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    Apply: IOM Project Manager

    Deadline: 01 February, 2023

    Location: Dakar, Senegal

    International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Project Manager.

    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.


    • Coordinate, supervise and monitor all budgetary, administrative, and technical aspects related to AVUMED II project, checking that they are in line with IOM’s policies and procedures
    • Coordinate the regional direct assistance fund and country office requests to use in close coordination with the regional programme officer
    • Provide regular guidance on protection standards and institutional guidelines to case managers in the region, with a focus on AVUMED II cases
    • Coordinate the organisation of a regional protection retreat for protection staff in the region, in close coordination with the PXD RTS and the regional programme officer
    • Provide technical and administrative support in identifying problems/gaps and propose timely practical actions to respond to particular protection problems in close coordination
    • Support knowledge management on the PXD portfolio and facilitate exchanges between country offices
    • With the support of the protection monitoring and evaluation officer, ensure development of a monitoring and evaluation plan, tools and data collection methods for AVUMED II and RAMMP projects
    • In close coordination with the protection monitoring and evaluation and E officer, compile and analyse programmatic information and data on specific project topics as per internal and external (partners, donors) requests
    • Regularly monitor budget implementation for AVUMED II and propose adjustments as necessary, with the support of the monitoring and evaluation officer and in close coordination with PXD, RDH and MDH units
    • Facilitate timely narrative and financial reporting of AVUMED II project
    • Undertake duty travel
    • Perform such other duties as may be assigned


    • Master’s degree in International Law, Development Studies, Political Science, International Relations, Social Studies, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or university degree with four years of relevant professional experience
    • Two years, minimum, of experience in protection of migrants and/or displaced persons including child protection, counter-trafficking, return and reintegration, as well as direct assistance to or interactions with vulnerable groups
    • Experience in project management or implementation, preferably in migration
    • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation and experience in developing monitoring and evaluation tools (preferred)
    • Experience in project cycle management and results-based management
    • Experience in supporting teams remotely will be a plus
    • Experience working with specialised international agencies and protection partners (UN agencies, international organisations, and international NGOs will be a plus
    • Experience in regional coordination between different stakeholders is an asset
    • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, donors, academia, other national/international institutions, and NGOs is an asset

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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