International Organization for Migration Resources Management Officer Jobs in Rwanda

International Organization for Migration Resources Management Officer Jobs in Rwanda


Within the Great Lakes region, cross-border trade is critical for economic growth and development. However intra-regional trade in Africa is constrained by limited infrastructure.

To address this challenge, the EU-funded Action “Secure Cross-Border Social, Economic and Commercial Activities in the Great Lakes Region” will work towards strengthening the economic integration and social cohesion of the cross-border communities in of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), through the implementation of an integrated border management approach, facilitated by improved infrastructure, including the construction of relevant border facilities comprising the One Stop Border Post (OSBP).

This regional project with implementation sites in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is managed by the mission of Rwanda.

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission Rwanda and direct supervision of the Head of Resources Management Officer (HRMO), and in close coordination with the Programme Managers, relevant Units at Headquarters (HQ) and Regional Office (RO) in Kenya, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for supporting the monitoring the budgetary, financial, human resources and administrative functions of the Regional project European Union – European Development Fund Project and other projects of the mission.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • In liaison with relevant IOM Units, including RO Brussels, RO Nairobi, and IOM RwandaResources Management Unit, carry out administrative, human resources, and financial management functions for the regional project European Union (EU) as well as other projects of the Country Office.
    Support the Head of Resources Management Officer (HRMO) in monitoring and financial management for the regional EU project activities and other projects of the mission, implementing partners, including the oversight of financial expenditure, accountability, and applicable internal controls in coordination with the HRMO.

  • Track and coordinate all financial reporting and follow up so that requirements are met in a timely manner including the submission of financial, interim and final reports as well as budget revisions of the EU project and other projects in accordance with IOM and donor requirements in close coordination with the HRMO.

  • Assist in forecasting cash flows according to project activities in the Country Office and implementing partners and verify that funding is received in accordance with donor agreements.

  • Ensure that all payments are carried out in line with IOM`sapplicable policies and procedures, and expenses are incurred in line with the Country Office’s projectization plan; closely monitor and implement burn rates for the project.

  • Oversee Procurement and Logistics Unit, ensuring mission follows all valid instructions related to Procurement, Logistics and Assets management.

  • Ensure the maintenance of an up-to-date asset
    inventory system and ensure that all assets are reflected on inventory sheets.

  • Work closely with other internal functional units of the Country Office, and assist the supervisor in liaising with Implementing Partners, Donors, Government Counterparts, and other stakeholders as required in the performance of the accounting function.

  • Serve as a Security Focal Point of the Country Office, in close coordination with United Nations Department for Safety and Security (UNDSS) in Rwanda.

  • Train staff and implementing partners on IOM's administrative/financial policies and procurement procedures.

  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration 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.

  • Professional certification as chartered accountant (CA) or certified public accountant (CPA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) will be a distinct advantage.


  • Practical experience in IOM administrative and financial management, budget monitoring, cash management and internal control procedures;

  • Experience with EU funded projects;

  • Experience in handling Procurement and Logistics functions; knowledge of IOM procurement procedures and rules;

  • Experience in preparing clear and concise reports;

  • Experience working with international institutions and implementing partners; and,

  • Experience as security focal person would be a distinct advantage.


  • Knowledge of IOM’s regulations, policies and procedures;

  • Knowledge of International Public-Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and SAP an advantage; and,

  • Knowledge of IOM accounting systems, software, and procedures an advantage.


  • IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

  • External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish).

  • For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French is an advantage.

  • Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; International Organization for Migration Resources Management Officer Jobs in Rwanda

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