Job Description

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT The Registration Associate is a member of the Registration team and is normally supervised by the Registration Officer. The Registration Associate is responsible for supporting all activities related to registration, and with ensuring that registration is effectively used for the identification of specific protection needs, for the management of operations, and for the achievement of durable solutions. Depending on the size and structure of the Office, the Registration Associate may provide day-to-day supervision, direction and support to UNHCR staff engaged in registration and related activities (including Reception, Filing and Data Management staff), and monitors the efficiency and quality of registration processes, identity and entitlement documentation activities and population data management. The Registration Associate collaborates closely with Protection, Programme, Operational Data Management and Information Management colleagues as well as with Government authorities and partners on the provision of quality population data for the delivery of registration activities. FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT Accountability - UNHCR's Registration Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are implemented in accordance with relevant UNHCR standards and policies. - Persons of concern have fair and transparent access to registration procedures. Responsibility - Assist in the implementation of registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern. - Assist in the supervision and daily running of registration team activities, where required. - Conduct registration interviews when required in accordance with registration standards and guidance. - Provide counselling to, and responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR's registration procedures and their rights and entitlements. - Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all registration cases. - Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to protection follow-up as required. - Collaborate with protection staff and/or partners in the delivery of assistance and programming, including provision of identity and entitlement documentation. - Draft correspondence and reports relating to registration activities in the operation, when required - Provide statistics and draft reports related to registration data, as requested. - Perform other related duties as required. Authority - In consultation with the supervisor, make decisions related to the day-to-day operations of the registration unit and devise registration procedures which are efficient and effective. - Draft and submit reports and statistics related to registration. ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED - Completion of Secondary School with post-secondary training/certificate in social sciences, statistics, mathematics, information technology, or related fields. - Minimum 6 years of relevant professional job experience. - Good computer skills, particularly in data management. - Excellent knowledge of English and the local language. (In offices where the working language is not English, excellent knowledge of  UN working language of duty station and working knowledge of English.) DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES - Training in basic principles of international protection. - Experience in working with UNHCR proGres software. - Knowledge of another relevant UN language. Remuneration: A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org Submission of Applications: If   you   wish   to   be   considered   for  this   vacancy,  please   submit   you¿re  your   application   through  the   provided   link http://www.unhcr.org/jo-jobs by the closing date. No late applications will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a written test and/or oral interview. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other fees). UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants for this position. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities. UNHCR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Distribution: - All UNHCR staff members in Jordan. - UN organizations in Jordan. - Specialized Agencies. - Diplomatic Missions. - International NGOs. - Non-government Organizations. - Embassies CONSENT The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term "sexual exploitation" means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term "sexual abuse" means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term "sexual harassment" means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment Vacancy notice closing date on 05 May 2020
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