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The International Organization for Migration(IOM)has recently advertised the following job vacancies in July 2019.

Position Title : Senior Regional Programme Manager (Migration Management)

Duty Station : Nairobi, Kenya

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P4

Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 29 July 2019

Established in 1951, 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.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM.

For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates: Internal candidates

External female candidates:Candidate from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Djibouti; El Salvador; Fiji; Gabon; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Lesotho; Libya; Marshall Islands; Mauritania;

Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include: All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states of IOM and female candidates.

Context: Under the overall supervision of the Regional Director and in coordination with the Regional Thematic Specialists (RTS) for Migrants Assistance Division (MAD) and Immigration and Border Management (IBM), the successful candidate will be responsible; for the overall management and implementation of the IOM component of the GIZ Better Migration Management Programme and for creating synergies with related regional project activities, including IOM’s Regional Mixed Migration program and programs funded under the European Union Trust Fund (EUTF) in the Horn of Africa.

The overall Better Migration Management Project is a regional, multi-year, multi-partner project funded by the EU Trust Fund for Africa and managed by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

IOM is one the main implementing partners for the project along with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Expertise France, Italian State Police, the Consulting and Service Company of the French Ministry of Interior (CIVIPOL) and the British Council.

This two-year project will be implemented in the following countries – Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan.

The BMM programme takes a regional approach and aims to provide capacity building to improve migration management, to prevent and address irregular migration, including smuggling of migrants and trafficking in human beings.

The intervention logic is based on four components:

(1) support for policy and legislative development and harmonization for better migration governance

(2) capacity building in the form of training, technical assistance and the provision of appropriate equipment to those implementing migration related policies;

(3) support to the identification, assistance and protection of migrants in need; and

(4) awareness-raising with regards to alternative livelihood options, including safe migration.

Within the four components mentioned above IOM has a lead role in the following sub components of the project: Policy and Governance: Comprehensive national migration policies / strategies are adopted in line with international and regional frameworks on migration management.

Border Management/Capacity Building: Governments have improved capacities in integrated border management in place, in accordance with relevant principles of international law.

Protection: Mechanisms for identification and referral of victims of trafficking (VoT), refugees and vulnerable migrants are strengthened in the region; the availability of appropriate facilities providing specialized services to VoT and vulnerable migrants is increased in accordance with applicable international human rights standards; and opportunities for voluntary return and reintegration are enhanced in the region, in full respect of applicable international standards and the non-refoulement principle.

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Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Initiate and plan all IOM components of the Better Migration Management (BMM) Project including coordinating effective implementation, analysing needs and appraising the suitability of proposed actions.

Monitor and assess project activities and take corrective or alternative action for improvement and success.

Support, guide, coordinate and liaise with IOM regional and country projects namely the Regional Mixed Migration Project, the IOM-EU Joint Initiative on return and Reintegration and regional projects supporting migration focussed National Coordination Mechanism and policies linked to Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) as well with the IOM-led Regional Migration Response Plan for Yemen and the horn of Africa.

Ensure synergies with other ongoing IBM and MAD country level projects.

Provide direction for the development and implementation of the IOM-BMM project in coordination with relevant country offices and the Regional Thematic Specialists.Establish, develop and maintain partnerships as required at the regional level.

Maintain/establish strong partnerships and collaboration with all implementing missions, partners, donor and relevant stakeholders.

Ensure the sharing of information, and the collection of best practices.

Ensure the reflection and integration of new modalities, policies and practices, and methods for evaluation to improve the effectiveness and appropriateness of project development and implementation.

Advise and guide country offices to develop and/or enhance working relationships with the national authorities, international organizations, and civil society actors relevant to the implementation of the BMM project.

Supervise and direct project managers and other programme staff; oversee and coordinate, as required, the recruitment of programming staff and consultants.

In liaison with the IOM Nairobi Regional Resources Management unit, exercise administrative, operational and financial management responsibility for the project.

Ensure all reporting requirements are met including the submission of financial, interim and final reports and updates to the donor covering all IOM activities under the BMM project in accordance with IOM and donor formats.

Ensure appropriate coordination with and amongst respective RTS and information sharing within the Regional Office (RO), IOM Brussels, RO Cairo and Country Missions involved in the implementation of projects.

Coordinate, organize and represent the Organization in donor and partner meetings, seminars and workshops as required.

Mobilise additional resources for IOM country offices.

Provide substantive inputs towards the promotion of IOM’s image and activities in the region.

Participate in or lead field missions and other duty travel relating to project implementation, monitoring and assessment, liaison with counterparts, and problem solving.

Advise and guide project staff, donors, local authorities and other project partners to achieve project objectives.Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

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Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, Business Administration, Migration Studies, International Relations, Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with nine years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Experience in the field of migration issues, including operational and field experience, IOM project development, and management;

• Demonstrated high level of expertise in the thematic areas relevant to the project – specifically IBM and MAD;

• Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation;

• Excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with government authorities, national and international organizations, and other project partners;

• Ability to interpret information and identify and analyse problems;

• Excellent report writing skills and level of computer literacy;

• Experience of regional issues is a distinct advantage. Languages IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish. For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Arabic, French and/or Spanish is an advantage.

1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).

Required 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 3

• 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 3

• 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.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other: Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile. Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 29 July 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

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.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment Posting period: From 16.07.2019 to 29.07.2019

No Fees: 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.

