OIM is hiring a Regional CCCM / Capacity Building Officer
Regional CCCM / Capacity Building Officer
Entreprise/Structure: International Organization for Migration (OIM)
Ville, Pays: Dakar, Sénégal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 5 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 13-11-2016
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé
Détails de l’offre:
Position Title : Regional CCCM/Capacity Building Officer
Duty Station : Dakar, Senegal
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3
Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Nine months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 13 November 2016
Established 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. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:
1. Internal candidates
2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Benin, Bahamas, Botswana, Belize, Congo, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Cambodia, Comoros, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Maldives, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, United Republic of Tanzania, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Vanuatu, Samoa
IOM, as Global lead of the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster for natural disasters, has an extensive capacity and knowledge in the management of displacement and is working with National Governments worldwide to improve local capacities to address displacement in compliance with international standards.
In order to support member states and in line with its Memorandum of Understanding with ECOWAS, including as an active contributor to the ECOWAS Plan of Action on Humanitarian Policy, IOM aims to build and strengthen the capacity of National Governments and grassroots NGOs in West and Central Africa to be better prepared to manage displacement, according to minimum international standards.
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Emergency and Post Crisis (EPC) Specialist in close coordination with relevant units in Headquarters (HQs) and under the overall supervision of the Regional Director for Central and West Africa, the successful candidate will support the implementation of the OFDA funded regional project “Building Capacities of Governments to Prepare for, Respond to and Manage Crisis-Induced Displacement and Improving Understanding of Mobility Patterns in ECOWAS countries”. In particular, s/he will implement the capacity building component of the project to reinforce the capacities of selected priority countries in the Region to prepare and respond to crises.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Undertake Learning Needs Assessments (LNA) in target countries to establish local institutional learning priorities, identify target beneficiaries and inform contextualization of the training modules and methodology.
2. Undertake contextualization and adaptation of training modules/materials to ensure relevance of training sessions on Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), and CCCM Cluster reference documents in each of the targeted counties.
3. In coordination with Country Offices (COs) and IOM HQs build the capacity of national authorities and other actors in the Region in Camp Coordination and Camp Management and act as IOM Regional CCCM capacity building focal point.
4. Update statistical information on trainings conducted and participant profile.
5. Support Chiefs of Missions in developing, managing, implementing, fund-raising and reporting on projects related to capacity building (CB) in emergency response and transition.
6. Actively participate to relevant meetings and global initiatives concerning capacity building communities of practice.
7. Proactively contribute to regular reports and updates on the capacity building project and other CB initiatives in the Region for internal and external dissemination.
8. Monitor the progress of the training implementation, identify and integrate best practices into the activities to improve the quality of the training and the overall capacity building component.
9. Administer pre- and post-test for training participants including drafting the test and consolidating analysis of the test results.
10. Consolidate various training materials utilized during the training sessions including some adjusted modules and other training documents.
11. Provide post mission debriefs to chief of Missions, operational staff and HQs capacity building colleagues on the situations of displaced persons living in camps, training outcomes and activity plans, and further capacity building needs.
12. Work in close coordination with the resource management department to ensure proper management of the financial and administrative aspects of the project.
13. Ensure the integration of gender analysis, protection mainstreaming Specifically build the awareness, skills and attitude on the specific needs of vulnerable populations in displacement such as pregnant women, persons with disabilities, the elderly, children as well as other highly vulnerable groups within all emergency and transition activities.
14. Ensure proper communication of project implementation in collaboration with the communication unit in Dakar and in HQs.
15. Travels extensively in the region.
16. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in International Law, Social Studies, Development Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
• Certificate as a CCCM, ProCap, and – or Sphere Trained Trainer is an advantage.
• Experience in humanitarian law, humanitarian response, project management and implementation;
• Proven experience on trainings or workshops facilitation, development of training curricula/modules relevant to protection issue or humanitarian response;
• Working experience in camps or camp like settings, in either natural disaster or conflict setting;
• Experience working in international organizations, humanitarian community and familiarity with the humanitarian reform and cluster approach;
• Comprehensive knowledge of camp management-related technical guidelines, standards, best practice and indicators.
Fluency in English and French is required. Working knowledge of Portuguese is an advantage.
• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;
• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;
• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
• Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
• Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter;
• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
• Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
• Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
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.
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 13 November 2016 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.