Regional Information Assistant @ IOM Greece

Call for CVs GR 20/39 Regional Information Assistant

Position Title : Regional Information Assistant

Duty Station : Korinthos, Greece

Classification : Ungraded position, attractive remuneration package

Type of Appointment : Special short-term contract with possibility of extension

 

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. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. As the leading international organization for migration, IOM acts with its partners in the international community to assist in meeting the growing operational challenges of migration management; advance understanding of migration issues; encourage social and economic development through migration, and; uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants.

In Greece, IOM is focusing on responding to the Mediterranean migrant’s crisis, in support of the Greek Government and in cooperation with all other agencies involved. IOM currently implements interventions within the areas of emergency, preparedness and response, disaster risk reduction, livelihoods, healthcare and psychosocial assistance, assisted voluntary return of migrants, migration and development, resettlement and repatriation, family reunification, counter human trafficking, assistance to vulnerable migrants.

 

Context:

In the framework of the implementation of assisted voluntary returns including reintegration measures and operation of Open Centre in the Prefecture of Attika for applicants of voluntary return project, which has been designed to implement AVRR activities.

 

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Information Coordinator and in close coordination with relevant units within the Mission, the successful incumbent provides general support in relation to the following functions:

1. Provide Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Information to third country nationals;
2. Distribute information material regarding the AVRR Project to local authorities and other relevant stakeholders;
3. Liaise with national and local authorities in order to proceed with the return of third country nationals that are interested in registering to the respective programme;
4. Establish and maintain strong and regular liaison with the Project/Programme partners such as governmental and nongovernmental authorities, diplomatic agencies as well as coordination of the activities, facilitating access to the project’s results;
5. Report daily and weekly in writing to IOM Athens on activities and other information, as required by IOM Athens on the IOM templates;
6. Make use of Business Applications for movements (Mimosa) and update Excel (lists etc);
7. Travelling according to the project’s requirements as needed and in close coordination with the supervisor to include local movements and others;
8. Perform other duties as they might be assigned for the successful completion of the AVRR project.

 

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.

 

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education

University Degree in Social Science, Political Science and Psychology or a related field from an accredited academic institution with in one year of relevant professional experience or High school graduate with three years of relevant professional experience.

 

Experience

• Experience working in international organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multicultural setting is an advantage;
• Progressive experience in a similar function;
• Experience working in international organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multicultural setting is an advantage;
• Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and to keep deadlines;
• Computer literacy in standard software applications.

 

Languages
Fluency in Greek and English is required.

Knowledge of Urdu, Arabic and Farsi would be considered an advantage.

 

Required Competencies

Behavioural

1. Accountability – accepts and gives constructive criticism;
2. Client Orientation – identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work;
3. Continuous Learning – demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills;
4. Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
5. Performance Management – provides constructive feedback to colleagues;
6. Planning and Organizing – sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others;
7. Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts.

 

Technical

• Delivers on set objectives in hardship situations
• Effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners
• Works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, beneficiaries, and the broader community to advance country office or regional objectives
• Drivers’ license with practical experience required.

 

Other

1. The position is subject to funding confirmation.
2. Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
3. Appointment will be subject to the provision of the relevant to the position degree(s), professional licenses and/or criminal record certificate.

 

How to apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications (CV and Cover Letter) in English, to iomathenscvhr@iom.int email address, quoting the vacancy notice number CFCV GR 20/39 by 23rd February, 2020 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Posting Period: 07.02.2020-23.02.2020

 

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