Undertaking Officer (AVUMED II) – Senegal

Place Title: Undertaking Officer (AVUMED II)

Responsibility Station: Dakar, Senegal

Classification: Skilled Workers, Grade P2

Kind of Appointment: Particular short-term graded, six months with risk of extension

Estimated Begin Date: As quickly as potential

Closing Date: 01 February 2023

Established in 1951, IOM is a Associated Group of the United Nations, and because the main UN company within the subject of migration, works carefully with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental companions. IOM is devoted to selling humane and orderly migration for the good thing about all. It does so by offering providers and recommendation to governments and migrants.

IOM is dedicated to a various and inclusive work surroundings. Learn extra about range and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/range.

Functions are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, significantly certified feminine candidates in addition to functions from the non-represented member international locations of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, functions from certified and eligible first-tier candidates are thought-about earlier than these of certified and eligible second-tier candidates within the choice course of.

For the aim of this emptiness, the next are thought-about first-tier candidates:

  1. Inside candidates
  2. Candidates from the next non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba (Netherlands); Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Congo (the); Cook dinner Islands; Curaçao; Fiji; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao Folks’s Democratic Republic (the); Madagascar; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates embrace:

All exterior candidates, besides candidates from non-represented member states.


Actions in West and Central Africa (WCA) are advanced and threatening. The WCA area has skilled a wide range of migration flows attributable to inhabitants stress, poverty, poor financial performances and endemic conflicts. Regardless of the myriad of challenges and dangers confronted by irregular migrants from WCA, irregular migration stays commonplace. Giant numbers of West and Central Africans with out the choice of migrating often haven’t any various than interacting with smuggling networks, which considerably will increase migrants’ vulnerability to violence, exploitation and abuse.

Towards this background, between June 2020 and September 2022, IOM Dakar has carried out two French funded tasks: the RDAF Bis venture (Regional Direct Help Fund for Weak Circumstances no coated by the European Union’s Emergency Belief Fund) and the AVUMED venture (Help to Weak Migrants Stranded on the Central Mediterranean Route). RDAF Bis and AVUMED supplied a well timed software to deal with pressing and unexpected safety help must stranded migrants, for whom assist was not obtainable from any various sources or programmes, whereas additionally permitting to strengthen Safety employees and companions’ capacities. As well as, AVUMED venture rolled out knowledge assortment methods on potential instances of trafficking and lacking migrants in Mali and Niger, and enhanced promotion of fine well being and illness prevention in migrant centres in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger.

The subsequent part of AVUMED (AVUMED II) is funded by Spain and seeks to make sure continuation of those actions to contribute to decreasing the vulnerability of stranded migrants on West and Central African migration routes. This might be achieved by:

  • Coordinating a brand new regional fund to assist stranded migrants within the area;
  • Sharing institutional assets on Safety to strengthen IOM employees’s capacities;
  • Selling the inclusion of migrants in nationwide well being insurance policies and programmes by a mapping of well being insurance policies and growing strategic plans in ten goal international locations of the area; – Bolstering the proof base on mobility alongside the Central Mediterranean Route (CMR) by accumulating extra knowledge on trafficking and lacking migrants in Mali and Chad.

AVUMED II is complementary to the “Regional Motion for Multisectoral Migrant Safety” (RAMMP) venture, notably on inner and exterior Safety-related capability constructing. RAMMP will certainly allow to evaluate Counter-Trafficking (CT) wants in WCA, to map safety providers to migrants in Benin, Gabon and Togo, to develop customary SOPs on case administration and supply trainings on safety mainstreaming throughout IOM interventions. Each tasks are coordinated by the RO.

Below the general supervision of the Senior Regional Coverage and Liaison Officer (RPLO) on the Regional Workplace (RO) for West and Central Africa and direct supervision of the Senior Regional Safety Specialist (RTS PXD); in collaboration with related models at Headquarters, Regional Workplace and the Nation Places of work in West and Central Africa; and in shut coordination with the Regional Programme Officer (Safety (PXD)), the Undertaking Officer (AVUMED II) might be accountable and accountable for the coordination and efficient implementation of AVUMED II.

Core Capabilities / Duties:

  1. Coordinate, supervise and monitor all budgetary, administrative, and technical elements associated to AVUMED II venture, checking that they’re in step with IOM’s insurance policies and procedures, in shut coordination with the Safety (PXD), Regional Knowledge Hub (RDH) and the Migration Well being Division (MDH) models and concerned Nation Places of work (COs).
  2. Coordinate the regional direct help fund and nation workplace requests to make use of it in shut coordination with the Regional Programme Officer (Safety (PXD)).
  3. Present common steering on Safety requirements and institutional tips (together with, however not restricted to, IN 198, IN 208 and IN 236) to case managers within the area, with a give attention to AVUMED II instances, to facilitate satisfactory identification, wants evaluation and help provision to beneficiaries.
  4. Coordinate the group of a regional Safety Retreat for cover employees within the area, in shut coordination with the PXD RTS and the Regional Programme Officer (Safety (PXD)).
  5. Present technical and administrative assist in figuring out issues/gaps and suggest well timed sensible actions to reply to explicit safety issues in shut coordination with the PXD RTS and the Regional Programme Officer (Safety (PXD)).
  6. Help data administration on the PXD portfolio and facilitate exchanges between

Nation Places of work, together with by a daily monitoring of current on-line platforms (MS Groups, and so on.).

