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  • Duration of Employment : 06 Months Contract
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HUMANITARIAN

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Education Page 2 / 5 • Master’s degree in Political or Social Science, Humanitarian affairs, Information Management, Disaster Risk Management 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 humanitarian emergencies, familiarity with emergency thematic areas including the DTM, protection and Shelter/NFI programming; • Experience in project development, administration and implementation; • Experience in liaising with government authorities, inter-government 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; • Experience in coordinating field activities and managing a team is required. Skills • Sound judgment, ability to extract, interpret, analyze and format data and resolve operational problems, ability to work with minimum supervision; • In depth knowledge of the broad range of migration related subject areas dealt with by the Organization; • Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming. Languages IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish. For this position, fluency in English and French is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Spanish and of local languages is an advantage is an advantage. Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments. Notes 1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php). Required Competencies: Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three 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 Page 3 / 5 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. IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

Job Description:

  • 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 as well as the Department of Emergencies (DOE) in Headquarters, the successful candidate will be accountable and responsible for the planning, coordination, implementation and monitoring of IOM Cameroon’s ongoing emergency operations across the country. The successful candidate will be based in IOM’s country office in Yaoundé and will be covering activities in the Far North and North-West, South-West regions of Cameroon. Core Functions / Responsibilities: Page 1 / 5 1. Lead and coordinate IOM Cameroon’s emergency and early recovery operations (including the ongoing COVID-19 response) in the Far-North and North-West, South-West regions of the country to ensure IOM responses are contextualized, conflict-sensitive, principled, timely, effective and efficient. 2. Manage IOM Cameroon’s emergency operations portfolio, including the ongoing Shelter/NFI, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) and Protection (MHPSS) interventions in both conflict-affected regions of the country, ensuring common contextual understanding and adapted operational approach as needed. 3. Build synergies amongst IOM projects and interventions to ensure that humanitarian action is linked to, and consistent with early-recovery and transition activities when relevant. 4. Act as the responsible for the development and integration of cross-cutting topics in on-going emergency operations, such as protection mainstreaming, accountability for affected populations, conflict-sensitive approaches etc. 5. Establish and maintain a strong and regular liaison with governmental authorities, donors, UN agencies, pertinent cluster/sector coordinators as well as inter-agency rapid response mechanisms (such as the Area Rapid Response Mechanism in the North-West, South-West), with the aim of coordinating and facilitating the implementation of ongoing and new activities. 6. Develop and consolidate emergency projects workplans, procurement plans, and distribution plans to ensure effective project implementation in line with the deliverables in a timely manner considering the specific challenges of delivering in a high-risk context. 7. Coordinate and administer the operational, administrative and financial aspects of the emergency projects, including the supervision of IOM’s emergency response teams and project staff with regular and clear articulation of objectives and responsibilities. 8. Oversee the project development and reporting requirements for all emergency-related projects by contributing to the development, review and submission of project proposals and donor reports, in coordination with donor representatives and relevant IOM units at the regional office and headquarters and in line with established policies and procedures. 9. Develop clear and consistent monitoring tools for all activities implemented throughout the country. Regularly conduct field monitoring visits and present lessons learnt in form of sharable recommendations also to cluster partners. 10. Maintain and mobilize necessary financial and human resources to match overall project implementation requirements. Monitor project expenditure trends and adjust and adapt resources to meet project requirements. 11. Analyze project implementation and advise the Chief of Mission and relevant units at the regional office and headquarters about potentially required adjustments and emerging complementary funding opportunities. 12. Undertake duty travel to project intervention areas, as required, for the monitoring of activities or any other type of project-related requirements. 13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned. 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. This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months. 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. Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted. How to apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 12 August 2020 at the latest, referring to this advertisement. IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment Posting period: Page 4 / 5 From 30.07.2020 to 12.08.2020 No Fees: IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.


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