Snr Resettlement Asst, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Job ID 1006166
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description


  •  Carry out preliminary interviews and initial assessments to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures.
  •  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.
  •  Provide persons of concern (PoC) with up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR’s resettlement policies and procedures.
  •  Comply with UNHCR’s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases.
  •  Follow up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure; ensure effective in-country communication on the status and follow-up on PoC being considered for resettlement.
  •  Assist in maintaining and updating proGres or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System (CORTS) database and provide technical support.
  •  Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.
  •  Organize logistical support for governments undertaking resettlement missions.
  •  Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required.
  •  Maintain accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports. eMTVOGo BIpnb
  •  Draft / type routine correspondence to Field Offices / Multi-Country Offices / Headquarters.
  •  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.
  •  Recommend eligible cases for resettlement consideration.
  •  Provide counselling to PoC.
  •  Support 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.

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