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09 Janvier 2019 Il y a 5 years

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Head of Sub Office – Sfax


The UN agency for Migration – IOM Tunisia is looking for a Head of Sub Office – Sfax according to the terms of reference stipulated below.

  • Position Title: Head of Sub Office
  • Duty Station: Sfax, Tunisia
  • Classification: NOA equivalent
  • Type of Appointment: 6 months – with possibility of renewal
  • Estimated Start Date: ASAP-January 2018
  • Reference Code: VATN/2018-027

Organizational Context and Scope:

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN organization 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.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM), and in close collaboration with project managers of relevant operational units, the Head of Sub-office Sfax will be responsible and accountable for assisting in the development, planning, implementation and monitoring of the sub-office activities as well as for leasing with local authorities and partners, and reporting on IOM’s activities in the area of responsibility.

The Head of Sub-Office will also provide technical recommendations on the way forward to a successful and timely implementation of relief/recovery activities targeting vulnerable migrants and crisis-affected communities in Sfax and Central Region of Tunisia, and explore new opportunities for initiatives covering Migration & Development and Research on migration issues.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

In particular he/she will:

  1. Management: Under the direct supervision of CoM, assist in monitoring and overseeing all aspects of the operational, logistical, administrative, budgetary and financial activities as well as supervision of staffing in his/her area of responsibility for the administrative matters in close coordination with the related unit and in accordance with program standards;
  2. Directly supervise all staff members assigned to the Sub-Office and ensure that they perform the tasks assigned in line with IOM regulations and guidelines and according to donors’ requirements;
  3. In the framework of the different IOM projects on protection, migration and development, labor migration, fighting human trafficking and projects addressing mixed migration, in Sfax and Central Region of Tunisia, coordinate a timely IOM response to migrants in need of humanitarian and social assistance in Sfax and Central Region of Tunisia; in particular to migrants rescued at sea, migrants stranded in Sfax and Central Region of Tunisia, and migrants requiring support to safely return home through/from Tunisia;
  4. Maintain effective and excellent working relationships with local government authorities, community leaders, relevant UN agencies and INGOs, and local CSOs involved in the assistance to migrants and receiving communities;
  5. Support the development of effective strategies and action plans with the respective local partners in Sfax and Central Region of Tunisia (local government organizations, hospitals, NGOs, CSOs, etc.) based on the needs of migrants;
  6. Work and liaise with the group of Youth Peer Educators based in Sfax and Central Region of Tunisia, and assist with the effective implementation of their activities in the field, in the framework of regional Health Project;
  7. Ensure appropriate implementation of IOM’s policies and procedures with regards to emergency response and post-crisis management;
  8. Work and liaise with relevant colleagues and stakeholders in developing plans of action and projects in support of the crisis management process and support the update of the UNCT Contingency Plan;
  9. Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports to relevant PMs and COM, and provide inputs and statistics according to needs and requests received;
  10. Support program managers in the overall implementation of projects in Sfax and Central Region of Tunisia and ensure compliance to relevant IOM and donors’ policies and procedures;
  11. Represent IOM to meetings organized in Sfax and Central Region of Tunisia, by partners and authorities;
  12. Support PMs in carrying out technical assessments to best support Tunisia in having a comprehensive migration management, addressing all aspects of migration;
  13. Support the development of new proposals in Migrants Protection, Border/Humanitarian Management and Crisis Management, Migrants Integration, Community Stabilization, Research, and Migration & Development;
  14. Coordinate on security related matters with Security Focal Point in Tunis and local Regional Security Advisor (RSA);
  15. Ensure that sub office and its staff comply with MOSS requirements and UNDSS advisories are followed;
  16. Undertake duty travel as required;

Perform such other duties as may be assigned by COM.

Required Competencies:

  • Inclusion & respect for diversity
  • Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity & 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 & vision
  • Works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

Critères d'éligibilité

  • Master’s degree in Management, Political, Social Sciences or Business Administration from an accredited academic institution; OR University Degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience in the field of migration and refugee assistance, relief activities targeting returnees, IDPs, conflict-affected communities and vulnerable migrants
  • Experience in complex humanitarian emergency or post-conflict environment
  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other national/international institutions
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products, especially Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relations with Government counterparts, UN agencies and/or non-governmental organizations
  • Familiarity with the region is an asset
  • Languages: Thorough knowledge of French, Arabic and English

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