  1. With the assist of the Safety Monitoring & Analysis (M&E) Officer, contribute to the event of a Monitoring and Analysis (M&E) plan, instruments and knowledge assortment strategies for AVUMED II and RAMMP tasks.
  2. In shut coordination with the Safety M&E Officer, compile and analyze programmatic data and knowledge on particular venture subjects as per inner and exterior (companions, donors) requests.
  3. Repeatedly monitor price range implementation for AVUMED II and suggest changes as crucial, with the assist of the M&E Officer and in shut coordination with PXD, RDH and MDH models.
  4. Facilitate well timed narrative and monetary reporting of AVUMED II venture.
  5. Undertake obligation journey as required.
  6. Carry out such different duties as could also be assigned.

Required {Qualifications} and Expertise:


  • Grasp’s diploma in Worldwide Regulation, Improvement Research, Political Science, Worldwide Relations, Social Research, or a associated subject from an accredited educational establishment with two years of related skilled expertise; or,
  • College diploma within the above fields with 4 years of related skilled expertise.


  • Expertise in safety of migrants and/or displaced individuals together with baby safety,counter-trafficking, return and reintegration, in addition to direct help to or interactions with weak teams (at the very least two years);
  • Expertise in venture administration or implementation, ideally in migration;
  • Information of Monitoring and Analysis (M&E) and expertise in growing M&E toolspreferred;
  • Expertise in Undertaking Cycle Administration (PCM) and Outcomes Primarily based Administration (RBM);
  • Expertise in supporting groups remotely a bonus;
  • Expertise working with specialised worldwide businesses and Safety Companions (UN Businesses, Worldwide Organizations, and Worldwide NGOs) a bonus;
  • Expertise in regional coordination between totally different stakeholders is an asset; and,
  • Expertise in liaising with governmental authorities, donors, academia, different nationwide/worldwide establishments, and NGOs is an asset.


  • Sound data and understanding of the significance of safety mainstreaming throughout different migration points, together with however not restricted to well being and labour migration;
  • Sturdy communication and interpersonal abilities in addition to robust strategic and inventive pondering;
  • Effectivity, flexibility, excessive degree of professionalism and talent to work underneath stress and cling to strict deadlines;
  • Capacity to work successfully and harmoniously with colleagues from diversified cultures {and professional} backgrounds;
  • Capacity to coordinate administrative issues;
  • Glorious drafting abilities in English and French; and,
  • Good command of data expertise instruments (together with functions for workforce collaboration akin to Microsoft Groups).


IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

Exterior candidates for all positions within the Skilled class are required to be proficient in English and have at the very least a working data of 1 extra UN Language (Arabic, Chinese language, French, Russian, or Spanish).

For all candidates, fluency in English and French is required (oral and written).

Proficiency of language(s) required might be particularly evaluated through the choice course of, which can embrace written and/or oral assessments.


Accredited Universities are those listed within the UNESCO World Larger Schooling Database (https://whed.internet/house.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM employees members should abide by and reveal these three values:

  • Inclusion and respect for range: respects and promotes particular person and cultural variations; encourages range and inclusion wherever potential.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains excessive moral requirements and acts in a fashion in keeping with organizational rules/guidelines and requirements of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates potential to work in a composed, competent and dedicated method and workouts cautious judgment in assembly day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators degree 2

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes efficient collaboration inside and throughout models to attain shared objectives and optimize outcomes.
  • Delivering outcomes: produces and delivers high quality ends in a service-oriented and well timed method; is motion oriented and dedicated to reaching agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing data: repeatedly seeks to be taught, share data and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes possession for reaching the Group’s priorities and assumes accountability for personal motion and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains advanced issues in an informative, inspiring and motivational manner.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators degree 2

  • Management: gives a transparent sense of route, leads by instance and demonstrates the flexibility to hold out the group’s imaginative and prescient; assists others to comprehend and develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & constructing belief: creates an environment of belief and an enabling surroundings the place employees can contribute their greatest and develop their potential.
  • Strategic pondering and imaginative and prescient: works strategically to comprehend the Group’s objectives and communicates a transparent strategic route.

IOM’s competency framework might be discovered at this hyperlink.


Competencies might be assessed throughout a competency-based interview.


Internationally recruited skilled employees are required to be cell.

Any supply made to the candidate in relation to this emptiness discover is topic to funding affirmation.

This choice course of could also be used to employees comparable positions in numerous obligation stations. Advisable candidates will stay eligible to be appointed in an identical place for a interval of 24 months.

The checklist of NMS international locations above consists of all IOM Member States that are non-represented within the Skilled Class of employees members. For this employees class, candidates who’re nationals of the obligation station’s nation and who shouldn’t have prior expertise outdoors the obligation station’s nation as employees member within the Skilled class can’t be thought-about eligible.

Appointment might be topic to certification that the candidate is medically match for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa necessities, and safety clearances. Topic to sure exemptions, vaccination towards COVID-19 will in precept be required for people employed on or after 15 November 2021. This might be verified as a part of the medical clearance course of.

Vacancies shut at 23:59 native time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective deadline. No late functions might be accepted.

How one can apply

To use, candidates are invited to submit their functions HERE by way of the IOM e-Recruitment system by 01 February 2023.

IOM solely accepts duly accomplished functions submitted by the IOM e-Recruitment system. The net software additionally permits candidates to trace the standing of their software.

Solely shortlisted candidates might be contacted.

For additional data please consult with: www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting interval:

From 19.01.2023 to 01.02.2023

No Charges:

IOM doesn’t cost a payment at any stage of its recruitment course of (software, interview, processing, coaching or different payment). IOM doesn’t request any data associated to financial institution accounts.

Requisition: SVN 2023 12 Undertaking Officer (AVUMED II) (P2) Dakar, Senegal (57933092) Launched

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