Project Assistant IBM United Nations UN Jobs – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Job Title:     Project Assistant IBM
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Mission (CoM)
Ref: SVN: 10/12/017
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.
Job Summary: The Project
Assistant IBM will be responsible for supporting in the implementation of IBM
projects and providing administrative support to the Mission as needed;
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide support in monitoring the  implementation of the IDF-funded project
    “Support to Uganda’s Immigration Training Academy” including technical and
    financial aspects in coordination with the Resource Management Unit and in
    compliance with IOM policies and donor requirements.
  • Work closely with the African Capacity
    Building Centre and the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control
    as needed.
  • Contribute to the preparation of all donor
  • Provide data to be used in the development
    of concept notes and project proposals on IBM.
  • Attend meetings and events on border
    management or on other issues as requested by the Mission.
  • Participate in UNDAF ORG 1.4 (Peace and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the International
    Organization for Migration IOM Project Assistant IBM job placement should
    hold a High School Degree/ Certificate
  • Four years of relevant experience or
    Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of relevant experience in social sciences,
    political science, law, economics or similar field from an accredited
  • Previous experience in liaising with
    donors, government officials and other stakeholders and a proven track
    record of resource mobilization.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise
  • Knowledge and experience working with
    IOM’s administrative procedures a distinct advantage.
  • Languages:   Fluency
    in English and local language is required.
Personal Competencies:
  • 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.
  • Emergency and Crisis- works effectively in
    high-pressure, rapidly changing environment; coordinates actions with emergency
    response actors and making use of coordination structures; supports
    adequate levels of information sharing between internal units, sectoral
    partners, IOM and other emergency response sectors; establishes and
    maintains effective relationships with implementing partners
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their updated resumes with three references electronically to The subject of your email
should be the Reference Number and Position Title i.e. “SVN: 10/12/017 Project
Assistant IBM”.
Please ensure that you send your attachments as ONE DOCUMENT in PDF.
The title of your attachment should be your full name.
Deadline: 4th January 2018
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