Fresher UN National Programme Officer – Migration Management Job Careers – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: BMM
Programme Coordinator
Ref: SVN:
13/08/018 National Programme Officer- Migration Management
About US:
Established in 1951,
International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading
inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and 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.
Job Summary:  The National Programme Officer -Migration
Management will support the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the IOM
components of the ‘Better Migration Management (BMM) Programme in Uganda
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the effective implementation of the BMM Programme activities
    in Uganda, including all operational, financial and administrative aspects
    in coordination with the Programme Coordinator;
  • Supervise programme staff recruited to support and/or undertake
    specific activities and helping to build relevant internal capacities;
  • Identify and follow up with national and international consultants
    related to the programme, including organizing travel plans and schedules,
    drafting ToRs for trainings or assessments, following up on deliverables
    expected from the experts/consultants;
  • Provide input to and draft programme progress and final reports,
    ensure proper information exchange on all operational aspects of the
    programme between IOM, donors and other project counterparts;
  • Provide technical support and oversight for the development of
    information materials and ensure communication and visibility for; IOM,
    the programme and donors;
  • Develop and update reporting and monitoring tools to keep track of
    programme activities and ensure that all relevant documentation is
    produced and made available upon request;
  • Identify new programme/project possibilities consistent with
    expressed Government needs and other relevant partners, IOM’s mandate and
    strategy in Uganda; contribute to drafting the pertaining concept notes
    and proposals;
  • Build and maintain relationships with national and international,
    governmental and non-governmental partners and counterparts relevant for
    the implementation of the programme activities and the mission’s
    activities as a whole.
  • Participate in relevant meetings, functions with counterparts, as
    well as other events aimed at promoting IOM’s image and activities as
    requested and delegated;
  • Undertake duty travel to monitor progress of activities, as
  • Contribute to the design and development of related programme and
    project ideas; and
  • Perform other duties that might be assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the International Organization for Migration
    IOM National Programme Officer -Migration Management job opportunity
    should hold a Bachelor’s degree with over two years of relevant experience
    from an accredited academic institution in migration studies,
    international relations, political science, law or a related field.
  • Experience in the area of migration management, with a strong
    background on counter human trafficking, return and reintegration, direct
    assistance to vulnerable migrants including victims of trafficking;
    immigration and border management and, migration policy.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and implementation,
    including resource/financial management;
  • Experience in project development, data analysis, knowledge
    management, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Proven track record of establishing and maintaining good working
    relationships with governmental and diplomatic authorities, UN agencies,
    and civil society.
  • Proven experience mobilizing funds from various donors
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should 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: 13/08/018
National Programme Officer- Migration Management.” Please ensure that send your
attachments as ONE DOCUMENT in PDF. The title of your attachment should be your
full name.
NB: Since
the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction
your application may be missed by the system.
Deadline: 9th September 2018
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