• Job Opportunity at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

  • Posted on: 9 February, 2017 Deadline: 12 February, 2017
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  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) - For over 65 years, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been protecting the rights and well-being of refugees all over the world.

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Nigeria wishes to engage the services of an Executive Assistant in its Abuja Office on a fixed term basis

    Associate Reporting Officer

     

    Job ID: #1890469
    Location:
    Maiduguri, Borno

    Job Descriptions

    • The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Nigeria wishes to engage the services of an Associate Reporting Officer in its Maiduguri Office on a temporary basis.
    • Under the general guidance and support from the Head of Office, Associate Reporting Officer should be able to work under minimum supervision, be creative and innovative.
    • Guidance may also be given by the various specialized units in the office including the External Relations unit in UNHCR Abuja.

    Tasks

    • Keep abreast with all developments in the activity to prepare appropriate briefings and reports;
    • Assist the office in consolidating and analysing data on programme implementation and indicators (nutrition, health, watsan) in order to facilitate the preparation of periodic reports, i.e. Sitreps, activity-specific reports as may be required;
    • Assist in presenting accurate and attractive data presentation on the maps;
    • Maintain working relationships with the Government, NGOs, and UN agencies to develop cooperation in inter-related activities;
    • Prepare and distribute minutes of the co-ordination meetings that are held periodically in the country of assignment;
    • Meet and brief visitors on all UNHCR activities, where necessary together with appropriate specialist/ programme officers;
    • Draft press reports, booklets, etc.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Essential Minimum Qualifications

    • University degree in Journalism, Law or related fields;
    • Minimum 4 years of previous job experience relevant to the function, Excellent computer skills, in particular in MS Office applications
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent knowledge of English with working knowledge of another relevant UN language and/or local language is essential.
    • Desirable Qualifications and Competencies
    • Knowledge of UNHCR programmes and activities;
    • Drafting skills;
    • Experience in dealing with the public;

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit their application/letter of motivation, resume and fully completed UN Personal History Form (P11) and send via email ONLY to: niglahr@unhcr.org quoting in the subject line the above vacancy notice number and title of the position.

    Click Here to Downlaod UN Personal History Form (P11)

    Note

    • A written test will be conducted for this position which will be followed by a competency based interview.
    • There is no need to send other certificates along with the application and P.11 at this stage.
    • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
    • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
    • Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.

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