Position Title: Programme Manager (Shelter and Non-Food Items)
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P3
Type of Appointment: Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 21 September 2022
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.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Emergency and Post-Crisis (EPC) Programme Coordinator, the Programme Manager (Shelter and Non-Food Items) will be responsible for the operational coordination and technical supervision of the Shelter and Non-Food Items (Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI)) programme of IOM Ethiopia. They will ensure that IOM programmes are in line with the Global and National Cluster policies, standards, and guidelines. Specific focus will be invested in strategizing and integrating durable solutions into the Shelter and NFI emergency programming.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
- Manage IOM Shelter and NFI projects, in line with the Shelter and NFI national and global cluster policies and strategies, and in close coordination with the Emergency and Post-Crisis Programmes Coordinator.
- Plan, supervise and coordinate all Shelter and NFI activities in Ethiopia in collaboration with relevant IOM units and field staff.
- Ensure timely implementation of all activities; backstop all financial, administrative, and technical aspects, in line with IOM’s policies and procedures, as well as donor requirements.
- Work in close collaboration with the Programme Support Unit in project development and reporting to ensure project proposals are aligned to Shelter and NFI Cluster strategy. Ensure that the Shelter and NFIs programme is driven by a sound Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning framework that leads to continuous improvement and fine-tuning of systems and processes.
- Develop information management and visibility updates for the programme on a regular basis targeting internal audience, donors, and external humanitarian and/or development stakeholders.
- Coordinate with the Human Resources Unit on recruitment and training. Supervise programme staff throughout the different phases of the programme cycle. Coach, support and oversee the performance of the field staff assigned activities related to the programme.
- Ensure effective coordination and integration with all relevant humanitarian stakeholders in Ethiopia, including but not limited, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster and Programme, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM)), Protection, House Land and Property (HLP) and CASH Working Group.
- Participate in the development of a Shelter/NFI Programme Strategy that is aligned with the policies and strategies of the Global and National Cluster. Assist in introducing innovation and creativity in the Shelter & NFI Programming with specific emphasis on community resilience and durable approaches.
- Explore and pilot new elements of Shelter and NFI Programming (e.g., Cash-BasedInterventions, Areas-Based Settlement Approach) and develop internal context specific Operating Procedures (SOP) that are aligned with global standards and internal IOM policies and procedures.
- Actively engage in activities supporting the nexus between humanitarian needs and durable solutions, specifically exploring urbanization of settlements with protracted Internally displaced people (IDPs) under an “area-based approach.”
- Participate and represent proactively IOM in the Shelter/NFI Cluster and coordination forums i.e., Operational Working Group, Technical Working Groups, Strategic Advisory Group, and other ad hoc meetings.
- Ensure integration of the IASC’s (Inter-Agency Standing Committee) priority cross cutting issues (e.g., human rights, Age, Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) and promote gender equality by ensuring that the needs of women and girls, as well as men and boys, are addressed.
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
- Master’s degree in Architecture, Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, 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.
- Relevant professional experience in managing/coordinating Shelter and NFI programmes in emergency post-crisis context.
- Working experience with UN agencies, international organizations, or non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and familiarity with the humanitarian reform and cluster approach.
- Experience in project management and implementation.
- Experience in training and building capacity of National staff and government authorities and national NGOs.
- Experience in writing technical requirements documents, translating/planning specifications to technical briefs for data capture/analysis and compiling diverse datasets.
- Excellent organization and creative thinking skills.
- Excellent report writing and analytical skills, proficiency in written and spoken English.
- In depth knowledge of the broad range of Shelter and Non-Food Items related subject areas dealt with by the Organization.
- Good knowledge of Ethiopia and the region is an advantage.
IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.
External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese).
For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French and/or is an advantage.
Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.
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 level 2
- 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.
Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
- Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
- Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
- Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.
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.
This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates endorsed by the Appointments and Postings Board will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.
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. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.
Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.
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.
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: VN 2022 300 Programme Manager (Shelter and Non-Food Items) (P3) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (57753527) Released
Posting: Posting NC57753528 (57753528) Released
- Job City Addis Ababa
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