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Posted on 03 Jun, 2021
Closing on 16 Jun, 2021

Job Description

Open to Internal and External Candidates 

 Position : Field Assistants (SNFI) 

 Organizational Unit : SNFI 

 Duty Station : Yemen, Marib 

 IOM Classification : M 3 

 Type of Appointment : Third Party Contracted (TPC) MPH Contract,  6 Months (With a possibility of renewal) 

 SVN No. : CFCV2021.057 

 Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible 

 Closing Date : Wednesday 16 June 2021 

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.

Organizational Context and Scope: 

Working under the overall supervision of the Programme Assistant (SNFI) and the direct supervision of the Project Assistant  (SNFI), the Field Assistants (SNFI) will directly support and provide humanitarian assistance to persons in need. 

Core Functions / Responsibilities: 

  • Support the team by undertaking regular rapid and/or in-depth assessments across Marib (and other governorates  as required) including through house to house assessments, IDP sites, set locations, at reception centres or through  focus group discussions as required. 
  • Support in conducting assessments and surveys of sites, collecting information on overall services available,  including WASH, health, protection, shelter, among others covering the basic needs of the population.
  • Support in verification of beneficiaries as required, and in coordination with the Programme Assistant. 
  • Contribute to distributions as and when required to IDPs, returnees, host communities, migrants and other  individuals selected for assistance under IOM’s various assistance programs, if and when required.
  • As guided by the Programme Assistant, support in monitoring disbursements of funds and financial service  providers, ensuring assistance provided is as per agreed amounts.  
  •  As necessary, support other teams with assessments, including the preparations of the assessment tools and focus  group sheets and post distribution monitoring activities. 
  • In coordination with the PA support in regular market price monitoring of key items related to IOMs cash programme  and of vendors using developed templates and provide analysis as to the trends and price increase/decreases. 8. Provide advice and support beneficiaries to obtain ID cards, working closely with the Field Team Leader, as and  when required. 
  • Assist other Project assistants as and when required in the implementation, distribution and monitoring of IOM’s  other emergency response activities. 
  • In coordination with the PA, prepare and submit field and progress reports including recommendations for  improvement of project implementation. 
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned. 

Required Qualifications and Experience 


  • High school diploma (with three years experience) or Bachelors degree (with one years) 


  • Experience in the humanitarian sector preferable and working with vulnerable individuals.  Languages 

English and Arabic 

Required Competencies 

  • The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following 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, national of the country with  automatic right to live and work in the country, and security clearances. 
  • Females with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply. 

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