UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR)
INTERNAL / EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Vacancy Notice No. 89
Title of Post: Durable Solutions Assistant
Category/grade: Individual Contract, LICA-4
Type of contract: UNOPS
Location: Tunis, Tunisia
Date of Issue: 06 November 2019
Effective date of assignment: ASAP
Closing Date: 15 November 2019
The Durable Solutions Assistant reports to the Durable Solutions Associate or the Durable Solutions Officer.
The Durable Solutions Assistant is relied upon to contribute to the implementation of a durable solutions strategy. She/He works closely with protection, programme and field staff in Libya and Tunisia. The Durable Solutions Assistant provides important clerical and administrative support to activities of the Durable Solutions unit and may as required take part in screening activities for resettlement or other solutions. The incumbent maintains frequent contacts with his/her supervisor, relevant colleagues within the same Office or Offices under purview to exchange information and discuss issues on cases for resettlement or other solutions. Contacts and communication at a working level may be required with Embassy / Immigration Officials of resettlement countries, ICRC, IOM and other operating partners regarding departure arrangements.
Accountability (key results that will be achieved)
Responsibility (process and functions undertaken to achieve results)
Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve results)
Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES.
Internal candidates: Interested staff members should consult the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited Staff (IOM/49-FOM/50/2012 dated 15 June 2012). If you have questions regarding your eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit.
An applicant who has internal status is a staff member holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment in any duty station in the country. Former UNHCR General Service staff members, having held an indefinite or fixed-term appointment for an uninterrupted period of at least one year may apply for internally advertised vacancies at their previous grade or equivalent or one grade above, if the seniority requirements are met, for a period of two years following separation (if such criteria are not met, former staff members can still apply as external candidates).
External candidates: External candidates must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and candidates not citizens of the country must comply with all eligibility requirements for employment in line with the prevailing legislative prerequisites in the country.
Remuneration: A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission
Completed and relevant university education can count as maximum 50% of the required years of work experience.