Programme Coordinator (Transition and Recovery)

Programme Coordinator (Transition and Recovery) Position Title : Programme Coordinator (Transition and Recovery) Duty Station : Juba, South Sudan Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3 Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible Closing Date : 24 January 2019 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 environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates: 1. Internal candidates 2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Eswatini, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa Context: Under the overall direction of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in South Sudan, the direct supervision of the Head of Operations, and in close coordination with Transition and Recovery Division (TRD)/Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE) in Headquarters (HQs), the successful candidate will be accountable and responsible for project development, management and implementation of IOM initiatives related to peace building, community stabilization, and creating conducive environments for the return and reintegration of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Core Functions / Responsibilities: Accountable for the administrative, operational and financial management of all Transition and Recovery initiatives of IOM South Sudan. Analyze the Republic of South Sudan (RoSS) peace-consolidation, stabilization and development strategies defined by the RoSS Government and the International Community and identify the priority areas for IOM activities and interventions. Based on the situation analysis, needs assessment and donor priorities, identify the requirements and where relevant develop programming for IOM interventions in the areas for Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration (DDR), Security Sector Reform (SSR), Community Stabilization, sustainable Return and Reintegration of IDPs, Peace Building and Reconciliation, Housing Land and Property (HLP) as well as capacity building in the areas of preparedness, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation. Support the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Unit in identifying areas of high return for the implementation of Village Assessment Surveys (VAS) to drive TRU programming priorities. Liaise with the RoSS Government, local authorities, community representatives, partner agencies and civil society to maximize IOM competencies and capacities in the domain of transition and recovery programming. Participate and actively contribute to the Programme Management Team (PMT), Partnership for Recovery and Resilience and other relevant coordination meetings and consultations. Ensure IOM is strategically positioned in donor and partner forums related to Transition and Recovery and the Humanitarian Development Nexus (HDN). In close coordination with Program Support Unit (PSU) conduct resource mobilization based on identified needs, gaps and priorities in transition and recovery programming. Coordinate with other IOM Programme Coordinators to develop joint programming initiatives. Liaise as needed the project activities with external project stakeholders such as Government, local authorities, community representatives, partner agencies, PMT, United Nations Country Team (UNCT), donors, media and civil society. Consolidate the collected information and propose general directions for IOM’s involvement and activities in transition and recovery and communicate this information to the CoM, DOE Regional Thematic Specialist (RTS) and DOE for further consultation and advice. Ensure the timely preparation and submission of internal and external reports, updates and media releases. Perform such other duties as may be assigned. Required Qualifications and Experience: Education • Master’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, Business Administration, Migration Studies, International Relations, Law 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 the field of migration, including operational and field experience, IOM project development, and management; • Demonstrated expertise in the thematic area (DDR, SSR, CS, Return Reintegration, Peace building Reconciliation, HLP, DRR, CCA among others) relevant to project development; knowledge or experience of regional issues an advantage; • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other national/international institutions; and, • NGOs; knowledge of monitoring and evaluation. Languages Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an advantage. Desirable Competencies: Values • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible. • 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. 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 action and delegated work. • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way. Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2 • 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 and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction. 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. 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 security clearances. How to apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 24 January 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement. For further information, please refer 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 11.01.2019 to 24.01.2019 Requisition: SVN2019/16(P)-ProgrammeCoordinator(TransitionandRecovery)(P3)-Juba,SouthSudan (55763073) Released Posting: Posting NC55763074 (55763074) Released


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