|Title of Post||RSD Associate – GL6||Position Number||10011278|
|Section/Unit||Refugee Status Determination||Contract Type||UNHCR FTA|
|Location||Rabat, Morocco||Duration||one year with possibility of
|Effective date of
The RSD Associate is a member of the Refugee Status Determination (RSD) team. S/he is responsible for supporting
all activities related to the processing of refugee claims in the Operation. The RSD Associate provides counselling to,
and responds to queries from, asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR’s RSD procedures, their rights and
obligations, including towards the host authorities, and the status of the processing of their claims. In discharging
these responsibilities, the RSD Associate liaises closely with Registration, Community Services, Resettlement, and
other Protection staff.
The RSD Associate is responsible for conducting COI and other research related to RSD and
maintaining the Operation’s local repository of relevant information, guidelines and standards. S/he may also assist in
drafting RSD Assessments. The RSD Associate assists in compiling and analysing information related to the RSD
activities of the Operation, and in drafting related correspondence and reports. The RSD Associate may provide
interpretation and/or translation services in cases for which s/he has the required language competencies.