OIM Mali recrute un Programme Manager (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR)
Entreprise/Structure: Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM)
Ville, Pays: Bamako, Mali
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 7 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 04-07-2016
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé
Position Title : Programme Manager (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR))
Duty Station : Bamako, Mali
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 : 04 July 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, Cabo Verde, Czech Republic, 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, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Vanuatu, Samoa
3. External female candidates.
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Bamako, Mali and working in close coordination with the Transition and Recovery Division (TRD) and the Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE) at IOM Headquarters (HQs) and the Regional Thematic Specialists (RTS) at the IOM Regional Offices in Dakar the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management, coordination and implementation of Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) programming in Mali. S/he will join an IOM mission addressing crisis, conflict and urgent peacebuilding and stabilization needs in a transitional context. S/he will discharge a range of duties and provide overall guidance for IOM’s DDR and DDR-like activities, including interim stabilization measures, the safety of disengaged members of armed groups, Community Violence Reduction activities and actions aiming at increasing the community capacity to receive and reintegrate ex-members of armed groups.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Manage the financial, administrative and programmatic aspects of DDR and DDR related activities, in close cooperation with Mission financial staff and in accordance with IOM standards and operating modalities.
2. Supervise the tracking of all programme expenditures to ensure budget recommendations are met and financial tracking instruments are reconciled and that all funds are spent in accordance with IOM standards and donor expectations.
3. Develop, update and maintain DDR program strategy, operating parameters and procedures in consultation with the Chief of Mission and TRD.
4. Periodically fine-tune all programmatic systems, including registration, transportation, transit site rehabilitation, and care/maintenance, and reintegration activities in communities of return.
5. Support the Chief of Mission to further and enhance the objectives of the DDR programming in discussions with international and national counterparts, including donors, and seek programmatic partnerships and synergies when appropriate.
6. Undertake regular on-site program monitoring and field travel to the extent that security conditions allow.
7. Maintain regular program reporting and outreach to all program counterparts including UN/ MINUSMA, national authorities and donor partners.
8. Supervise the creation and maintenance of the programme’s database and ensure adherence to IOM’s data protection policies.
9. Coordinate with primary stakeholders inside the Organization, including regional an HQ counterparts.
10. Manage the selection, hiring, training and oversight of international and/or local staff hired for DDR.
11. Direct and supervise the IOM team implementing DDR an DDR like programs
12. In coordination with the CoM, assess, develop, plan and oversee all related contracting of staff, technical experts or service providers in relation to DDR programming.
13. Regularly provide to the COM, updates and recommendations for operational improvements.
14. Undertake regular and ongoing opportunities and risk analysis for programme activities against Organizational mandate and programme objectives; update and regularly promote risk management strategies.
15. Uphold security procedures and requirements towards ensuring the safety and integrity of programme staff and operations
16. Participate in appropriate policy and operational United Nations Country Team (UNCT) inter-agency mechanisms, in particular with a view to inserting migration-related issues into the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF).
17. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in Development, Political or Social Sciences, Law, International Relations 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.
• Operational field experience in programme formulation, implementation and evaluation relating to demobilization and reintegration of ex-combatants;
• Field experience at an international level with specialized international agencies (United Nations Agencies, International Organizations, and International Non-Government Organizations) and in complex crisis operations, including conflict and post-conflict situations;
• Previous work experience in community-led recovery and stabilization programmes with small-grant management, livelihoods, socio-economic improvement and/or conflict mitigation components;
• Previous experience in supervising staff;
• Thorough knowledge of the United Nations Department of Safety and Security protocols and experience managing staff in a Phase III or above security environment;
• Experience in setting clear tasks and team-building with staff from diverse environments and backgrounds and in UNDSS phased security areas.
• Sound and proven understanding of internal and international migration issues in West /Central Africa, the sub-region and related issues;
• Knowledge of the region is an advantage.
Fluency in English and French is required.
• 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 04 July 2016 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to:
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.
From 21.06.2016 to 04.07.2016
Requisition: VN 2016/114 (P) – Programme Manager (DDR) (P4) – Bamako, Mali (54808457) Released
Posting: Posting NC54808458 (54808458) Released