Position Title : Operations Assistant, (Field Support) – 2 Positions
Reference No : VN/UG/005/2022
Duty Station : Entebbe, Uganda
Classification : General Service (G4)
Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension Estimated
Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 28th March 2023
ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT AND SCOPE
Since the inception of IOM in 1951, Movement Operations have been and continue to be a fundamental pillar of the Organization’s work. The organized movement of persons in need of international migration assistance is a primary mandate of the Organization and a cornerstone of IOM’s operations. This mandate has resulted in the international transport of more than 15 million migrants and refugees worldwide. Movement Operations Units in various IOM Country Offices, coordinated under the Division of Resettlement and Movement Management (RMM) in the Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE) at IOM’s Geneva Headquarters (HQ), are responsible for all aspects of travel for migrants and refugees under IOM’s auspices, in accordance with the various framework agreements with resettlement and receiving Governments and partners across the spectrum of the Organization’s programmes. Under the general supervision of the Chief of Mission in coordination with the Head of Operations for GLWC Africa Region and the direct supervision of the Senior Operations Assistant (FS), the Operations Assistant (Field Support) is responsible for undertaking movement operations activities in the field, with the following duties and responsibilities:
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Required Qualifications and Experience
• Completed University degree with two years of work experience from an accredited institution, or • Completed High school diploma with four years of relevant professional experience
How to apply:
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM will only accept applications which should include a cover letter (not more than one page) and résumé highlighting the required education and experience. Interested applicants may send their applications to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 28th March 2023. Reference Number and Position Title: VN/UG/005/2023 – Operations Assistant, Field Support- Entebbe, Uganda should be specified in the SUBJECT field.
Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
Posting period: From 14th March 2023 to 28th March 2023.