Open to Internal and External Candidates
Type of Appointment
Special short term (6 months)
Estimated Start Date
As soon as possible
October 29, 2019
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 work environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.
Under the general supervision of the Operations Officer – Movement (Program Manager- VHR) and the direct supervision of the Reintegration & Outreach Officer, the Reintegration Assistant will support the implementation of the reintegration operations in compliance with IOM established procedures to ensure the orderly and timely collection of migrants’ information before departure to facilitate the reintegration procedure afterwards.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Required Qualifications and Experience
Support coordination and monitoring of provision of reintegration support/post-arrival assistance to returnees in general from Libya, including counselling, psychosocial assistance, training and capacity building, job placement, socioeconomic reintegration and relevant referrals, in accordance with IOM policies and project specifications;
In coordination with the Reintegration & Outreach officer to support the implementation of reintegration project work plan; map and disseminate best practices for successful reintegration projects and bets practices;
Maintain an updated record of VHR reintegration cases and files, ensuring the confidentiality of the data. Record keeping and maintenance of all reintegration vouchers and supporting documents, in accordance with IOM guidelines.
Distribute tasks among Reintegration case workers, set work-plans and follow-up on their performance, support with their monthly plans, review quality of their case-management and liaise with Reintegration Officer for advice on complicated cases, while coordinating closely with the receiving missions the reintegration case-management;
Support in provision of the VHR communication tools for the beneficiaries, including reintegration processes as well as case studies and stories of return.
Undertake field activities in an assigned area or areas, such as at transit centre, third party facility, to monitor and guide reintegration team in completing filed support activities;
In synergy with IOM Libya Units Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) and Migrant Resource and Respond Mechanism (MRRM) coordinate implementation and monitoring of outreach activities in migrants’ communities across Libya, to identify migrants interested in IOM Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) assistance;
Provide regular feedback on work being accomplished to the Reintegration & Outreach Officer and keep supervisor immediately informed of any issues that arise.
Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of relevant Movement Operations SOPs and databases (including MiMOSA and PRISM), as well as the ability to remain professional, impartial and unbiased during all interactions with migrants and colleagues per the IOM Code of Conduct and instruction on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA.)
Maintain and ensure the confidentiality and integrity of all relevant paperwork in line with standards of conduct and data protection rules. Alert the management of any non-compliance to SOPs or codes of conduct by IOM staff members or partners.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in Political or Social Sciences, Development Studies, Human Rights, International Relations, Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with three years of relevant professional experience; or
Secondary [high school] education with five years of relevant experience.
Prior Movement Operations or transportation experience is a strong advantage.
Strong computer skills – Word, Excel and Internet.
Working knowledge of French is an advantage.
Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
Integrity and transparency: maintain 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 1
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.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their updated CV with a cover letter to email@example.com, by 29 October 2019 at the latest, mentioning the job title in the subject line. Emails without such indication will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
From 16.10.2019 to 29.10.2019
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