5 Senior Registration Associate – UNOPS

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Procedures and Eligibility

This position is open to applications from Group 1, Group 2 and all external candidates, provided that requirements regarding professional experience, academic qualifications, language, etc. are fulfilled.

External candidates must be legally present in Uganda at the time of application, recruitment and hire. Non-Ugandan citizens are required to submit a valid Ugandan residence permit to be considered.
Your application will NOT be considered if;
–      The application form is not duly filled.
–      The questionnaire at the end of the application form is not answered. (for external candidates)
–      A valid residence permit is not attached to the application. (for non-Ugandan external candidates only)

Duties and Qualifications
– Purpose and Scope of Assignment

¿Assist in the implementation of the verification/registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern.
¿  Assist in the drafting and implement of operation-specific SOPs for all aspects of verification/registration in accordance with applicable standards and policies, including provisions for the protection of individual data and prevention and identification of fraud.
¿  Assist in the implementation of procedures and systems for continuous registration and verification exercises, including in the securing and distribution of identity and entitlement documents.
¿  Supervise the daily running of the verification/registration team activities, including monitoring staff performance, impacts and outputs.
¿  Establish linkages with protection units within the office and monitor the timely referral of persons with specific needs for protection follow-up.
¿  Assist in conducting regular data quality checks to monitor the accuracy of data collected.
¿  In coordination with the operational data management staff, assist in the timely consolidation and drafting of statistics and other registration data reports on persons of concern.
¿  Contribute to training and capacity building of OPM/UNHCR staff in registration, including on-the-job coaching and guidance.
¿  Enforce compliance by UNHCR staff engaged in registration and related activities with UNHCR standards and policies and operation specific SOPs for all aspects of the registration operation.
¿  In consultation with the supervisor, make decisions relating to the day-to-day operations of the verification exercise and ensure registration procedures are efficient and effective.
¿  Draft and submit reports and statistics related to registration and verification
verification exercise and ensure registration procedures are efficient and effective.
¿  Support verification exercise in various locations in Uganda
¿  Perform other related duties as required.

– Monitoring and Progress Controls

Daily verification of the set number of individuals per day.
Provision of daily/weekly verification report

– Qualification and Experience:

¿ Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Information Technology, Statistics or related fields

¿  Good computer skills in all desktop applications, particularly with respect to data management competencies

– Work Experience:

¿  3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Desirable Qualifications:

Prior experience in registration or data management, including use of UNHCR proGres V4 software, situations.
¿  Good understanding of the principles of and concepts of international protection and UNHCR.
¿  Training in registration or operational data management

– Key Competencies:
Core Competencies
Organizational Awareness
Teamwork & Collaboration
Commitment to Continuous Learning
Client & Result Orientation

Managerial Competencies
Empowering and Building Trust
Managing Performance

Cross-Functional Competencies
Analytical Thinking
Technological Awareness
Planning and Organizing

Additional  Information

Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a test. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. No late applications will be accepted.

UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

This advertisement is for 5 positions located in Kampala, Kyangwali and Arua. Please indicate in your Letter of Interest if you have preferences on the locations.

The closing date of advertisement is 18 January 2022.