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Jobs at International Organization for Migration (IOM), Programme Assistant

Jobs at International Organization for Migration (IOM), Programme Assistant

Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, and the direct supervision of the Senior
Programme Coordinator (Head of Programmes), the programme assistant will provide support to
the implementation, and reporting of the KJP, as well as, other One UN joint programme

Specific duties will include the following:

Assist with the implementation and monitoring of the on-going KJP activities, with focus on migrant care assistance (victims of trafficking), and NGO grants/service provider coordination;

Coordinate functions and take part in promoting IOM within relevant outcome groups and thematic results group, under the One UN;

Participate in meetings with national and local migration management stakeholders;

Promote the integration of migration and human rights, internally and externally, including delivering presentations in this regard, on behalf of IOM, to both internal and external stakeholders;

Provide logistical and administrative support to the establishment and convening of relevant KJP project activities, and assisting in the liaison between IOM and national/local stakeholders;

Research and identify opportunities for resource mobilization for IOM migrant care assistance interventions, draft concept notes and proposals for fund- raising, and maintain an up-to-date donor mappings and profiles;

Actively participate in the meetings of the One UN, and through this and other channels, carry out continuous liaison work with UN agencies and other Development Partners;

Assist in the submission of joint programming work plans and Monitoring and Evaluation documents.

Undertake any other function as directed by the superiors and as per work plan.

Undertake duty travel as necessary;


Excellent communication skills

Strong facilitation/training skills, good interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural

Accepts and gives constructive criticism

Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies

Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs

Monitors own work to correct errors

Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings

Client Orientation

Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients

Identifies and monitors changes in the needs of clients, including donors, governments, and project beneficiaries

Keeps clients informed of developments and setbacks

Continuous Learning

Contributes to colleagues’ learning

Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills

Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant to other functional areas

Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area


Actively shares relevant information

Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and procedures

Writes clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended audience

Listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience

Creativity and Initiative

Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems

Planning and Organizing

Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others

Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others

Organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned handovers

Identifies risks and makes contingency plans


Masters subject matter related to responsibilities

Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities

Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation

Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress

Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity

Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts

Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions


Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment

Contributes to, and follows team objectives

Gives credit where credit is due

Seeks input and feedback from others

Delegates tasks and responsibilities as appropriate

Actively supports and implements final group decision

 Takes joint responsibility for team’s work

Technological Awareness

 Learns about developments in available technology

Proactively identifies and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions

Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work.


Good understanding of migration management issues,

Good understanding of migration and development issues in Tanzania, EAC and SADC

Consolidated strategic thinking and planning skills

Good project development capacities and skill

Strong proposal writing and resource mobilization working experience

Experience in social science research

Experience in developing training materials and toolkits an asset

M&E skills and experience

Excellent organizational and administration skills


Completed university degree from an accredited academic institution, preferably in development studies or international relations.

Minimum of three years of relevant work experience.

Female applicants are strongly encouraged.


Fluency in both written and spoken

English and Kiswahili

How to apply:
Interested candidates should fill in the PH form, submit CV’s and cover letter
indicating Vacancy Notice number with 3 professional references and contacts to
Or send applications to the address below;
International Organization for Migration Mission in the United Republic of Tanzania
Slipway Road, off Chole Road, Plot # 1365 Msasani. PO Box 9270 Dar es Salaam,
Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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