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(Offre en anglais) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Tunis recrute Project Assistant à Sfax Retour vers les opportunités


04 Décembre 2016 Il y a 7 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunis
Domaines concernées par cette opportunité: Droit des migrants




Position Title: Project Assistant

Duty Station: Sfax, Tunisia

Classification: G5

Type of Appointment: Special Short Term contract; 6 months, with the possibility of extension.

Estimated Start Date: November 2016

Closing Date: 04 / 12 / 2016

Reference Code: VA-TN 2016-018


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.


Under the supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM), in collaboration with program managers of relevant operational units within IOM Tunisia, the Project Assistant will be responsible for developing and implementing Migrant Resource and Response Mechanism Project’s activities in Tunisia.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of of the project “Migrant Resource and Response Mechanism” (MRRM) in Sfax.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

In particular he/she will:

  1. Assist in the efficient and effective implementation of MRRM Project in Sfax , including, if assigned, undertaking such duties as: promoting and assisting in the development of networking activities with local partners in the field of protection of migrants; assist in the organization and delivery of training workshops addressed to local NGOs on issues related to assistance to vulnerable migrants, especially unaccompanied migrant children; support the development of cultural, educational, social and psychosocial activities addressed to migrants, in coordination with local NGOs; and provide Assistance to Voluntary Return and Reintegration support to vulnerable migrants, including conducting interviews, counseling support and delivery of information on migrants’ rights in Tunisia;
  2. Assist in conducting research and assessment work, aiming to improve collection/analysis of data on migrants trends and profiles, in the region of Sfax;
  3. Assist with the adjudication of migrants case files by providing, if assigned, interpretation during interviews with migrants, data entry services, logistical support and data collection/analysis, in coordination with the Project Manager;
  4. Assist with developing and editing new project proposals and initiatives in the migration area in the region of Sfax, by inter alia collecting, organizing and analyzing information in support to project development;
  5. Ensures accurate observance of administrative rules, regulations and procedures within the framework of project and in line with IOM guidelines;
  6. Prepare purchase requests, payments requests as received from the field, coordinate with the relevant units to get the needed approvals and maintain records within the framework of the project; Assist in fulfilling internal procurement and other administrative formalities including the draft/printing/sending of official letters and other relevant documents in order to provide support to MRRM Project activities
  7. Coordinate with different departments in matters related to the project (adm/finance, logistics, IT… etc.) as required;
  8. Provide regular quantitative and qualitative reports to the MRRM Project Manager and other supervisors and/or team members, on the work being accomplished in the framework of the MRRM project in Sfax;
  9. Maintain regular relations and communication on IOM activities as well as on the project’s activities with national and local public institutions in Sfax, local NGOs and other project counterparts;
  10. Maintain and ensure the confidentiality and integrity of all related information on the MRRM Project, especially data of IOM beneficiaries, in line with IOM Data Protection Principles;
  11. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.


Critères d'éligibilité

  • High School Degree/Certificate degree in Management, Social Sciences or Business Administration from an accredited academic institution and five years of relevant professional experience ; or Bachelors or Equivalent or Higher degree in the above fields with three years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience in the field of migrant assistance and humanitarian activities targeting returnees and vulnerable migrants
  • Experience in complex humanitarian emergency environment
  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, NGOs, and other national/international organizations;
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relations with Government counterparts, UN agencies and/or non-governmental organizations;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products, especially Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Accepts and gives constructive criticism. [Desirable]
  • Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies, [Desirable]
  • Monitors own work to correct errors [Desirable]
  • Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs [Desirable]
  • Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings [Desirable]
  • Masters subject matter related to responsibilities [Desirable]
  • Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities [Desirable]
  • Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation [Desirable]
  • Provides constructive feedback to colleagues [Desirable]
  • Provides fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations [Desirable]
  • Identifies ways for their staff to develop their abilities and careers [Desirable]
  • Uses staff evaluations appropriately in recruitment and other relevant HR procedures [Desirable]
  • Holds directly reporting managers accountable for providing fair, accurate, and constructive staff evaluations [Desirable]
  • Learns about developments in available technology [Desirable]
  • Proactively identifies and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions [Desirable]
  • Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work [Desirable]
  • Languages: Thorough knowledge of French, Arabic and English. [Desirable]

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