International Organization for Migration Immigration Intelligence Consultant Jobs in Uganda

International Organization for Migration Immigration Intelligence Consultant Jobs in Uganda

Closing date: 11 Oct 2019

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.

Context and Scope

With funding from the Government of Japan, IOM Uganda is currently implementing the project “Comprehensive Border Management for a Strengthened Response to Emergency Mass Migration and Identification of Individual Security Threats in Uganda.”

Under this project, the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) will be supported to develop a Uganda-specific Immigration Intelligence training curriculum that will enhance the capacity and knowledge of border management agencies in the area of immigration intelligence for border management and daily immigration operations.

Furthermore, the development of a country specific migration management curriculum will strengthen the Government of Uganda efforts in dealing with immigration related cross-border crime through intelligence.

Scope of Work:

  • The consultant will provide technical assistance to develop an Immigration Intelligence Training curriculum specific to the needs of the DCIC which will be anchored in the national and regional migration context, while providing country and regional-specific case scenarios and simulation exercises.

  • Hold key stakeholders meeting with various government ministries, departments and agencies to further understand their roles, experiences and more importantly, the government of Uganda data protection and privacy policy with regards to Immigration Intelligence and complementarities of mandate with other agencies operating at the border;

  • Conduct a desk review on existing training curriculums, reports on specific needs of Uganda in terms of prevention and response to cross border crime and compile best practices;

  • Elaborate the draft zero of the training curriculum, including a manual and training supporting tools (ex. PowerPoints, exercises, handout);

  • Facilitate a workshop with senior officials from DCIC, ISO, ESO, CMI, among other agencies for the technical validation of the manual;

  • Prepare final curriculum which takes into consideration consolidated comments from the relevant stakeholders as well as IOM’s Style Manual;

  • Facilitate a training of trainers for DCIC officers and assess the level of knowledge acquired.


  • Inception report including findings from the desktop
    research and key stakeholder’s interviews.

  • Draft immigration training curriculum.

  • Leading a validation workshop of the curriculum with DCIC.

  • Final training curriculum.

  • Deliver training on Immigration Intelligence.

  • Post-training capacity assessment and evaluation.

    Experience and Qualification

  • Have a minimum of master’s degree (or equivalent advanced university degree) from an accredited academic institution in Political Science, International Relations, Social Science or any related field

  • Solid experience working on various aspects of immigration intelligence, preferably within a national immigration department or law enforcement agency in East Africa.

  • More than 10 years working on capacity development initiatives of immigration officials within information and intelligence gathering context.

  • Experience developing training curriculums and/or training modules.

  • Knowledge of training methodologies, human resource systems, intelligence structures, administration and cooperation.

  • Experience working in East African context.

  • Familiarity liaising and working with senior-level government officials

  • Good track record of meeting deadlines.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Working knowledge of Swahili will be an added advantage.

    Corporate Competencies

  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the IOM values and ethical standards;

  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with colleagues in a multicultural environment;

  • Fulfils all obligations to confidentiality, gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.


  • The assignment will be for 30 days.

    Payment schedule

    The consultant shall be paid the consultancy fee upon completion of the following deliverables;

  • 50% upon completion of leading validation workshop

  • 50% upon delivery of training and submission of final capacity assessment report

    Proposed schedule and travel

    The consultant is expected to travel twice to Kampala, Uganda and spend approximately 10 days in the country during each trip (exclusive of travel dates).

    The consultant will be issued with plane tickets from his duty station to Kampala and provided with DSA as per IOM’s standard rate.

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to, by 11 October 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement by mentioning the function title in the email subject, subject with no function title will not be considered

    Please note below should be included in your application:

    A Cover letter; specifying applicant’s availability date or period.

    Detailed Curriculum vitae; Applicants should clearly indicate information on previous work and/or relevant experience.

    Financial offer for 30 working days work.

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