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18 Juillet 2023 Il y a 7 mois

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Sfax

Position Title: Case Worker (Migrants Assistance and Border Management)
Duty Station: Sfax, Tunisia
Classification: G4
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term Graded (06 months with possibility of
Estimated Start Date: ASAP
Reference Code: SVNTN2023-009

Organizational Context and Scope:
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 overall supervision of the IOM Tunisia Chief of Mission and of the Project Manager
and the direct supervision of the head of sub office, the successful candidate will support with
the provision of reception, orientation, referral, and assistance to vulnerable migrants.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Carry out screening interviews with migrants to understand and assess their
vulnerability, identify their specific needs and determinate their eligibility for IOM

2. Refer eligible beneficiaries, including unaccompanied migrant children, victims of
trafficking, medical cases, and other vulnerable migrants, for available services
(medical, psychosocial, assisted voluntary return and reintegration, legal assistance)
as per the needs identified and within the limits of resources available;

3. Assist IOM beneficiaries through provision of information on the services available
for migrants in Tunisia, including through individual counseling sessions as well as
distribution of information sheets, leaflets/brochures regarding social or medical
services in Tunisia;

4. Provide individualized and group orientation and support migrants through referrals
to services available, including social services, medical assistance and legal services;

5. Follow-up with IOM partners responsible for provision of assistance provided
through referral;

6. Support the process of case management to identify the short, medium and longterm solutions for every migrant assisted;

7. Support in the preparation and submission of financial documents in relation with
direct assistance to vulnerable migrants.

8. Assist to the planning and implementation of outreach activities, including the
identification and assistance to beneficiaries in IOM supported shelters and other, in
case of urgency also outside office hours.

9. Compile case reports and maintain case files for each beneficiary assisted and
prepare statistical reports as requested, while adhering to IOM data protection
standards; and using the existing IOM data base platform

10. Maintain a professional and neutral behavior, as well as empathy with migrants;

11. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Competencies:
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
VALUES – All IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these five values:
– Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural
differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.
– Integrity and 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.
– Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
– Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly
CORE COMPETENCIES – Behavioural indicators – Level 1
– 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
– Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes
responsibility for own actions and delegated work.
– Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains
complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelors’ degree in Social Work, Health, Psychology or a related field from an
accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience
• High School degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional
• Proven experience in the field of assistance to migrants and / or humanitarian activities
targeting vulnerable individuals.
• Experience with governmental authorities, the UN and / or other national/international
• Experience in working with non-governmental organizations is an asset.
• Knowledge of Tunisia and regional issues in the thematic area of migration and
health is a distinct advantage.
• Good drafting skills and clear oral communication.
• Strong knowledge of computer applications, especially MS Word, Excel, Outlook and

• Fluency in French is required (oral and written) is required.
• Working knowledge of Arabic and English is desirable.

• Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for
appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security
clearances. Vaccination against COVID-19 is required. This will be verified as part of the
medical clearance process.

• Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications received after the closing
date will not be accepted.
• Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding
• The list of accredited institutions can be found at https://www.whed.net/home.php

Posting period:
From 04/07/2023 to 18/07/2023

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