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VN 2018/185 (P) - Project Officer (Shelter, Non-Food Items and Cash Response) (P2) - Tripoli, Libya

Tripoli (Lebanon)

Position Title Project Officer (Shelter, Non-Food Items and Cash Response) Duty Station : Tripoli, Libya

Classification :Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 14 August 2018

Established in 1951, 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, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa


Under the overall supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator in Libya, the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (Direct Assistance, Migration Resource and Response Mechanism and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Response), and in close coordination with the relevant Programme Managers/Coordinators, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the coordination and implementation of IOM programmes related to Shelter, Non- Food Items (NFIs) and Cash Assistance in Libya. Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1. Monitor and implement IOM Libya’s Shelter, NFIs, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Cash response, including targeting, registration, verification, distribution, and follow up, in coordination with sectors and relevant stakeholders while monitoring consistency with IOM Libya’s strategic objectives and approaches.

2. Coordinate the release of emergency items from IOM warehouses upon receiving verification by the field teams. Support dispatch of shelter/NFIs stocks across Libya in coordination with IOM logistics, ensuring completion, accurate record keeping, and follow up on issues. Page 1 / 43. Contribute to the establishment of, and implement a cash/voucher response where applicable, monitoring adherence to IOM standard operating procedures and guidelines in close coordination with the Programme Coordinator. Attend Cash Working Group (WG) and other coordination meetings.

4. Maintain a register of distributions of relief items, ensuring that dates of collection, number and type of items, locations where the items will be utilized, and targeted beneficiary numbers are properly accounted.

5. Support procurement processes by providing relevant documentation and pipeline projections for shelter/NFIs in coordination with IOM procurement and logistics team; monitor stock levels against the prepositioning plan and the maintenance of adequate levels in the IOM warehouse/s.

6. Participate in needs assessments, in coordination with sectors and relevant stakeholders, and draft assessment reports, analyses and recommendations for future programming. 7. Draft distribution reports, including analysis and recommendations. Provide technical support, in coordination with the Monitoring and Evaluation unit, for post-distribution monitoring exercises, and draft Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) reports accordingly, taking into account lessons learned for following rounds of assistance.

8. Coordinate timely and effective distribution of assistance through evidence-based selection criteria and the relevant sector coordination mechanism that operates at the federal and the state level, while considering participatory community based approaches. 9. Provide information and input on emergency response actions and assist in developing transition from emergency response to longer-term shelter recovery programming in close consultation with Programme Coordinator and relevant focal agencies and government representatives for early recovery.

10. Maintain contact and share information with the shelter/NFIs and WASH sector, cash working group, the Direct Assistance sub-working group and government and humanitarian stakeholders relevant to the implementation of programmes. Attend all coordination meetings relevant to the sectors.

11. Monitor the day-to-day implementation of project activities including compliance with the workplan, project documents, and IOM rules, regulations, policies and guidelines. Identify and document significant project events, decisions, problems or deviations. Contribute technical inputs for the preparation of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relevant to the emergency response.

12. Work in close collaboration with the Project Development Unit (PD) and provide the necessary timely information for the development of donor reports and the drafting of project proposals. Assist in planning and organizing donor visits to implementation sites, follow up on administrative and logistical arrangements, and maintain contact with donors. 13. In close coordination with the Project Development Unit (PD), assist in the preparation of factsheets, press releases and other visibility materials that highlight project successes for wider internal and external audiences.

14. Work closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) unit to implement sound monitoring and evaluation mechanisms in all areas of planning and intervention during shelter and NFIs and cash programming.

15. Contribute to the integration of priority cross-cutting issues in shelter, NFIs and cash needs assessment, response, planning and monitoring (e.g. age, diversity, environment, gender, protection, HIV/AIDS and human rights).

Page 2 / 416. Supervise and provide technical and administrative support to field-based project staff in planning, implementing, monitoring and documenting activities (such as tracking delivery challenges, lessons learnt and best practices), and make recommendations for further capacity development.

17. Provide technical support to implementing partners in the field on shelter, NFIs and cash response and reporting as required.

18. Undertake regular field visits to monitor project activities and to provide information and support with respect to project management and internal procedures.

19. Perform such other duties as maybe assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


• Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Disaster Management, International Relations, Conflict Management, Human Rights, Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience. Experience

• Operational field experience is required;

• Emergency experience preferred;

• Experience in project implementation and management, monitoring and reporting; • Knowledge of the region is an advantage;

• Experience in implementing cash programming is an advantage.


Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Arabic is an advantage. Desirable Competencies:


• 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.

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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.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 14 August 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to: In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 01.08.2018 to 14.08.2018

Requisition: VN2018/185(P)-ProjectOfficer(Shelter,NonFoodItems&CashResponse)(P2)-TripoliLibya (55595671) Released

Posting: Posting NC55595676 (55595676) Released

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  • Organization: IOM - International Organization for Migration
  • Location: Tripoli (Lebanon)
  • Grade: P-2, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Nutrition
    • Cash-Based Interventions
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Emergency Aid and Response
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
    • Disaster Management (Preparedness, Resilience, Response and Recovery)
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-14

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