IOM-CCCM Officer-P3-Bujumbura, Burundi

Location: Bujumbura, Burundi, Burundi
Date Posted: 07-12-2017
Organizational Context and Scope
The IOM Burundi team has been commissioned by SIDA to implement the closure of Burundi’s four IDP camps, support the relocation of IDPs to integration locations, and successful integration of the IDPs into host communities by 31 March 2018.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, and the direct supervision of the Emergency Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for IOM’s CCCM operations related to the overall closure of these camps.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Design and develop the overall implementation strategy for ensuring project objectives are achieved on time and to a high standard.
  • Ensure timely implementation of all activities; oversee all financial, administrative and technical aspects, in line with IOM’s policies and procedures, as well as donor requirements.
  • Contribute to and advise on IOM’s strategic planning and response through camp-based approaches.
  • Ensure that IOM's CCCM implementation is in line with global and local CCCM cluster policies and strategies. Provide expertise to the cluster, as required, in order to strengthen the overall CCCM response.
  • In close coordination with the Program Support Unit, ensure proper financial and narrative reporting of the project, as required by SIDA.
  • Ensure close coordination between the CCCM, NFI/Shelter, and Operations units.
  • Promote and develop synergies with other IOM programs, with the aim to increase IOM response’s efficiency and impact. Design harmonized response strategies, contingency plans and disaster reduction strategies.
  • Closely monitor project progress; collect, compile and share information from the field teams on a weekly basis.
  • Supervise the CCCM project staff; provide programmatic and administrative guidance; build staff capacity and provide trainings as required; mentor and support staff in their development.
  • Ensure all administrative and financial processes of the project are done correctly, in a timely manner, and within budgets. Assist with planning and overseeing of procurement and logistics activities for relevant operations.
  • Represent IOM as a CCCM partner in all relevant forums, including cluster coordination meetings, inter-agency meetings and partners meetings.
  • Meet regularly with the donor, both in Bujumbura and virtually as needed, and provide briefings and updates on IOM’s CCCM activities and projects. Develop donor proposals as required based on needs and funding opportunities.
  • Liaise with the Burundi government as necessary to ensure sufficient coordination and sustainability.
  • Undertake duty travel as required.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Business or Public Administration, Humanitarian Affairs, Conflict Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of operational experience in the field in IDP/refugee and migration related issues, including technical cooperation, project development and project/programme implementation and evaluation;
  • Work experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other national/international institutions and NGOs - experience in the region is an asset
  • Good knowledge of UN, IOM and NGO mandates and programmes in the IDP humanitarian responses, post conflict construction and development;
  • Familiarity with financial management and good level of computer literacy, including database applications.
  • Fluency in English is required;
  • Working knowledge of French is an asset.
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