OIM recruits 01 Programme Manager (Labour Mobility and Human Development (LHD)
L’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrants (OIM)
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Position Title : Programme Manager (Labour Mobility and Human Development (LHD)
Duty Station : IOM Libya in Tunis, Tunisia
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3
Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension Estimated
Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 29 April 2020
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:
1. Internal candidates
2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states: Antigua and Barbuda; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Djibouti; Fiji; Gabon; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Libya; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu
Second tier candidates include:
All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, the direct supervision of Programme Coordinator (Migration Management Unit) and in close coordination with the Deputy Chief of Mission, the Project Development Support Unit, the Labour Mobility and Human Development (LHD) Division at Headquarters (HQ) and the relevant Regional Thematic Specialist (RTS) in the Regional Office (RO) in Cairo, the successful candidate will be responsible for effective coordination and management of the Labour Migration and Human Development programming of IOM Libya.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Manage and coordinate the LHD programme activities of IOM Libya and oversee implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation of relevant projects in a timely manner and in close coordination with relevant colleagues and implementing partners.
2. Manage and monitor budget and resource utilization for LHD and related projects in close coordination with the mission’s Resources Management Officer (RMO) and Project Development Support Unit (PDSU).
3. Prepare and coordinate inputs for and submit interim and final project reports in a timely manner to donors in coordination with PDSU.
4. Supervise and manage LHD staff and monitor project progress to document and evaluate results, increase effectiveness and recommend appropriate actions within the LHD team.
5. Support and develop strategies towards strengthening labour migration management in Libya and the integration of migration into national and local development strategies in close collaboration with the Libyan Ministry of Labour and other relevant authorities and the Head of the Migration management unit.
6. Support the development programmes and projects to promote safe and regular labour migration to Libya and identify anticipated synergies between thematic areas in close coordination with other programme managers in collaboration with donors and key stakeholders.
7. Serve as thematic technical resource and deliver trainings and capacity building initiatives for IOM personnel in the mission and for government officials as requested.
8. Support the design and review of research initiatives focusing on, amongst others, good practices on labour migration management, labour market assessment, analysis of bilateral labour agreements, mainstreaming migration into development strategies as required.
9. Support in liaising with and provide technical advice and information to relevant government authorities and other bodies including civil society and private sector to further build their capacity to manage labour migration.
10. Ensure proper visibility of LHD project initiatives throughout project implementation periods, in coordination with the CoM and the Communications Unit of IOM Libya.
11. Consolidate and analyse key labour migration and human development trends in Libya; identify emerging issues and develop inputs for regional thematic policy documents guidance notes and reports; prepare talking points, presentation materials, and Op-ed articles on key events and forums as required.
12. Provide support in fostering partnerships and contribute to the development of and implement agreements with key strategic partners including International Labour Organization (ILO), African Development Bank, as well as private sector and other stakeholders. This shall include the development of position papers, visibility materials and joint studies.
13. Contribute to effective knowledge management on LHD within IOM Libya by developing tools and systems that allow effective dissemination of LHD information and expertise.
14. Undertake duty travel as required.
15. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, Business Administration, Migration Studies, Development Economics, International Relations, Law 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.
• Demonstrated expertise in the thematic area and relevant to project development;
• Experience in labour migration and human development programmes for migrants and capacity-building activities;
• Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with national and international institutions;
• Familiarity with financial and business administration;
• Sound and proven understanding of internal and international migration issues specifically related to the Central Mediterranean Route and related issues;
• Knowledge of the region is an advantage.
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.
This position is based in Tunis, Tunisia; with possible relocation to Libya if and when the situation is conducive.
Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).
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 2
• 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 2
• 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.p dfCompetencies will be assessed during a competency
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.
This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates endorsed by the Appointments and Postings Board will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.
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.
Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 29 April 2020 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: to 29.04.2020
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processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.