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.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is one of the largest humanitarian and development actors in Somalia. IOM’s Migration Health Division (MHD) is implementing emergency health and nutrition projects across 12 regions of Somalia, in addition to health systems strengthening programming and medical support for migrants and returnees. MHD’s programming spans the humanitarian-development nexus.
Under the overall supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator , and the direct supervision of the Migration Health Programme Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to the successful management, coordination and overall implementation of IOM Somalia’s health and nutrition programmes.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health with a Master’s Degree in Public Health or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above field with at least seven years of relevant professional experience.
• Experience in managing and implementing health service delivery, including during early recovery or post crisis emergency health programming;
• Experience in proposal development, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing;
• Experience in coordinating and liaising with government authorities, international and national organizations, and donors;
• Experience working in the region is an advantage.
• Demonstrated ability and willingness to work in difficult areas and challenging situations
For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Somali and Arabic is an advantage.
1 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:
• 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
• 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 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.
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. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
No late applications will be accepted.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 20 October 2019 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 07.10.2019 to 20.10.2019
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.
Requisition: CFA 2019/59 – Migration Health Officer - Mogadishu, Somalia (56176819) Released
Posting: Posting NC56176820 (56176820) Released