IOM-International Organization for Migration(Jordan)
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Programme Assistant

Job Description and Requirements

Position Title: Programme Assistant
Duty Station: Amman – Jordan
Classification: General Service Staff, Grade G5
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Vacancy number: JOR/050/19
Closing Date: 31 Oct 2019

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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment
Applications from qualified female candidates are encouraged

Internal candidates who meet the eligibility criteria (Considered as first-tier candidates)

External candidates (considered as second- tier candidates)

Organizational Context and Scope
Under the overall supervision of Chief of Mission and Emergency Coordinator and the direct supervision of
Operations Officer the incumbent will be responsible for deliverables outlined in the following sections:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Support to the overall preparation and implementation of programme activities (common cash  facility-CCF, refugee movements, etc.);
  • Develop project management tools and related documentation for ongoing and upcoming projects
  • Develop technical documents for contract management including RFQs, specifications, scope of work and technical bid analysis etc.
  • Support operations and related paperwork in compliance with donor requirements and IOM internal procedures and processes;
  • Coordinate and provide logistic support in conjunction with internal and external meetings/workshops/training among the different components of the programme;
  • Support the development of new programmatic opportunities and project proposals and initiatives, by collecting, systematically organizing and analyzing information in support to project development activities;
  • Comply with IOM programmatic, administrative and financial regulations and procedures;
  • Act as back-up to the CCF and movement operations staff;
  • Perform other duties that might be assigned by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education & Experience

  • Completed university degree from an accredited academic institution in Civil or Structural Engineering with three years of relevant professional experience OR High school with Five years of relevant professional experience.
  • Broad sector knowledge and/or field experience in the areas of coordination, shelter, disaster risk reduction and management, humanitarian reform;


  • Fluency in English language and Arabic language is required.

Required Competencies

  • The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain 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 – behavioral indicators level 1

  • 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.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
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. In
addition to a clearance from the local government “Court Clearance”.

How to apply:
Interested external candidates are invited to submit their applications plus motivation letter via
Akhtaboot website, by 31 Oct 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement and VN # xxxx-

Interested Internal candidates need to submit their application plus a cover letter to

[email protected] by 31 Oct 2019, their updated IOM Personal History (PH) Form or E-recruit
Internal Candidate profile generated from PRISM Portal.
For further information, please refer to:
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed in
Akhtaboot website for External candidates and [email protected] internal candidates.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your
personal application page in the Akhtaboot website.

Posting period:
From 17 Oct 2019- 31 Oct 2019