Job Description

This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants.

Interested applicants should consult the Administrative Instruction on Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS).

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships The Field Associate is normally supervised by the (Senior) Field Officer or Head of Office and performs a variety of functions related to Field activities within the office. The supervisor defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance. The Field Associate may supervise some General Service support staff.

The incumbent keeps frequent internal contacts with staff members in the same duty station to exchange information, to establish understanding of respective needs; to ensure provision of services and resolution of problems and with the external contacts generally with officials of national and international institutions, leaders of the refugee community, local population and/or Implementing Partners (IPs) on subject matters which may be of importance to the Organization.

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 - Monitor the situation in the AoR, collect data and other information relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor accordingly.

- Monitor the implementation of UNHCR programme including the delivery of all assistance items and monitoring of infrastructure.

- Undertake regular visits to various sites in order to assess needs of persons of concern, with particular attention to vulnerable groups.

- Keep regular contacts with local authorities and implementing partners as requested by supervisor.

- Act as Interpreter when required.

- Contribute to the preparation of status and progress reports by providing info, preparing tables, etc.

- Assist in administrative tasks as required such as preparation of reports and meeting authorized personnel and assisting them during field missions.

- Inform and act on the reports received on persons of concern within the refugee community or from the local authorities.

- In Coordination with implementing partners, assist in the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.

- Negotiate with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.

- Represent UNHCR in physical monitoring of projects.

- 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 Business Administration Law Political Science (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential) Relevant Job Experience Essential Not specified Desirable Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.

UNHCR field experience.

Functional Skills *IT-Computer Literacy EX-Field experience MS-Drafting, Documentation, Data Presentation CL-Multi-stakeholder Communications with Partners, PG-Programme Management (project formulation, programme cycles and reporting standards) (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential) Core Competencies Accountability Communication Organizational Awareness Teamwork & Collaboration Commitment to Continuous Learning Client & Result Orientation Managerial Competencies Empowering and Building Trust Cross-Functional Competencies Analytical Thinking Planning and Organizing Stakeholder Management Knowledge of French is mandatory and English is desirable.

website and applicants who do not have internal status must apply through the external UNHCR website.  https://www.unhcr.org/careers.html  Careers - Career opportunities - Other Opportunities - Vacancies - sort by Location or search by Job Opening number.

. Applications will be accepted only via the online portals. Please do not send application via email.

. Not signed, incomplete and late applications will not 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).

. The evaluation of applicants will be conducted based on the information submitted during the application. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

. UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants to apply. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities. UNHCR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms gender, disability, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

. For any technical problems encountered during the online application, please send an email to the below email address titled - Online VA Query-your name and surname. Human Resources Kinshasa (Codkivac@unhcr.org) 3-month Temporary-Appointment.

Closing date for submissions or applications is 07 March 2021.

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