International Organization for Migration Migration Health OfficerJobs in South Sudan

International Organization for Migration Migration Health OfficerJobs in South Sudan

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.


  • Coordinate and support the emergency health response including implementation of activities and staff supervision. This may also include national and field level coordination of activities such as mass immunization campaigns, diseases outbreak responses, primary health care and reproductive health services, HIV and TB programming, facilitation of health referrals.
  • Participate in development of IOM emergency preparedness and response planning and guideline development. Responsible to update the Juba based Tonping contingency plan and stock.
  • Lead and participate in Rapid needs assessment and response based on Cluster identified priorities across South Sudan. Review IRNA/MIRA tools as appropriate.
  • Lead and participate in post RRT intervention evaluation.
  • Develop/review capacity building check list and tools on use by RRT team.
  • Contribute to the evaluation of the overall health projects, including monitoring of progress against targets.
  • Technical support to medical logistics and supply chain management for the health team including medical commodities, health promotion materials and logistical supplies.
  • Ensure quality of supplies, consumption monitoring, forecasting and proper stock management of RRT related supplies.
  • Participate in proposal writing for new projects and report writing for the existing/closed project as requested.
  • Participate in the recruitment, coaching, supervision and appraisal of staff as relevant. Work towards developing staffs to take broader responsibility and grow in their career.
  • Ensure RRT field teams follow proper IOM financial, procurement and HR procedures while in deployment. Report any misconduct and recommend corrective actions.
  • Help to facilitate respectful work environment for staff by adhering to IOM Ethics and code of conduct and leading by example.
  • Participate in health and other cluster related meetings. Key counterparts will include the Ministry of Health, WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and NGO health actors.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • University degree in Medicine, Nursing from an accredited academic institution with at least seven years of professional experience; or
  • University degree in Medicine, Nursing from an accredited academic institution plus Master’s Degree in related fields from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience.


  • Experience in implementing health services for migrants, refugee and displaced persons and other vulnerable groups; including early recovery or post crisis emergency health programming;
  • Experience in coordinating and liaising with government authorities, knowledge and structures and functions of primary health care system, of national, UN and international health agencies and donors;
  • Knowledge of the region is an advantage.


  • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Arabic is an advantage.

    Desirable Competencies:


  • 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.


    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.

  • 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.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 3rd October, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; International Organization for Migration Migration Health OfficerJobs in South Sudan

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