Fresher Operations Assistant – Airport UN Job Opportunities – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Operations
Officer
About US:
Established in 1951,
International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental
organization in the field of migration and 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.
Job Summary: The Operations Assistant – Airport is mainly responsible for performing
resettlement operations in compliance with IOM established procedures to ensure
orderly and timely movements of refugees and migrants:
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Transmit IOM Travel documents from IOM
    office to the airport for the migrants departing, or transiting Entebbe.
  • Arrange for USRAP promissory notes and
    Canadian warrants to be signed prior to departure from Entebbe
    international airport.
  • Liaise with airlines regarding
    pre-check-in procedures for IOM groups.
  • Coordinate migrants’ transportations
    between IOM Transit Centre and Entebbe international airport.
  • Check airline tickets and verify travel
    documents and migrants’ identities prior to check-in.
  • Arrange check-in of the migrants
    departing Entebbe international airport assisting with bags, providing ID
    verification, leading departing migrants through customs and immigration.
  • Tag refugee baggage.
  • Ensure that relevant airport services
    are accessed for cases with special needs; including medical and
    unaccompanied minors.
  • Liaise with airlines, immigration,
    airport authorities on procedures for IOM passengers.
  • Arrange for meals and accommodation as
    necessary for all IOM passengers in case of delay with departure.
  • Inform Sr. Operations Assistants of any
    flight changes, cancellations.
  • Confirm departures to Operations
    Assistants, and provide bag count for transmitting the data to the
    receiving IOM mission.
  • Assist with arrival formalities to
    returning migrants at EBB airport and arrange for ground transportation.
  • Report on arriving migrants to
    Operations Assistants, and IOM sending missions.
  • Reports on the costs incurred by
    arriving migrants to Operations Assistants and sending IOM missions for
    proper settlement.
  • Perform any other duties assigned that
    may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The International Organization for
    Migration (IOM) Operations Assistant – Airport job opportunity should hold
    a High School Degree/ Certificate with four years of relevant experience
    or Bachelor’s degree with two years of relevant experience in social
    sciences or related field
  • Diploma in IATA Standard or airline
    related field.
  • Four years of resettlement or movement
    experience.
  • Experience working with actors involved
    in movements: RSC, UNHCR, airport authorities etc.
  • Three years of resettlement or airline
    experience, such as experience working with actors involved in movements:
    RSC, UNHCR, airport authorities.
  • Strong practical computer skills,
    including MS Word, Excel. Proficiency in AMADEUS, and Mimosa. Knowledge of
    USRAP, Australian, Canadian, and European IOM resettlement procedures.
  • Required IOM functional competencies:
    effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative and analytical
    thinker, active learner, team player, and cross cultural facilitator.
  • Ability to read, understand and apply
    written instructions and guidelines; interpret instructions and resolve
    work related problems; detect input/output errors; perform basic
    arithmetical calculations.
  • Ability to work under stressful
    conditions such as heavy workloads and deadlines.
  • Keen attention to details.
  • Accuracy in handling and reporting data.
  • Willing to accept flexible work schedule
  • Thorough knowledge of English and
    Swahili, Kinyabwisha and  Kinyarwanda is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their updated resumes with
three references electronically to hruganda@iom.int. The subject of your
email should be the Reference Number and Position Title i.e. “SVN: 07/06/018
Operations Assistant- Airport.” Please ensure that send your attachments as ONE
DOCUMENT in PDF. The title of your attachment should be your full name.
NB: Since
the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction
your application may be missed by the system.
Deadline: 15th July 2018 by 12:00pm
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