UNHCR Nigeria Recruitment 2019-2020 Job Vacancies – How To Apply

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UNHCR Nigeria Recruitment 2019-2020 Complete Guide

UN Refugee Agency is a United Nations programme with the primary responsibility to protect and secure refugees, displaced communities people, and also render assistance in their willing repatriation, integration or resettlement to a new country. UNHCR was established in 1950, after the 2nd World War, to assist millions of Europeans who were displaced. Having been in existence for over 65 years, it will still vehemently providing security and assistance to refugees all around the globe.

There have been several questions asked by anxious candidates about the UNHCR Nigeria Recruitment 2019-2020. Some of these questions include:

These questions will be duly answered in this article. Detailed information about the vacant job roles, requirements and application process for the UNHCR Nigeria Recruitment 2019-2020 will be given in this article.

Available Job Vacancies at UNHCR Nigeria Recruitment

  1. Assistant Education Officer
  2. Assistant Protection Officer
  3. Senior Information Management Assistant
  4. Associate Programme Officer
  5. Assistant Livelihoods Officer (Borno)
  6. Driver

Job position: Assistant Education Officer

  • Position Number: 2019/VA/041
  • Location: Ogoja, Cross River
  • Category: Protection of Operational Support
  • Grade: NOA
  • Duration of Contract: Three Months (with possible renewal)
  • Contract Type: Temporary Appointment

Job Description

  • Be up to date on matters  of political, social, economic and cultural developments
  • Liaise with and give suggestions to the relevant authorities on existing and draft legislation pertaining to education and persons of concern.
  • Liaise with partners and other stakeholders in education to adopt the Education Strategy to the local context and make sure of ownership.
  • Give technical suggestions and direction on education issues to persons of concern.
  • Work with competent authorities to ascertain the issuance of education relevant documentation.
  • Give recommendations for the growth of global/regional education policies and standards.
  • Identify cases of denial of access to education with the government and other relevant parties and recommend appropriate responses.
  • Recognize and advance education activities that support durable solutions
  • Discuss and negotiate with authorities about the right of persons of concern to education and access to education services.
  • Execute ideas to develop the capacity of communities and persons of concern
  • Negotiate locally on behalf of UNHCR.
  • Issue recommendations on individual education-related cases.
  • Approve individual payments to individual cases.

Requirements

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Education or Social Sciences or a relevant discipline and not less than 3 years of work experience related to the function. 
  • Possession of A Master’s degree in Education, Social Sciences or relevant discipline with not less than 1-year work experience in a related function of the position.
  • Doctorate degree (the equivalent of a PhD) in education, social sciences may also be accepted.
  • Demonstrated work experience in the education sector.
  • Knowledge of refugee protection principles and framework.
  • Familiarity with INEE standards.
  • Efficient in the use of English and UN working language of the duty location.
  • Should have Field experience in education programme execution and overseeing.
  • Demonstrated work experience in refugee education programmes.
  • Team building/development training.
  • Knowledge of additional UN languages.

How to Apply for Assistant Education Officer

Qualified candidates should click here to apply

Deadline: July 15, 2019

Job Position: Assistant Protection Officer

  • Position Number: 2019/VA/034a
  • Location: Maiduguri, Borno
  • Category: Protection of Operational Support
  • Grade: NOA
  • Duration of Contract: Three Months (with possible renewal)
  • Contract Type: Temporary Appointment

Job Description 

  • Be up to date on political, social, economic and cultural growth that has a bearing on the protection environment.
  • Regularly make use of International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Give suggestions and recommendation on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
  • Give legal advice and direction on security issues to persons of concern.
  • Coordinate with competent authorities to make sure of the issuance of personal and other necessary documentation.
  • Advance and give to measures to recognize, prevent and lower the rate of statelessness.
  • Engage and facilitate the country-level child protection plan as part of the protection methodology.
  • Supervise each individual protection cases as well as those on SGBV and child protection.
  • Review resettlement needs and makes it a primary concern.
  • Engage and participate in a programme of results-based advocacy
  • Push and be part of initiatives to equip authorities, relating institutions and NGOs to strengthen and bolster national protection

Requirements 

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Law/International Law/political Sciences or related discipline and not less than 1 year of work experience. 
  • Graduate or Doctorate degree (the equivalent of a PhD) may be accepted.
  • Excellent use of English and UN working language of the duty location.
  • Demonstrated work experience in the education sector.
  • Knowledge of refugee protection principles and framework.
  • Familiarity with INEE standards
  • Diverse field experience is desirable.
  • Good IT skills including database management skills.

How to Apply for Assistant Protection Officer

Qualified candidates should click here to apply 

Deadline: July 15, 2019

Job Position: Senior Information Management Assistant

  • Position Number: 10024167
  • Location: Maiduguri, Borno
  • Category: Information Management
  • Grade: GS – 5
  • Duration of Contract: Three Months (with possible renewal)
  • Contract Type: Temporary Appointment

Job Description

  • Engage in functionalizing country-specific common data standards and advancing them with partners.
  • Assist in compiling and aggregating information elements required to produce standardized information products
  • Participate in the analysis of processed data and information and implement data quality and consistency control.
  • Monitor and push the analysis of cross-border information between relevant countries.
  • May be required to participate in Needs Assessment processes
  • Coordinate with partners and stand-in for UNHCR in meetings related to the functions.
  • Decide on an appropriate resolution to data management problems and escalate issues to the supervisor if the incident cannot be resolved

Requirement 

  • Possession of a Secondary school leaving certificate/training in Information Technology; Demography; Statistics; Social Sciences or any related area.
  • Not less than 5 years of work experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Able to keep confidentiality and also show a proven understanding of different data collection methodologies.
  • Excellent use of English Language and familiar with the relevant UN language or local language.
  • Efficient skills in web design and software development is an advantage.
  • Proven skills to analyse statistical information.
  • Able to develop IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.

