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Asst Registr&Identity Mgmt Of

Irbid (Jordan)

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Irbid (Jordan)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Criminology, Extremism, Police Affairs and Anti-Corruption
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-25

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Candidates must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and must be nationals of the country. Assistant Registration and Identity Management Officer

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Assistant Registration and Identity Management Officer assists in the management and oversight of UNHCR's registration procedures as well as related activities in the Operation. The Assistant Registration and Identity Management Officer is normally supervised by the Registration Officer. The Assistant Registration and Identity Management Officer assists with the implementation of an operation-specific registration strategy, to ensure that registration is effectively used for the identification of specific protection needs, for the management of operations, and for the achievement of durable solutions.
The Assistant Registration and Identity Management Officer provides day-to-day support to UNHCR staff engaged in registration and related activities (including Reception, Filing and Data Management staff), and monitors the efficiency and quality of registration processes, identity and entitlement documentation activities and population data management.
The Assistant Registration and Identity Management Officer collaborates closely with Protection, Programme, Operational Data Management and Information Management colleagues as well as with Government authorities and partners on the provision of quality population data for the delivery of targeted protection or assistance interventions and programming and planning.
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.

Duties
- Assist in the implementation of appropriate registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern in compliance with the protection strategy of the operation and ensuring that registration standards are met.
- Assist in the drafting and implementation of operation-specific SOPs for all aspects of registration in accordance with applicable standards and policies, including provisions for the protection of individual data and prevention and identification of fraud.
- Assist in the implementation of appropriate procedures and systems for the assurance of quality registration data through continuous registration and verification exercises, including in the securing and distribution of identity and entitlement documents.
- Assist in conducting regular data quality checks to monitor the accuracy of data collected.
- Assist in the development of mass information campaigns to ensure that persons of concern have accurate information on registration procedures.
- Liaise with Government authorities and partners as necessary for delivery of assistance and other registration-related activities.
- In coordination with the operational data management staff, assist in the timely consolidation and drafting of statistics and registration data reports on persons of concern.
- Contribute to training and internal capacity building of UNHCR staff in registration, including on-the-job coaching and guidance.
- Enforce compliance by UNHCR staff engaged in registration and related activities with UNHCR standards and policies and operation specific SOPs for all aspects of the registration operation.
- In consultation with the supervisor, make decisions relating to the day-to-day operations of the registration unit and ensure registration procedures are efficient and effective.
- Draft and submit reports and statistics related to registration.
- Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For P1/NOA - 1 year relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or no experience with Graduate degree; or no experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education
Information Technology, Social Sciences, International Relations, Law
or other relevant field.
(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses
Not specified

Relevant Job Experience
Essential
Excellent computer skills particularly in data management.

Desirable
Prior experience in registration or individual case management, including use of UNHCR proGres software, in refugee and internal displacement situations.
Strong understanding of the principles of and concepts of international protection and UNHCR.
Training in registration, operational data management or information management desirable.

Functional Skills
IT-Computer Literacy
DM-Data Management
IT-IT Refugee Systems & Applications
PR-International protection concepts and principles
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements

For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.

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This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates. All jobs at UNHCR require six core competencies and may also require managerial competencies and/or cross-functional competencies. The six core competencies are listed below.

Core Competencies
Accountability
Communication
Organizational Awareness
Teamwork & Collaboration
Commitment to Continuous Learning
Client & Result Orientation

Managerial Competencies
Empowering and Building Trust

Cross-Functional Competencies
Analytical Thinking
Technological Awareness
Planning and Organizing CONSENT
The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.
According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term "sexual exploitation" means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term "sexual abuse" means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term "sexual harassment" means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.
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See below for this postion's Operational Context
======================================================================================================== The UNHCR Irbid Field Office covers the Urban refugees living in Irbid, Jarash and Ajlun governorates. The Office oversees more than 150,000 refugees registered in the area covered by the field Office including the urban and camp (King Abdulla Park camp) . UNHCR¿s operational response uses a range of pragmatic and sustainable approaches that target both camp and non-camp populations in the most cost-effective and efficient way possible.
UNHCR¿s registration work is guided by the 1998 Memorandum of Understanding and its 2014 Addendum signed between the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and UNHCR. According to the MOU and in pursuance of UNHCR¿s mandate, UNHCR-Jordan carries out registration and issuance of documentations to asylum seekers and refugees in Jordan. Registration is key to access to other protection and assistance services available for asylum seekers and refugees in Jordan.
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Irbid Field Office, the Assistant Registration Officer will assist with the implementation of the country registration strategy, to ensure that registration is effectively used for the identification of specific protection needs, for the management of operations, and for the achievement of durable solutions. The closing date for the above Job opening is 25 January 2021
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