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.
Internal and external candidates will be considered for this vacancy. For the purposes of this vacancy, internal candidates are defined as staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded or ungraded contract, including Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), staff on Special Leave Without Pay (SLWOP), and staff members on secondment/loan released by the Organization, unless otherwise specified in their contract. Staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded contract will not retain their contract type if appointed to an ungraded position.
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission in Bangladesh and in close coordination with the Director of the Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE), the successful candidate will be responsible for responsible the oversight and coordination of IOM’s ongoing relief operations in response to the Idai and Kenneth Cyclones that affected Mozambique.
Ensure that a common strategic vision for operations is articulated, by leading and coordinating its development;
Ensure that response efforts are inclusive and coordinated, by regularly convening and leading coordination meetings;
Ensure that all necessary efforts are coordinated for the programmes to be funded sufficiently and in a timely manner, by locally leading inclusive resource mobilization efforts, overseeing IOM’s sector support functions and emergency response programmes; • Liaise with programme managers, sector coordinators, relevant sectors and humanitarian actors to ensure, timely, safe and unimpeded access by emergency programmes to populations in need.
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Portuguese is an advantage.
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile. For this staff category,
candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible. The appointment 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.
No late applications will be accepted.