Registration Assistant

 

Description:

The Registration Assistant is a member of the registration team and is supervised by a more senior colleague who normally reports directly to the Registration Officer. The incumbent is responsible for supporting all activities related to registration, which may also include functions related to reception, filing and data management. S/he responds to queries from asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR's registration procedures and their rights and entitlements. The Registration Assistant liaises with protection staff and partners to ensure timely identification and referral of persons of concern for protection follow up and may provide interpretation and/or translation services in cases for which s/he has the required language competencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct registration interviews in accordance with local SOPs and registration standards.
  • Respond to queries from asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR's registration procedures and their rights and entitlements.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all individual registration cases.
  • Identify persons with specific needs and ensure timely referral to protection follow-up as required.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and/or partners in the delivery of assistance and programming, including provision of identity and entitlement documentation.
  • Act as interpreter and translator when needed.
  • Refer cases to other units within the office and to implementing partners as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education & Professional Work Experience:

Years of Experience / Degree Level

  • Completion of High School Diploma with relevant experience in Humanitarian and related fields.
  • Minimum 1 year relevant experience with High School Diploma; or Bachelor or equivalent or higher.
  • Experience in working with UNHCR ProGres software is desirable.

Certificates and/or Licenses:

Social Sciences; Statistics; Mathematics; Information Technology; HCR Protection Lrng Prog;

Language Requirements:

Essential - very good knowledge of English and local languages (spoken and written) Pashto, Balochi and Urdu. Knowledge of Dari or any locally used language by the refugees will be an asset.

Functional Skills

IT-Computer Literacy

Competency Requirements:

Core Competencies:

Accountability

Communication

Organizational Awareness

Teamwork & Collaboration

Commitment to Continuous Learning

Client & Result Orientation

Managerial Competencies:

Not applicable.

Cross-Functional Competencies:

Analytical Thinking

Technological Awareness

Planning and Organizing

Organization United Nations Pakistan
Industry Management Jobs
Occupational Category Registration Assistant
Job Location Peshawar,Pakistan
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 1 Year
Posted at 2021-09-12 6:29 am
Expires on 2021-10-27