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Position Title: Project Officer

Duty Station: Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, 6 months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 24 June 2024

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

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates
  2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Congo (the); Cook Islands; Fiji; Guinea-Bissau; Holy See; Iceland; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Madagascar; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.

Context:

In March 2022, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) accessed to the East African Community (EAC), and the regional organization has given the priority task of working on a new mission: restoring peace and stability in the eastern DRC. During the second Conclave of Heads of State on the Democratic Republic of Congo held on April 21, 2022, EAC member countries agreed to establish a peace process, commonly called the “Nairobi Process.” As part of the peace process, IOM intends to support the Congolese authorities in organization of consultations with relevant actors and stakeholders.

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Head of Transition and Recovery Unit, the Project Officer will be providing technical inputs, information and guidance to the Congolese secretariat in charge of the peace process while supporting administrative, financial, and procurement processes for effective implementation of peace consultations.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Provide technical inputs, information and guidance to the Technical Secretariat in charge of overseeing the implementation of the peace process in the eastern DRC.
  2. Provide technical and administrative support for the strengthening of the institutional capacities of the technical secretariat, particularly in terms of coordination and the establishment of collaboration mechanisms between the actors and stakeholders involved in the peace process.
  3. Act as a technical Focal Point of IOM and facilitate liaison between the IOM office and the Secretariat in charge of the peace process.
  4. Support the technical secretariat in the organization of consultations, meetings, and diplomatic shuttles by facilitating logistical arrangements (venues, DSA, flights tickets, rental of vehicles, etc.) at the provincial, national, and regional level.
  5. Support the technical secretariat in formatting the draft of reports, notes of meetings, roadmaps and resolutions following various consultations with actors and stakeholders to facilitate the quality and clarity of reports prior their final review and endorsement of government authorities.
  6. Collect needs and check that all procurement, administrative, and financial requests are processed on time in accordance with IOM rules and procedures.
  7. Support the technical secretariat in organisation of information sharing sessions with relevant actors, stakeholders and partners.
  8. Contribute to IOM knowledge management by timely documenting lessons learned challenges and good practices.
  9. Support IOM transition and recovery unit by facilitating the integration of cross-cutting issues such as communication with communities, accountability to affected population, protection mainstreaming, gender mainstreaming, disability inclusion, conflict-sensitivity and do not harm in terms of reference, project proposals and strategies.
  10. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Conflict Management and Resolution, Political or Social Science, Business Administration, and International Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or,
  • University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

  • Experience in supporting project development, institutional strengthening, capacity building related activities in a developing country and post-conflict context;
  • Experience working in humanitarian, development, and peace nexus, complex project implementation, research, report writing;
  • Experience in Conflict Management and Conflict Resolutions;
  • Experience with project planning, scheduling and deployment of resources, and evaluation and assessment;
  • Experience in supporting project development, management and reporting, humanitarian, and health crisis; and,
  • Experience in liaison with other UN, non-UN humanitarian actors and donors.

Skills

  • Excellent writing, editorial and communication skills for the drafting of texts and reports;
  • Ability to transmit information and guidance to team members in a clear and strategic manner;
  • Work strategically to reach the Unit’s goals and improve its outputs quality and reach;
  • Ability to assume responsibility for own tasks and delegated work, ensuring its timely delivery;
  • Knowledge and familiarity with stabilization programmes, and humanitarian- development and peace nexus mechanisms;
  • Excellent strategic, analysis and drafting skills;
  • Liaison with governments and international agencies, and donor relations; and,
  • Knowledge of IOM’s services, IOM’s reporting format and styles.

Languages

IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish. All staff members are required to be fluent in one of the three languages.

For this position, fluency in English and French is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of local languages such as Lingala or Swahili is an asset.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Notes

Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).

Required 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 treated.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.p df

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and background verification and security clearances. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications by 24 June 2024 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posting period:

From 11.06.2024 to 24.06.2024

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: SVN 2024 148 Project Officer (PSU) (P2) Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (58925312) Released

Posting: Posting NC58925313 (58925313) Released

Posting Channel: Internal Candidates

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With 165 member states, a further 8 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, 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.

