Position Title : Project Support Officer (Movement Operations) Duty Station : Tripoli, Libya Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2 Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Nine months with possibility of extension Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible Closing Date : 12 June 2018
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.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:
1. Internal candidates
2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Congo, Cabo Verde, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Guyana, Iceland, Comoros, Lesotho, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa
Under the overall supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Operations Officer (Movement) and technical guidance from the Regional Migrant Assistance Specialist at the Regional Office in Cairo and the Department of Emergency (DoE) in Geneva, the successful candidate will support IOM’s operations movement unit. S/he will provide support in all resettlement and humanitarian return projects.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Monitor and follow up on all Movement Operations activities, including resettlement, Voluntary Humanitarian Return, other movements, staff travel bookings, and return emergency response movements, and verify that activities are implemented in line with the Resettlement and Movement Management Division (RMM) and other Headquarters’ (HQs) departments’ guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
2. Ensure that timely, efficient and safe logistical land transportation arrangements including all escorts are in place for selection mission interviews, medical health assessments, cultural orientation classes and international departures of refugees and other migrants, and review and verify Purchase Requests (PRs).
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3. Ensure that transporters, embassies, IOM receiving countries, airline companies, operational contractors, General Security Departments, airport and other responsible authorities are informed of all movements under IOM auspices including transit caseloads.
4. In conjunction with the Programme Manager, supervise operational support staff and provide training and support/guide in the usage of the in-house system application tools - MiMOSA and iGATOR as well as usage of the AMADEUS booking reservation system.
5. Follow up on the implementation and monitoring of best practices within the operational unit.
6. Liaise and coordinate with counterparts in the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) regarding the selection mission interview process by various recipient countries and monitor that the selection mission logistical needs are met according to IOM’s procedures.
7. Communicate and coordinate with relevant IOM units and other country offices, international Organizations, governmental agencies, embassies and other entities to support the processing and implementation of all aspects of the resettlement activities, including exit permit processing.
8. Analyze travel projections in order to foresee movement trends and plans; compile accurate movement statistics and reports.
9. Facilitate synergy between operations projects and other IOM direct assistance projects in order to promote comprehensive assistance to vulnerable cases.
10. Participate in events, meetings and training with civil society organizations, Non-governmental organization (NGOs), embassies, and all other relevant stakeholders with the aim to coordinate Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) activities and disseminate results.
11. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, Development Studies, Human Rights, 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 migrants’ assistance with a Government or UN agency, or a regional or international organization in the Middle East and/or North Africa; • Experience in project administration; • Experience in writing and editing informational materials and reports; • Knowledge of social and development issues as well as general migration related issues; • Good knowledge of project development, administration and evaluation concepts and procedures.
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Arabic is an advantage.
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• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms; • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders; • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others; • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience; • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services; • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders; • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others; • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility; • Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter; • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation; • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
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.
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.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 12 June 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.
From 30.05.2018 to 12.06.2018
Requisition: SVN2018/134(P)-ProjectSupportOfficer(MovementOperations)(P2)-Tripoli,Libya (55504728) Released Posting: Posting NC55504749 (55504749) Released
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