Deputy Chief Observer Assistant – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International Organization for Migration
(IOM)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Deputy/Chief
Observer (D/CO), European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM)
VNE
Number:
VNE-1
About
US:
The International Organization for Migration
(IOM), established in 1951, is the leading international intergovernmental
organization dealing with migration.  IOM
works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote
international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for
practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian
assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced
people. The IOM, acting as implementing partner for the European Commission, is
seeking to recruit a number of local staff for support functions assigned to
the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) in Uganda.
Job
Summary:
The Deputy
Chief Observer Assistant will primarily ensure the effective and efficient
functioning of the office and work in liaison with internal partners/agencies
to ensure efficient flow of information and actions on instructions. Some of
the essential job functions will include the arrangement of appointments and
meetings, contacting and liaising with high ranking representatives and
officials, acting as interpreter and/or taking minutes as and when required,
follow up of deadlines and commitments made, preparation of informal
translations and any other duties assigned by the Deputy/Chief Observer.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the IOM Deputy Chief Observer Assistant job opportunity
should hold a  degree or appropriate
higher education qualification  
·        
A
minimum of three years’ experience (preferably with International Organizations
or NGOs in the related field
·        
All candidates
should be non-partisan
·        
Excellent
command of both written and spoken English
·        
Excellent
analytical and drafting skills
·        
Computer
literacy i.e. familiar with MS Windows, Excel and Outlook.
·        
Willingness
and flexibility to work in an environment with an intensive workload
·        
Candidates
must be willing to work flexible hours and be able to perform under tight
deadlines.
·        
Fluency
in any other local language would be an asset.
NB: Candidates should be
available for hire immediately. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
How
to Apply:
All those interested in working with the
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) should send their resumes and
short application letters via E-mail only to: recruitmentuganda@iom.int. Please
clearly include the VNE Number in the subject line of the email. (Check top of
this advert)
Deadline:
24th December 2015
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