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Programme Officer (Camp Coordination and Camp Management)

Beira (Mozambique)

  • Organization: IOM
  • Location: Beira (Mozambique)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Managerial positions
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
    • Urban Development, planning and design
    • Engineering
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-07

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Position Title: Programme Officer (Camp Coordination and Camp Management)

Duty Station: Beira, Mozambique

Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2

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

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 07 July 2020

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 work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates

  2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states: Antigua and Barbuda; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Djibouti; Fiji; Gabon; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People's Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Libya; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.


Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, the direct supervision of the Displacement Management Programme Coordinator in Pemba, the administrative supervision of the Head of Sub-Office in Beira, and in close coordination with Head of Programme and Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing field support to IOM’s Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) activities in Beira in the wake of cyclone IDAI in resettlement sites.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Provide support to Displacement Management Coordinator and contribute towards the development of an IOM CCCM response strategy, including engagement with Host Communities, site upgrades, site planning and phase out strategy.

  2. Supervise IOM camp management, site improvement activities, field team and ensure close follow-up on implementation of activities at field/settlement level. Support in oversee the installation and/or maintenance of IOM operated structures such as drainage facilities, reception centers, safe spaces, shelters, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) facilities and community centers. Coordinate with Local Authorities on environmental protection matters in and around the sites and ensure close coordination with the Protection and Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) teams on the ground in programming matters.

  3. Organize and chair site-level or district level coordination meetings with stakeholders and service providers as required and appropriate.

  4. Participate in the CCCM Working Group meetings at inter-sector fora at Beira level and attend other cluster meetings to discuss key priorities from CCCM and draft cluster update while checking that cluster mechanisms are in place on the ground. Act as a CCCM Cluster focal point in Beira in support to the Programme Coordinator/Cluster Coordinator.

  5. Train, guide and supervise IOM CCCM teams, as well as support any capacity development initiatives in the response.

  6. Actively work to ensure there are no gaps in assistance to beneficiaries and are raised to relevant clusters. Facilitate field teams from various service providers to avoid duplication of activities by conducting regular and systematic monitoring of service delivery in the camps, drawing the attention of stakeholders and partners to overarching needs.

  7. Work to ensure that Complaint and Feedback mechanism and procedures are in place, and forums are developed for the site population and host communities to contribute and be listened to.

  8. Work with the team to strengthen capacity of site committees, with a specific technical or cross-cutting sector focus, and cutting across agencies such as Protection, Shelter, WASH, etc., checking that representation takes into account persons with special needs - the elderly, youth, people with disability, etc.

  9. Collaborate with DTM team, Protection and CCCM field teams in establishing and maintaining up to date camp population and demographic databases that reflect births, deaths, arrivals, departures and other fluctuations in the population.

  10. Produce regular reports regarding the implementation of IOM CCCM activities; identify constraints and inform on future programme developments.

  11. Implement appropriate safety and security procedures related to the protection of IOM staff, its assets and operations. Check that all relevant security information is properly disseminated.

  12. Undertake duty travel to ensure the smooth implementation of all the tasks mentioned above.

  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


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

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


• Experience in emergencies response, including some in CCCM sector, ideally with experience covering – coordination, operation, capacity building;

• Field experience on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) mainstreaming humanitarian emergency response is desirable.

• Knowledge of the region is an advantage.


• Has knowledge and skills in budget monitoring, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and risk management is required;

• Good understanding of CCCM, Shelter, DTM and Protection responses in emergencies, is essential;

• Efficiency, high level of professionalism and ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines;

• Flexibility, diplomacy, leadership, cultural sensitivity and team-spirit are important personal features;

• Solid analytical and drafting skills.


IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Portuguese, French and/or Spanish is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.


Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database


Required Competencies:

Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.


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.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

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.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 07 July 2020 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to:

Posting period:

From 24.06.2020 to 07.07.2020

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: SVN 2020 134 Programme Officer (CCCM) (P2) Beira, Mozambique (56488213) Released

Posting: Posting NC56488214 (56488214) Released

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