Ended Public Relations Assistant

The Job

Open to Internal and External Candidates

Position:    Public  Relations Assistant
Organizational Unit:    Programme  Support Unit
Duty Station:    Yemen,  Sana’a
IOM Classification :    G 5
Type of Appointment:    Special Short-Term (SST) Graded  Contract, 6 Months (Renewable)
SVN No.:    SVN2019-40
Estimated Start Date:    As soon as possible
Closing Date :    Monday  18,  March 2019

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.


Under the overall supervision of IOM Yemen’s Head of the Project Development and Programme Support and the direct supervision of the Media and Public Relations Officer, in close coordination with the Information Management Unit, the successful candidate will support the public and internal  communications  of  IOM  Yemen  through  developing  and  designing key information and visibility  products.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Design and produce digital and print information and communications materials such as donor reporting documents, research reports, story and photo books, information sheets, calendars, email bulletins,  banners, leaflets, field visibility items and social media   content;Ensure the visual consistency of IOM Yemen across all products produced  by  the  mission while  following  IOM’s global brand guidelines;Develop, improve and/or edit artwork, photographs, charts and other graphic elements for use in IOM Yemen’s digital and print products;Ensure appropriate donor and partner visibility in designing of field visibility and all publications produced by  IOM Yemen while keeping up to date on donor and partner visibility requirements;Enhance IOM Yemen’s programme units’ graphic design capacities by producing easy to use templates in accessible software such as word or publisher and hosting trainings, as needed;

  1. Participate and Improve IOM Yemen’s User interface and experience design for all Information Management System Portfolio
  2. Perform such other duties as may be  assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • University Degree /Certificate in Graphic Designing or other related discipline; or an equivalent combination of education  training  and experience


  • Minimum  Five Years (Three Years for University Degree  holders) experience in the areas of communications  and  graphic design;
  • High level of professionalism and ability to work under pressure and adhere to  strict deadlines in a  complex     and  fast  changing environment;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and harmoniously  with  colleagues  from  varied  cultures  and  professional  backgrounds;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and gender  sensitivity;
  • Knowledge of international agencies like the    UN is an advantage.

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, 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 email to hrdeptsanaa@iom.int

indicating position applied on subject line  by Monday 18th, March, 2019

In order for the applications to be considered valid, IOM only accepts applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for application, with a subject line SVN2019/040 Sana’a, Public Relations Assistant G5

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

Posting period:

From 05.March.2019 to 18.March.2019

  • Employer: IOM
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 5 March 2019
  • Deadline: 18 March 2019