Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Field Associate is normally supervised by the (Senior) Field Officer or Head of Office and performs a variety of functions related to Field activities within the office. The supervisor defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance. The Field Associate may supervise some General Service support staff. The incumbent keeps frequent internal contacts with staff members in the same duty station to exchange information, to establish understanding of respective needs; to ensure provision of services and resolution of problems and with the external contacts generally with officials of national and international institutions, leaders of the refugee community, local population and/or Implementing Partners (IPs) on subject matters which may be of importance to the Organization.
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.
Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher
Field(s) of Education Not applicable
Certificates and/or Licenses Business Administration Law Political Science (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)
Relevant Job Experience Essential Not specified
Desirable Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position. UNHCR field experience.
Functional Skills *IT-Computer Literacy EX-Field experience MS-Drafting, Documentation, Data Presentation CL-Multi-stakeholder Communications with Partners, PG-Programme Management (project formulation, programme cycles and reporting standards) (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)
Position Competencies: Competencies as defined in Job Profile
Language Requirement: Please also note that English is essential for this Job Opening.
Closing Date: Closing date for submissions of applications is 15 June 2021