Title: Senior Programme Assistant
Company: UNHCR – UN Refugee Agency
Deadline: May 7, 2024


  • G5 – 2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher
  • Demonstrated experience in Programme Management, Operation Management Cycle, and related processes
  • Knowledge of Results Based-Management
  • Computer skills (in MS office) including advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, data management, etc)

Language Requirements:

  • Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English

Desired Candidate Profile:
As per Standard Job Description


  • IT-Computer Literacy
  • Programme Management (programme cycles and reporting standards)
  • Results-Based Management
  • Database Management
  • Programme Analysis


  • Accountability
  • Client & results orientation
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Communication
  • Empowering & building trust
  • Organizational awareness
  • Stakeholder management
  • Teamwork & collaboration

How to Apply:
Apply through UNHCR’s job portal

Additional Information:

  • 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.

UNHCR – Jobs in Uganda
About UNHCR:

  • Industry: UN
  • Location: Yumbe, Uganda
  • UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, takes the lead in protecting people forced to flee wars and persecution around the world, providing life-saving aid including shelter, food, and water to ensure their basic safety, rights, and dignity. With 18,879 women and men working in 137 countries, we work tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of 89.3 million forcibly displaced people worldwide. Our dedicated and professional staff work around the clock in roles including legal protection, community services, public affairs, health, and more. Despite the challenges they can face, our staff are proud to work for UNHCR and determined to make a positive impact.



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