International Organzation for Migration Project Clerk- Protection Jobs in Ethiopia

International Organzation for Migration Project Clerk- Protection Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 217990

Category: Legal, Social Sciences and Community Location: Nekemte, Dilla, Bule Hura and Diredawa, Oromia
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: As per UN Salary Scale - G3

Job Description

Vacancy No.


Position Title

Project Clerk- Protection

Duty Station

Nekemte, Dilla, Bule Hura and Diredawa


General Service Staff, G3

Type of Appointment

SVN, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date

As soon as possible

Posting Period


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.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal & External candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy.


Under the current circumstance in Ethiopia, currently there is a heavy influx of ex-combatants who will require assistance to reintegrate into communities after long periods in exile.

Hence, to secure sustainable and peaceful reintegration of the ex-combatants having returned to their communities IOM along with the Government of Ethiopia is going to implement a disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Project.

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Protection Officer / Mainstreaming - and in close coordination with the respective units in the field, the incumbent will give support the Protection section through providing a range of programmatic, procedural, and operational support in implementing, executing and monitoring IOM’s programmatic response that is consistent with IOM’s rules and regulations. In particular, he/she will:-

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Conduct Community Mobilization / Awareness sessions,
  • Coordinate Field level activities with Protection Assistants,
  • Disseminate information on services available to affected populations,
  • Provide assistance to the Protection Assistants during training on specific protection issues;
  • Provide support in any field level interventions in terms of community sensitization on protection, focus group discussions with communities;
  • Adhere to the Standards of Conduct of IOM / PSEA;
  • Perform other tasks that may be assigned by the Supervisor.

    Field Activities:

  • Protection Monitoring: Do protection monitoring through Protection monitoring tool, FGD and KII.
  • Protection Mainstreaming: Organize and conduct sessions, workshops and trainings on
  • Protection principles and other protection issues to the non-Protection actors like Site Management Service (SMS) and other service providers.
  • Integrated Approach with Site Management
  • Supports (SMS): For field operation work closely with site management to address and response to protection issues and cases as most of the concerns comes directly to site management in the first place.

    Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma, preferably in Law, Political or Social Sciences, or Social Work from an accredited academic institution.


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience for BA holders and 4 years of experience for diploma holders in the field of NGOs in migration, IDP and refugee assistance and protection (including specific experience on Protection);
  • Will also be preferred experience in emergency operations and liaison with other UN and non-UN humanitarian actors.
  • NGO/INGO experience is a plus.
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Supervisor/ basic managerial skill


  • Fluency in English is required;
    Working knowledge of other local languages of the duty station is advantageous.

    Values and Competencies

    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:


  • Inclusion & respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity & 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

  • 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.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates are invited to submit their application/ motivation letter enclosed with only detail CV written in English via our e-mail address RECADDIS@IOM.INT, by August 18, 2019 at the latest, referring the position title and Vacancy number in the subject line of your email; no photocopies of educational/training certificates is required at this stage; applicant who doesn`t follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    We strongly encourage qualified women to apply!

    International Organzation for Migration Project Clerk- Protection Jobs in Ethiopia

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