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0 USD kinshasa CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week International Organization for Migration

Position Title: Project Officer

Duty Station: Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, 6 months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 24 June 2024

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

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates
  2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Congo (the); Cook Islands; Fiji; Guinea-Bissau; Holy See; Iceland; Kiribati; Lao People's Democratic Republic (the); Madagascar; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.

Context:

In March 2022, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) accessed to the East African Community (EAC), and the regional organization has given the priority task of working on a new mission: restoring peace and stability in the eastern DRC. During the second Conclave of Heads of State on the Democratic Republic of Congo held on April 21, 2022, EAC member countries agreed to establish a peace process, commonly called the “Nairobi Process.” As part of the peace process, IOM intends to support the Congolese authorities in organization of consultations with relevant actors and stakeholders.

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Head of Transition and Recovery Unit, the Project Officer will be providing technical inputs, information and guidance to the Congolese secretariat in charge of the peace process while supporting administrative, financial, and procurement processes for effective implementation of peace consultations.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Provide technical inputs, information and guidance to the Technical Secretariat in charge of overseeing the implementation of the peace process in the eastern DRC.
  2. Provide technical and administrative support for the strengthening of the institutional capacities of the technical secretariat, particularly in terms of coordination and the establishment of collaboration mechanisms between the actors and stakeholders involved in the peace process.
  3. Act as a technical Focal Point of IOM and facilitate liaison between the IOM office and the Secretariat in charge of the peace process.
  4. Support the technical secretariat in the organization of consultations, meetings, and diplomatic shuttles by facilitating logistical arrangements (venues, DSA, flights tickets, rental of vehicles, etc.) at the provincial, national, and regional level.
  5. Support the technical secretariat in formatting the draft of reports, notes of meetings, roadmaps and resolutions following various consultations with actors and stakeholders to facilitate the quality and clarity of reports prior their final review and endorsement of government authorities.
  6. Collect needs and check that all procurement, administrative, and financial requests are processed on time in accordance with IOM rules and procedures.
  7. Support the technical secretariat in organisation of information sharing sessions with relevant actors, stakeholders and partners.
  8. Contribute to IOM knowledge management by timely documenting lessons learned challenges and good practices.
  9. Support IOM transition and recovery unit by facilitating the integration of cross-cutting issues such as communication with communities, accountability to affected population, protection mainstreaming, gender mainstreaming, disability inclusion, conflict-sensitivity and do not harm in terms of reference, project proposals and strategies.
  10. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Conflict Management and Resolution, Political or Social Science, Business Administration, and International Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or,
  • University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

  • Experience in supporting project development, institutional strengthening, capacity building related activities in a developing country and post-conflict context;
  • Experience working in humanitarian, development, and peace nexus, complex project implementation, research, report writing;
  • Experience in Conflict Management and Conflict Resolutions;
  • Experience with project planning, scheduling and deployment of resources, and evaluation and assessment;
  • Experience in supporting project development, management and reporting, humanitarian, and health crisis; and,
  • Experience in liaison with other UN, non-UN humanitarian actors and donors.

Skills

  • Excellent writing, editorial and communication skills for the drafting of texts and reports;
  • Ability to transmit information and guidance to team members in a clear and strategic manner;
  • Work strategically to reach the Unit’s goals and improve its outputs quality and reach;
  • Ability to assume responsibility for own tasks and delegated work, ensuring its timely delivery;
  • Knowledge and familiarity with stabilization programmes, and humanitarian- development and peace nexus mechanisms;
  • Excellent strategic, analysis and drafting skills;
  • Liaison with governments and international agencies, and donor relations; and,
  • Knowledge of IOM’s services, IOM’s reporting format and styles.

Languages

IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish. All staff members are required to be fluent in one of the three languages.

For this position, fluency in English and French is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of local languages such as Lingala or Swahili is an asset.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Notes

Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).

Required 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 treated.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.p df

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and background verification and security clearances. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications by 24 June 2024 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posting period:

From 11.06.2024 to 24.06.2024

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: SVN 2024 148 Project Officer (PSU) (P2) Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (58925312) Released

Posting: Posting NC58925313 (58925313) Released

Posting Channel: Internal Candidates

2024-06-25

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