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Resettlement Associate 39100 at The United Nations (UN) at UNHCR Tanzania

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Resettlement Associate
Location Kasulu, Tanzania- U.R. Of
Salary Grade G6
Hardship Level D
Family Location Type Family
Eligible Applicants
This Job Opening is available to eligible UNHCR staff members and external applicants.
Procedures and Eligibility

Interested applicants should consult the Administrative Instruction on
Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS). Recommended:

Duties and Qualifications
Resettlement Associate
Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
Resettlement Associate position is typically located at Multi-Country
Office, Branch Office or Field Office. Under supervision, the
incumbent’s primary role is to assist in providing, in close
coordination with concerned sections within UNHCR as well as external
parties such as resettlement countries, IOM and NGOs, a continuous
support to resettlement operations by ensuring that resettlement polices
are correctly implemented and operations are supported in establishing
comprehensive protection and solutions strategies. The incumbent takes
part in assessing cases for resettlement and conducting interviews as
well as monitoring procedural compliance and quality of case
submissions. The role of the Resettlement Associate may involve
managerial responsibilities in supervising, coaching and training junior
staff, and assisting in implementing organisational objectives and

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.


Interview, assess resettlement needs, and process persons identified
for resettlement, following established procedures; undertake field
missions as required.
– Where applicable, review and assess special
resettlement cases and prepares individual submissions for presentation
to resettlement countries; keep offices informed on the status of
special resettlement cases; liaise with offices on case processing and
provide advice as required.
– Comply with UNHCR¿s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases.

Follow up on status of cases from submission to departure; ensure
effective in-country communication on the status and follow-up on
persons of concern (PoC) being considered for resettlement; ensure that
records on individual cases are kept up-to-date.
– Provide PoC and partners with up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR¿s resettlement policies and procedures.
– Assist in monitoring the quality of submissions, providing the concerned staff with basic guidance and advice.

Manage, maintain and update proGres or Consolidated Online Resettlement
Tracking System (CORTS) database and provide technical support.
– Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.
– Organize logistical support for governments undertaking resettlement missions.

Maintain accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records
on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports.
– Assist with preparing a strategy and budget for resettlement activities and monitoring expenditures.
– Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities.

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 through oversight (including in-country travel), advice and guidance).
– Recommend cases that are eligible for resettlement consideration.
– Provide counselling to PoC.
– Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

  • For
    G6 – 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years
    relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

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Field(s) of Education
Not applicable

Certificates and/or Licenses

International Law;
International Relations;
(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience

  • Prior Resettlement experience with UNHCR is mandatory


  • Good
    knowledge of UNHCR Resettlement policies and operational applications
    in different resettlement countries and situations. Completion of UNHCR
    specific learning/training activities (e.g., PLP and RSD/Resettlement
    Learning Programme, resettlement anti-fraud workshop).

Functional Skills

CO-Cross-cultural communication
PR-Refugee Resettlement programs
PR-Resettlement Anti-Fraud Policy and Procedures
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements
International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English
and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
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.
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UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute
towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and
empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no
tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual
harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of

As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in
preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing
dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and
support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.

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.

Position Competencies

Competencies as defined in Job Profile
Language Requirements
Please also note that English is essential for this Job Opening.

Additional Information
Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its
recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling,
processing, training or any other fees).

The UN system in
Tanzania provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender
equality, teamwork, diversity, integrity, a healthy balance of work and
life and equal opportunities for all, including persons with
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persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply for UN vacancies and
are protected from discrimination during all stages of employment.
Shortlisted Candidates will be required to sit for a test.
Prior Resettlement experience with UNHCR is mandatory
Incase of difficulties with application process, please contact email:

Closing Date

Please note that the closing date is Wednesday 10 August 2022 (midnight Tanzania time).

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