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vacancy(Project Officer (Shelter NFI))

    Project Officer (ShelterNFI)
    International Organization for Migration (IOM)
    Job Requirements
    Required Qualifications And Experience:


    Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture or a related field from an accredited academic institution with 2 years of relevant professional experience; or

    University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.


    Experience with supervision roles for tasks of a similar nature to this assignment;

    Minimum of two years’ experience in the Shelter sector; and,

    Experience liaising with donors, government officials and other stakeholders and a proven track record of resource mobilization.


    Proven skills to analyze statistical information;

    Ability to translate planning and specifications into technical briefs for data capture and analysis, and vice versa;

    Demonstrated ability for leadership in the context of partnership building and consensual decision making;

    Demonstrated team building and information management skills;

    Advanced data visualization and information design skill;

    Skills and knowledge on the planning, design, execution and supervision of shelter implementation; and,

    Ability to conduct travel duties freely and frequently in different areas of Ethiopia;

    Demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies;

    Understanding of relational data theory;

    Proven track record of working with government officials, UN agencies, NGO and communities in the execution of humanitarian shelter projects;

    Knowledge and experience working with UN administrative procedures; and,

    Excellent communication, interpersonal, networking and presentation 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 French, Spanish, Amharic and/or other languages spoken in Ethiopia 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.

    Required Competencies:

    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.


    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 will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

    Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

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