Senior Field Assistant Job in Kenya – UN

Duties &
Responsibilities

 Assist in monitoring the
implementation of the UNHCR program including the delivery of all
assistance items and monitoring of infrastructure.

 Assist in administrative tasks as
required such as preparation of reports and meeting authorized personnel
and assisting them during field missions.

 Act as interpreter in the exchange
of routine information, contribute to related liaison activities, and
respond directly to routine queries.

 Collect data and other information
relevant to UNHCR and report to the supervisor accordingly.

 Keep regular contact with local
authorities and implementing partners as requested by the supervisor.

 In coordination with implementing
partners, assist in the reception, registration, and provision of
assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.

 Follow up, regularly, on the
overall situation of persons of concern in camps and other areas where
they have been accommodated and report accordingly.

 Liaise with local authority
counterparts, partners, and populations of concern.

 Direct incidents and problems to
the supervisor when they cannot be resolved at their level.


 Support the identification and
management of risks and seek to seize opportunities impacting objectives
in the area of responsibility. Ensure decision-making in risk based on the
functional area of work. Raise risks, issues, and concerns to a supervisor
or a relevant functional colleague(s).

 Perform other related duties as
required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional
Work Experience

Years of
Experience / Degree Level

G5  2 years relevant experience
with a High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with a
Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Certificates and/or Licenses

Business Administration Law Political
Science

(Certificates and Licenses marked with
an asterisk* are essential)

Desirable

Completion of UNHCR learning programs or
specific training relevant to functions of the position.

Functional Skills

*ITComputer Literacy
CODrafting and Documentation
CLMultistakeholder Communications with
Partners, Government & Community

(Functional Skills marked with an
asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements

For International Professional and Field
Service jobs: Knowledge of English and the UN working language of the duty
station if not English.

For 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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