Great Uganda Jobs All Uganda Jobline Jobs in Uganda

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Associate


This is a Full-time position in Moyo posted March 10, 2022.

UNHCR Jobs in Moyo Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Associate Carreer opportunities in Moyo vacancies in UNHCR at Moyo All Jobs in Moyo March 2022

# Job Description

Job Title: Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Associate
Job ID: 34396
Location: Moyo, Uganda

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Associate will work under the direct
supervision of the Senior Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer. The
incumbent will support in operationalizing the strategic vision to align
livelihoods and economic inclusion efforts with the Global Compact on Refugees
GCR, which underscores the need to mobilize additional actors and to adopt a
whole-of-society approach to strengthen refugee self-reliance and help ease
pressure on host countries.
The Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Associate will collaborate closely with
UNHCR livelihoods partners, government agencies, private sector and financial
service providers as well as other relevant stakeholders to enhance the
economic inclusion and improve self-reliance of both persons of concern PoC
and host community members. The incumbent will also be expected to
deliberately explore opportunities of collaboration with other UNHCR cross
cutting areas such as protection, education, cash, partnerships, research and
analytics, GBV, solutions, complementary pathways and more. To document good
practices, results and to generate knowledge, the Livelihood and Economic
Inclusion Associate will work closely with the supervisor to build on UNHCR
databases and support regular information sharing and coordination among
different humanitarian, developmental and governmental stakeholders. S/he will
assist to mobilize refugees of different age, gender and background and to
ensure that all stakeholders well understand the potential of economic
inclusion of refugees and host community members, and to help communicate
opportunities to PoC.
All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected
in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in
line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN
Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as
well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are
required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the
core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s
core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

• Explore partnerships with relevant stakeholders to enhance economic
inclusion of UNHCR PoC. This includes working with economic development
agencies to adapt their programmes to become inclusive of UNHCR PoC, working
with the private sector to enhance inclusion of UNHCR PoC in their labour
force and supply chains, working with financial service providers to enhance
financial inclusion, and working with public and private sector service
providers to include UNHCR PoC in supporting services business development,
micro-finance, training, saving accounts, poverty alleviation and social
protection, etc..
Work with the multi-functional team, more specifically with the Protection
Unit, to collect information about the legal framework for the right to work
and rights at work.
• Support the implementation of socioeconomic and wealth ranking surveys to
inform targeting, monitoring and facilitation of the engagement of development
• Participate in necessary assessments in collaboration with relevant private
and public stakeholders, including impact assessments on local economies and
surveys that help to inform interventions and identify investment and funding
opportunities that enhance the economic inclusion of UNHCR PoC.
In case UNHCR is implementing specific livelihoods activities, work closely
with and provide technical assistance on livelihoods interventions to help
ensure they are market-based, and that the role of UNHCR has been
strategically determined in consideration of its comparative advantage vis-à-
vis other partners.
• Liaise with partners and authorities on livelihoods related issues under the
technical guidance of the supervisor.
• Prepare field reports and other relevant reports relating to livelihoods and
make recommendations for interventions that enhance refugee economic inclusion
to the designated officer.
• Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For G6 – 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years
relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Fields of Education
Not applicable.

Certificates and/or Licenses
Management Economics Financial Management Agriculture
or other relevant field

Relevant Job Experience
Experience in facilitating the economic inclusion of vulnerable and
marginalized groups in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders,
ideally in varied field contexts. Experience in working in partnership with
private sector, NGOs, UN organisations, development actors, and government
authorities in sub-sectors relevant to livelihood programming e.g. financial
inclusion, employment, entrepreneurship, private sector development, local
economic development, poverty reduction, agriculture, livestock, vocational
and technical education and training, etc.

Prior exposure to UNHCR refugee operations and functions relating to office
administration and programme activities.
Knowledge about latest development in the livelihoods sector, including
broader UN processes on the SDGs and the Global Compact on Refugees.
Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to
functions of the position

Functional Skills
LV-Strategic Planning and Advocacy for Refugee Socioeconomic Rights
Functional Skills marked with an asterisk> are essential

Language Requirements
• For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of
English and 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.

All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute
towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to
perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual
exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender
inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.
As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and
responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters
and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources
when these issues arise.
This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and
grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or
desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position.
Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description
and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of

Core Competencies
• Accountability
• Communication
• Organizational Awareness
• Teamwork & Collaboration
• Commitment to Continuous Learning
• Client & Result Orientation

Managerial Competencies
Empowering and Building Trust

Cross-Functional Competencies
• Analytical Thinking
• Planning and Organizing
• Stakeholder Management
• Language Requirements
• Please also note that English is essential for this Job Opening.

Additional Information
No late applications will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a written test
and/or oral interview. Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any
stage of its recruitment process application, interview, meeting, travelling,
processing, training or any other fees.
Recruitment as a UNHCR staff member and engagement under a UNHCR affiliate
scheme or as an intern is subject to proof of vaccination against COVID-19
Closing Date
Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is Monday 21 March 2022

Apply Online Now

URL:: Link to Apply

[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**

**Closing Date** : 21st March. 2022

UNHCR Jobs in Moyo Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Associate Carreer opportunities in Moyo vacancies in UNHCR at Moyo All Jobs in Moyo March 2022

Thanks for visiting UgandaJobs.Work

How to Apply