Requisition: VN2019/190(P)-Senior Regional Programme Manager (Migration Management)(P4)-Nairobi,Ke (56051867)

Released Posting: Posting NC56051874 (56051874) Released

Position: M$E and Quality Assurance Officer

Duty Station : IOM Somalia in Nairobi*, Kenya

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade UG

Type of Appointment : Special short-term ungraded, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 25 July 2019

Established in 1951, 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. Internal and external candidates will be considered for this vacancy.

For the purposes of this vacancy, internal candidates are defined as staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded or ungraded contract, including Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), staff on Special Leave Without Pay (SLWOP), and staff members on secondment/loan released by the Organization, unless otherwise specified in their contract.

Staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded contract will not retain their contract type if appointed to an ungraded position.

Context: IOM’s Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) activities in Somalia started in 2012 by providing assistance with the development and publishing of the National Programme document. One of the major purposes of the National Programme is to “urgently handle the caseload of disengaged combatants”.

The National Programme envisaged the establishment of four transition centres in Mogadishu, Baidoa, Belet Weyne and Kismayo, and IOM took on operational and programmatic management of centres in Baidoa and Kismayo.

IOM’s DDR Unit has since expanded its portfolio to include a number of activities ranging from skills building, rehabilitation, and reintegration support for ex-combatants and youth at-risk.

Establishing and maintaining a robust monitoring and evaluation system is of paramount importance, as is the strategic implementation of solutions for any issues identified to ensure high-quality, adaptive programming that is delivered in an efficient, effective, and quantifiable manner.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator DDR and in close coordination with the Programme Manager DDR and Project Officers, the successful candidate will design, oversee and implement all monitoring and evaluation activities across the programme.

In addition, this position will ensure programme standards and best practice are identified, communicated to operational staff, and adhered to, through regular quality assurance of all aspects of programme implementation.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Systems Development

Review information flows already established at programme and project levels, identify gaps and design a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation system that provides necessary programme data for reporting, learning, and quality assurance.

Continuous development of standardized M&E tools as needed at programme and project levels, including training relevant M&E and programme staff.

In line with programme demands and donor requirements stipulated in project agreements, conduct baselines, mid-term assessments, final evaluations, monthly monitoring activities, and other ad hoc M&E activities as needed.

Where necessary, assist in identifying, contracting, and managing external Third-Party Monitoring firms that are sub-contracted to implement monitoring and evaluation activities.

Design and organize regular M&E training sessions in order to: (a) Ensure appropriate use of data collection methods and tools; (b) Create greater awareness of reporting requirements; (c) Gather feedback regarding the effectiveness of these methods.

Ensure a system of regularly incoming programme information to facilitate quality assurance activities including identifying issues, proposing practical and evidence-based solutions.

M&E Development and Management

Regularly monitor and collect data of all DDR project in line with each project’s Framework and report results to DDR Programme Coordinator and Programme Manager.

Review M&E plans regularly and ensure their relevance to programme goals and objectives is up to date.Remotely technical supervision of 3 M&E programme staff in 3 project locations (Mogadishu, Kismayo and Baidoa), including regular training exercises, daily/weekly check-ins, delegation of tasks and performance reviews.

Review all monitoring data, identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation and necessary corrective actions.

As needed, undertake visits to the field in coordination with project management to support implementation of M&E activities and recommend where corrections might be required.

Document and draft reports on M&E results and trends, and activities on a geographic and thematic level.Provide relevant M&E technical assistance and planning during the development of projects, including the development of programme and project indicators and targets, results matrices, methodologies and specialised tools.

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Communication and Reporting

Draft M&E sections of donor and other types of reports as required, ensuring evidence-based programme information is presented to demonstrate achievements, lessons learned and future successful implementation.

Develop communication and information-sharing tools in coordination with programme staff and partners to facilitate visibility and programme awareness among stakeholders.

Assist in the dissemination of relevant information on programme and project activities.

Ensure proper information flow and sharing of key outputs and outcomes with different IOM departments.

Lead the drafting of DDR briefing notes and other programmatic documents that can be shared internally or externally with donors, media, and other stakeholders as necessary.

Quality Assurance

Facilitate internal programme discussions of monitoring data, lessons learned and quality assurance plans in a timely fashion. If necessary, create such discussion forums to ensure awareness and uptake.

Participate in the development of, training on and adherence to Standard Operating Procedures, identify bottlenecks or blockages and put forward recommendations.

Conduct regular check-ins with the M&E staff and partners to identify issues, collect feedback and recommend approaches and procedures changes as necessary in order to improve quality of overall programming.Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, Law and/or International Relations, Research 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.

Experience

• Experience related to Somalia and/or the region an advantage;

• Prior experience designing and implementing an M&E system in hardship locations an advantage;

• Prior experience managing an online M&E database system an advantage;

• Prior experience in programme adaptation and strategic redirection based on results and/or assuring quality through the identification of issues and application of solutions.

• Superior research, analysis, and writing skills;

• Experience collaborating with high level government officials.

Languages

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Somali is an advantage.

1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database

(https://whed.net/home.php).

Required 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

• 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.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other: Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

The appointment is subject to funding confirmation. Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment or visa requirements and security clearances.

No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 25 July 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

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. For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment Posting period: From 12.07.2019 to 25.07.2019

No Fees: 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.

Requisition: CFA 2019/39– M&E & QualityAssuranceOfficer – IOM Somalia based in Nairobi, Kenya (56053738) Released Posting: Posting NC56053740 (56053740) Released

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