Position Title : Project Assistant- Immigration and Border Management (IBM)

Reference No : VN/UG/019/2022

Duty Station : Kampala, Uganda

Classification : General Service (G5)

Type of Appointment : One Year Fixed Term, 1 year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 17th November 2022

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT AND SCOPE

IOM’s Immigration and Border Management (IBM) Division supports Member States in improving the policy, legislation, operational systems, human resources, and administrative and technical structures required to respond more effectively to diverse migration and border management challenges. Immigration and Border Management (IBM) activities are in line with IOM’s commitment to facilitate orderly, safe, and regular migration and mobility.

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, the direct supervision of the Senior Project Assistant, and in coordination with relevant units in IOM headquarters and the Regional Office (RO) for the East and Horn of Africa, the Project Assistant will be responsible for supporting the implementation of IBM projects, supporting the effective and efficient realization of objectives and providing administrative support to the Mission as needed.

Education

• Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, International Relations, Law, Social Science, or similar field from an accredited academic institution, with at least 3 years of specific professional experience. or

• High school diploma with five years of relevant professional experience.

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How to apply:

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.

Interested applicants may send their applications to hruganda@iom.int no later than 17th November 2022.

Reference Number and Position Title: VN/UG/019/2022 – Project Assistant

Immigration and Border Management (IBM) should be specified in the SUBJECT field. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

Posting period: From 03 rd November 2022 to 17th November 2022