IOM NGO Associate Programme Officer Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya
IOM NGO Associate Programme Officer Jobs in Nairobi - KenyaPosition Title :Associate Programme Officer (Reporting) - Nairobi, Kenya
Professional Staff, Grade UG As soon as possible
Type of Appointment : Special short-term ungraded, 6 months with possibility of
Estimated Start Date :
Closing Date :
20 September 2018
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.
Internal and external candidates will be considered for this vacancy. For the purposes of this vacancy, internal candidates are defined as staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded or ungraded contract, including Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), staff on Special Leave Without Pay (SLWOP), and staff members on
secondment/loan released by the Organization, unless otherwise specified in their contract.
Staff members holding a regular,Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Chief of Party of the Somalia Stabilization Initiative (SSI) Program and the direct supervision of the Reporting Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for collecting and analyzing political/security updates in project target areas, assisting with the drafting of biweekly, quarterly, in-depth program updates and other project reports, supporting other units with reporting on the implementation of grants and other reporting requirements in accordance with the priorities established by the Senior Management team and according to the established IOM and OTI procedures.
fixed-term or short-term graded contract will not retain their contract type if appointed to an ungraded position.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Collect and analyze political, security, socio-economic, and other relevant updates on SSI project areas in collaboration with the field team
Draft and edit weekly political, security, and programmatic updates for the biweekly report in order to inform SSI programing
Upload the biweekly report on MailChimp for OTI dissemination
Assist in drafting and editing quarterly, annual and any other program specific documents
Liaise on a regular basis with team members based in Mogadishu, Baidoa, and Kismayo
to collect their inputs
Proofread and edit geographic assessment reports for expansion into new program areas
Respond to any request for information from OTI partners, IOM Somalia Main Mission,
and IOM DC
Assist the program unit in the submission of strategy documents to IOM and OTI.
Maintain an updated matrix showing reporting status for each grant
Assist in updating narrative records and photographic files, in accordance with program
standards and requirements
Assist in capacity building for staff in areas of impact reporting, program development,
Perform such other duties as may be assigned
Undertake duty travel to Mogadishu, Baidoa, or Kismayo, as required
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Master’s degree in International Development, Political Science, International relations,
Diplomacy, Social Science or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or
University degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional
Experience in the field of research, analysis, report writing, governance, or development especially in international organizations or NGOs
Excellent written, proofreading, and editing skills in English
Proven experience in report writing, analytical writing in English
Experience with USAID stabilization programming preferred;
Knowledge of development program planning and implementation;
Proficiency in computer skills, especially MS Office applications (Excel, Outlook, Word
Understanding of socio-political dynamics of Somalia is an added advantage.
Fluency in English
Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of
self and others.
Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter
Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs,
perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile. For this staff category,candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment or visa requirements and security clearances.
No late applications will be accepted
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment
system, by 20th September 2018 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; IOM NGO Associate Programme Officer Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya
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