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Consultant – Comprehensive Livelihood Assessment: Socio-Economic Baseline Assessment & Livelihood Strategy, UNHCR

Title: Consultant – Comprehensive Livelihood Assessment:Socio-Economic Baseline Assessment & Livelihood Strategy, United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR)


Organization’s profile:

Providing sustainable livelihoods opportunities for urban refugees has been a vital component of the protection strategy for UNHCR India. In Delhi UNHCR and partners have developed several initiatives aiming to help refugees achieve greater levels of self-reliance and gain income either through employment or entrepreneurship / small business ownership.

Job Description:

To define a baseline by analyzing and compiling quality socio-economic data, review on-going livelihood-support activities, and map out partnership opportunities, and design a comprehensive livelihood strategy for urban refugees in Delhi, Hyderabad and Jammu.


Advanced University degree (Master Level preferred) in Development studies, Development economics, Labour economics, Socio-economic studies, or other related field. Additional areas of experience could include poverty reduction; economics, business administration or management and 7 years of relevant practical field experience within one or more of the following areas: Socio-economic and/or household economy assessments; risks and vulnerability assessments, Market assessments, rapid and participatory rural Appraisal.

How to apply:Apply by email or by post to PERSONNEL SECTION, UNHCR, B2/16, VASANT VIHAR, NEW DELHI 110 057, or (indne(at) The expression of interest should include a short narrative (500 words max), a resume and three references.

Reference: UNHCR

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