Duties and Qualifications
Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Resettlement Associate position will be located at Perú Branch Office, under the Durable Solutions Unit. Under supervision, the incumbent s primary role is to assist in providing, in close coordination with concerned sections within UNHCR as well as external parties such as resettlement countries, IOM and NGOs, a continuous support to resettlement operations by ensuring that resettlement polices are correctly implemented and operations are supported in establishing comprehensive protection and solutions strategies.
The incumbent takes part in assessing cases for resettlement and conducting interviews as well as monitoring procedural compliance and quality of case submissions.
The role of the Resettlement Associate may involve managerial responsibilities in supervising, coaching and training junior staff, and assisting in implementing organizational objectives and priorities.
S / he supports with the identification, development, promotion and facilitation of access of complementary pathways. The incumbent assists with local integration and voluntary repatriation if necessary.
undertake field missions as required.
keep offices informed on the status of special resettlement cases; liaise with offices on case processing and provide advice as required.
ensure that records on individual cases are kept up-to-date.
Minimum Qualifications :
Education & Professional Work Experience
Completion of UNHCR specific learning / training activities (e.g., PLP and RSD / Resettlement Learning Programme, resettlement anti-fraud workshop).
PR-Refugee Resettlement programs
PR-Resettlement Anti-Fraud Policy and Procedures
Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)
All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties.
This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.
As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.
This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and / or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and / or position.
Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates.
Position Competencies Core Competencies :
Teamwork & Collaboration
Commitment to Continuous Learning
Client & Result Orientation
Managerial Competencies :
Judgement and Decision Making
Cross-Functional Competencies :
Planning and Organizing Stakeholder Management Language Requirements Knowledge of English and / or UN working language of the duty station if not English.
Additional Information UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants for this position. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities.
UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
No late applications will be accepted.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for a written test and oral interview.