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Registration Assistants - Local Consultancy

Amman

  • Organization: UNRWA - United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees
  • Location: Amman
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Refugee rights and well-being
  • Closing Date: 2022-08-21

Result of Service

NA

Work Location

Beirut

Expected duration

6 months with possibility of extension subject to availability of funds

Duties and Responsibilities

UNRWA is now embarking in a major project aimed at modernizing its RRIS in line with updated international standards for civil registration. The new system will reorganize individual registration records following a rights-based and person-centred approach to ensure unhindered, secure and protected access to UNRWA’s services. The new system will also ensure refugees across several generations are correctly linked to their historic family files which will be made publicly accessible through an integrated online platform. As part of the RRIS modernization project, UNRWA is seeking the services of 9 Registration Assistants who will contribute to reorganizing individual registration records, verifying family trees and linking documentation materials over the last 70 years.

Reporting to the Head of Refugee Registration and Eligibility Services and working closely with the Registration Officers, the incumbents will undertake the following tasks:

• Retrieving, checking and reorganizing RRIS individual registration records based on
established guidelines;
• Reviewing digital documentation materials and initiating RRIS transactions to rectify any
identified inaccuracy in registration
information;
• Verifying family trees and proceeding to reinstate and connect individual registration
records across several generations;
• Linking individual registration records to documentation materials pertaining to their family
history;
• Performing other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications:

• Post-secondary diploma in business and office practice or other related discipline;

Experience: • At least 3 years of relevant work experience

Language: • Good command of spoken and written English and Arabic

Skills: • Knowledge and ability to operate computer software used by the Agency;

Competency:

• Following instructions and procedures
• Appling technical expertise
• Planning and organizing
• Detail and quality orientation
• Coping with pressure and setbacks

Additional Information

• The incumbents will be based in Beirut;
• Remuneration will be set at 1,101.50 USD per month;
• One and a half day annual leave per month.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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