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21 Juin 2015 Il y a 9 years

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Médenine
Domaines concernées par cette opportunité: Droits de l’Homme


The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Tunisia is looking for a Head of Sub Office according to the terms of reference stipulated below. Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to Tunisrecruitment@iom.int no later 21 June 2015; indicating the reference code, in the subject.

All candidates are requested to fill in the Personal History Form


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Position Title: Head of Sub Office

Duty Station: Zarzis, Tunisia Classification

Estimate Starting date: National Officer : ASAP

Duration : 6 months Reference

Code: TN 2015-05

Organizational Context and Scope: Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM), and in collaboration with program mangers of relevant operational units, the Head of Sub-office will be responsible and accountable for assisting in the monitoring of the sub-office as well as implementing and reporting/monitoring of 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 the South of Tunisia. Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

1- In close coordination with 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 responsibility for the administrative matters in close coordination with 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- Assist in coordinating a timely IOM response to migrants in need of assistance; in particular to migrants rescued at sea and migrants stranded in Libya and requiring support to safely return home through Tunisia

4- Coordinate with the National Medical Officer in Tunis on all operational and medical requirements and activities

5- Maintain effective relationships with local government authorities, , community leaders, relevant UN agencies and CSOs involved in the assistance to stranded migrants

6- Maintain excellent working relations as well as has signed contracts with the respective local service providers/partners in Zarzis and Djerba Community Accommodation 2 (hospitals, NGO’s, local government organizations etc.).

Ensure appropriate implementation of IOM’s policies and procedures with regards to emergency response and post-crisis management

7- Work and liaise with relevant colleagues and stakeholders in developing plans of action and projects in support of the crisis management process.

8- Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports to PMs and COMs, and provide inputs and statistics according to needs and requests received.

9- Support program managers in the overall implementation of projects and ensure compliance to relevant IOM and donors’ policies and procedures.

10- Represent IOM to meetings organized by local partners and authorities. Carry out technical assessments to best respond to the needs of migrants seeking IOM assistance.

11- Coordinate on security related matters with Security Focal Point in Tunis and local UNDSS office. Ensure that sub office and its staff comply with MOSS requirements.

12- Perform such other duties as may be assigned by COM. Desirable Qualifications and


  • Master’s degree in Management, Political, Social Science 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 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.

Desirable Competencies:


a) takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism; b) works effectively with a diverse range of clients and stakeholders; c) communicates clearly;d) takes initiative; e) plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within areas of responsibility; f) contributes to a collegial team environment; g) creates a respectful office environment free of harassment and retaliation, and promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA); h) incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation.


  • Correctly interacts with and advises on interfacing with senior level stakeholders as appropriate;
  • Develops effective partnerships with prospective donors and other stakeholders;
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with implementing partners Migration
  •  Effectively applies knowledge of migration issues within organizational context;
  • Correctly frames migration issues within their regional, global, and political context Emergency Works effectively in high-pressure, rapidly changing environments
  • Coordinates actions with emergency response actors and making use of coordination structures

Languages: Thorough knowledge of French, Arabic and English.


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