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 environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates: 1. Internal candidates 2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cabo Verde, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Guyana, Iceland, Comoros, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa
Under the overall guidance of the IOM Chief of Mission (CoM), and the direct supervision of the Programme Manager/Chief of Party and the Programmatic directives from IOM-OTI Global Programme Coordinator in Washington, DC, the successful candidate will manage and be responsible for organizing, tracking and managing all aspects of grant activities funded through a small grants mechanism, ensuring the thorough administration of all grant requirements from activity identification, development and submission for donor approval, and implementation monitoring towards completion. S/he will oversee all aspects of the donor-provided grant activity database as a means of tracking each grant from start-up through to close out.
The Grants Manager is the principle administrator of grant activities, with the overall responsibility of ensuring that grant content and process consistently meet programme objectives and IOM standards. S/he will strengthen and maintain the necessary administrative structures and inter-departmental processes, both within the Somalia Stabilisation Initiative (the Programme, hereinafter referred to as SSI) and between the programme and IOM Mission, to ensure grant transparency, smooth implementation, reporting, requisite controls and monitoring. S/he will also provide technical support and supervise the implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for the programme.
Interested and qualified? Go to International Organization for Migration (IOM) career website on recruit.iom.int to apply