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Fresher UN Jobs - Project Officer (IBM and Monitoring and Evaluation) - International Organization for Migration (IOM)


Organisation: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Reports to:  Assessment and Design Facilitator
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Grade: P2

About US:
Established in 1951, International Organization for Migration (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.

Job Summary: Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, and the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator, the successful candidate will assist project planning, coordination, implementation and monitoring of activities for a Japan funded project “Comprehensive Border  Management for a Strengthened response to Emergency Mass Migration and Identification of Individual Security Threats in Uganda”.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
        Assist the overall implementation of the project including project implementation, administrative and financial aspects in coordination with the Programme Coordinator and Resources Management Unit.
        Provide effective project planning, coordination and implementation support in accordance with the approved project documents and budget in close coordination with the Programme Coordinator.
        Contribute to the development of and maintain work plans, implementation strategies and expenditure plans to facilitate the timely execution of projects, checking that the budget lines are respected and monitoring burn rates for the effective use of the funds.
        Contribute to the development of project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan, tools and field data collection mechanism.
        Monitor and track all components of the project to ensure all the activities are within the timeline for successful completion.
        Draft donor (Embassy of Japan in Uganda) reports including interim and final reports and facilitate timely submission in line with donor requirements and IOM procedures and standards.
        Liaise with all stakeholders including Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC), Office of the Prime Minister, UN/ Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), local governments and beneficiary communities to ensure effective and active communication.
        Contribute to needs assessment and development for new project proposals in collaboration with Programme Support Unit.
        Undertake duty travels to the field as necessary to monitor and supervise field implementation progress, to discuss and identify implementation challenges and bottle necks, as well as to recommend problem solving measures.
        Participate in relevant interagency meeting (Government, UN, I/NGOs, etc.), including sector working groups and task force meetings and follow up on action points and recommendations; take and share meeting minutes with relevant team colleagues.
        Coordinate with Public Information Unit and other programmatic units with regards to creation of Information Education Communication (IEC) materials as well as development of donor visibility items.
        Liaise with the Embassy of Japan as a focal person for the project updates, reports and other communications as well as to discuss their further funding opportunities.
        Perform such other duties as may be assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
        The ideal candidate for the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) Project Officer (IBM and Monitoring and Evaluation) job placement must hold a Master's degree in Political or Social Sciences, Law, International Relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
        Operational and field experience in coordination, project management and monitoring and evaluation of migration related projects;
        Strong experience in coordination, communicating and liaising with governmental donors, authorities, UN, international and national NGOs and other national/international institutions;
        Work experience in the Eastern African region is an asset;
        Sound knowledge of refugee and migration related issues, including economic and social conditions of migrants in several countries;
        Excellent knowledge of technical cooperation principles, concepts and techniques;
        Good knowledge of financial and administrative management;
        Effective resource management and mobilization skills;
        Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills;
        Ability to prepare and concise reports.
        Languages: fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Japanese, French and/or Spanish is an advantage.

Competencies:
        Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
        Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
        Integrity and transparency: maintains 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 2
        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.
        Managerial Competencies - behavioural indicators level 2
        Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization's vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
        Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
        Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization ' s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system at the web link below.


NB: IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Deadline: 13th November 2019

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