Job Opportunity at NGO IOM : Head of Sub-Office

Description

Job Opportunity at NGO IOM : Head of Sub-Office
Position Title : Head of Sub-Office
Duty Station : Maroua, Cameroon
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2
Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 28 February 2018
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, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia
(Federated States of), Gabon, Guyana, Iceland, Comoros, Lesotho, Libya,
Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua
New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador,
Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,
Vanuatu, Samoa
Context:
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission for IOM Cameroon and in coordination with
the Senior Regional Emergency and Post Crisis (EPC) Specialist in Dakar, the successful
candidate will be accountable and responsible for the planning, coordination, implementation
and monitoring of emergency, early recovery and community stabilization activities in IOM’s
Sub-Office in Maroua, Cameroon.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Implement and monitor administrative and operational activities of approved emergency, early
recovery and community stabilization related projects in the Far Northern Region of Cameroon.
2. Monitor, supervise and oversee project staff responsible for the execution of emergency,
early recovery and community stabilization projects as well as sub-office resource management
staff. Ensure the application of procedural standards and policies of IOM projects.
3. Monitor and assess the coordination of activities between IOM emergency, early recovery
and community stabilization projects and relevant stakeholders in the different sectorial working
groups, national and local authorities and donors, and bring issues to the attention of the
supervisor, proposing course of action to address problems.
4. Identify new opportunities consistent with approved projects and ongoing activities.
Recommend project improvements.
5. Contribute to the development of emergency early recovery and community stabilization
project, implementation strategies aimed at meeting projects’ objectives.
6. Monitor, supervise and oversee the implementation of the Displacement Tracking Matrix
(DTM) in coordination with IOM Cameroon’s DTM team as well as humanitarian actors, and
provide timely inputs as required.
7. Prepare or ensure timely preparation and submission of project proposals and reports
according to IOM and donor formats as required. Prepare regular updates, project summaries,
and other relevant materials.
8. Undertake duty travel relating to need assessments, project monitoring, and liaison with
counterparts or donors, problem solving, as required.
9. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Education
• Master’s degree in Law, Political Science, Human Rights, International Relations,
Humanitarian Assistance 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 project development, implementation and evaluation;
• Knowledge of project formulation, administration and evaluation techniques and practices;
• Familiarity with DOE thematic areas and how they relate to preventing and addressing crisis,
including crisis created by natural disasters and conflicts;
• Experience in liaising with government authorities, inter-governmental institutions, other
national and international institutions, donors, and national and international NGOs;
• Experience in emergency and early recovery response in the field, preferably in a context of
conflict.
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.
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 28 February 2018 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-apply.html
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 15.02.2018 to 28.02.2018
Requisition: SVN 2018/45 (P) – Head of Sub-Office (P2) – Maroua, Cameroon (55328439) Released
Posting: Posting NC55365095 (55365095) Released

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