Programme Coordinator

International Organization for Migration, Juba, South Sudan

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
18th December, 2017

Job Description

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.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

  • Internal candidates
  • Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Comoros, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Maldives, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa

Under the overall direction of the Chief of Mission, and the direct supervision of the Head of Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for IOM camp coordination and camp management operations ensuring that IOM Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) programmes are in line with the Global and Country level CCCM Cluster policies and strategies.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Develop IOM country level CCCM strategic directions and integrate it into CCCM operations; including planning, developing and monitoring effective implementation of CCCM programs in close coordination with the Head of Operations.
  • Ensure that IOM's CCCM program implementation are in line with CCCM Cluster policies and strategies.
  • Manage and monitor the allocation of human and financial resources of IOM's CCCM programs, mobilize resources as needed in close coordination with the Head of Operations and the IOM Programme Support Unit (PSU).
  • In close coordination with the Head of Operations, supervise the IOM CCCM Operational units (Site managers, State Focal Points, Surge team, CCCM (Operations).
  • In close coordination with the PSU, monitor and evaluate all IOM CCCM projects and ensure proper financial and narrative reporting as required by donors.
  • Liaise when appropriate with the DTM unit for the implementation of the registration process in and beyond PoC sites.
  • Liaise when appropriate with other operational IOM units such WASH, S/NFI, Health and MHPSS to design and implement complex emergency responses in case of large scale displacements.
  • Represent IOM in the CCCM Cluster meetings and related forums.
  • Work on the coordinated approach to durable solutions for IDPs and returning refugees.
  • Undertake duty travel as required.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Business or Public Administration, Humanitarian Affairs, Conflict Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.


  • Experience in the field of operational and field experience in refugee, displacement and migration related issues, including technical cooperation, project development and project/programme implementation and evaluation;
  • Work experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other national/international institutions and NGOs, as well as experience in the region, is an asset
  • Good knowledge of UN, IOM and NGO mandates and programmes in the humanitarian responses, IDPs, post conflict construction and development;
  • Familiarity with financial management and good level of computer literacy, including information management.

Languages: Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Arabic and/or any local language is an advantage.

Desirable Competencies:


  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
  • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
  • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter;
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
  • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.


  • 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.
  • The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. 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.


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