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

Organisation: International Organization for
Migration (IOM)
Reports to:  Assessment and Design Facilitator
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Grade: P2
About US:
Established in 1951, 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.
Job Summary: Under
the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, and the direct supervision of
the Programme Coordinator, the successful candidate 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 measures.
       
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 United Nations International
Organization for Migration (IOM) Project Officer (IBM and Monitoring and
Evaluation) job placement must 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.
Competencies:
       
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 2
       
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.
       
Managerial Competencies – behavioural
indicators level 2
       
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 are invited to submit their
applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system at the web link below.
NB: IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted
through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to
track the status of their application.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. IOM does not
charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview,
processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information
related to bank accounts.
Deadline: 13th
November 2019
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