Position Title: Coordination and Policy Officer (Monitoring & Evaluation)
Duty Station: IOM Libya in Tunis, Tunisia
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P3
Type of Appointment: Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 01 December 2022
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 www.iom.int/diversity.
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:
- Internal candidates
- Candidates from the following non-represented member states:
Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba (Netherlands); Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Congo (the); Cook Islands; Cuba; Curaçao; Fiji; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Madagascar; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Namibia; Nauru; Palau; 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 IOM Libya Chief of Mission (CoM) and the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Mission & Senior Programme Development and Donor Relations Officer. The Coordination and Policy Officer (Monitoring & Evaluation) will be responsible for developing, overseeing and providing substantive guidance and support on monitoring and evaluation aspects to Programme Managers in IOM Libya as well as support of the implementation of the UNSDCF 2023-2025, the UN Migration Network and the migration related activities of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in line as well with the IOM Libya and MENA Strategic Visions.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
- In collaboration with relevant Programme Managers, develop Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) frameworks for all projects that include a specific M&E budget line and make plans to ensure that relevant funding is allocated and effectively consumed within the project timeframe.
- Manage and coordinate M&E data collection, assessing and consolidating data, and prepare or substantively support the preparation of monthly, quarterly or annual programmes/projects reviews, process and operations monitoring, real-time, mid-term and final evaluations and lessons-learned workshops.
- Act as primary focal point for ongoing Third-Party Monitoring (TPM), coordinate relevant requests with programme managers in the mission, and review and assess inputs.
- Work closely with project development teams to ensure M&E is embedded in project design and planning through elaboration and revision of the programmes/projects result matrix on a continuous basis, provide inputs in the areas of the objective hierarchy, indicators and monitoring mechanisms.
- Build staff capacity on M&E and ensure that M&E arrangements meet international standards and comply with donor agreements.
- Design, test and regularly review information and data collection tools ensuring the compliance with relevant monitoring and reporting requirements. Provide advice and guidance on the information and data collection process in coordination with the monitoring and reporting focal points.
- Organize and ensure the regular sharing of M&E findings with relevant stakeholders in HQ, Regional Offices and other IOM offices/departments, and discuss and advise on monitoring data in the appropriate forum in a timely manner, particularly in terms of achieving objectives, existing bottlenecks, and implications for future action.
- Ensure overall revision of reporting documents including but not limited to M&E activity plans and Final Evaluation Reports to ensure adherence to project objectives for submission to donors.
- Ensure all the evaluation steps are carried out according to IOM Evaluation standards and provide advice to the relevant team for the preparation of TORs and internal/ external evaluator hiring; review inception reports and oversee data collection process for all evaluation deliverables.
- Manage and coordinate the work and tasks of the Mission’s M&E, Coordination and Policy teams and maintain weekly activity logs and planning processes.
- Represent IOM and participate in the United Nations Strategic Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF 2023-25) process to ensure that the Migration dimension is reflected in its design and measurement framework.
- Support the implementation of the UNSDCF Collective Outcome on Migration Management and the UN Network on Migration in Libya, ensuring coordination between Governmental partners, UN Agencies and INGOS working on migration management.
- Substantively support the Deputy Chief of Mission/Head of PDSU in the identification of strategic priorities for the mission, implementation of the IOM Libya Strategic Framework, development of policy and strategic documents and frameworks for the use of the mission.
- 14.Support the organization of migration policy events and capacity building for the mission and coordinate with Regional Office (RO) Cairo and the HQ Policy Hub on regional or global initiatives on SDGs, Global Frameworks, Project Development, and strategic tools.
- Support the Deputy Chief of Mission/Head of Programme Development and Support Unit (PDSU) in supervising and coordinating external relations, publications, and research activities, in coordination with the Public Information Unit, ensuring coordination among stakeholders involved.
- Contribute to the development of talking points, policy and strategic papers including for highlevel meetings and visits of DG, DDGs, CoM and senior staff.
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
- Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Communications, Information Management, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
- University degree in the above fields with at least seven years of relevant professional experience.
- Experience working in international organizations and the humanitarian community;
- Experience in project management and implementation; and,
- Experience writing technical requirements documents.
IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.
External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish).
For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Arabic and French 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 (https://whed.net/home.php).
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 endorsed by the Appointments and Postings Board 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. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.
Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.
How to apply
To apply, interested applicants are invited to submit their applications HERE via the IOM e-Recruitment system by 01 December 2022.
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: www.iom.int/recruitment
From 18.11.2022 to 01.12.2022
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: VN 2022 414 Coordination and Policy Officer (Monitoring & Evaluation) (P3) IOM Libya in Tunis, Tunisia (57846578) Released
Posting: Posting NC57846579 (57846579) Released