Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 23 Feb 2018
Position Title : Emergency Response Officer
Duty Station : Goma, Dem. Rep. Congo
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 : 23 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, Maldives, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and direct supervision of the Head of Sub-Office in Goma. The successful candidate will be responsible to oversee the emergency response activities (Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Shelter/ Non-Food Items (NFI), Protection and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)) implemented by IOM Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in Law, International Relations, Development Studies, Political Science, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering 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 conflict/emergency zones and in working in a risk environment, project management and administrative and financial management with previous experience in CCCM, Shelter, Protection and/or WASH programmes;
• Extensive field experience in programme development, implementation and evaluation;
• Experience in liaising with governmental authorities and local communities, as well as national and international institutions;
• Experience in one of the organizations of the UN Common System and field experience are a distinct advantage, good knowledge of agency and cluster processes;
• Broad sector knowledge and/or field experience in the areas of community mobilization;
familiarity with the region an asset;
• Excellent demonstrated analytical skills applied on a wide range of factors, parameters, policies and priorities for the assessment and resolution of complex situations, including technical understanding.
Fluency in English and French is required. Working knowledge of a local language is an advantage.
• 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.
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 23 February 2018 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.
From 10.02.2018 to 23.02.2018
Requisition: SVN 2018/41 (P) – Emergency Response Officer (P3) – Goma, DRC (55355591) Released
Posting: Posting NC55355599 (55355599) Released