Associate Resettlement and Complementary Pathways Officer

  • CHAD
  • Contract
  • 8 months ago
  • NGO

Job Information

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    Category West Africa Jobs
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    Posted On Jul 3 ,2020
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    Qualifications Master's Degree
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    Employer Name United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
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    Contact Email refworld@unhcr.org

Job Description

  • Review and provide feedback and advice to country operations on their resettlement and complementary pathways strategies and priorities, to ensure that they are coherent and consistent with the regional strategy and are fully integrated into country operations plans.
  • Assist offices in the annual planning exercise for resettlement and complementary pathways.
  • Review and provide timely feedback and guidance on resettlement submissions prepared by country offices to harmonize quality and consistency of resettlement delivery; assist the supervisor in monitoring procedural compliance.
  • Conduct periodic field missions to provide advice on the quality and consistency of resettlement submissions, decisions and activities.
  • Assist in negotiating with resettlement countries the design and development of regional resettlement programmes and complementary pathways involving governments and non-governmental organisations in close consultation with the Resettlement and Complementary Pathways Service in the Division of International Protection (DIP) at Headquarters.
  • Coordinate with DIP, other entities within the Bureau and country operations to ensure a comprehensive and consistent approach in the prevention, detection and response to fraud committed by persons of concern across the region.
  • Collect resettlement and complementary pathways related information to be used by the Resettlement and Complementary Pathways Service in the DIP for external publications.
  • Assist in assessing training needs, draw regional training plan and strategy and deliver resettlement, complementary pathways and related training to UNHCR staff, partners and other stakeholders as required.