How to Apply for Senior Information Management Assistant

Qualified candidates should click here to apply 

Deadline: July 15. 2019

Job Position: Associate Programme Officer

  • Position Number: 10015252
  • Location: Maiduguri – Borno State
  • Category: Programme
  • Grade: NOB
  • Duration of Contract: One Year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Job Description

  • Engage in the creation of the strategies, back up plans that respond to new and emerging operational challenges for the country.
  • Give recommendations for developing the country operations plan in adherence with global strategic priorities
  • Participate in overseeing the growth of a broad network of partners
  • Train and tutor UNHCR as well as implementing partners (IP)
  • Undertake field visits to evaluate and improve the planning, programming, implementation and monitoring of assistance projects.
  • Participate in deploying the establishment of sound monitoring processes
  • Engage in maintaining donor representatives briefed on developments
  • Contribute to making sure of adherence in the issuance of audit certificates
  • Supervise the execution of IP Risk Management techniques and tools.
  • Perform any other related functions as required.
  • Make sure of adherence to UNHCR’s global strategies, protocols and guidelines.

Requirements

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Law/Economics/Social Science or related discipline with not less than 3 years of job 
  • Graduate degree with 2 years or Doctorate degree plus 1 year of related work experience may also be considered
  • Excellent knowledge of English.
  • Completion of the UNHCR Learning programmes or training related to functions of the position
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of UNHCR financial rules, procedures and processes
  • Credible Experience in the use of UNHCR corporate programming tools.
  • Excellent Computer Skills (in MS Office, in particular, Microsoft Excel)
  • Knowledge of additional UN languages.

How to Apply for Associate Programme Officer

Qualified candidate should click here to apply

Deadline: July 22, 2019

Job Position: Assistant Livelihoods Officer

  • Position Number: 10028868
  • Location: Maiduguri, Borno
  • Category: Livelihood
  • Grade: NOA
  • Duration of Contract: One Year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Job Description

  • Ascertain the operation falls between the 2019-2023 UNHCR Global Agenda for Economic Inclusion.
  • Support the development and implementation of the country-specific Economic Inclusion Strategy
  • Work closely with and provide technical assistance to UNHCR partners implementing livelihoods programmes.
  • Carry out, push and engage in wealth ranking surveys for the refugee population.
  • Dialogue and push with public and private services providers functioning in the country to render services to UNHCR persons of concerns
  • Participate in the constant sharing of livelihoods information among different humanitarian, developmental and governmental stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain a durable relationship with the relevant government stakeholders to advance their ownership of the livelihoods programme
  • keep close contacts and communication with partners in the public, private and NGO sectors

Requirements

  • University Degree in Development Studies (in either Development Economics, Finance Entrepreneurship, Agriculture Innovation or Management) Business Development and Management.
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience  with proven technical competencies in sub-sectors relevant to livelihoods programming 
  • Proficiency in computer software such as excel, word, PowerPoint.
  • Proven experience working in a UN inter-agency context
  • Knowledge of donors and resource mobilization.
  • Experience working with farmers associations and SACCOs.
  • Experience working with district authorities on planning livelihood projects.
  • Knowledge of the UN system.

How to Apply for Assistant Livelihoods Officer

Qualified candidates should click here to apply

Deadline: July 15, 2019

Job Position: Driver

  • Position Number: 2019/VA/040
  • Location: Makurdi-Benue State
  • Category: Driver / Support
  • Grade: GS – 2
  • Duration of Contract: One Year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Job Description 

  • Drive the Project vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers and delivery and collection of mail
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Drive the vehicle only when his/her safety or security is not at risk.
  • Ask the passenger about the destination of the journey and route.
  • Decline to drive passengers not authorized to be in a UN vehicle.

Requirements

  • Completion of Primary Education or equivalent technical or commercial school.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
  • Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of English and local language.
  • Mechanical skills.

How to Apply for Driver

Qualified candidates should click here to apply

Deadline: June 24, 2019

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General Requirements for UNHCR Nigeria Recruitment 2019-2020

  • Possession of B.Sc/HND/NCE/OND in any related course from a reputable institution
  • Maximum of 35 years of age.
  • West African School Certificate (WASC) or Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) with Credits minimum of 3 subjects with Englishinclusive and at least Passes in 2 other subjects or
  • National Examination Council (NECO)/General Certificate of Education (GCE) O’ Level with passes in 4 subjects gotten in one sitting or 5 subjects gotten in two sittings with English Language inclusive.
  • National Diploma (ND) awarded by a reputable institution. National Certificate of Education (NCE) awarded by a renowned educational institution; or General Certificate of Education A’Level in 2 subjects gotten in one sitting or 3 subjects gotten in two sittings.
  • Proficient in the use of a computer.

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