Fresher United Nations UN Operations Assistant (DTM/MECC) Jobs – International Organization for Migration (IOM)


Job Title:    Operations Assistant

Organisation: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reference No: SVN/UG/007/2020


About US:

Established in 1951,
the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is committed to the
principle that humane and orderly migration benefits both migrants and society
in general. The IOM mission in Uganda was established in 1988 and has since
been supporting the Government to address migration challenges and building
capacity of relevant stakeholders. IOM implements a range of programmatic
interventions in areas such as Refugee Resettlement; Emergency Response mostly
for refugees from South Sudan and Democratic Republic of the Congo; Migration
Health (Assessments and Promotion); Labor Migration and Human Development;
Counter-Trafficking and Migrant Assistance; Immigration and Border Management;
and Migration Governance, including policy and research.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the direct supervision and guidance of
the DTM Programme Assistant, in coordination with the Programme Coordinator and
the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission IOM Uganda, the successful
candidate will perform the following responsibilities:

the Programme Assistant in the coordination with relevant stakeholders and
partners including government authorities, Academia and NGO partners in the
set-up of data collection operations.

the Project assistant in the organization of meetings, including logistic
arrangements and invitations.

the DTM unit in drafting admin, logistics and procurement document;

the Project assistant to keep track of DTM assets, particularly tablets and

the project assistant in drafting the interim report of projects;

update the M&E tracking tools of the various DTM/MECC projects;

drafts of MECC/DTM updates;

travel to the field to assist in the implementation of activities as necessary.

other duties as necessary.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Operations
Assistant (DTM/MECC) job opportunity should hold a bachelor’s university degree
from an accredited academic institution in Business Administration, Management,
Logistics, Procurement from with two years of professional work experience; OR
a High Diploma/Certificate with 4 years of professional experience.

knowledge of information technology and proficiency with Microsoft Office
applications, including word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.

Languages:  Fluency in English and working knowledge of other UN languages is an


Values –all
IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural
differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner
consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and
exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.


Core Competencies

Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities and assumes
responsibility for own action and delighted work.

– Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex
matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

– Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to
achieve shared goals and optimize results.

results – produces and delivers quality services in a service-oriented and
timely manner. Is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

and sharing knowledge– Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and


How to Apply:

applicants may send their applications to Reference Number
and Position Title (SVN/UG/007/2020 – Operations Assistant-(DTM/MECC))should be
specified in the SUBJECT field.



from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.


Deadline: 9th December 2020


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