Senior Reporting Associate, Asosa, Ethiopia

UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNHCR in Asosa

Hardship Level: D

Family Type: Non Family with Residential Location

Family Type: Non Family with Residential LocationDanger Pay

Residential location (if applicable): Addis Ababa,Eth Fed Dem Rep

Grade: GS7

Staff Member / Affiliate Type: General Service

Reason: Regular > Regular Assignment

Remote work accepted: No

Target Start Date: 2023-02-15-08:00

Job Posting End Date: February 3, 2023

Standard Job Description: Senior Reporting Associate

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Senior Reporting Associate will fulfil internal and external reporting requests. The incumbent is supervised by the Reporting or External Relations Officer or another professional staff depending on the staffing structure of the Office. S/he receives regular guidance and advice from the supervisor. Advice and operational support may also be received from other senior staff and support units at the Country Office / HQ. The incumbent will establish strong liaison with both internal and external parties, including Donors, UN Agencies, and Implementing and Operational partners.

The Senior Reporting Associate may supervise some support staff.

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.


  • Fulfil timely and accurately any reporting requirements within the Area of Responsibility (AoR).
  • Stay abreast with the operational developments within the AoR and assist in the preparation of briefing notes and reports.
  • Consolidate data and facilitate the preparation of periodic reports including Sitreps, Fact Sheets and other activity specific reports.
  • Liaise with internal and external partners to gather information.

  • May be requested to accompany visitors on missions to refugee sites and provide appropriate briefing, commentaries and briefing material for them.
  • Work closely with Information Management Unit to ensure accurate and standard data presentation.
  • Assist in the development of funding submissions, appeals and reports.
  • Prepare and distribute meeting minutes.
  • Consolidate and provide inputs for donor reports and inter-agency meetings.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For G7 – 4 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Field(s) of Education


Certificates and/or Licenses


International Law;



(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience

Essential: Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills.

Desirable: Experience with dealing with the public and diverse stakeholders.

Functional Skills

*IT-Computer Literacy

CO-Drafting and Documentation

CO-Reporting, writing, editing for magazines, newspapers and websites

CO-Reporting skills

CO-Cross-cultural communication

(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 candidates.

Desired Candidate Profile: Required languages (expected Overall ability is at least B2 level):: ,

Desired languages: ,

Operational context: Occupational Safety and Health Considerations:: Nature of Position:: Living and Working Conditions:: Additional Qualifications: Skills

CO-Cross-cultural communication, CO-Drafting and Documentation, CO-Reporting, writing, editing for magazines, newspapers and websites, CO-Reporting skills, IT-Computer Literacy



Communication – Other, Humanities – Other, International Law – Other, Journalism – Other

Work Experience

Competencies: Accountability, Client & results orientation, Commitment to continuous learning, Communication, Empowering & building trust, Managing performance, Organizational awareness, Planning & organizing, Political awareness, Teamwork & collaboration, Technological awareness

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Compendium: Past work experience within the region in the same capacity or equivalence is desirable. Knowledge of local institutions, languages and culture is required.

Functional clearance: This position doesn’t require a functional clearance

Tags: abuse of power, gender inequality, inequality, information management, international law, journalism, occupational safety