Senior Data Management Assistant Job – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:  Senior Data Management Assistant (Fresher UN Jobs)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Arua, Uganda

About US:

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary:  The position is normally supervised by a more senior staff member who provides the Senior Data Management Assistant with regular guidance and support. Subject to the nature of the task/assignment, s/he will work independently on routine tasks, while will follow instructions of the supervisor for more complex issues. The position has no supervisory role.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enter data mainly related to asylum seekers, refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR into the computer database.
  • Prepare reports and project documents by providing information, preparing tables and drafting routine correspondence and reports.
  • Assist in compilation of data and interpreting the statistics for various reports.
  • Assist in the development of forms for data collection and analysis, if requested.
  • Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information and translate routine documents and correspondence as and when required.
  • May be required to collect GIS data, update maps and undertake field trips to project sites.
  • Decide on the data recorded in database.
  • Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents and escalate issues to the supervisor if incident cannot be resolved within the scope of responsibility.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must have two years of relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher
  • Certificates and/or Licenses: Electronic Data Processing Information Technology
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position is desirable
  • Functional Skills
  • IT-Computer Literacy
  • DM-Data Management
  • DM-Data collection methodologies
  • DM-Database Management
  • Language Requirements: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

NB: All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) should apply online at the link below

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Deadline: 22nd February 2023

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