IOM Uganda Labour Migration Policy Development National Consultant Jobs

IOM Uganda Labour Migration Policy Development National Consultant Jobs


  • The policy will draw upon good international practices on labour migration, Diaspora policy formulation and legislation. This will entail reviewing national policies, legislation, and institutional arrangements in the light of international norms and good practices. The policy will also assess how existing labour migration and diaspora policies, legislation or new laws and measures can improve migration governance in Uganda. This will entail reviewing relevant literature on the experience of countries that have developed labour migration policies.

    Specifically, the national consultant is expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Support in the in-depth assessment of labour migration context and background in Uganda.

  • Support in the identification of pertinent migration issues and thematic areas such as but not limited to irregular migration, migration and education, migrants’ rights and ethical recruitment, trafficking in persons, smuggling and irregular migration and others

  • Support in the desktop research on labour migration management, including mapping of key stakeholders, their capacities and needs as well as resources available and resources required.

  • Support in the review current efforts towards managing migration issues within the socioeconomic development context of Uganda.

  • Support in the review international and regional instruments on migration management that Uganda has ratified as well as an analysis of bilateral labour frameworks.

  • Support in the identification of good practices and gaps in the management of labour migration in Uganda in the context of international good practices, and the constitution and other relevant pieces of legislation of Uganda.

  • Support in data collection related to migrant workers’ profiles, the engagement of female migrants’ workers in Uganda’s labour market, the origin of remittance flows and the data on irregular migration.

  • Help organize and co-facilitate the multi-stakeholder validation of the draft policy.


  • Completed Master’s degree in Law and Political Sciences from an accredited institution or similar areas with 5 years of relevant working experience or a bachelor’s degree with 7 years of relevant working experience.


  • At least 7 years of professional experience in policy framework development.

  • Prior working experience on national employment and/or labour migration policies.

  • Demonstrated experience in working with government partners and other stakeholders in public sector development programs especially in the area of
    labour and employment.

  • Demonstrated ability of team-work and problem-solving.

  • Fluency in English and Luganda required

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.

    Values – The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following three values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

  • Integrity and transparency: maintain 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

  • Accountability- Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delighted work.

  • Communication – Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

  • Teamwork – Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

  • Delivering results – produces and delivers quality services 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 Notes:

    How to apply:

  • Interested applicants may send their applications to

  • no later than 26th February 2021. Reference Number and Position Title (CFA/UG/002/2021 – Labour Migration Policy Development – National Consultant) should be specified in the SUBJECT field.

  • For the applications to be considered valid, IOM will only accept applications with the following elements:

  • A cover letter explaining why you are the most suitable candidate for this assignment.

  • A financial proposal.

  • A personal CV including past experiences in similar projects and at least 3 professional references.

  • Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

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