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Job Title:    Coordination Assistant (BMM
II)

Organisation: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reference No: SVN/UG/006/2020

 

About US:

Established in 1951,
the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is committed to the
principle that humane and orderly migration benefits both migrants and society
in general. The IOM mission in Uganda was established in 1988 and has since
been supporting the Government to address migration challenges and building
capacity of relevant stakeholders. IOM implements a range of programmatic
interventions in areas such as Refugee Resettlement; Emergency Response mostly
for refugees from South Sudan and Democratic Republic of the Congo; Migration
Health (Assessments and Promotion); Labor Migration and Human Development;
Counter-Trafficking and Migrant Assistance; Immigration and Border Management;
and Migration Governance, including policy and research.

 

Job Summary: Under
the overall supervision of the Programme Coordinator and the direct supervision
of the National Programme Officer (NPO), the selected candidate will provide
general coordination support for the effective implementation of the BMM II
project in Uganda.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        
Act as
the National Coordination committee on Migration (NCM) focal point and liaise
between the NCM secretariat, Government, local and international NGOs and other
key stakeholders;

·        
Provide
support to the NCM Secretariat in organizing and coordinating meetings,
training including drafting meeting agendas, sending out invitations, drafting
summaries of coordination meetings, circulation of relevant materials and
publications among partner agencies;

·        
Collect
information in the area of migration in Uganda and support in drafting reports,
various consultations and briefing notes on migration and related topics.

·        
Contribute
to overall IOM public information and communication activities by assisting in
preparing regular updates on activities.

·        
Participate
in relevant meetings as assigned.

·        
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Coordination
Assistant (BMM II) job opportunity should hold a bachelor’s university degree
from an accredited academic institution in 
Political or Social Sciences, Business Administration, International
Relations or related field with at least two years of relevant working
experience;

·        
OR a
High Diploma/Certificate with 4 years of professional experience.

·        
Demonstrated
knowledge of information technology and proficiency with Microsoft Office
applications, including word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.

·        
Experience
implementing migration management project and capacity-building activities;

·        
Experience
liaising with government agencies as well as with various national and
international NGOs;

·        
Sound
and proven understanding of migration issues in Uganda and in East Africa.

·        
Experience
working with United Nations Agency, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs),
Government agencies or in the private sector;

·        
Proficient
in computer software: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Words, Excel, power point and
Internet Explorer).

·        
Languages:
Fluency in English and working
knowledge of other UN languages 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

·        
Accountability-
Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities and assumes
responsibility for own action and delighted work.

·        
Communication
– Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex
matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

·        
Teamwork
– Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to
achieve shared goals and optimize results.

·        
Delivering
results – produces and delivers quality services 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.

 

How to Apply:

Interested
applicants may send their applications to hruganda@iom.int. Reference Number
and Position Title (SVN/UG/006/2020 – Coordination Assistant) should be
specified in the SUBJECT field.

 

NB:

·        
Applications
from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

·        
Only
short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

 

Deadline: 9th December 2020

 

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