Ethiopia: Project Manager (Shelter/NFI) - Ethiopia
Position Title : Project Manager (Shelter/NFI) Duty Station : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3
Type of Appointment : Special term graded, Six month with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 02 August 2016
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and 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 tier candidates:
1. Internal candidates
2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:
Antigua and Barbuda, Benin, Bahamas, Botswana, Belize, Cabo Verde, Czech
Republic, Djibouti, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Cambodia, Comoros, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Maldives, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Suriname, El Salvador, Leste, United Republic of Tanzania, Holy See, Saint Vincent and
the Grenadines, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Vanuatu, Samoa
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Emergency and Crisis Programme Coordinator /Head of EPC Unit in IOM Ethiopia, the successful candidate will be responsible for the management and coordination of IOM Shelter/NFI food items) Programmes and related project activities in Ethiopia.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Provide timely analysis, and draft and revise IOs strategies in areas of emergency shelter and food item provision to displaced persons and refugees in Ethiopia in close coordination with the EPC Programme Coordinator and the Units concerned in the Mission, relevant Government counterparts, beneficiary communities and other relevant humanitarian stakeholders including UN OCHA in the country.
Plan, supervise and coordinate implementation of all Shelter/NFI activities in Ethiopia in collaboration with relevant IOM units, head of sub offices and field staff, to ensure efficient and timely implementation of these projects, in accordance with IOM and cluster standards and guidelines.
Plan, monitor and ensure the proper allocation and management of budget and expenditures
for shelter/NFI projects and other related activities. Supervise the preparation of financial reports, ensure the development and implementation of relevant control systems, and coordinate administrative and logistical actions.
Ensure proper documentation of Shelter/NFI related programmes/projects, including that all supportive documents for the projects (assessment, beneficiary registration, payment records, etc.) are recorded in the Shelter/NFI database(s).
Contribute to the integration of cutting issues such as gender, children and other vulnerable groups in the programmes/projects are properly reflected in the IOM Shelter/NFI responses.
Support in the coordination of the ES/NFI Cluster in Ethiopia, in coordination with the IOM EPC Programme Coordinator, the Shelter Cluster Coordinator in Ethiopia and other relevant cluster partners.
In coordination with the Shelter Cluster Coordinator, engage closely and provide substantive input and technical support to the cluster as required, including but not limited to developing standards/guidelines, supporting implementation planning, etc.
Ensure appropriate coordination with all humanitarian partners (including UN agencies, national and international NGOs, the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement, IOM and other international organizations), as well as with national authorities and local structures, in Ethiopia.
In coordination with the EPC Programme Coordinator, the Chief of Mission and other relevant colleagues in the Mission, draft resource mobilization strategy for the programmes/projects in shelter and NFI areas and engage with donors and private sector for this purpose and provide input for the development of new programming as required.
Responsible for programme reporting and provide regular input to the reporting unit for donor updates, donor reports, newsletters, etc. as needed.
Recruit, train and supervise programme staff throughout the different phases of the programme cycle.
Coach, support and oversee the performance of the field office staff assigned to the work for
Shelter and NFI programmes/projects.
Undertake duty travel as required, for project site review and other duties of concern to the project activities.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Masters degree in Development, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban Planning and/or Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
• Experience in field of operations and logistics preferably in natural disaster or post conflict situations;
• Extensive field experience in programme development, implementation and evaluation;
• Experience in conflict/emergency zones and in working in a risk environment, project management and administrative and financial management (previous experience with IOM Shelter Programme an advantage);
• Experience in liaising with governmental authorities and local communities, as well as national and international institutions;
• Experience in one of the organizations of the UN Common System and field experience are a distinct advantage, good knowledge of agency and cluster processes;
• Broad sector knowledge and/or field experience in the areas of construction and community mobilization; familiarity with the region an asset;
• Excellent demonstrated analytical skills applied on a wide range of factors, parameters, policies and priorities for the assessment and resolution of complex situations, including technical understanding.
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of a local language is an advantage.
• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;
• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;
• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
• Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
• Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter;
• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
• Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
• Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
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.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.