10 Jan 2017

International Organization for Migration Jobs : Project Manager

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Context

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, and in close coordination with the Regional Unit for Reintegration in West and Central Africa, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the EC-funded project in Ghana.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Manage the project’s implementation in a timely manner, overseeing its financial, administrative and technical aspects, in line with IOM’s policies and procedures, as well as donor requirements.
  • Ensure proper coordination in the Region with other projects funded within the framework of the European Union Trust Fund in terms of reintegration approach, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, data collection and information elaboration.
  • Monitor project progress, specifically aimed at increasing effectiveness and recommending appropriate action.
  • Supervise all staff assigned to the project, as well as consultants recruited to support and/or undertake specific activities.
  • Establish and maintain strong partnerships with Government entities and with the European Delegation, other implementing partners, UN agencies and other stakeholders in the project’s target countries.
  • Prepare progress and other reports and ensure proper information exchange on all operational aspects of the project between IOM, the EU and other stakeholders.
  • Act as IOM national focal point for return/repatriation and reintegration and manage associated projects, upon request.
  • Identify new project possibilities in the country on AVRR, in relation to expressed governmental needs, donors’ priorities and in line with IOM’s mandate and strategy.
  • Represent IOM at relevant seminars and meetings, as well as other events aimed at promoting IOM’s image and activities.
  • Undertake site visits and duty travel as required.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education

  • Master’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, Law, International Relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

  • Experience in project management, including managing Migrant Assistance and Return/Reintegration projects with a Government or UN agency, or a regional or international organization;
  • Experience implementing similar projects in the Middle East and/or North Africa, and/or reintegration projects in Sub-Saharan countries is preferred;
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain strong working relations with relevant Government counterparts, international organizations and private sector entities.

Languages

  • Fluency in English and French is required.

Desirable Competencies

Behavioral

  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
  • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
  • Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter;
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
  • Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

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.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.


How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 19 January 2017 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-...

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 06.01.2017 to 19.01.2017

Requisition: VN 2017/06 (P) - Project Manager (P3) - Accra, Ghana (54931962) Released

Posting: Posting NC54931973 (54931973) Released






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