UNHCR Senior Operations Officer Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. UNHCR Uganda looking for “Senior Operations Officer“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before July 13, 2023.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 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.
The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on July 01, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Operations Officer to be based in Kampala, Uganda.
UNHCR Job Vacancy 2023
- – Serve as the focal point for the operations within the AoR and follow up on situational realities, challenges and developments which may have an impact on the refugees, IDP situations, and other persons of concern.
- – Analyse information received concerning new refugee situations in the AoR and present coherent, consistent and credible proposals to address the emergency needs.
- – Manage the process of gathering information, preparation of analytical papers and formulating recommendations for action for the operations within the AoR.
- – Contribute to the preparation of action plans to address any operational/legal gaps that have been identified; and ensure advice/guidance is provided to field offices to improve the delivery of assistance of refugees and other persons of concern (PoCs).
- – Provide guidance and support for communication, and sharing of best practices amongst countries/operations in the AoR as well as with other entities in the field and at Headquarters.
- – Coordinate with field offices for provision of timely, coherent, consistent, quality information about their operations.
- – In the bureaux, support senior staff in the preparation of the official submissions to the meetings of the Budget Committee and Contracts’ Committee, and advocate for resources required for the operations to meet their objectives, especially during Annual Planning Reviews, Mid-Year Reviews and ad hoc resource allocation consultations. Analyse Country offices’ requests concerning material requirements and staffing and initiate/coordinate appropriate action to provide Country offices with relevant and timely decisions and direction.
- – In the field, coordinate and supervise the field activities in the areas of protection and programme in the AoR. Build the capacity of local partners and civil society through training and other initiatives. Liaise with local Government authorities and operational partners on issues relating to the protection and assistance of PoCs. Supervise and monitor the implementation of UNHCR projects.
- – Monitor the implementation of programmes within the AoR through regular missions and participate in on-going needs assessments.
Position in Organization:
- Full time
- Posted Yesterday
- job requisition id: JR2322044
- Location: Kampala
- 9 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 8 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 7 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree.
- At least 5 years of relevant experience in an international capacity. Understanding of UNHCR mandate and operations.
- Strong operational background and political awareness. Experience working with UNHCR; or other UN entities or partners preferably in the area of refugee or humanitarian operations. Proven track record in emergency preparedness, response and management.
- 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 Senior Operations Officer Jobs 2023
Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
The Closing Date: July 13, 2023.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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