UNHCR registration of asylum seekers from Iraq in Al Hol camp is scheduled for December 2018 -January 2019. Asylum seekers will undergo individual registration using UNHCR proGres electronic database and biometric enrolment with IrisGuard. The core of UNHCR receptionist staff will be assisted by a temporary workforce engaged for the duration of the exercise.
Under the general supervision of the UNHCR Registration staff the reception assistant will be expected to:
Handling persons of concern and organize their entry into UNHCR reception area in Al-Hol camp;
Under the supervision of the Senior Registration Assistant and/or Protection Officer, identify persons with protection and other specific needs for fast track purposes;
Schedule appointments prior to the registration exercise in coordination with the head of the registration unit
Coordinate with security team on the management of orderly entry into the reception area, and reporting security incidents where applicable;
Counsel asylum-seekers, providing them with information at reception and in waiting areas;
Assist with creating, organizing, maintaining physical files, including photocopying of documentation prior to registration interviews;
Ensure timely and efficient circulation of physical files and other correspondence between reception/registration unit and other desks;
Any other duty as may be required.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
Completion of secondary education preferably with post-secondary training
At least two years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in registration, data collection and/or related fields.
Experience working in a humanitarian context is an asset (UN or NGO programmes/projects)
Fluency in Arabic, basic in English written and oral
Capacity to work in an emergency context under stressful conditions and strict deadlines;
good computer skills, including experience with various software applications
*** The deadline for receipt of CVs is: 28 November 2018