Job Detail

Registration Associate

Date Posted: 2019-02-18 18:14:27
  • Position Number::

  • Category:

  • Grade:

    GS - 6
  • Years of Experience:

  • Duty Stations:

    Adikpo - Benue State
  • Duration of Contract:

    One Year
  • Contract Type:

    Fixed Term Appointment



The Registration Associate is a member of the Registration team and is normally supervised by the Head of Office with technical support and assignment directives from the Associate Registration Officer in the sub-Office. The Registration Associate is responsible for supporting all activities related to registration, and with ensuring that registration is effectively used for the identification of specific protection needs, for the management of operations, and for the achievement of durable solutions.


Under the direct supervision of Head of Field Office the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:


  • Assist in the implementation of registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern.
  • Assist in the supervision and daily running of registration team activities, where required.
  • Conduct registration interviews when required in accordance with registration standards and guidance.
  • Provide counselling to, and responds 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 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.
  • Draft correspondence and reports relating to registration activities in the operation, when required
  • Provide statistics and draft reports related to registration data, as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Completion of Secondary School with post-secondary training/certificate in social sciences, statistics, mathematics, information technology, or related fields. 
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant professional job experience. 
  • Good computer skills, particularly in data management.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and the local language.


  • Training in basic principles of international protection.
  • Experience in working with UNHCR proGres software.
  • Knowledge of another relevant UN language.

Job Deadline : Expired

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