Junior Project Assistant (WASH/HYGIENE PROMOTION)

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Posted on 10 May, 2022
Closing on 23 May, 2022

Job Description

Open to Internal and External Candidates

Organizational Unit:    Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
Duty Station  :  Yemen, Marib
IOM Classification:    M3
Type of Appointment:  Third Party Contracted (TPC) MPH Monthly Contract, 6 Months (With a possibility of renewal)
SVN No.    :    CFCV2022.027
Estimated Start Date:   As soon as possible
Closing Date:    Monday, 23 MAY 2022

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.

Organizational Context and Scope:

Working under the overall supervision of the WASH Officer and the direct supervision of the Project Assistant (WASH), will support the communal hygiene promotion activities that IOM will implement to guarantee the sustainability of its Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) interventions.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1.    Support the team in hygiene promotion activities as required.
2.    Carry out hygiene promotion sessions with IDPs and affected communities.
3.    Organize the distribution of hygiene kits.
4.    Inform the WASH team about community requests and facilitate communication between beneficiaries and WASH teams.
5.    Refer hygiene promotion message to the CHVs (community Hygiene Volunteers) and the project related community people.
6.    Support in conducting hygiene promotion related assessments including PDM, KAP etc.
7.    Any other duties

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Relevant Filed & Training in hygiene promotion and community development 


  • Minimum 01 year experience in Hygiene Promotion and Community Response in humanitarian context (Bachelor’s Degree Holders) – (High School Diploma with 3 years of experience)

Languages: English and Arabic

Required 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.
  • As part of the application process, all candidates, regardless of the type or duration of the contract, must disclose any known relative who works for IOM or is engaged with IOM in any capacity.
  • Non-compliance with the relative disclosure requirement can constitute a basis for withdrawal of offer of employment, or if the employment has begun, terminating the employment contract and/or disciplinary action.

How to Apply

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

IOM- Yemen Jobs (akhtaboot.com)

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

“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted”

Posting period: 10 MAY 2022 to 23 MAY 2022

Important Notes / مقترحات هامة

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