• Career Opportunities at UN High Commissioner for Refugees

  • Posted on: 27 July, 2017 Deadline: 3 August, 2017
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  • UNHCR was created in 1950, during the aftermath of the Second World War, to help millions of Europeans who had fled or lost their homes. We had three years to complete our work and then disband. Today, over 65 years later, our organization is still hard at work, protecting and assisting refugees around the world.

    Field Safety Adviser

     

    ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

    The Field Safety Adviser takes on the role of leading, coordinating and providing appropriate guidance related to security management within an office.
    The incumbent maintains contact with other UN agencies, NGOs, implementing partners, government partners in the area to facilitate the operation.
    The incumbent directly supervises general service staff in the office, and reports to the Head of Office.

    ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

    • University Degree with a focus on security management and/or related disciplines (business administration, political/social science, international relations). Also relevant would be military or police academy degree (at Officer level).
    • Minimum 8 years of previous relevant job experience including 2 years security risk management experience in an international capacity
    • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language. (In offices where the working language is not English, excellent knowledge of UN working language of duty station ans working knowledge of English)

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

    • Proven competences in security analysis.
    • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
    • Negotiating skills
    • Relevant training an asset

    Senior Regional Protection Officer (SGBV)

     

    The Senior Regional Protection Officer (SGBV) will support country operations under the Area of Responsibility (AoR) and will be directly supervised by the (Deputy) Regional Representative or Head of Regional Hub and will receive specialist guidance from the senior SGBV advisor at HQ.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

    • Advanced University Degree in International Law, Human Rights, International Development, International Relations, Anthropology, Political or Social Science, with authoritative knowledge of issues relating to refugee women, gender, humanitarian and development issues, and SGBV prevention and response.
    • Minimum 10 years of job experiences relevant to the function of which at least 5 in an international context.
    • Minimum 5 years previous experience managing Protection related projects in a humanitarian context; experience managing SGBV projects a significant asset.
    • Thorough understanding of SGBV prevention and response in displacement.
    • Experience managing SGBV projects and/or serving in an SGBV coordination role.
    • Training design and facilitation skills.
    • Demonstrated capacities in RMB and M&E as well as database management.
    • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language.

    (In offices where the working language is not English, excellent knowledge of working language of duty station and working knowledge of English.)

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES:

    • Another UN language as asset.
    • Inter-agency experience as asset.
    • Experience using GBVIMS or other protection data management systems as an asset.
    • OMLP.
    • Knowledge in People Soft and UNHCR Global Focus.

    ICT Officer

     

    ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

    Under the supervision of Senior ICT Officer or Senior Administrative Officer, the incumbent implements the ICT operational plan in a well defined geographical area. They provide technical supervision and guidance to locally recruited staff and ensure that ICT equipment is fully operational at all times.
    Internally, the incumbent liaises directly with own Service Delivery Team on a daily basis as well as with end users to clarify, analyse and resolve reported issues. S/he may also liaise with external service providers, as required, to resolve escalated infrastructure issues.

    ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

    • University Degree in Information Systems, Telecoms or related fields.
    • Minimum of 8 years of previous job experience in the ICT support.
    • Knowledge of radio systems, LAN installation and support, messaging infrastructure.
    • Knowledge of LAN configuration and network implementation.
    • Knowledge of different satellite and terrestrial communications and network systems.
    • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language.

    (In offices where the working language is not English, excellent knowledge of UN working language of duty station and working knowledge of English.)

    ***For National Officer positions, very good knowledge of local language and local institutions is essential.

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

    • Hands-on experience with wireless and VOIP systems and knowledge of Windows 200/2003 Server, Linux Server, and network monitoring software an asset.
    • Working knowledge of any other official UN language.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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