M&E And Reporting Officer (LHD) Jobs In Kenya

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Closing date: August 18, 2021
Position Title: M&E and Reporting Officer (LHD)

Duty Station: IOM Somalia in Nairobi*, Kenya

Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 18 August 2021

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, 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 work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  • Internal candidates
  • Candidates from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Fiji; Gabon; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Libya; Luxembourg; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.


Since 2006, IOM has been implementing a range of humanitarian and development projects in all regions of Somalia.

The Labour Mobility and Human Development (LHD) Unit in Somalia focuses its interventions on enhancement of institutional capacities, and adoption of measures to maximize migration outcomes and diaspora engagement and investment.

Its largest programme, Migration for Development in Africa (MIDA) is a capacity- building programme, which transfers skills from African diaspora experts back to Africa. MIDA programmes in Somalia aim to build the capacity of Somali institutions through Somali diaspora skills and knowledge transfer. To date, the programme has placed more than 480 Somali experts throughout the three regions at various ministries and institutions. Through the MIDA programme IOM has supported a number of sectors including: Justice and Rule of Law, Public Financial Management, Health, Education, Natural Resource Management, Commerce and Industry among others which are crucial for the economic and social development and the stability of Somalia.

Other areas that LHD is looking to implement activities in are Labour Migration to support the development of labour migration governance frameworks and support the government of Somalia in addressing unemployment.

Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Chief of Mission, the direct supervision of the Programme Manager (LHD), and in coordination with the Regional Office Nairobi Labour Migration and Human Development Regional Thematic (RON LMHD RTS), the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and implementing LHD related monitoring and reporting activities in the Country Office.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Work to improve the current monitoring, evaluation and reporting mechanism of Labour Migration and Human Development programmes by contributing to the development and facilitating the utilization of monitoring and evaluation tools to track progress in achieving project outputs, as well as identifying and recommending solutions to address implementation challenges.
  • Improve the Training of Facilitators (ToF) programme by coordinating the development of the training curriculum & TOF modules to facilitate streamlining across various sectors.
  • Facilitate TOF training of new MIDA participants.
  • Support promotion and mainstreaming of gender in LHD programmes to help increase the proportion of female project participants and beneficiaries.
  • Monitor the implementation of a standardized quality assurance system for MIDA participants’ workplans and reports for the effective monitoring of all MIDA participants’ deliverables.
  • In close coordination with the Programme Manager (LHD), provide technical inputs to support the development of project proposals on migration thematic topics under the Labour and Human Mobility Unit.
  • Provide guidance and information to support the preparation and submission of donor reports.
  • Participate in coordination meetings, workshops and conferences with other development partners, UN agencies as well as Somali government institutions and private sector as per guidance of the Programme Manager (LHD).
  • Assist with provision of information as requested by Headquarters, the Regional Office, UN and other IOM missions and external partners, such as donors, partner agencies, implementing partners, etc.
  • Support MIDA institutional needs assessments and field visits, as may be required, for the development, implementation and monitoring of project activities.
  • Assist in identifying potential funding opportunities by coordinating donor briefings, supporting liaison with potential donors, and attending partner coordination meetings.
  • Perform such other duties as maybe assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


• Master’s degree in Political, Social Science, International Relations, Law, Labour Relations, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.


• Experience in Migration and Development; with focus on diaspora engagement programming;

• Experience in working with diaspora associations;

• Experience on institutional capacity building;

• Experience working in Somalia;

• Experience in project/programme development, evaluation and monitoring.


• Strong computer skills, specifically hands-on experience in usage of MS Office.


  • IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.
  • External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese).
  • For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Somali is an advantage.
  • Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.


Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

• Integrity and transparency maintain 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 – behavioral indicators level 2

• 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.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.


Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.


Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

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

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 18 August 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting period:

From 05.08.2021 to 18.08.2021

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: SVN 2021 184 M&E and Reporting Officer (LHD) (P2) IOM Somalia in Nairobi, Kenya

(57115153) Released

Posting: Posting NC57115154 (57115154) Released

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