United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recruitment for Associate Reporting Officers

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Nigeria wishes to engage the services of an Associate Reporting Officer in its Maiduguri Office on a temporary basis:

Job Title: Associate Reporting Officer
Vacancy Number: 2016/VA/005
Location: Borno
Job Description

  • The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Nigeria wishes to engage the services of an Associate Reporting Officer in its Maiduguri Office on a temporary basis.
  • Under the general guidance and support from the Head of Office, Associate Reporting Officer should be able to work under minimum supervision, be creative and innovative.
  • Assist in presenting accurate and attractive data presentation on the maps;
  • Maintain working relationships with the Government, NGOs, and UN agencies to develop cooperation in inter-related activities;
  • Prepare and distribute minutes of the co-ordination meetings that are held periodically in the country of assignment;
  • Meet and brief visitors on all UNHCR activities, where necessary together with appropriate specialist/ programme officers;
  • Draft press reports, booklets, etc.
  • Guidance may also be given by the various specialised units in the office including the External Relations unit in UNHCR Abuja.
  • Keep abreast with all developments in the activity to prepare appropriate briefings and reports;
  • Assist the office in consolidating and analysing data on programme implementation and indicators (nutrition, health, watsan) in order to facilitate the preparation of periodic reports, i.e. Sitreps, activity-specific reports as may be required;
  • Perform other duties as required.

Essential Minimum Qualification

  • University degree in Journalism, Law or related fields;
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of English with working knowledge of another relevant UN language and/or local language is essential.
  • Minimum 4 years of previous job experience relevant to the function;
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular in MS Office application

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies: 

  • Knowledge of UNHCR programmes and activities;
  • Drafting skills;
  • Experience in dealing with the public

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application/letter of motivation, resume and fully completed UN Personal History Form (P11) and send via email ONLY to: [email protected] quoting in the subject line the above vacancy notice number and title of the position.

Click Here to Download UN Personal History Form (P11)

Note

  • A written test will be conducted for this position which will be followed by a competency based interview.
  • There is no need to send other certificates along with the application and P.11 at this stage.
  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.

Application Deadline  23rd August, 2016.

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