OIM recrute un agent de projet à N’Djaména au Tchad


Position Title : Project Officer (Peacebuilding)

Duty Station : N’Djamena, Chad

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 18 December 2019


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 work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at https://www.iom.int/diversity.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates :

  1. Internal candidates ;
  2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states: Antigua and Barbuda; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Djibouti; El Salvador; Fiji; Gabon; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Libya; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu Second tier candidates include : All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.

Context :

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission and in coordination with the Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE) Regional Thematic Specialists (RTS) in the Regional Office in Dakar, the successful candidate will support the implementation of IOM Chad’s peacebuilding project portfolio.

IOM Chad is currently implementing three projects funded by the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) covering a range of topics addressing conflicts arising from climate change, and transhumance to community stabilization.

Core Functions / Responsibilities :

  1. Support the coordination between the different implementing agencies in close collaboration with the donor and ensure all project-related information is shared in a timely and coherent manner ;
  2. Provide information and technical guidance regarding the project to government and other stakeholders ;
  3. Facilitate all internal and external narrative and financial reporting, including donor reporting, ensuring coordination and consolidation of partner reports according to donor guidelines ;
  4. Facilitate, monitor and record all coordination efforts on the ground, with partners, donors and stakeholders and ensure communication of outcomes to all implementing partners in a timely manner ;
  5. Directly supervise the implementation of the IOM component of the peacebuilding project in coordination with other project staff of IOM on the PBF projects, including all activity components ;
  6. Contribute to the development of and pro-actively seek creative ways to launch communication and awareness raising activities reaching migrants and rural communities without access to cellphone networks ;
  7. Track and follow up on the financial management of the project budget (including coordination of logistics and workplans as well as human resources) ;
  8. Support the management of sub-office activities within the project geographical scope in accordance with IOM rules and regulations, this includes but is not limited to :
  9. Disseminating timely reports to the mission leadership ;
  10. Verifying requests for operational advances and recommending settlement thereof; c. Monitoring the outputs of and technical support to incoming consultants; d. Logistical organization of daily work on the islands ; e.Close liaison with United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) on security and close linkage with the mission management in Ndjamena ;
  11. Coordination and supervision of relevant project components, including the preparation and supervision of clear time planning for the consultants and community mobilizers to ensure all project activities are met within the workplan ;
  12. Monitor mobility dimensions within the project implementation area, maintain effective communication channels with the support services in Chad for any potential developments and provide input to mobility reporting ;
  13. Maintain and update a mapping and tracking system for arising or existing conflicts or risks, recommend the inclusion of additional enhancements to include factors which may contribute to tracking displacement and root causes of trafficking, conflict and other sources of abuses or inter-communal tensions. Ensure the generation of regular and concise reporting of any potential developments both in the context of the project and beyond ;
  14. Promote and strictly adhere to community-based Do No Harm frameworks and non-violent communication principles ;
  15. Organize and support monitoring missions, as well as donor visits, as required ;
  16. Facilitate adequate and coordinated visibility and communication about the project, including through press visits, radio messaging, social media and press releases ;
  17. Undertake duty travel as required ;
  18. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience :

Education :

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Peace and Conflict Management, Conflict Mediation or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience :

  • At least two years of work experience in hardship duty stations, including on project development, reporting and implementation ;
  • Experience in project management ;
  • Experience in fieldwork in a challenging environment and community-based conflict mediation processes preferred ;
  • Experience in implementing projects in fragile and post-conflict political settings preferred ;
  • Experience with communication campaigns, monitoring and evaluation of community dynamics ;
  • Demonstrated track record of independent project management and implementation.

Languages : IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in French and English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Spanish and/or Arabic is an advantage.

Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies :

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 ;
  • 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.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other :

Previous applicants do not need to re-apply.

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.

How to apply :

  • Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 18 December 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement ;
  • 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 ;
  • For further information please refer to : https://www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting period:

From 08.12.2019 to 18.12.2019

No Fees :

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 :

SVN 2019/322 (P) – Project Officer (Peacebuilding) (P2) – N’djamena, Chad (56245895)

Released :

Posting : Posting NC56245896 (56245896) Released

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