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National Programme Officer, Labour Migration and Social Inclusion (LMI) NOA

IOM Uganda

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted June 22, 2022.

National Programme Officer, Labour Migration and Social Inclusion (LMI) NOA Jobs in IOM Uganda Uganda vacancies in Uganda at IOM Uganda

# Job Description

Organizational context and scope
The International Organization for Migration IOM is committed to ensuring
orderly and humane governance of migration, promoting international
cooperation on migration issues, and assisting in the search for practical
solutions to migration issues.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal candidates
are eligible to apply as first tier-candidates.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission COM in IOM Uganda, and
the direct supervision of the Program Manager LMI, in collaboration with the
Senior Regional Specialist
LMI and the team at RO Nairobi and with the relevant units at IOM, the
successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of the
regional project in Uganda by managing the following functions:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1\. In consultation with the Programme Manager, coordinate the implementation
and monitoring of the Labour Mobility and Regional Integration for Safe,
Orderly and Human Labour Migration in East and Horn of Africa: Better Regional
Migration Management Phase II in Uganda.
2\. Manage projects’ implementation in a timely manner, overseeing its
financial, administrative
and technical aspects, in line with policies and procedures, as well as donor
requirements through maintaining a sound monitoring, evaluation and learning
framework to enable continuous improvement.
3\. In coordination with the LMI Programme Manager, Resource Management Unit
RMU and the Program Support Unit PSU, conduct a periodic review of
progress of the FCDO project’s expenditure pattern, reporting, and recommend
the necessary initiatives to maintain consistency with the implementation
4\. Supervise the FCDO staff assigned to the project, follow up on the work of
consultants, monitor and coordinate the activities of Implementing Partners
and service providers recruited to support and/or undertake specific project
5\. Establish and maintain liaison and strong working relations with the LMI
RO team,
Government entities, UN agencies and other Implementing Partners and
stakeholders, including the private sector aimed to avoid duplication and
further strengthen the FCDO project.
6\. Undertake analysis and prepare regular progresses and other reports,
ensure proper information exchange on all operational aspects of the project
between IOM Uganda, RO colleagues and other partners and stakeholders.
7\. Identify and manage the implementation of the complementary activities to
enhance the impact of the FCDO interventions.
8\. In coordination with the LMI Programme Manager, RMU and
Procurement/Logistics unit, oversee the project related procurement efforts
for supplies and services ensuring that the processes are transparent and in
line with IOM and donor’s regulations.
9\. Contribute and proactively provide substantive support towards the
identification and development of new projects opportunities in the country in
relation to expressed governmental needs, donors’ priorities and in line with
IOM’s mandate and strategy Labour
Migration and Social Inclusion.
10\. Participate at the relevant seminars and meetings, as well as other
events aimed at promoting
IOM Uganda’s work in safe, regularly and orderly Labour migration.
11\. In collaboration with the LMI Programme Manager and the M&E officer,
ensure proper and timely monitoring of the project activities as required.
12\. Contribute in advocacy, capacity building, knowledge management and
visibility by identifying common strategies for communicating with public,
media, and policy makers, including for the marketing and advocacy of appeals
to donors; and support in timely resource mobilization for successful
implementation of Labour Migration and Social inclusion projects.
13\. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience
• Completed Master’s degree in Development studies, Social Sciences,
Relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution or,
Bachelor’s degree in the above-mentioned fields with two years of relevant
professional experience.
• Experience in project management, labour migration management, or
stakeholder advocacy and engagement.
• Field experience in a Labour Migration and Social Inclusion
• Experience in project management, team building, stakeholder advocacy and
engagement, capacity building and working with the private sector, government,
civil society and international organizations
• Experience and good record in liaising, partnership and engagement with
government institutions and donors in the region
• Experience of multi-tasking skills as well ability to manage competing
priorities under pressure and meeting deadlines
• Experience in development and implementation of capacity-building activities
• Experience in UN coordination mechanisms.
• High level of critical and analytical skills in budget preparation,
monitoring and implementation.
• Computer literacy, including proficiency in MS Office programmes, social
media, knowledge of SharePoint or other collaboration and knowledge management
platforms is an advantage.
• Knowledge of financial management system and any ERP system an advantage.
• Fluency in English
• Working Knowledge of any other UN languages.

Required Competencies
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and
Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three
• 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
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and
committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day
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
• Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the
Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

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Email:: [email protected]

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM will only accept
applications which should include a cover letter not more than one page and
résumé highlighting the required education and experience.

NOTE: Appointment to this position is Subject to funding confirmation.
Interested applicants may send their applications to **[email protected]** no
later than **1st July 2022.** Reference Number and Position Title:
VN/UG/007/2022 – National Programme Officer, Labour Migration and Social
Inclusion LMI NOA should be specified in the SUBJECT field

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