UNHCR Resettlement Assistant Jobs 2022 Kenya

UNHCR JobsUNHCR Resettlement Assistant Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNHCR is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Resettlement Assistant position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNHCR.

UNHCR Resettlement Assistant Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 07, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 21, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 07, 2022
Closing Date April 21, 2022
Position Resettlement Assistant
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNHCR Resettlement Assistant Jobs 2022

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: High School Diploma.
  • Experience: Minimum 1 year.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English. For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language. For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • 1 year relevant experience with High School Diploma; or Bachelor or equivalent or higher.
  • Good knowledge of resettlement issues and UNHCR resettlement policies and operational applications.
  • Completion of UNHCR specific learning/training activities.


  • – Prepare written documentation for resettlement submission; ensure that records / files of individual cases are updated in a systematic and timely manner.
  • – Assess and review individual resettlement cases and prepare individual / group submission for scrutiny by the supervisor.
  • – Follow-up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure.
  • – Comply with UNHCR¿s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases.
  • – Assist in logistical arrangements of selection missions by resettlement countries.
  • – Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.
  • – Assist in maintaining and updating proGres or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System (CORTS) database.
  • – Occasionally, assist in carrying out preliminary interviews and initial assessments, to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures.
  • – Occasionally, provide counselling to persons of concern (PoC).
  • – Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required.
  • – Assist in maintaining accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports.
  • – Draft / type routine correspondence to Field Offices / Multi-Country Offices / Headquarters.
  • – Systematically apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the resettlement process; comply with UNHCR policy and guidelines on HIV/AIDS.
  • – Assist in mitigating resettlement fraud by reporting suspected fraud.
  • – Provide counselling to PoC.
  • – Perform other related duties as required.

How to Apply?

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