IOM Regional Support Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

IOM Regional Support Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the UN Migration Agency. With 166 member states it is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits m

Established in 1951 and now active in over 400 field locations worldwide, IOM works with partners, government and civil society to:

  • Assist in meeting the operational challenges of migration and mobility
  • Advance understanding of migration issues
  • Encourage social and economic development through migration; and
  • Uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants and mobile populations.

    IOM’s Regional Office for the East and Horn of Africa supports and monitors the following countries: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

    Through a team of specialists, the Regional Office supports the development, implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of projects and initiatives undertaken by country offices and regional programmes.

    Under overall supervision of the Senior Regional Resource Management Officer, and under the direct supervision of the Regional Resource Management Officer, the incumbent will work to provide effective support to the eight Regional Thematic Specialists (RTSs) in IOM Nairobi Regional Office.


  • Provide administrative and logistical support to RTSs including travel, procurement and organizing of workshops
  • Review all narrative donor reports to ensure compliance with IOM reporting criteria and allocate reports to relevant RTS for technical review;
  • Track reports submitted to the Regional Office, deadlines, review and final submission to donor by regularly updating the Regional Office Project Matrix;
  • Support RTSs develop projects by performing research on a broad range of subjects relevant to IOM’s programme activities; and prepare draft reports and
  • Support tracking and monitoring of projects in partnership with M&E Officer and RTSs
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned


  • University degree in Social Sciences or
    an applicable discipline; An Advanced University degree is an advantage.
  • At least three years working experience with UNs and/or International NGOs on research or project development, reporting or donor fundraising and donor reporting
  • Excellent writing and communication skills; ability and proven track record to prepare and present clear and concise papers and reports in English
  • Strong analytical and creative thinking skills;
  • High computer literacy; familiarity with standard word processing, spreadsheet, database, publishing, internet research, and e-mail communication;
  • Personal commitment, flexibility, efficiency and drive for results; ability to perform research and make effective decisions under time pressure;
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.

    How to Apply

    Submit a motivational letter and updated CV, including daytime telephone and e-mail contact to:

    International Organization for Migration (IOM),
    RO Human Resources Department;

    send via e-mail to

    Closing Date: 10th March 2019

    Only Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.


    NO FEE: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, process or training). IOM does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank details.

    IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and External candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.

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