Liaison Officer Assistant – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International Organization for Migration
(IOM)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Liaison Officer, European
Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM)
VNE
Number:
VNE-13
About
US:
The International Organization for
Migration (IOM), established in 1951, is the leading international
intergovernmental organization dealing with migration.  IOM works to help ensure the orderly and
humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on
migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration
problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including
refugees and internally displaced people. The IOM, acting as implementing partner
for the European Commission, is seeking to recruit a number of local staff for
support functions assigned to the European Union Election Observation Mission
(EU EOM) in Uganda.
Job
Summary:
The Liaison
Officer Assistant will provide support to the Liaison Officer in conducting its
field activities under the guidance and instructions set by the Operations
Expert and Security Expert, such as establishing contacts with local
authorities at capital level and in all regional capitals; coordinate with national
authorities (police, army, civil society, MPs, district level, mayors of
communes, or others), closely monitor security/safety risks associated with
observer deployment at the local level; which may involve travel around the country;
arrange for operational requirements at field level. Perform any other duties
as assigned by the Liaison Officer.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the IOM Liaison Officer Assistant vacancy should preferably
hold a degree or appropriate higher education qualification
·        
A
minimum of three years’ experience (preferably with International Organizations
or NGOs in the related field).
·        
All candidates
should be non-partisan
·        
Excellent
command of both written and spoken English
·        
Fluency
in any other local language would be an asset.
·        
Fluency
in any other local language would be an asset.
·        
Excellent
analytical and drafting skills
·        
Computer
literacy i.e. familiar with MS Windows, Excel and Outlook.
·        
Willingness
and flexibility to work in an environment with an intensive workload
·        
Candidates
must be willing to work flexible hours and be able to perform under tight
deadlines.
·        
The
candidates must be available for extensive field deployment assignments.
NB: Candidates should be
available for hire immediately. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
How
to Apply:
All those interested in working with the
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) should send their resumes and
short application letters via E-mail only to: recruitmentuganda@iom.int. Please
clearly include the VNE Number in the subject line of the email. (Check top of
this advert)
Deadline:
24th December 2015
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