United Nations UN Programme Assistant (Counter Trafficking) Jobs – International Organization for Migration (IOM)


Job Title:    Programme Assistant (Counter

Organisation: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reference No: SVN/UG/008/2020


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.


Job Summary:  Under the overall supervision of the Programme
Coordinator and the direct supervision and guidance of the National Programme
Officer (Migration Management), the successful candidate will support the
implementation of the Counter trafficking component of the BMM II programme in
Uganda and other counter trafficking activities in IOM Uganda and will be
responsible for;


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

overall support for the implementation of counter trafficking activities in
Uganda including the Counter Trafficking component of the BMM II programme in

and work directly with the project implementing partners in the delivery of
awareness raising and other relevant activities;

in preparation of information relating to migrant assistance for public
information activities, including for social media and contribute to the
drafting of programme documents including, in collaboration with the
communications teams;

collaboration with project partners, assist in provision of direct assistance
to victims of trafficking (VoTs) and potential VoTs;

monitoring and evaluation of IOM partners’ activities and provide regular
written reports on IOM partners’ activities;

logistical support including; organizing and coordinating workshops, meetings,
seminars, and training in relation to the programme;

reporting and monitoring tools to keep track of programme activities and ensure
that all relevant documentation is produced and made available upon request;

any other duties as may be required from time to time in the programme unit.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Programme
Assistant (Counter Trafficking) job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree
in Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, International
Relations. from an accredited academic institution with three (3) years of
relevant professional experience; or Completed High School Diploma from an
academic accredited institution with five (4) years of relevant professional

relevant professional experience with counter trafficking projects;

experience in the development or implementation of counter trafficking or
migration-related projects;

understanding of trafficking in persons, labour migration, and related
national/regional framework and regulations;

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

Fluency in English and working
knowledge of other UN languages is an advantage.


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:

Interested applicants
may send their applications to hruganda@iom.int. Reference Number and Position
Title (SVN/UG/007/2020 – Programme Assistant) 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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