International Organization for Migration Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

International Organization for Migration Project Manager Jobs in Kenya


  • Manage the overall implementation of the Project(s), including the oversight of the financial, administrative and technical aspects, in line with IOM’s policies and procedures, as well as donor requirements.

  • Provide operational management, guidance, and technical supervision to the project staff, assisting on programmatic strategy and implementation. Oversee the project progress specifically aimed at increasing effectiveness and recommending appropriate action.

  • Monitor the progress against Project’s strategic objectives, benchmarks, and provide advice with respect to improvements and corrections; oversee the establishment of a common Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework that incorporates regular reporting requirements and impact evaluation strategies, in close coordination with M&E Officer in the Country Office.

  • Identify priority areas for project development and contribute to the development of new projects by selecting and summarizing background information, analysing the local context and segments for new project proposals.

  • Supervise the staff assigned to the project, as well as Consultants/Implementing Partners (IPs) recruited to support and/or undertake specific activities. Plan, develop, organize and deliver capacity building activities to build capacity of staff, partners, government officials, and other humanitarian actors.

  • Monitor and oversee the compliance with project partners, project staff and implementing entities. Liaise with Government entities, Implementing Partners (IP), United Nations (UN) agencies and other stakeholders in the Project.

  • Oversee the coordination with other units in the Country Office for a smooth implementation of all project activities.

  • Ensure adequate information management on project related activities including visibility by providing regular updates, summaries, press releases and other relevant materials, in coordination with the donor and relevant unit at HQ.

  • Produce quality progress Financial, Narrative, and other reports related to the Project activities. Oversee the elaboration and dissemination of reports for donors, government and other relevant stakeholders by ensuring timely submission and compliance with donor and IOM requirements.

    Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Humanitarian Affairs, Economic Development, Business or Public Administration, International Studies 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.


  • Experience in programme conceptualisation, development, monitoring, reporting and evaluation;

  • Experience in project development and capacity-building activities;

  • Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with national and international institutions; and,

  • Experience in organizing consultations, workshops and seminars with high level stakeholders.


  • Familiarity with financial and business administration;

  • Sound and proven understanding of internal and international migration issues in the country and in the Region;

  • In depth knowledge of the broad range of migration related subject areas dealt with by the Organization;

  • Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming;

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain strong working relations with relevant Government counterparts, international organizations and private sector entities;

  • Excellent leadership, coordination, and information management skills;

  • Detailed knowledge of the UN System, NGOs and other international organizations/institutions;

  • Knowledge of migration data, labour migration patterns in IOM Somalia based in Nairobi and ability to negotiate with government authorities;

  • Good knowledge of human and financial resources management;

  • Strong conceptualization, analytical and writing skills;

  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal relationship skills;

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with minimum supervision; and,

  • Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with development partners, government counterparts, UN agencies, local authorities and other relevant stakeholders.


  • IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish. All staff members are required to be fluent in one of the three languages.

    How to Apply

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