Fresher Project Officer (IBM and Monitoring and Evaluation) Jobs – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Programme
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 Project Officer (IBM and Monitoring and
Evaluation) will assist project planning, coordination, implementation and
monitoring of activities for a Japan funded project “Comprehensive Border
Management for a Strengthened response to Emergency Mass Migration and
Identification of  Individual Security
Threats in Uganda”
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assist the overall implementation of the project including project implementation,
    administrative and financial aspects in coordination with the Programme
    Coordinator and Resources Management Unit.
  • Provide effective project planning, coordination and implementation
    support in accordance with the approved project documents and budget in
    close coordination with the Programme Coordinator.
  • Contribute to the development of and maintain work plans,
    implementation strategies and expenditure plans to facilitate the timely
    execution of projects, checking that the budget lines are respected and
    monitoring burn rates for the effective use of the funds.
  • Contribute to the development of project monitoring and evaluation
    (M&E) plan, tools and field data collection mechanism.
  • Monitor and track all components of the project to ensure all the
    activities are within the timeline for successful completion.
  • Draft donor (Embassy of Japan in Uganda) reports including interim
    and final reports and facilitate timely submission in line with donor
    requirements and IOM procedures and standards.
  • Liaise with all stakeholders including Directorate of Citizenship
    and Immigration Control (DCIC), Office of the Prime Minister, UN/
    Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), local governments and beneficiary
    communities to ensure effective and active communication.
  • Contribute to needs assessment and development for new project
    proposals in collaboration with Programme Support Unit.
  • Undertake duty travels to the field as necessary to monitor and
    supervise field implementation progress, to discuss and identify implementation
    challenges and bottle necks, as well as to recommend problem solving
  • Participate in relevant interagency meeting (Government, UN, I/NGOs,
    etc.), including sector working groups and task force meetings and follow
    up on action points and recommendations; take and share meeting minutes
    with relevant team colleagues.
  • Coordinate with Public Information Unit and other programmatic units
    with regards to creation of Information Education Communication (IEC)
    materials as well as development of donor visibility items.
  • Liaise with the Embassy of Japan as a focal person for the project
    updates, reports and other communications as well as to discuss their
    further funding opportunities.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the International Organization for Migration
    IOM Project Officer (IBM and Monitoring and Evaluation) job opportunity
    should hold a Master’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, Law,
    International Relations or a related field from an accredited academic
    institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
    University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant
    professional experience.
  • Operational and field experience in coordination, project management
    and monitoring and evaluation of migration related projects;
  • Strong experience in coordination, communicating and liaising with
    governmental donors, authorities, UN, international and national NGOs and
    other national/international institutions;
  • Work experience in the Eastern African region is an asset;
  • Sound knowledge of refugee and migration related issues, including
    economic and social conditions of migrants in several countries;
  • Excellent knowledge of technical cooperation principles, concepts
    and techniques;
  • Good knowledge of financial and administrative management;
  • Effective resource management and mobilization skills;
  • Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to prepare and concise reports.
  • Languages: fluency
    in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Japanese,
    French and/or Spanish is an 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
  • 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.
  • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example
    and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision;
    assists others to realize and develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of
    trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best
    and develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s
    goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates should submit their applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 6th June 2019
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