Job Title: Durable Solutions Associate Vacancy Notice: VN-23-19-MEX Position Number 10030606
Location: Aguascalientes Position Grade: G6 Closing Date: 2019-02-24
Organizational Context

The Durable Solutions Associate  reports to the Senior Durable Solutions Associate, Associate Durable Solutions Officer,  Durable Solutions Officer or Protection Officer.  

The Durable Solutions Associate is relied upon to contribute to the implementation of a durable solutions strategy. She/He works closely with protection, programme and field staff. Contributing to fostering an environment to enhance partnerships is a critical element of the work, as are activities designed to strength the involvement of refugee communities and their hosts in the design and implementation of solutions strategies.  


- Available durable solutions are implemented, in a manner which benefits the maximum number of persons of concern. 

- Durable solutions strategies, policies and related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are applied in a consistent, effective and transparent manner.


-       Providecounselling to refugees and other persons of concern to identify the mostappropriate durable solution and to enable them to make a well-informeddecision.

-       Interviewcandidates for voluntary repatriation and prepare documentation for theirreturn, in line with Voluntary repatriation SOPs.

-       Interviewand prepare Resettlement Referral Forms (RRF), in line with Resettlement SOPs.

-       Interviewcandidates for local integration and prepare the appropriate documentation foronward submission to local authorities or partners, in line with LocalIntegration SOPs.

-       Assistin updating the electronic databases for resettlement, voluntary repatriationand local integration, in line with Standard Operating Procedures.

-       Processdocumentation to ensure that persons of concern receive the documents requiredfor their durable solutions in a timely manner.

-       Preparestatistical and ad-hoc reports to ensure accurate information is available andshared with relevant offices and partners.





- Interview and advise on the appropriate durable solution to be provided to persons of concern.
- Prepare documents relating to durable solutions.
- Enter information into available databases, in line with SOPs.
- Draft and submit reports relating to durable solutions.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

-       Education:Completed Secondary Education in Humanities or equivalent, with advancedtraining/certification in a related field.

-       Jobexperience: Minimum 6 years of relevant work experience.

-       Fluencyin English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or locallanguage.

-       PoliticalAwareness.


(In offices where the working languageis not English, excellent knowledge of UN working language of duty station andworking knowledge of English.)

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

-           Diversefield experience.

-           Completionof PLP, RSD-Resettlement Learning Programme, Protection Induction an asset.

-           Excellentknowledge in MS word, Excel and database management.

-           Experiencein Interviewing.


Political Awareness.

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