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

Job Description

Open to Internal and External Candidates



Programme Assistant (CCCM/area coordinator)

Organizational Unit



Duty Station


Yemen, Marib

IOM Classification


M 5

Type of Appointment


Third Party Contracted (TPC) MPH Contract,

6 Months (With a possibility of renewal)




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:

Under the overall supervision of CCCM Program Manager, and the direct supervision of the CCCM Operations Officer, the CCCM Area Coordinator Assistant is responsible for the following functions:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Support to organize regular area coordination and information sharing meetings to facilitate  coordination between all CCCM partners and other sectoral service providers at area level and to ensure appropriate coordinated response at IDP hosting site in the area
  2. Maintain effective links with other coordination forums and cluster coordination mechanisms at the area level, especially WASH, Health, Food Security and Livelihoods, Protection, Nutrition and Education.
  3. Provide regular inputs from the area to the Sub-National cluster coordinator, including: updated data, best practices, consolidated information, etc. and raise key issues as relevant and required, particularly related: communication with communities, complaint and feedback system and community representation forums specifically aimed at increased participation and engagement of women, youth and marginalized groups
  4. Assist the CCCM operation officer in capacity building for local authorities, local NGOs and community committee, including through carrying out CCCM training for partners to contribute to an effective camp response and raise standards in the sector.
  5. Under the guidance of the CCCM operation officer, ensure that activities are conducted in line with donor requirements and project documents;
  6. Support in the development of a programmatic workplan for CCCM activities and procurement plan in line with relevant sector guidelines and standard operating procedures; liaise with the Procurement and Logistics unit throughout the procurement process, and ensure that all items are in line with relevant technical standards;
  7. Track CCCM interventions, indicators, referrals, and site service provision.
  8. Support CCCM Ops Officer and Program Manager in coordination with CCCM Cluster, Sub-National CCCM Cluster, Consortium and relevant partners with ensuring that the Referral and Escalation System is functional, and that tracking is maintained; contribute to revising strategies and action plans by drawing lessons learned from past activities and provide inputs
  9. Support the CCCM operation officer in engaging with local authorities where and if necessary and appropriate
  10. Performs such other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • University Degree/Certificate or Bachelors degree from an accredited academic institution in Technical field related CCCM/Social Science/Public Relation/Economics/Development Studies/ International Relations.


  • Minimum of  years of experience (four Years for University Degree holders) in the implementation of camp coordination and camp management projects, Programme Support, or management field; experience in the International Humanitarian Field is advantageous.


English and Arabic

Required Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Creates a respectful office environment free of harassment and retaliation, and promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA)
  • Accepts and gives constructive criticism
  • Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies
  • Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs
  • Monitors own work to correct errors
  • Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings

Continuous Learning

  • Contributes to colleagues' learning
  • Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills
  • Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant to other functional areas
  • Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area


  • Actively shares relevant information
  • Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and
    • procedures
      • Writes clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended
    • audience
      • Listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience

Creativity and Initiative

  • Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Expands responsibilities while maintaining existing ones
  • Persuades others to consider new ideas
  • Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems

Leadership and Negotiation

  • Convinces others to share resources
  • Actively identifies opportunities for and promotes organizational change
  • Presents goals as shared interests
  • Articulates vision to motivate colleagues and follows through with commitments

Performance Management

  • Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Identifies ways for their staff to develop their abilities and careers
  • Provides fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations
  • Holds directly reporting managers accountable for providing fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations

Planning and Organizing

  • Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others
  • Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others
  • Organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned handovers
  • Adjusts priorities and plans to achieve goals
  • Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team Members


  • Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities
  • Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation
  • Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress
  • Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity
  • Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts
  • Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions


  • Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment
  • Contributes to, and follows team objectives
  • Gives credit where credit is due
  • Seeks input and feedback from others
  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities as appropriate
  • Actively supports and implements final group decisions
  • Takes joint responsibility for team's work


  • 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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