JOB AT UNHCR Rwanda : Senior Data Management Assistant on Replacement Capacity : ( Deadline : 19 July 2019 )
The position is normally supervised by a Professional or senior General Service staff member who provides the incumbent with regular guidance and support. Subject to the nature of the task/assignment,he/she will work independently on routine tasks, while will follow instructions of the supervisor for more complex issues. The position has no supervisory role.
Contacts are mainly with the colleagues in the same duty station to exchange information and to discuss the work plans. External contacts are not frequent. In the Field locations, under supervision of the manager, the incumbent may play a liaison role with the national and local authorities for gathering and exchange of data.
The Office has reliable and up-to-date data on persons of concern.
– Enter data mainly related to asylum seekers,refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR into the computer database.
– Prepare reports and project documents by providing information, preparing tables and drafting routine correspondence and reports.
– Assist in compilation of data and interpreting the statistics for various reports.
– Assist in the development of forms for data collection and analysis, if requested.
– Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information and translate routine documents and correspondence as and when required.
– May be required to collect GIS data, update maps and undertake field trips toproject sites
– Perform any other duty, as requested.
Decide on the data recorded in database.
Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents and escalate issues to the supervisor if incident cannot be resolved within the scope of responsibility.
Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training/certificate in Electronic Data Processing, Information Technology or related field.
Minimum 5 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.
Desirable Qualification and Competencies
Knowledge of any other relevant UN or local language
Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions ofthe position.
General Service Staff members currently serving in the country of the duty station where the vacancy exists, who have been appointed through AC process and have Indefinite or FixedT erm Appointment. Interested staff members should consult the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited Staff (PPAL).
Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a test. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. No late applications will be accepted.
UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomesapplications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, genderidentity, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic andnational origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training orany other fees). Should you be asked for a fee or a benefit at any stage of this process, please report your concern to UNHCR�s Investigation Service ([email protected]).
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN Salaries,allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the international Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org.