UNHCR Recruitment 2016

Posted on :

23 Sep, 2016

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United Nations Jobs in Ghana

For over 65 years, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been protecting the rights and well-being of refugees all over the world.
We work to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war or disaster at home.
Since 1950, we have faced multiple crises on multiple continents, and provided vital assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, many of whom have nobody left to turn to.
We help to save lives and build better futures for millions forced from home.

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager (GL6)

Functional Statement

Accountability (Key results that will be achieved)

•   Safe from the start project is fully operational, and the required technical support is provided in a professional manner
•   Resources transferred to the refugee beneficiaries are utilized for the intended purposes and in accordance with project agreements.
•   Supervisors are promptly informed of risks and major variances in the execution of projects (Budgets, finance, implementation or timeframe)

Responsibility (Process and functions undertaken to achieve results)

•   Assess, identify and select beneficiaries of the project
•   Organize relevant business training to address knowledge gaps identified
•   Monitor, evaluate and submit reports to supervisor
•   Work with relevant colleagues and partners to raise awareness and sensitize the population of concern on gender and SGBV
•   Organize demonstrations and sensitization on the efficiency of clean energy alternatives, including briquettes and fuel efficient cook stoves

Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities to achieve results)

•   Advise country operation on technical aspects of the project

Required Managerial & Cross Functional Competence

•   Judgment and decision Making
•   Analytical Thinking
•   Political Awareness

Qualification Required & Experience


•   University degree in business administration, social sciences, gender studies, international relations, rural/community development or a development field relevant to the position
•   2 years previous relevant job experience
•   Very good reporting and writing ability
•   Demonstrated computer skills
•   Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language. Very good knowledge of local language and local institutions is essential

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

•   Diverse field experience in managing livelihoods project for marginalized populations
•   Knowledge in managing renewable energy project an advantage

Salary / Benefits:

Attractive with other benefits including Medical Insurance and Pension

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please note that only candidates who meet the above requirements will be considered for interview. Ghanaian Nationals with relevant qualifications and experience are invited to submit their applications in sealed envelopes quoting the vacancy notice number and the position number for which they are interested, addressed to:

The Representative
UNHCR Representation in Ghana,
Private Mall Bag, KIA
Location of Office: 16 Labone Drive, 4th Dade Walk

Or send the applications to:

[email protected] with post title and position number as the subject

Closing Date: 27 September, 2016

Anybody asking you to pay money to schedule your interview or offer you job may be a scam

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