Fresher Project Assistant SSCoS Jobs – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Job Title:     Project Assistant SSCoS
Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job Grade: G-4
Reports to: Project Manager
Ref: SVN: 06/08/017
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.
About SSCoS Project:
IOM is implementing the project “Strengthening Social cohesion and community
stabilization in slum populations”. The project aims to address the root causes
of inter communal conflict in slum populations by addressing sources of
grievances and by strengthening community cohesion around shared development
assets. The project will provide employment opportunities and basic local
services, as well as preventing conflict in marginalized communities in urban
slums of Uganda.
Key Duties and
Provide day-to-day support to the implementing
partners to ensure timely implementation of project activities;
Offer support to the implementing partners to
develop annual work plans and prepare periodic narrative reports;
Work in close coordination with the implementing
partner, provide economic support assistance for small business set up to
project beneficiaries;
Offer support to the implementing partner in
developing and designing community engagement activities;
Actively participate in community-level
meetings/ functions with relevant stakeholders;
Provide regular, detailed, updates on the
activities implemented by the implementing partner;
Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the International
Organization for Migration IOM Project Assistant SSCoS job opportunity should
hold a High School Degree/ Certificate with three years’ experience or Diploma/
Certificate with one year of experience in International Relations, Social
Sciences, Human Rights, Development Studies or related field.
A minimum of three years (one year for
applicants with Bachelor’s Degree) of relevant experience working with NGOs.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and
report writing skills;
Knowledgeable in community mobilization and
community development
Experience working in slum communities, an
Proven experience in livelihood and
socio-economic support;
Basic counselling skills
Previous exposure and experience working with
Demonstrable ability to take initiative, work in
a team and work with minimal supervision.
Languages: English (fluent). Working
knowledge of other UN languages is 
Personal Competencies:
Behavioral Competencies:
Accountability-Follows all
relevant procedures, processes, and policies; Meets deadline, cost, and quality
requirements for outputs; Monitors own work to correct errors
Client Orientation – works
effectively well with client and stakeholders; Effectively interfaces with
government officials of appropriate level on matters related to substantive
migration issues and the work of IOM
Continuous Learning
promotes continuous learning for self and others; Demonstrates interest in
improving relevant skills; Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant
to other functional areas
Communication – listens and
communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience; Writes clearly and
effectively, adjusting wording to the intended audience
Creativity and Initiative
actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services; Actively seeks new
ways of improving programmes or services ; Proactively develops new ways to
resolve problems
Leadership and Negotiation
develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
Convinces others to share resources
Planning and Organizing
plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
Identifies risks and makes contingency plans; Adjusts priorities and plans to
achieve goals; Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that
of team members
Professionalism –  displays mastery of subject matter;
Effectively applies knowledge of migration issues within organizational
context; Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress
Teamwork – contributes to a
collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives,
concerns and promotes equal gender participation; Contributes to, and follows
team objectives; Seeks input and feedback from others
Technological Awareness
displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; Proactively identifies
and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions
Technical Competencies: Effectively applies knowledge of
migration issues within organizational context
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send updated resumes with three references electronically to with the subject line of the E-mail as the Reference Number and Position Title i.e. “SVN: 06/08/017 Project Assistant SSCoS”. Since the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction your application may be missed by the system.

NB: Please ensure to send your attachments as one document in PDF and the title of your attachment should be your full names.

Deadline: 17th August 2017 by 5:30 om 
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