All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR's core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity. Duties:
Manage the use, maintenance and technical support of databases used in the cash-based interventions.
Generate statistical reports based on the standard reporting formats and ad-hoc reports, charts and tables as required by the management.
Prepare and administer accurate lists of beneficiaries for the regular assistance through bank ATM/IRIS system in line with the procedures established by the office.
Assist in developing and administering UNHCR Regular CBI database.
Assist in the monthly reconciliation and refund process for the cash assistance project.
Assist in preparing detailed reports and breakdown of the cash assistance provided to the refugees.
Cross-check databases to ensure that all beneficiaries are active cases.
Keep cash lists updated and free of duplications and ensure delivery of cash assistance to beneficiaries in a timely manner.
Maintain relationships with partners to facilitate the flow of information between databases,
Assist with the training of internal staff and partners on how to use the database,
Execute best practice in data protection standards and help to positively influence others,
Troubleshoot issues with the database and work with internal teams to provide technical fixes,
Inform and act on the reports and messages that are received from various units on different vulnerable cases in respect to financial assistance.
Support in the co-ordination with different partners and focal points on lists of beneficiaries reflecting situation of cash assistance.
Undertake missions and field visits to bank service provider to monitor the cash project.
Represent UNHCR at the cash-assistance related meetings.
Liaise with internal stakeholders and partners.
Develop improvements to the database and related workflows.
Direct incidents and problems to the supervisor when they cannot be resolved at their level.
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.
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher
Relevant Job Experience:
Previous data management experience, preferable in CBI context. Excellent knowledge of computer software and database applications. Experience in Microsoft SQL Server (2005 or later).
EC-Statistical and modelling software
IT-Microsoft Server Technology
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.