Associate Durable Solutions Officer - Tenders Global

Associate Durable Solutions Officer

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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Description

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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:
  • Implement activities in accordance with the comprehensive solutions strategy, with a view to finding durable solutions to the maximum number of PoCs.
  • Participate in the planning of, and advise on opportunities for alternative solutions, including available regional and national legal frameworks.
  • Participate in consultative processes within UNHCR and with a broad range of regional and national external partners to promote voluntary repatriation, local integration and resettlement.
  • Meet PoC, assess their durable solutions needs and identify the most appropriate solutions for them.
  • Monitor the implementation of the durable solutions strategy and provide advice for improvements.
  • Analyse statistics, trends, and other documents, and draft reports.
  • Interview and prepare Resettlement Referral Forms (RRF), in line with Resettlement SOPs.
  • Interview candidates for local integration and prepare the appropriate documentation for onward submission to local authorities or partners, in line with Local Integration SOPs.
  • Implement and contribute to the designing of national and regional comprehensive durable solutions strategies
  • Engage national and local interlocutors on durable solutions issues.
  • Authorize payments relating to durable solutions.
  • upport the identification and management of risks and seek to seize opportunities impacting objectives in the area of responsibility. Ensure decision making in risk based in the functional area of work. Raise risks, issues and concerns to a supervisor or to relevant functional colleague(s).
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education & Professional Work Experience
  • Years of Experience / Degree Level
  • For P2/NOB – 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree
Functional Skills:
  • CO-Drafting and Documentation
  • IT-Microsoft Office Productivity Software
Language Requirements:
  • For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
  • For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
  • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

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