Senior Resettlement Assistant – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

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Deadline: 19 February 2022 (12 midnight Geneva Time)
Job Opening – 33606
About the organization
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is primarily mandated to provide international protection and humanitarian assistance, and to seek permanent solutions for persons within its core mandate responsibilities i.e. refugees, displaced persons, stateless and asylum seekers.
Position summary
All four protection pillars (including refugees, IDP, statelessness and reintegration project) are active in Zimbabwe. The Assistant Information Management Officer (AIMO) assists in the production and dissemination of information on the population of concern, including but not limited to Protection and Programme information. The incumbent operationalizes data standards developed at the central level in field operations, compiles data and analyses information from populations of concern. S/he supports the Programme Team and UNHCR’s implementing partners in the choice of indicators for monitoring to be included in sub-agreements as well as the Protection Team in operationalizing protection monitoring systems. The AIMO will also ensure that the basics of Protection Information Management are in place in Zimbabwe in line with the minimum requirements and standards defined in the Global Protection Cluster (GPC), Operational Footprint, and the GPC Protection Analytical Framework. S/he will also support the Cluster Coordinator in undertaking regular collective protection analysis, managing and producing database, dashboards, fact sheets, and Protection Briefs. The AIMO shall work closely with OCHA counterparts to ensure appropriate data sharing and reporting to interagency frameworks.
Duties
Carry out preliminary interviews and initial assessments to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures;
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;
Provide persons of concern (PoC) with up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR’s resettlement policies and procedures;
Comply with UNHCR’s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases;
Follow up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure;
ensure effective in-country communication on the status and follow-up on PoC being considered for resettlement;
Assist in maintaining and updating proGres or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System (CORTS) database and provide technical support;
Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement;
Organize logistical support for governments undertaking resettlement missions;
Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required;
Maintain 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;
Recommend eligible cases for resettlement consideration;
Provide counselling to PoC; Perform other related duties as required.
Qualifications
For G5 – 2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher
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