Senior Resettlement Assistant at UNHCR

Website United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on January 13, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Resettlement Assistant to be based in Nakivale, Uganda.

RecruiterUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
PositionSenior Resettlement Assistant
LocationNakivale, Uganda
Total Vacant PostN/A
QualificationHigh School Diploma
Experience RequiredMinimum Two years
Application DeadlineFeb. 05, 2023

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2023


  • – Carry out preliminary interviews and initial assessments to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures.
  • – 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.
  • – Provide persons of concern (PoC) with up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR’s resettlement policies and procedures.
  • – Comply with UNHCR’s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases.
  • – Follow up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure; ensure effective in-country communication on the status and follow-up on PoC being considered for resettlement.
  • – Assist in maintaining and updating 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.
  • – Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required.
  • – Maintain 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.
  • – Recommend eligible cases for resettlement consideration.
  • – Provide counselling to PoC.
  • – Perform other related duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Senior Resettlement Assistant
  • Job ID: JR2310802
  • Location: Nakivale, Uganda


  • 2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

How to Apply UNHCR Senior Resettlement Assistant Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: Feb. 05, 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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