Старший / Старша Спеціаліст / Спеціалістка Проєкту / (Senior Project Specialist (Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP)))


Open to Internal and External CandidatesPosition Title: Senior Project Specialist (Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP))Duty Station: Kyiv, UkraineClassification: General Service Staff, Grade G7Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term, Six months with the possibility of extensionEstimated Start Date: As soon as possibleClosing Date: 08 December 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 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.Context:Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, and direct supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, the successful candidate will provide general support to the implementation of IOM, Mission in Ukraine’s efforts with regard to accountability to affected populations (AAP).Core Functions / Responsibilities:Coordinate the implementation of AAP practices and actions within program units in IOM Ukraine, so activities can prioritize the impact of programs from the communities’ perspective, aid is better targeted to needs, and to enable course corrections in implementation as needed.Provide strategic guidance, support or advice on AAP as well as programmatic compliance with institutional process, to the M&E Officer, Programme Manager (Partnerships and Coordination) and senior management.Manage the establishment and operation of community-feedback mechanism referral processes to reach relevant focal points and senior management in an organizational wide basis.Conduct periodic analysis of feedback collected by different programs to identify trends in community perspectives and priority issues and support program or support units to act on the feedback.Support AAP practices across implementing partners, or local actors, in coordination with programming colleagues and colleagues working specifically on capacity development and/or localisation.Provide technical support during the implementation of community engagement assessments to understand community information needs, communications preferences, community dynamics, social norms, media use, attitudes to rumors and other factors that could impact programs.Provide on-call technical advice or training for agency staff and partners on AAP practices and tools that are integral to effective implementation of activities, including community focused AAP activities.Assist to identify and measure appropriate AAP indicators to measure organizational performance that can be used within internal monitoring frameworks.Assess the priority skills gaps and learning needs related to AAP within IOM and partners, and where needed, develop learning tools and to work with the AAP team to train IOM staff in AAP skills across IOM Ukraine.Identify and document context-specific good AAP practices within IOM programs and beyond to enable the adaptation and adoption of these best practices in AAP across IOM Ukraine.Collaborate with IOM cross cutting areas such as PSEA, Inclusion and Accessibility and Gender mainstreaming, along with the Public Information/Communications Unit, etc to ensure needs are included in AAP mechanisms, frameworks and workplansParticipate in interagency AAP coordination mechanisms, working groups and meetings and report back to relevant IOM teams.Perform such other duties as may be assigned.Required Qualifications and ExperienceEducationSchool diploma with seven years of relevant experience; or,Bachelor’s Degree in Community engagement, Marketing, Development Studies, Communiucation, Human Rights, Law or related fields from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience.ExperienceExperience in working and monitoring implementing parnters such as international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantageExperience of implementing community engagement strategies in social or humanitarian contexts and/or experience of working with social media platforms and media communications strategies for outreach.Experience in working with migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons, victims of trafficking and other vulnerable groups; and,Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.SkillsProficient in Microsoft Office applications e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail, Outlook;Knowledge of and ability to apply M&E principlesIn depth knowledge of the broad range of migration related subject areas dealt with by the Organization;LanguagesRequiredFor all applicants, fluency in Ukrainian and English is required (oral and written).DesirableWorking knowledge of Russian or other languages is an advantage.ValuesInclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.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.Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.Core Competencies – behavioural Level 2Teamwork: 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.Building Trust: promotes shared values and creates an atmosphere of trust and honesty. Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction. Humility: Leads with humility and shows openness to acknowledging own shortcomings. OtherAny 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 security clearances.A prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station and work permit, as applicable.How to apply:Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications filling in the IOM Personal History Form and sending to iomukrainerecruitment@iom.int by 08 December 2023 the latest, referring to this advertisement in the subject line of your message.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Posting period:From 24.11.2023 to 08.12.2023.

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