Wednesday, May 17, 2017

International Organization for Migration,Project Development Officer Jobs in Rwanda

Closing date: 25 May 2017
Call for Applications
Position Title : Project Development Officer
Duty Station : Kigali, Rwanda
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade UG

Type of Appointment : Special short-term ungraded, 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 25 May 2017
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and 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, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable in contributing to the implementation, design, development, monitoring and evaluation of project and activities in IOM Kigali, Rwanda.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1.      Contribute to the design and development of new programmes/projects in Rwanda focus on irregular migration, labour migration, forced migration, counter trafficking, humanitarian assistance, migration health, migration and development, assisted voluntary return and reintegration.
2.      Conduct desk research and take other action to prepare background information to support programme and project proposals.
3.      Facilitate and lead the design and development of new programme and project concepts and proposals in partnership with technical staff, and in close coordination with the Chief of Mission, Regional Office (RO) Thematic Specialists and relevant IOM missions, governmental authorities and international and regional institutions as well as relevant UN agencies, in line with overall government priorities, mission strategic response and opportunities and as per IOM Project Development and Implementation Handbook.
4.      Assist with the identification of potential project ideas and keep an updated project development matrix.
5.      Update donor profiles and identify available funding opportunities for IOM project development in Rwanda.
6.      Develop a Performance Monitoring/M&E plan for all projects corresponding to project objectives and anticipated results using the project’s Results Framework, key performance indicators, appropriate targets, and required data collection and reporting tools/templates.
7.      Review and upgrade the M&E tools and approach to ensure proper reporting mechanism and increased effectiveness and incorporation of best practices/lessons learnt into programme implementation.
8.      Develop monitoring and survey tools as well as other data collection forms and information tracking tools and provide support in conducting evaluation.
9.      Build capacity of staff and implementing partners on project development, M&E tools and analysis, data analysis, basic surveying and sampling techniques, report writing techniques and requirements for IOM and other relevant donors.Prepare mission reports for the Regional Office, HQ and One UN requirements. Review all project reports in a timely manner and ensure compliance with IOM and donor guidance to ensure consistency across the whole mission.
10. Develop and maintain regular contacts with UN agencies and donor representatives.
11. Represent IOM at the UN Programme Planning and Oversight Committee and other relevant UN meetings (e.g. SDG domestication task force, Resource Mobilization Task Force, Development Results Groups; UNDAP M&E).
12. Liaise with Public Information staff to ensure good practices and data for reports are included in public information material
13. Undertake the administrative closure of one project (joint UN programme: resilience building for populations in disaster prone areas), in full coordination with the Chief of Mission.
14. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in International Development, International Relations, Social Science 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 in the operational and field experience in Project Development and M&E, specifically results based programming, in the area of government capacity building, return and reintegration and/or recovery in post-conflict situation;
• Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other national / international institutions;
• Experience working with government counterparts, UN agencies and/or non-governmental organizations
• Experience in project design and development;
• Experience in project monitoring and evaluation.
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French is an advantage.
Desirable Competencies:
• 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.
•Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this Call for Application (CFA) 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 25 May 2017 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 12.05.2017 to 25.05.2017
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