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Project Officer (English) At The International Centre For Migration Policy Development

Date Posted: 02/Oct/2013
Deadline: 08/Oct/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

 

Tasks and Responsibilities

§ Support the establishment of the DDF, including the building of a database of experts; the development of guidelines and procedures for project eligibility, selection, implementation, monitoring and review; the development of an information package on the DDF; and the development and implementation of an awareness raising strategy on the DDF.2
§ Liaise with English speaking ECOWAS Member States to facilitate applications for DDF projects.
§ Liaise with the project partners, the ECOWAS Commission, the ECOWAS-Spain Fund staff, and EU Delegations for the selection and development of projects to ensure that they meet the objectives of the DDF and compliment ongoing related initiatives and activities in the region.
§ Organise meetings of the Validation Committee for the selection and review of projects, under the supervision of the Coordinator.
§ Maintain regular contact with members of the Validation Committee to ensure the swift approval of DDF projects and solicit other required inputs from them, under the supervision of the Coordinator.
§ Recruit experts and lead, organise and supervise logistically and with respect to content, expert missions, seminars, study tours, conferences and /or policy meetings.
§ Represent the DDF while on mission abroad, both at technical and political levels.
§ Coordinate, monitor and evaluate the work of experts employed on DDF missions.
§ Carry out background research for assigned DDF projects.
§ Maintain regular reporting on DDF projects to facilitate the review of the functioning of the DDF and the development of its strategic trajectory.
§ Draft reporting inputs for the PSU related to the DDF, under the supervision of the Coordinator.
§ Provide weekly updates to the Coordinator on the progress of DDF projects.
§ Carry out other related tasks as assigned by the Coordinator.

Qualification and Experience

§ University degree, preferably in social sciences or related fields.
§ A minimum of three years of relevant professional experience.
§ Fluent English and excellent oral and written French communication skills, including the ability to draft project proposals and studies. Knowledge of Spanish and Portuguese will be an advantage.
§ Good analytical and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and work independently, as well as in a team.
§ Good computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office Word, Outlook and Excel.
§ Substantial knowledge of migration, specialised knowledge on border management, labour migration management and/or counter trafficking is needed
§ Knowledge of ECOWAS and the region will be a significant asset.

Remuneration

ICMPD offers a competitive salary commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience and education.

How to apply:

Contact

Please address all your enquiries to [email protected], indicating vacancy number and title of post in the subject line.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application through the ICMPD online recruitment system athttp://www.icmpd.org/Current-Vacancies.1665.0.html   by midnight (CET) of the closing date specified above.www.justjobsng.com For this purpose, you will first need to register with the ICMPD website. Once you have entered your data you will be able to quickly apply for further vacancies and ICMPD can contact you if opportunities matching your profile arise in the future.

Please note that in the course of the online application you are requested to upload your CV in the EuropeAid format. The template is available for download at http://www.icmpd.org/Current-Vacancies.1665.0.html  .

Should you experience technical difficulties with the online application system please send your application per e-mail to [email protected] , specifying the type of difficulties you encountered. Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement and posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline. Therefore, we encourage you to submit your application early. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

 

 

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