UNHCR Recruitment Portal 2020

The United Nations High commissioner fore refugees recruitment is currently ongoing. This vacancy was published on their recruitment portal and read the job description and how to apply in the post.


Position Title: Ass Livelih & Econom Incl Off

Job Location: Ogoja, Nigeria

Job ID:20635

Application Deadline:2nd July 2020


Exploring partnerships to facilitate the economic inclusion of refugees, such as line ministries, private sector and development actors in accordance with UNHCR Global and Country level policies, priorities, and strategies, in particular the Global Compact on Refugees. This includes advocating with public and private sector.

Working with the multi-functional team, more specifically with the Protection Unit, support the assessment of the legal framework for the right to work and rights at work and recommend/implement advocacy initiatives and policy reform to improve UNHCR PoC¿s economic inclusion, rights and access to work.

Building on UNHCR databases to support regular information sharing and coordination among different humanitarian, developmental and governmental stakeholders. This includes supporting the implementation of socioeconomic and wealth ranking surveys utilising community-based strategies to inform targeting, monitoring and facilitation of development programmes.

Conducting necessary assessments in collaboration with relevant private and public stakeholders, including impact assessments on local economies and surveys that help to identify investment and funding opportunities that enhance the economic inclusion of UNHCR PoC.


Applicant should have a bachelor’s degree/Master’s degree or a Ph.D degree in any of the following fields(Business Management, Socio-Economics Development Economics/International Economics Rural Development Financial Management or other relevant field).

Applicant should have a knowledge about latest development in the livelihoods sector, including broader UN processes on the SDGs and the Global Compact on Refugees.

Applicant should have an experience in working in partnership with private sector, NGOs, UN organisations, and government authorities in sub-sectors relevant to livelihood programming e.g. microfinance, employment, entrepreneurship, private sector development, local economic development, poverty reduction, agriculture, livestock, vocational and technical education and training, etc.


Go to the UNHCR Recruitment portal here

UNHCR Recruitment Portal

Click on Apply.

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