Vacancy No. IOM-SVN/0095/2019
Position Title Project Assistant - Durable Solution (HLP)
Duty Station Jigjiga, Ethiopia
Classification General Service Staff, G-5
Type of Appointment SVN, Six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date As soon as possible
Posting Period 13.08.2019-27.08.2019Established in 1951, 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.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal & External candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy.
Under the current circumstance in Ethiopia, currently there is a heavy influx of ex-combatants who will require assistance to reintegrate into communities after long periods in exile. Hence, to secure sustainable and peaceful reintegration of the ex-combatants having returned to their communities IOM along with the Government of Ethiopia is going to implement a disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Project.
Under the overall supervision of the Transition and Recovery Manager and the direct supervision of the Senior Project Assistant - Durable Solution the incumbent will be responsible for assisting the day to day implementation and coordination, networking and information sharing activities of durable solution working groups (DSWGs) with focus on housing, community-based planning at federal and regional level in close collaboration with IOM staff members, DSWG members, project partners and local authorities. S/he will be tasked to prepare activity plans, organize and coordinate regular meetings, follow up on action points, and collect and prepare implementation progresses of planned activities and meeting minutes. In particular, he/she will:
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
Core Competencies – behavioral indicators
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighboring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighboring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application/ motivation letter enclosed with only detail CV written in English via our e-mail address RECADDIS@IOM.INT, by August 27, 2019 at the latest, referring the position title and Vacancy number in the subject line of your email; no photocopies of educational/training certificates is required at this stage; applicant who doesn`t follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We strongly encourage qualified women to apply!