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Vacancy OIM Guatemala (Guatemala City)

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Position title: Protected content Coordinator (Reintegration)
Duty station: Protected content Guatemala City
Classification Protected content UN Salary Scale for employees in Guatemala
Estimated starting date: Protected content soon as possible
Type of Appointment: Protected content Short-Term (SST) for 6 months with possibility of extension.


The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is implementing a project for the benefit of Guatemalans returning to their country of origin. IOM will provide material assistance and services to returning
Guatemalan citizens in order to promote their social and economic reintegration, targeting especially unaccompanied minors, disabled persons, and victims of human trafficking.
IOM will also provide technical assistance to governmental authorities.

Under the direct supervision of the Project Officer (PO), and in close coordination with the other members of the IOM Guatemala team, the incumbent will be responsible for the management
of socio & economic reintegration activities.

In particular he/she will:

1. Protected content , coordinate, provide and monitor comprehensive reintegration assistance for returning Guatemalan nationals and victims of trafficking, in accordance with IOM policies and donor specifications.
2. Protected content , assess and analyze market developments of targeted economic sectors. Assist and guide targeted communities and beneficiaries in setting up their livelihood activities and professional
management of their activities;
3. Protected content project outputs and timelines versus the objectives as set forth in the project documents; set up and maintain a proper implementation strategy and work plan to ensure timely
implementation and achievement of project outputs. Identify, pursue, and support opportunities for new project development, revision, and extension.
4. Protected content compliance of implementation with donor requirement as well as related IOM guidelines, rules and regulations; draft donor reports in accordance with donor and IOM requirements
and other updates about project progress as required. Support the development of information management systems
5. Protected content , oversee, and monitor the delivery of post-arrival assistance to Guatemalan returnees and victims of trafficking, including training and job placement, and social and economic reintegration.
6. Protected content , participate, follow up and report on meetings with external stakeholders; organize, participate, follow up and report on inter-institutional committees.
Support the development of capacity building activities to host government institutions and NGOs; contribute to national migration policy development.
7. Protected content the implementation of public information campaigns and communication strategies; support the development of training materials on socio-economic reintegration.
Organize workshops, seminars and orientation sessions relevant to return and reintegration; assist in the development of information presentations, meetings, and conferences.
8. