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VA 25./2014 - Resettlement Assistant (UNOPS), UNHCR Field Office in Mae Sot (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)

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Organization : UNHCR
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Date : 5 Jun 2014
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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Representation in Thailand


Vacancy Announcement No. 25/2014    
(Re-Advertisement)

Position Title: Resettlement Assistant
Post Level: Equivalent to GS-4  

Post No.:
Report To: Protection Officer

Section: Resettlement Unit  

Duty Station: Mae Sot, Thailand   

Contractual Status: Local Individual Contractor Agreement (UNOPS)

Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement: 15 August 2014

Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement: 05 September 2014

Availability of the Post       As soon as possible


Duties and Responsibilities

-    Prepare written documentation for resettlement submission; ensure that records / files of individual cases are updated in a systematic and timely manner.
-    Assess and review individual resettlement cases and prepare individual / group submission for scrutiny by the supervisor.
-    Follow-up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure.
-    Comply with UNHCR’s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases.
-    Assist in logistical arrangements of selection missions by resettlement countries.
-    Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.
-    Assist in maintaining and updating proGres or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System (CORTS) database.
-    Assist in carrying out preliminary interviews and initial assessments, to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures.
-    Provide counselling to persons of concern.
-    Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required.
-    Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required.
-    Assist in maintaining accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports.
-    Draft / type routine correspondence to Field Offices / Regional Offices / Headquarters as well as to refugee queries.
-    Systematically apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the resettlement process; comply with UNHCR policy and guidelines on HIV/AIDS.
-    Assist in mitigating resettlement fraud by reporting suspected fraud, as well as update progress and maintain Fraud Spreadsheet.


Qualification Requirements

-    Education: Completion of secondary education with certificate. Additional training courses in international relations, international law or relevant fields required.
-    Job Experience:  2 years of job experience relevant to the functions.
-    Fluency in English
-    Working knowledge of another relevant UN language, local language or refugee spoken language (Karen or Burmese)
-    Good knowledge of resettlement issues and UNHCR resettlement policies and operational applications.
-    Completion of UNHCR specific learning/training activities.

Please submit your P.11, Resume and Motivation Letter indicating vacancy announcement number and position title to THABAHR@unhcr.org
   
Applications will not be acknowledged.  Only the successful candidate will be notified of
the outcome of the selection process.
  
P.11 form can be down loaded from: http://unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/p11.doc

 

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