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:
Prepare written documentation for resettlement submission; ensure that records / files of individual cases are updated in a systematic and timely manner.
Assess and review individual resettlement cases and prepare individual / group submission for scrutiny by the supervisor.
Follow-up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure.
Comply with UNHCR¿s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases.
Assist in logistical arrangements of selection missions by resettlement countries.
Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.
Assist in maintaining and updating proGres or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System (CORTS) database.
Occasionally, assist in carrying out preliminary interviews and initial assessments, to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures.
Occasionally, provide counselling to persons of concern (PoC).
Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required.
Assist in maintaining accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports.
Draft / type routine correspondence to Field Offices / Multi-Country Offices / Headquarters.
Systematically apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the resettlement process; comply with UNHCR policy and guidelines on HIV/AIDS.
Assist in mitigating resettlement fraud by reporting suspected fraud.
Provide counselling to PoC.
Perform other related duties as required.
Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
G4 - 1 year relevant experience with High School Diploma; or Bachelor or equivalent or higher
PR-Refugee Resettlement programs
PR-Resettlement Anti-Fraud Policy and Procedures
UN-Analysis of geo-political realities and their socio-cultural implications
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.