IOM Field Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

IOM Field Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

  • Under the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (ECRP) in Juba, and in close collaboration with the relevant IOM Technical Leads, the ECRP Coordination & Advisory Team, the successful candidate will provide technical guidance and support field teams under the Enhancing Community Resilience Project (ECRP).

    Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance, coordinate and supervise ECRP field teams in a specific Area of Responsibility (AoR).

  • Provide technical inputs for the development and implementation of programming and methodology roll out.

  • Facilitate the mainstreaming of protection, gender, and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and the implementation of activities to engage women and marginalized groups meaningfully and safely in the project according to technical guidance.

  • Support field teams to implement inclusive community engagement strategies and an accessible and safe community-based grievance mechanism.

  • Support field teams to help mainstream conflict sensitivity and ‘Do No Harm’ into sub-project interventions.

  • Coordinate the provision of timely feedback and reporting by providing weekly updates and other information to the Programme Coordinator (ECRP).

  • Assist the Programme Coordinator (ECRP) and Technical Advisory Team to prepare narrative reports and learning, analyses and studies as required.

  • Work closely with IOM colleagues in South Sudan to check that operational and logistical elements of the programme are in place and appropriately maintained.

  • Support the Programme Coordinator in monitoring and following up on activities related to the management of the ECRP specific to the AoR.

  • Conduct monitoring visits, evaluations, and coordinate with the relevant ECRP and IOM technical staff.

  • Promote responsive, effective management and good practices by facilitating communication and encouraging collaboration with other team members and AoRs.

  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience


    • Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Development Studies, 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.


    • Relevant operational experience;

    • Field experience in developing countries;

    • Experience in interventions aimed at enhancing socio-economic conditions of vulnerable populations, e.g. local economic recovery, employment promotion, agricultural development, entrepreneurship building, vocational and technical education, and training or poverty reduction; • Demonstrated experience in inclusive approaches, gender, and GBV mainstreaming in community development;

    • Demonstrated experience operationalizing field level grievance redress mechanisms according to technical guidance;

    • Demonstrated experience in conflict sensitive approaches for humanitarian and development programming,
    including ‘Do No Harm’;

    • Experience in liaising with government authorities, private sector, national/international institutions, and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs) is an added advantage;

    • Experience in building effective partnerships with the private sector;

    • Previous working experience in Eastern Africa is highly advantageous.


    • Working knowledge of impact measurement, programme monitoring and evaluation, cost-effectiveness analysis, commitment to evidence-based decision-making and social impact evaluation;

    • Excellent interpersonal, cross-cultural, and diplomatic skills and the ability to lead and work collaboratively with a diverse team;

    • Familiarity with gender mainstreaming and inclusion/protection principles.

    Required Competencies

    Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three 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.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 17 September 2020 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

  • IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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