IOM - International Organization for Migration Obock, Djibouti
Mar 25, 2020Entry-level
Context: Under the overall supervision of the Regional Director and the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission in IOM Djibouti, the successful candidate will contribute to IOM Djibouti’s Migrant flows Monitoring and Assistance Operations, within the scope of the multi-regional response to Yemen’s crisis and IOM support to the Government of Djibouti efforts in addressing the challenges derived from the complex migratory flows going through the country and specifically through Obock. Core Functions / Responsibilities: Oversee the day to day operations of the IOM Migrant Response Centre (MRC) premises in Obock (Djibouti), checking that humanitarian, health, operational, privacy and security standards are upheld at all times. Supervise all MRC staff performance, improve their understanding of IOM work, migrant’s assistance and increase their capacity to respond to major migrants’ influxes. Coordinate the evacuation missions from Yemen with IOM Ethiopia, Yemen and the de-confliction office in Saudi Arabia, Coordinate the SC for the movements, informing relevant Government partners and plan the On-ward transportation of migrants from Djibouti in coordination with MRC Senior Operation Assistant Ensure the provision of adequate reception, feeding and WASH services to the migrants always hosted at the MRC. Supervise and monitor a sustainable migrant registration system compatible with the requirements of IOM’s online data bases. In coordination with IOM Djibouti Operations (OPS) unit, liaise with relevant Government and Security officials, Migration and port Authorities, Office National d’Assistance aux Réfugiés et Sinistrés (ONARS), Governor, donors, implementing partners and service providers on the day to day operations of the MRC. Represent the IOM MRC in Obock with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Danish Refugees Council (DRC), World Health Organization (WHO), World Food Programme (WFP) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other visiting delegations and officials. Facilitate adequate IOM and donor visibility as required. Coordinate with the IOM offices in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Yemen and the regional office in Kenya, as well as with relevant Government, Immigration and Security officials on the IOM operations relative to the evacuation, transit and onward transportation of stranded migrants evacuated from Yemen to Obock port. In coordination with the IOM Djibouti and other relevant protection staff in the region, endeavour to improve data collection on complex and mixed migration flows. Pursue the improvement of health and protection programming in and around the MRC, including psycho-social support for vulnerable migrants (in coordination with Djibouti MHD Unit) and establishment of ambulance patrols for life-saving assistance to vulnerable migrants. Ensure and oversee financial and administrative management of the MRC in line with budgeted and allocated resources, IOM financial and administrative standards, and in close coordination with the relevant units in IOM Djibouti. Ensure that the MRC cash book and inventory of equipment are established and regularly updated; coordinate with IOM Djibouti procurement on all service and equipment provision, according to IOM bidding procedures; ensure maintenance and care of all office assets. Ensure that the MRC follows established instructions and guidelines on project monitoring and implementation methodologies; follow IOM Djibouti established narrative and financial reporting obligations; suggest and contribute to the development of further actions to enhance existing guidelines. Attend security meetings, ensure compliance with United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) established standards and report significant security issues and incidents to the local security assistant and the Chief of Mission. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.