Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Every year, millions of people around the world go missing as a result of conflict, human rights abuses, disasters, organized crime, irregular migration, and other causes. Be part of a growing international organization that is dedicated to tackling this global challenge.
The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) is a treaty-based international organization with headquarters in The Hague, the Netherlands. Its mandate is to secure the cooperation of governments and others in locating and identifying missing persons. As the only international organization tasked exclusively to work on the issue of missing persons, ICMP maintains field programs throughout the world.
The ICMP is implementing a multi-year project in Iraq to support authorities in their efforts to account for persons missing as a result of armed conflict and violations of human rights.
The Data Coordination Assistant supports the implementation of ICMP’s strategies to support the creation of a Central Record of missing persons in Iraq. This is a challenging position that requires a combination of technical expertise, communication skills, operational and strategic capacities, and personal empathy, as well as a commitment to the underlying objective of assisting the authorities and the families of the missing in locating and identifying missing persons in an impartial and transparent manner.
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Head of Data Coordination (Iraq Program), the duties of the Data Coordination Assistant will include:
This position comes with an attractive base salary and a generous paid leave allowance. This is a locally engaged position and is not entitled to the expatriate allowances.
Please see the ICMP website for salary details.