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SVN 2018/167 (P) - Emergency and Stabilization Coordinator (Eastern Area of Ukraine) (P4) - Donetsk, Ukraine

Donetsk (Ukraine)

Position Title Emergency and Stabilization Coordinator (Eastern Area of Ukraine)

Duty Station :Donetsk, Ukraine

Classification Professional Staff, Grade P4

Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Nine months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date :As soon as possible

Closing Date : 16 September 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, Libya, 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

3. External female candidates.


Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) and in coordination with the Emergency and Stabilization Programme Coordinator in Kyiv, and in coordination with, Regional Thematic Specialists (RTS) in the Regional Office in Vienna, the successful candidate will oversee and coordinate the implementation of IOM Ukraine’s Emergency and Stabilization and other operational programming in Eastern Ukraine.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1. Under close guidance by the CoM, ensure political liaison with authorities in Government Controlled Area (GCA) and de facto authorities in Non-Government Controlled Area (NGCA). 2. Exercise oversight and coordinate programmatic activities in eastern Ukraine with a special focus on programming going beyond the conflict-response and helping to strategically position Page 1 / 4IOM in the humanitarian-development nexus.

3. Coordinate the overall development and implementation of emergency and recovery-related efforts as well as the humanitarian-development nexus, including but not limited to Shelter/Non-Food Items (NFIs) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), livelihoods, social cohesion in the government-controlled and non-government controlled areas of Donbas, Eastern Ukraine (Area of Responsibility – AoR).

4. Under close guidance of the CoM Coordinate IOM Ukraine activities in the AoR with Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) partners, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), State and local authorities, de facto authorities and other stakeholders. 5. Coordinate operational, administrative and financial aspects of all relevant programming, including oversight of implementation in the AoR.

6. Spearhead the development of information gathering, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation frameworks for programming in the AoR.

7. Represent IOM at relevant local cluster meetings, related fora, and other emergency and recovery-related events (meetings, presentations, discussions, visits, negotiations etc.). 8. Drive all internal and external narrative and financial reporting related to programming implemented in the AoR, ensuring quality of inputs in line with IOM and donor requirements. 9. Ensure high-level quality of deliverables. Provide technical guidance and oversight of compliance to programme partners, technical advisers, programme staff, implementing partners and service providers.

10. In close coordination with the Communications and Outreach Officer ensure proper visibility and promotion of emergency and recovery efforts undertaken in the AoR. 11. Build the capacity of staff in the respective field offices in AoR through providing guidance and training as necessary.

12. Oversee and guide the work of surge personnel in the AoR as necessary. 13. Undertake duty travels with the aim of project/programme assessment, liaison with counterparts, problem solving, and development of new initiatives, as required. 14. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


• Master’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, International Relations, Humanitarian Affairs or a related field from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant professional experience; or

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

• Experience in emergency and recovery settings with strong knowledge of IOM/United Nations (UN) project life cycles;

• Strong combination of training and experience in the field of operations, and solid working experience in complex environments;

• Experience in liaising with government authorities and local communities, as well as national Page 2 / 4and international institutions;

• Experience in the areas of Shelter and NFIs, WASH, logistics and socio-economic recovery; • Experience of working in conflict situations and heading field offices or sub-offices is a distinct advantage;

• Familiarity with IOM/UN administrative and financial management;

• Familiarity with the region is an asset.


Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Russian and Ukrainian is an advantage. Desirable Competencies:


• 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.

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.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, 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 16 September 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement. For further information, please refer to: Page 3 / 4In 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 03.09.2018 to 16.09.2018

Requisition: SVN2018167(P)-Emergency&StabiliztnCoordtr(EasternAreaUkraine)(P4)-DonetskUkraine (55563727) Released

Posting: Posting NC55563747 (55563747) Released

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: IOM - International Organization for Migration
  • Location: Donetsk (Ukraine)
  • Grade: P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Emergency Aid and Response
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2018-09-16

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