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  • Posted: Nov 30, 2022
    Deadline: Dec 13, 2022
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    Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 165 member states, a further 8 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the bene...
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    National Programme Officer (WASH)

    Core Functions / Responsibilities:

    1. Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting and documentation of drought response Programme activities this includes both projectization. Consolidate and submit monthly, quarterly and donor reports, contribute inputs to project documents, visibilities as well to all internal and external audit
    2. Provide guidance and coordinate with the implementing partners and service providers to ensure co-ordination of the implementation of the WASH/ Climate change activities ensuring effective monitoring and close follow up field, teams and engineers.
    3. Compile data on project activities for internal and external reports of IOM, clarifying outputs, achievements, challenges, corrective measures taken as well as future plans.
    4. Monitor inputs, field activities and find solutions to obstacles and provide utilization reports for specific activities to the Senior Programme Manager and IOM WASH and MECC team on the finding and advice in close collaboration and coordination with the field.
    5. Facilitate that all the emergency response and medium/long term activities meets their intended scope, time, quality and budget. Notify in a timely manner of any change request pertinent and inform of any delay or workaround required for timely completion of activities.
    6. Prepare and Manage Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs)/ contracts with service providers and implementing partners. Work closely with the administrative units of IOM to ensure adequate contracts management; close out procedures and final payments to the contractors.
    7. Plan, implement and monitor activities including procurement plans ensuring that the resources are properly utilizing effectively to provide services to the beneficiaries.
    8. Consolidate and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly, midyear and annual donor reports, contribute inputs to Programme documents, visibilities as well to all internal and external mission reports, this may include development of project snapshots, dashboards and sitreps.
    9. Contribute the development of a WASH/MECC technical guidelines, policy and operational frameworks for government institutions, line ministries and other stakeholders while providing prioritized recommendations for Programme interventions to the senior management.
    10. Assist in resource mobilization for WASH/MECC by identifying funding opportunities in general and budgeting.
    11. Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
    12. Undertake frequent duty travel in Somalia relating to project activities, monitoring and liaison with counterparts.

    Required Qualifications and Experience


    • Master’s degree in conflict and peace building or international relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or
    • Bachelor’s degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience.


    • Experience on migration in relation to the conflict, crises, and natural hazards.
    • Experience in the thematic area relevant to project development and coordination.
    • Experience in the field of migration issues, including operational and field experience, project development, management, and reporting.
    • Experience of legal frameworks human rights approaches, risk reduction and protection issues related to displacement and migration.
    • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, donors, academia, other national/international institutions and NGOs.
    • Work experience in Somalia is an advantage.


    • In depth knowledge of the broad range of migration related subject areas dealt with by the Organization; and,
    • Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming.
    • Knowledge of international fora and policy process in the areas of migration, climate change, environment, disaster risk reduction
    • Knowledge of legal frameworks human rights approaches, soft law and protection issues related to environmental migration


    • Fluency in English and Swahili (oral and written) is required. Working knowledge of Somali is an advantage.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should submit CV and a cover letter indicating the Special Vacancy Notice Number (SVN No.), Position Title and the Duty Station with three professional referees and their contacts (both email and telephone) to:

    Posting period:

    From 30.11.2022 to 13.12.2022

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