Victim Assistance Officer at UNOPS, Beirut, Lebanon

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Deadline: 25 September 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Victim Assistance Officer in Beirut, Lebanon.

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UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Victim Assistance Officer will perform the following functions-

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  • Explore current used scopes related to Victim Assistance concept and propose steps forward for a defined and harmonized scope and approach to VA (including definition of victims and categories);
  • Identify VA needs for the Mine Action Sub Cluster based on the data received from partners and propose monthly analysis to identify trends and priorities;
  • Analyse existing data collection systems on victims/Injured people and propose steps forward to develop consolidated data collection system on victims;
  • Maintain a register of Victims Assistance activities, verifying and updating the victim data collection mechanism, in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders;
  • Identify the existing Victim Assistance capabilities and gaps on following services: medical care including first aid capacity in the affected communities, rehabilitation, psychological and psycho-social support, education, social inclusion, and economic inclusion;
  • Provide relevant information and inputs for reports, public information content, and all other UNMAS documentation concerning VA;

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in relevant subject matter such as education, social work, social sciences or related field with minimum 7 years of relevant experience.
  • First level University degree (Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent) in relevant subject matter such as education.
  • Relevant experience is defined as experience in implementing projects or programmes in the area of social work.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge Arabic is highly desirable.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.