Job Opening

Posting Title: Assistant Field Relief Services Officer - Field Office Jerusalem- Internal and External candidates - Fixed Term - Grade, 13
Job Code Title: Assistant Field Relief Services Officer
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: FO West Bank
Posting Period: 03 September 2021 - 10 February 2022
Job Opening Number: 21-Humanitarian Affairs-UNRWA-163145-R- (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

The incumbent is responsible to the Field Relief Services Officer.

Responsibilities

Assists Field Relief Services Officer (FRSO) in the implementation of instructions, manuals and procedures governing relief services activities including reviewing social transfers, distribution lists for emergency programme, selective cash assistance and Shelter Rehabilitation, and drafting letters for FRSO;

Assist FRSO in ensuring the accurate collection of data on refugee families for determination of eligibility for assistance programmes and drafts monthly reports on relief activities including emergency activities as required;

Coordinates with Area Relief and Social Services Officers (ARSSO) the management of case files at Area level, ensuring adherence to Relief Services Instructions, including appropriate documentation & filing of all related documents;

Visits randomly selected active and closed families of SSNP to monitor the implementation of the Relief Services Instructions (RSI);

Monitors and makes regular inspections of social transfers /distribution sites to ensure that food ration/cash subsidy distribution is running efficiently and in accordance with RSI and policies;

Reviews and analyses the SSNP/ emergency assistance to targeted refugee families on quarterly basis to ensure alignment with approved SSNP/Emergency ceilings and participates in surveys to evaluate the impact of Relief assistance on target population;

Ensures that new Relief Services staff are given proper induction and initial training, particularly Relief Workers; monitors and advises FRSO on the continuous educational needs of Relief Services Division staff;

Coordinates with RSSP staff and other programmes and exchange information to ensure proper implementation of the Relief Services activities; and assists FRSO in promoting community support for Relief Services activities

Performs other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).

Competencies

Applying Technical Expertise
Analyzing
Learning and Researching
Planning and Organizing

Education

A university degree in sociology, humanitarian aid and or development studies or any related social science field.

Work Experience

At least three years field work experience, of which at least two years at a supervisory level, in humanitarian aid, development programmes or related field.
Experience in participatory research.

Languages

Good command of written and spoken English and Arabic.

Special Notice

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UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.
UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

* Conditions of service
Monthly basic salary USD1410.7, payable in JD at UN monthly exchange rate, plus west bank allowance ILS1000 Payable in JD at UNRWA exchange rate Other benefits include:
•Provident Fund contribution (15.2% of basic salary paid by the Agency).
•Dependency allowances (if applicable).
•30 days of annual leave.
•Compulsory medical insurance.


** Other Information
The incumbent is required to travel in the field in the course of duty, thus must be willing and capable of driving an Agency vehicle.

*** The applications of candidates in the first round will be considered ( no need to apply again).


*Equivalency:
When the minimum requirements are not met, the Director of Administration and Human Resources, in consultation with the Field Director concerned, may exceptionally substitute part of these requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, professional training and progressive work experience.

For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=AYI

*Important information
1-This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. As an Area post, only candidates who reside in West Bank or Jerusalem at the time of applications are eligible to apply. The Agency does not assume responsibilities nor support the issuance of work permits for those who has no legal documents to live in WB/Jerusalem.
2-Please ensure that the e-mail address and mobile phone number that you have written in your Personal History Form are accurate and active. Your status in relation to the vacancy will be communicated to you via email listed on your Personal History Form, as we will no longer be using telephone calls.
3-It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide full, accurate and up to date information in his/her application form. Any missing and/or misleading data may lead to candidate disqualification.
UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity, and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.
The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.
UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff working across five areas of operation, is looking for professionals like you.
UNRWA's human development goals
UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. UNRWA has identified four human development goals as the focus of the Agency's operations in committing to fostering human development of Palestine refugees by helping them to: lead long and healthy lives, acquire knowledge and skills, achieve decent standards of living and enjoy human rights to the fullest possible extent.
How can you make a difference?
You will be joining a team of around 4,000 staff in the West Bank Field Office working to foster the human development of some 800,000 registered Palestine refugees.

United Nations Considerations

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her.

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups.

At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

UNRWA Considerations
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.
UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

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