Why IOM Needs $99 Million for Migration Response

Deadline: 05 August, 2021

Location: Conakry, Guinea

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has announced a vacancy for the role of Reintegration Officer.

Established in 1951, IOM is a related organisation of the United Nations that works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners in promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to developing an approach/strategy for specific IOM interventions in reintegration activities, taking into account feedback, lessons learnt and best practices from other/previous projects
  • Contribute to the proper management of beneficiary data through the institutional data collection system, MiMOSA, and in line with data protection principles
  • Ensure caseworkers are properly trained to enter data into MiMOSA in an accurate and consistent manner
  • Check that the possible gaps in the collection of data are filled and sorted out in a timely manner
  • Contribute to the oversight and coordination of IOM caseworkers, reintegration assistants and reintegration and/or protection partners
  • Facilitate trainings as well as ongoing counselling and guidance to staff and contribute to the establishment of a sound case management system in compliance with IOM standards of assistance
  • Support and provide technical inputs for the establishment of national reintegration schemes in coordination with national counterparts (government, civil society, etc.)
  • Contribute to the oversight and development of work plans, implementation strategies and expenditure plans to facilitate the timely implementation and achievement of project activities and results
  • Facilitate the mainstreaming of protection into reintegration activities by encouraging and providing guidance for the provision of adequate assistance for vulnerable migrants, including victims of trafficking, unaccompanied minors and migrants with psychosocial and/or physical health concerns
  • Assess capacity development needs with regard to reintegration and/or protection issues among local authorities, local and international NGOs, and other stakeholders, and provide technical assistance and coordination
  • Ensure adequate monitoring and evaluation of reintegration activities and draft quality internal and external reports on reintegration activities
  • Assist with drafting and editing trimestral and regular reports required by the donor
  • Contribute to the development of project concepts/proposals, resource mobilisation initiatives related to reintegration, as appropriate
  • Check synergies and referral opportunities with other reintegration projects and stakeholders, including private partners, in order to consistently provide comprehensive assistance to migrants assisted in their voluntary return
  • Liaise with national and state authorities, programme partners, civil society, the international community and donors to coordinate the delivery of reintegration support and to maintain visibility of activities
  • Undertake travel duties as requested

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in International Law, Development Studies, Project Management, Business Administration, Political Science, International Relations, Social Studies, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience
  • University degree in any of the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience will be accepted in lieu of the master’s degree qualification
  • Professional experience in the area of reintegration, livelihoods, community-based projects, or a similar direct assistance work
  • Experience in working with specialised international agencies (UN agencies, international organisations, and international NGOs)
  • Experience in working with authorities, NGOs, civil society organisations
  • Experience in budget and implementation monitoring
  • Knowledge of MiMOSA
  • Experience in project management and monitoring and evaluation is an asset
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as strong strategic and creative thinking
  • Effective leadership skills and ability to generate solutions to complex problems
  • Efficiency, flexibility, high level of professionalism and ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds
  • Ability to guide and supervise staff and coordinate administrative matters
  • Ability to work effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, beneficiaries, and the broader community to advance country office or regional objectives

To apply and for more information, click here.

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