Political Analyst Assistant Job Opportunity – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International Organization for Migration
(IOM)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Political Analyst, European
Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM)
VNE
Number:
VNE-4
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 Political
Analyst Assistant will offer technical and administrative support in the
analysis of the political situation taking into consideration the country’s
history, the most recent political development, the existing legal framework,
other legal documents relevant to the election process. The job holder will
also arrange meetings with high ranking officials, with political parties,
candidates, civil society and any other party as requested by the Political
Analyst; Interpret and take minutes of meetings;
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the IOM Political Analyst Assistant vacancy should hold a Degree
in Law, Political Science or related field.
·        
A
minimum of three years’ experience (preferably with International Organizations
or NGOs in the related field).
·        
Excellent
English communications skills are essential.
·        
Fluency
in any other local language would be an asset.
·        
All candidates
should be non-partisan
·        
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.
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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