UNHCR Ethiopia NGO Jobs 2022

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Position: Internship on Risk Management

Duties and Qualifications
Overall Objective:
The Principal Risk Management and Compliance Advisor (PRMCA) at the UNHCR Representation based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia requires the Risk Management Intern to support strengthening of the focus on ensuring UNHCR operates in a secure risk environment whilst adhering to standards of compliance in areas such as personnel integrity and behaviours (mitigating risks of fraud, corruption etc.).  It is envisioned that this support will facilitate five priority areas undertaken by the PRMCA as follows:  Strengthening decision making in risk management; supporting integrity and ethical conduct; overseeing oversight and compliance activities; supporting mitigation of high-risk areas and working with concerned stakeholders. 
Therefore, the overall objective of the Risk Management Internship is to support the PRMCA in execution of these objectives through undertaking appropriate tasks. 

Duties and Qualifications
Scope of Assignment:
The Risk Management Intern will be responsible for various activities including but not limited to the following:

¿ He/She will be involved in the day to day activities of the PRMCA in support of risk management and compliance including ensuring succinct and timely information is availed to the PRMCA to facilitate engagements with strategic partners and decision-making.
¿ Participate in relevant meetings concerning risk management and compliance ensuring that key discussion points and follow up actions are explicitly highlighted.
¿ Ensure proper documentation of critical information associated with risk management including updating of risk registers as necessary.
¿ Work with the various Units at the Representation Office (Protection, Program, External Relations, Administration etc.) to obtain inputs for reporting.
¿ Compile key findings of research work undertaken by PRMCA concerning risk management
¿ Provide support in the preparation of promotional materials such as newsletters, reports and briefs with a view to ensuring that the messages communicated are consistent with the objectives of the PRMCA
¿ Strengthen knowledge management role of risk management and compliance through data analysis of learning and development activities of the Operation personnel.
¿ Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the PRMCA.

Skills and Competencies:

¿ Proficiency in written and spoken English
¿ Demonstrable report writing skills
¿ Research, analysis, and documentation skills
¿ Presentation, oral and written communication skills
¿ Good interpersonal skills including strong coordination abilities, working relations with others
¿ Planning and time management skills
¿ Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications
¿ High level of discretion and confidentiality


¿ Be a recent graduate (within one year of completion of their studies or current & have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies) or Majoring in a Degree.  Exposure to courses related to risk management is an advantage.
¿ Proficiency in written and spoken English

Terms of the Role:

¿ Working Hours: All internships are to take place in accordance with the working hours established by the UNHCR office where the internship is located (Addis Ababa) whilst remote working is acceptable.
¿ The Risk Management Intern will be directly working under the supervision of the PRMCA.  The Risk Management Intern¿s performance will also be assessed by the PRMCA at the end of the assignment.
Additional  Information
Additional Information:

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).
An eliminatory or complementary written test for shortlisted candidates may be conducted which may be followed by Oral Interview.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
An internship does not create any expectation or entitlement to employment with UNHCR at the conclusion of the internship.
        Recruitment as a UNHCR Staff Member and engagement under UNHCR Affiliate Scheme or as an Intern is subject to prove of Vaccination against COVID 19.
See below for this postion’s Operational Context
Ethiopia is currently hosting over 800,000 refugees mainly from neighboring countries i.e. Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan.  Some of these are in protracted situations, with very limited chances of return.  In addition, Ethiopia currently has several million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).  UNHCR mandate is to protect and support these Persons of Concern wherever they be throughout the country
Closing Date
The Closing Date for Submission of Applications is Thursday 17 March 2022 (Mid-Night Ethiopia Time

How To Apply?

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).

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9 thoughts on “UNHCR Ethiopia NGO Jobs 2022

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  • Diriba Mekonnen Duguma

    Business Management

  • Alemu Fikadu Urgessa

    thank you, I have degree in mechanical engineering from Assosa university on July 17 , 2022,, I would like to apply for your organization vacancy..

  • Farhiya Omar

    I have degree in economics and I have good GCPA within alot of award, once awarded I get form prime minster in ethiopia,I’m strong female and I would like to applay for this organziation pls.


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