Position Title: Programme Officer (Migration Management)
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2
Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 04 August 2022
Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.
For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:
- Internal candidates
- Candidates from the following non-represented member states:
Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba (Netherlands); Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Congo (the); Cook Islands; Cuba; Curaçao; Fiji; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Madagascar; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu
Second tier candidates include:
All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.
Under the overall supervision of the IOM-SLO Addis Ababa Chief of Mission and Head of Programmes for technical matters, and the direct supervision of the Migration Management Programme Coordinator (MMPC), the Programme Officer (Migration Management) will provide technical support for strategic planning, project development and implementation, analysis of programme results, maintenance of partner relationships, and visibility of Migration Management Unit (MMU) activities.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Programme Management Support
- Analyse, using qualitative and quantitative analysis, IOM’s operating environment and MMU programming to identify problems and propose to the MMPC actions necessary for coordinated and effective implementation of projects and growth of the MMU portfolio.
- Provide data and information to the MMPC in relation to the management of MMU staff, external consultants, and interns.
- Collaborate with the M&E officer to maintain programme management tools for analysis of project implementation and results and ensuring concise and timely donor reporting.
- Draft analytical papers and presentations. Participate as a member of MMU in engaging with Government of Ethiopia, United Nations, and partner policy processes/initiatives.
- Draft specific sections of the MMU annual report.
- Support the MMPC in responding to ad hoc inquiries from headquarters, Regional Office, and other IOM Missions.
- Keep accurate and pertinent records of all correspondence, project development and reporting files and administration information.
- Update and maintain business intelligence on the operating environment in Ethiopia and the region.
- Liaise with the Programme Support Unit to provide technical inputs into the development of new projects and identify opportunities for diversifying MMU partnerships. Communication and Reporting
- Coordinate with MMPC and communication team to enhance the visibility of MMU initiatives and stories through such tools as IOM website, newsletters, social media, infographics, issue briefs and other IEC materials.
- Support the M&E officer to consolidate and analyse MMU programme data to facilitate the preparation of interim and final donor reports as well as mission, regional and Headquarters periodic and activity-specific reports, as may be required.
- Undertake duty travel, as required.
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
- Master’s degree in Political or Social Science, International Relations, Law, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
- University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
- Experience in the field of project development, reporting and related activities, complex project implementation, research, and liaison with international agencies (UN agencies, international organizations, and international specialized NGOs) and donors;
- Strong writing and analytical skills especially in academic papers, donor reports and proposal development;
- Demonstrated knowledge of M&E tools and methodologies;
- Knowledge of donor funding mechanisms, reporting requirements and procedures, and project implementation;
- Proven ability to consolidate information from multiple sources;
- Experience in the region is a distinctive advantage Knowledge of IOM’s administration, financial, procurement and legal systems and structure is a distinctive advantage.
IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.
External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese).
For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an advantage.
Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.
Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database.
Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
- Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
- Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
- Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
- Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
- Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
- Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
- Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
- Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
- Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
- Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
- Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.
The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.
Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 04 August 2022 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
From 22.07.2022 to 04.08.2022
IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.
Requisition: SVN 2022 209 Programme Officer (Migration Management) (P2) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (57683392) Released
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