Position Title: Programme Officer (Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM))
Duty Station: Juba, South Sudan
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2
Type of Appointment: Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 31 January 2023
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 in South Sudan has a broad range of programming centred around three broad areas: humanitarian coordination and support; humanitarian response and resilience; and peacebuilding, transition, and development. Humanitarian coordination and support includes leading/co-leading the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) and Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI) Clusters, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and management of WASH and Shelter and NFI core-pipelines, humanitarian hubs and common transport services. Humanitarian response and resilience includes CCCM, WASH, Shelter & Settlement, health, protection, gender equality and inclusion, mental health and psychosocial support and the management of a Rapid Response Fund. Under peacebuilding, transition and development, IOM South Sudan implements programming on housing, land and property issues, transition and recovery, transhumance conflict prevention, community-based violence reduction, community development and migration management.
Under the overall supervision of the Head of Humanitarian Operations and Assistance and the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM)), the Programme Officer (CCCM) will be responsible for taking part in IOM South Sudan’s Camp Management operations in static and mobile areas of intervention, applying technical skills and knowledge on Communications and Community Engagement (CCE), and coordinating the CCE Working Group in South Sudan.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
- Monitor, coordinate, and support the team in the day-to-day Camp Management operations in static and mobile areas of intervention.
- Contribute to the development and improvement of, and implement expanded CCCM service monitoring processes in IOM CCCM areas of operations – both static and mobile locations (where applicable and needed).
- Implement, coordinate, and support administrative and operational activities of IOM’s CCE programming across IOM areas of operation.
- Continue to improve and monitor implementation of digitalized Complaints and FeedbackMechanism (CFM) in Bentiu, Hai Masna and Naivasha, as well as its adaptation through the form of Community-based Complaints Mechanisms (CBCM) in out-of-camp settings during mobile responses, and other relevant Communications with Communities (CwC) tools.
- Provide technical inputs and support for the development of Community Engagement and community Governance Structures standard operating procedures (SOPs) in camp settings as well as in out-of-camp settings.
- Provide technical inputs and information to support the continued development and implementation of meaningful community-led initiatives and projects in displacement settings, with a specific emphasis on the promotion of resilience, empowerment, and durable solutions.
- Contribute to the development of training materials and provide administrative and logistical support to CCCM training efforts geared towards building capacity of IOM’s CCCM team.
- Coordinate and support Camp Management mobile operations in South Sudan, in accordance with the approved work plan, ensuring that the community engagement components of the response are in place.
- Check that IOM’s CCE portfolio consistently adheres to IOM’s active commitment to Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) and bring issues to the attention of the supervisor.
- Under close supervision of the Programme Coordinator, draft project proposals and budgets, specific sections or elements of assessment reports, work plans, and mission responses for both static and mobile CCCM responses.
- Participate in regular field visits and Travel on authorized duties (TDYs) to implement and monitor CCCM/CCE activities and undertake specific components of CCCM and CCE programming.
- Review donor and internal reports for clarity, consistency, and completeness.
- Support mission-wide strategic work on communications and community engagement byproviding specific inputs and drafting documents in close coordination with relevant units.
- As a focal point for the Communication and Community Engagement Working Group, the candidate will:
- Coordinate the national CCE Working Group, providing technical information and guidance to its members.
- Work closely with the country coordination structures to provide technical guidance on how to embed a CCE approach in the project cycle across sectors. iii. Produce qualitative products from South Sudan response-wide range feedback from the field.
- Undertake assessments to understand the current capacity level of humanitarians conduction gCCE activities and to understand the gaps.
- Provide CCE technical and logistical support to partners during an emergency when needed.
15. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in Social Science, Law, Development, Public Health, or related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or • University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
- Experience in the field of operational and field experience in refugee, displacement and migration related issues, including technical cooperation, project development and/or project/programme implementation and evaluation;
- Work experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other national/international institutions and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), as well as experience in the region, is an asset;
- Experience in Camp Management and/or Protection;
- Experience in community engagement and AAP;
- Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation and report writing;
- Experience in consolidating information from multiple sources.
- In-depth knowledge of the displacement profile of the country;
- Strong analytical skills, including data collection from various sources and in-depth analysis;
- Knowledge of the activated coordination systems in South Sudan;
- In-depth knowledge of relevant protection frameworks and protection mainstreaming;
- Good knowledge of United Nations (UN), IOM and NGOs mandates and programmes in the humanitarian responses, internally displaced persons (IDPs), post conflict construction and development;
- Familiarity with financial management and good level of computer literacy, including information management;
- Excellent editing, drafting, presentation, and computer skills.
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 or French or Spanish and/or any local language 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
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications HERE via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 31 January 2023 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: www.iom.int/recruitment
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 2023 13 Programme Officer (Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM)) (P2)
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Posting: Posting NC57932953 (57932953) Released