Fresher UN Admin Job Opportunities – Project Clerk – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Job Title:   Project Clerk (Fresher UN Admin Job Opportunities)

Organisation: International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reference No: SVN/UG/002/2022


About US:

Established in 1951, the 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.  IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Provide general/clerical assistance in the implementation of ECHO and MECC project activities.
  • Retrieve, compile, summarize, and present information/data on specific project topics.
  • Assist in monitoring budget and updating budget related information.
  • Support administrative coordination for project implementation, involving liaison with diverse organizational units or external parties to initiate requests, obtain necessary clearances, process, and follow-up on administrative actions.
  • Support drafting project status reports, correspondence, briefing notes, graphics, statistical tables, presentations, and other forms of documentation.
  • Support the organization of meetings, workshops, and training sessions.
  • Respond to general information requests and inquiries; set up and maintain files/records.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) Project Clerk job must hold a School diploma with three years of relevant experience; or a a Bachelor’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, International Relations, Development Studies, Migration Studies, Human Rights, Law, Business Studies or related fields from an accredited academic institution with one year of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, national/international institutions, United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations.
  • Experience in working with migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons, victims of trafficking and other vulnerable groups; and,
  • Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.
  • Experience in working with organisation’s operational business systems and applications.
  • Languages: Fluent in English and Kiswahili. Working knowledge of other UN languages and knowledge of the local languages is an added advantage



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 1

  • 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.


How to Apply:

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM will only accept applications which should include a cover letter (not more than one page) and résumé highlighting the required education and experience.


Interested applicants may send their applications to Reference Number and Position Title: SVN/UG/002/2022 and Project Clerk G3 should be specified in the SUBJECT field.


Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.


Deadline: 6th October 2022


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