Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Ensure programme planning, coordination, delivery, and integration amongst consortium members, IOM programmes, and service units.
Support the development of a consortium management structure that will foster joint planning, coordination, participatory decision making, and cooperation among consortium members’ agencies.
Ensure convergence among the programme planning of consortium members to further efficiency and effectiveness through building on comparative advantages and economies of scale while reducing parallel structures and avoiding duplication and overlaps. Key areas of focus include Shelter, WASH and Food Security and Livelihoods, with the overall goal to implement integrated preparedness, response, and recovery interventions.
Support the Humanitarian Operations Manager in providing regular updates for the MYHP strategy in the country.
Ensure continued and visible field presence at the provincial and district levels in line with the needs of the programme and in coordination with consortium members and downstream partners.
Analyze programme delivery and make recommendations to the Humanitarian Operations Manager for immediate and strategic improvements in the end-to-end management of programme and service units, in line with the programme’s operational strategy and key performance indicators.
Lead the adaptation/(re)formulation of common tools, standards, and methodologies including integrated information management systems in support of timely and reliable needs assessments, response planning, programme implementation, and reporting.
Ensure the performance of consortium members is in compliance with the MYHP approach to delivery, trigger mechanism, and execution of outputs as compared to set objectives and timelines of implementation and reporting. Identify problems and suggest solutions as appropriate.
Oversee preparation of regular and specific narrative reports covering the MYHP, including compilation of briefings and background information requested by the donor, the government, and other entities.
Provide oversight to ensure proper monitoring measures are in place, are regularly updated keeping in view lessons learned, and are appropriately reported on for progress updates, donor reports and evaluations.
11. Develop and maintain good liaison with government authorities, donors, the Humanitarian Country Team, NGOs, the private sector, civil society organizations, and community representatives, with the aim of coordinating and promoting consortium activities.
Coordinate and oversee the functionality of various consortium meetings and technical working groups, including the Information Management and Monitoring and Evaluation Working Group.
Coordinate and plan donor field visits jointly with all consortium members. Undertake duty travel as assigned by the CoM.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Master’s degree in Political or Social Science, Business Administration, International Relations, Development, Communications 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.
Substantial field experience in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery;
Experience in planning, oversight, implementation management and resilience programming;
Experience working in a high-risk environment;
Experience liaising with government authorities, local communities, and national and international institutions;
Knowledge of donor funding mechanisms and requirements
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and donor liaison;
Strong knowledge of the IOM/UN project life cycle an advantage;
Excellent proven excellent leadership, coordination and information management skills;
Superior reporting and writing skills;
Familiarity with the region is an asset.
Fluency in English is required.
Working knowledge of Urdu and/or other local language is an advantage.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by October 02, 2015 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/how-apply
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly filled in and submitted with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
You can track the progress of your application in your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.