Ended Programme Assistant (WASH)

The Job

Open to Internal and External Candidates


Organizational Unit:   WASH Unit

Duty Station:    Yemen, Marib

IOM Classification:    M-5

Type of Appointment:    Special Short-Term (SST) MPH Contract, 6 Months (Renewable)

SVN No.         :     CFCV2020/074

Estimated Start Date:    As soon as possible

Closing Date:    Thursday 04, June 2020

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. 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
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


Working under the overall supervision of the WASH Officer and the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Assistant, the Programme Assistant will provide support through the following activities, In particular, s/he will:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Support the Senior Programme Assistant in the implementation of the activities required for the successful completion of the WASH activities under the WASH Programme,
  • Monitor that the IOM project activities meet their intended scope, time and budget as per the project’s work plan as designed by the WASH Operation Officer and inform of any delay or workaround required for timely completion of activities.
  • Support the Senior Programme Assistant preparing and or reviewing technical specifications, BoQs, drawings of the WASH infrastructure planned to be implemented as necessary.
  • Support the Senior Program Assistant and WASH Officer in the design of community mobilization and hygiene promotion activities.
  • Support the monitoring of project implementation by performing regular visits to the areas of operation, ensuring the quality of WASH IOM programs.
  • Plan and coordinate procurements in line with approved specifications and BoQ, working in close coordination with the Senior Programme Assistant and Procurement and Logistics Unit to ensure that the required materials and items are procured and delivered to the respective sites in a timely manner.
  • In coordination with the relevant colleagues, ensure that all relevant permits and authorizations are obtained from the local authorities to guarantee project stability and good relations with the local government.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • University Degree/Certificate or bachelor’s degree in a profession related to WASH


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience (three Years for University Degree holders) in the implementation of water, sanitation and hygiene related projects preferably in the Humanitarian Field.


Fluency English and Arabic

Required Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural 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: 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.

Core Competencies – behavioural 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.

Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

Female with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via the following link


All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).

“Only shortlisted candidates will be contracted”

Posting period: From 18.May.2020 to 04.June.2020