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VAC-9072 MHPSS Assistant

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location:
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Administrative support
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: Closed

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental Organization in the field of migration and 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 in Libya assists in providing medical services to vulnerable migrants, IDPs, and vulnerable host populations, especially in detention centres and at disembarkation points and organizing community outreach services for stranded migrants. At the same time, IOM also extends support to southern Libya under the programmatic support of Support to Integrated Border and Migration Management in Libya (SIBMMIL), which aims to apply the health border mobility management (HBMM) framework of IOM for a mobility-competent health system in coordination with the IBM unit. Under the project, IOM is establishing a mobile health team in Taraghin municipality to support primary health consultations for the most vulnerable IDPs and host communities.

Role objectives

§Provide psychosocial support to the migrant, IDPs and host communities in the communities along the migratory routes through regular outreach activities. Collect perceptions of different diseases of public health importance, including COVID-19 among beneficiaries, suggest appropriate key messages and suitable ways to share information, and disseminate information to migrants through leaflets, media, social media, and informal networks.

§Identify and report needs and provide psychological First aid within Search and rescue operations.

§Provide remote psychosocial support when needed.

§Make necessary referrals to other units, programs and departments within IOM and to other stakeholders.

§Participate in a services mapping exercise along the migratory routes to identify other units and stakeholders working to address the needs of migrants in different urban locations and the needs of IDPs and host communities.

§Liaise closely and coordinate with the mobile health and protection teams working in the area. This includes planning the weekly visits, meetings, workshops, training and so on.

§Undertake all administrative and office related to ensuring the successful implementation of tasks and project activities.

§Support the programme manager in identifying capacity-building opportunities in Libya for Civil Society Organizations and Government counterparts, develop training materials and contribute to the delivery of training if required (translation or leading sessions).

§Attend training sessions and document all processes for processing approvals and authorizations, maintaining up-to-date copies of all documents.

§Work on creating a system for proper documentation.

§Provide the programme manager with timely and accurate information on delivered activities in compliance with IOM reporting formats and timeframes.

§Liaise with IOM partners, especially Civil Society Organizations and Government counterparts, to ensure interventions are delivered in line with international guidelines and standards and IOM policies.

§Travel to any location as requested by the direct supervisor when/where necessary.

§Attend meetings – both programmatic and Technical regularly.

§Liaise closely with the Mental health professional to better follow up on cases.

§Submit weekly and monthly reports documenting all activities and services provided.

Undertake any other duty as may be assigned by the senior MHPSS assistant and PM.

Project reporting

Senior MHPSS assistant 

Key competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and 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.
Team management

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

Further information


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