials and partners undertaking missions related to resettlement and complementary pathways.

Position in Organization:

  • Full time
  • Posted Yesterday
  • job requisition id: JR2440166
  • Dadaab, Kenya


  • 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

  • DM-Database Management
  • PR-Refugee Resettlement programs
  • PR-Resettlement Anti-Fraud Policy and Procedures
  • PR-Mixed migratory movement 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 Resettlement 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://unhcr.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Dadaab-Kenya/Resettlement-Officer–Case-Reviewer–UNOPS-_JR2440166-1

The Closing Date: Sep. 19, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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