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New jobs at International Organization for Migration (IOM)

New jobs at International Organization for Migration (IOM)

New jobs at International Organization for Migration (IOM),

New jobs at International Organization for Migration (IOM)

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Project Assistant

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Support the Project Officer (PO) in liaising with the Implementing partners, government
    entities and community leaders in the implementation of community-based projects in
    target sub-counties and locations.
  2. Support in providing initial review and finalization of the assessments on resource-based
    and inter-communal conflicts associated with beneficiary vulnerability assessment.
  3. Assist PO in processing procurement requests, including in supporting the implementing
    partner’s (IP) social preparation before and during distribution of emergency livelihoods,
    hygiene kits and business start-up kits. This includes developing and submitting Purchase
    Requisition for all relevant programme activities and ensure proper quotation from vendors
    and follow up on any finance/admin related paperwork related to the project.
  4. Support and monitor IP in building capacity for community leaders, local water, sanitation
    and hygiene (WASH) committees on basic water management skills, WASH awareness
    raising, repairing boreholes and shallow wells.
  5. Support PO in supporting the IP in developing training modules in coordination with the
    key government actors, including county peace committees, National Steering Committee
    for Peace and Security and village chiefs.
  6. Support and monitor activity progress of the IP to conduct trainings on preventing natural
    resource-based conflict and mediation skills.
  7. Support and monitor activity progress of the IP to conduct TVET trainings for target
    vulnerable and at-risk youth and women of being victims of resource-based conflict and
    assist the IP to monitor the progress of self-help groups’ business plans.
  8. Plan the logistics, administration and coordination of meetings, workshops, seminars,
    trainings, and conferences at the regional/national level as well as other events.
  9. Draft and maintain project reports and records including research reports, individual
    beneficiaries files/ monitoring reports etc.
  10. Support the PO in collecting and drafting good practices, beneficiary stories and lessons
    learnt from all the implemented activities.
  11. Contribute towards generation of project concept notes and proposal documents for
    funding purposes.
  12. Undertake duty travel relating to the project activities, as required.
  13. Perform any other tasks that may be assigned by the supervisor.
    Required Qualifications and Experience
    • Completed bachelor’s degree in social science, Development Studies, International
    Relations, Disaster Risk Reduction, Environment, Conflict and Peace, Economics,
    Business Administration, or relevant field from an accredited institution with three
    years of relevant professional experience.
    • Completed High School diploma from an accredited academic institution, with five
    years of relevant professional experience.
    • Experience in implementing WASH, livelihoods and other emergency related projects, in
    the context of humanitarian crisis, including, community-based and TVET projects.
    • Strong experience in administrative and logistical issues.
    • Experience in facilitating trainings/workshops involving community members and
    government officials.
    • Experience working with IPs and consultants.
    • Experience working with communities in arid and semi-arid regions/ counties in Kenya.
    • Working knowledge in the field of migration, disaster response and climate change field
    is an added advantage.
    • Prior experience of working in UN agencies will be considered as an asset.
    • Strong interpersonal and ability to work in a team.


VN No: IOMKCO/VN/010/2023

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree in Medicine with post-graduation in Psychiatry from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant experience.


  • Minimum of four (4) years, post-graduation, (post internship in countries with mandatory internship programs) continuous clinical experience, preferably in a multidisciplinary hospital setting. The last clinical posting should be within the last five years; and,
  • Valid license to practice within Kenya is mandatory.


  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
  • Knowledge of Somali language is desirable.

Required Values 

  • Inclusion & respect for diversity
  • Celebrates diversity in all its forms
  • Shows respect and sensitivity towards gender, culture, race and ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, political conviction and other differences.
  • Encourages the inclusion of all team members and stakeholders while demonstrating the ability to work constructively with people from different backgrounds and orientations.
  • Promotes the benefits of diversity; values diverse points of view and demonstrates this in daily work and decision making.
  • Proactively addresses any prejudice, biases and intolerance in the workplace.
  • Actively contributes to creating and maintaining a safe, harmonious, and respectful working environment free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, (including sexual harassment) and abuse of authority


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