International Organization for Migration Project Development and Reporting Officer Jobs in Kenya

International Organization for Migration Project Development and Reporting Officer Jobs in Kenya


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 environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

  • Internal candidates

    Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

  • Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Eswatini,
    Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa

    Context:

  • Since 2006, IOM has been implementing a range of humanitarian and development projects in all regions of Somalia. With 6.7 million people requiring humanitarian assistance in 2017, evolving mixed migration flows in and out of Somalia, increasing access and donor interest in Somalia, programmatic scope for IOM is growing rapidly. In this context, IOM Somalia is implementing a multitude of projects and is expanding its sectoral portfolio. IOM Somalia is therefore seeking an incumbent to support project development and resource mobilization efforts.
  • Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) and the direct supervision of the Programme Support Unit Coordinator and in close coordination with colleagues from the Programme Support Unit and programme units in the field and in Nairobi, the successful candidate will primarily be responsible for contributing to and participating in the design and development of new programmes/projects, and programme and donor reporting.

    Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Support the Programme Support Unit Coordinator and contribute to project development, donor liaison, and coordination with Headquarters (HQs), Regional Office (RO) and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Draft and coordinate the preparation of concept notes and proposals for potential donors and funding opportunities such as the Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF), Central Emergency Respond Fund (CERF), European Commission, European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO), the African Development Bank (AfDB), and bilateral donors in IOM’s areas of interest.
  • Provide information for and facilitate the incorporation of cross-cutting themes (i.e. gender, protection, etc.) in project concept notes and proposals in line with the new Project Handbook.
  • Conduct research to strengthen proposals and concept notes.
  • Support the activation of projects, in close coordination with PMs and other pertinent IOM departments, and follow up on the administrative, financial and management requirements of project development and implementation.
  • In close coordination with the M&E officer, review and edit donor reports from programme units to support compliance with donor regulations and obligations, as well as the report finalization process with the Donor Report team at the Regional Office in Nairobi.
  • Provide and coordinate inputs for information requests from Headquarters, the Regional Office, other IOM missions and external partners, such as donors, government, partner agencies, and implementing partners, in close coordination with PSU Coordinator.
  • In close coordination with the M&E officer, ensure coherence and consistency of monitoring and evaluation tools with the proposal contents.
  • Identify potential and realistic funding opportunities by reviewing calls for proposals, and collecting donor information.
  • Coordinate with the Public Information Officer to produce visibility materials for publicity to appeal to donors for resource mobilization by recommending content and carrying out preliminary editing.
  • Support the review and editing of
    assessment and evaluation reports drafted by programme units.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience:

    Education

  • Master’s degree in International Relations, International Development, Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

    Experience

  • Experience in project development, technical writing and editing, preferably in the international development/humanitarian sector.
  • Work experience in donor relations and report writing for specific donors of IOM’s interest would be an advantage.
  • Strong technical writing skills in English.

    Languages

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

    Note

  • With frequent travel to Somalia and possible relocation to Mogadishu if and when the situation is conducive.

    Desirable Competencies:

    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.

    Other:

  • 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 candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 5th February 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
  • 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.

  • For more information and job application details, see; International Organization for Migration Project Development and Reporting Officer Jobs in Kenya

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