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Position: Associate Durable Solution
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Afar - Semera - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 year ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Durable Solutions Associate reports to a more senior Durable Solutions or Protection colleague.??

The incumbent is relied upon to contribute to the implementation of a durable solutions strategy. S/he works closely with protection, programme and field staff, and contributes to fostering an environment to enhance partnerships is a critical element of the work, as are activities designed to strengthen the involvement of refugee communities and their hosts in the design and implementation of solutions strategies.??

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 UNHCRs core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • Provide counseling to refugees and other persons of concern (POC) to identify the most appropriate durable solution and to enable them to make a well-informed decision.
  • Interview candidates for voluntary repatriation and prepare documentation for their return, in line with Voluntary Repatriation SOPs.?
  • Interview and prepare Resettlement Referral Forms (RRF), in line with Resettlement SOPs.?
  • Interview candidates for local integration and prepare the appropriate documentation for onward submission to local authorities or partners, in line with Local Integration SOPs.?
  • Assist in updating the electronic database for resettlement, voluntary repatriation and local integration, in line with Standard Operating Procedures.?
  • Process documentation to ensure that POC receives the documents required for their durable solutions in a timely manner.
  • Prepare statistical and ad-hoc reports to ensure accurate information is available and shared with relevant offices and partners.
  • Interview and advise on the appropriate durable solution to be provided to POC.
  • Prepare documents relating to durable solutions.
  • Enter information into an available database, in line with SOPs.
  • Draft and submit reports relating to durable solutions.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

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

Field(s) of Education?

  • Not applicable

Certificates and/or Licenses?

  • HCR Protection Learning Prg;? ?
  • HCR Resettlement Lrng Prg;? ?
  • HCR Protection Induction Prog;

Relevant Job Experience

Essential

  • Not specified

Desirable

  • Diverse field experience. Experience in interviewing.

Functional Skills?

  • DM-Database Management
  • IT-Microsoft Office Productivity Software

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.