Country: Micronesia (Federated States of)
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 26 Jan 2021
Position Title: Deputy Chief of Party / Deputy Programme Manager
Duty Station: Pohnpei, Micronesia, Federated States of
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade UG
Type of Appointment: Special short-term ungraded, six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 26 January 2021
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.
The objective of Pacific RISE CTIP (Regional Initiative and Support for More Effective Counter Trafficking in Persons) programme is to combat trafficking in persons in the Pacific Island countries (Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu) through: (1) Reduction in vulnerability to trafficking; (2) Enhanced mechanisms and strategies to prevent trafficking; (3) Improved protection services to victims; and, (4) Increased access to legal services and remedies.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) and the direct supervision of the Chief of Party (CoP), the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall coordination and technical implementation of country level activities of the Pacific RISE CTIP programme and ensuring strong donor communications and engagement for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) country programme funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Assist the CoP with strategic and operational planning, including work planning, and ensure project compliance with all contractual reporting and financial requirements of USAID and IOM.
Assist the CoP in creating and maintaining good working relationships with USAID, Governments in the Pacific counterparts, local organizations, and other program partners.
Provide technical and managerial guidance and leadership, including technical expertise and oversight.
Supervise the operational, administrative, financial and grant management teams to ensure compliant processes and performance, operational and cost efficiency, and effective management and monitoring of sub-awards.
Oversee complexity-aware monitoring, evaluation and learning (CAMEL) functions.
In coordination with the Resource Management Unit (RMU) oversee the financial management and administration functions of the programme.
Provide back up support in the areas of communication, media and other discipline requisite for the success of the project activities.
Oversee the successful, implementation of the programme's community-based, small grant initiatives at the field level in accordance with the overall objectives of the programme by directly supervising programme implementation staff in the identification of local grantees and partners, technical consultants, and other programme implementers.
Train and coach staff to support a strong understanding of the programme strategy, and work with field teams in their effort to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with relevant stakeholders, in support of strong programming.
Coordinate closely with the RMUs to ensure application of standard guidelines and procedures aimed at ensuring an appropriate, efficient and transparent use of funds.
Provide regular reporting to the CoP on grant implementation and provide relevant inputs on project implementation to the Grants Unit.
Oversee Reporting Officer to prepare bi-weekly report.
Coordinate with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) units to develop, monitor, evaluate and recommend performance measures for regional and individual activities, including contractors and grantees.
Support the CoP in providing trainings relevant to government and civil society organization capacity building and combating Trafficking in Persons (TIP), as needed.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
IOM's official languages are English, French and Spanish.
For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an advantage.
Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.
Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database
Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators
Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators
ability to carry out the organization's vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
IOM's competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf
Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.
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.
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 26 January 2021 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
From 20.01.2021 to 26.01.2021
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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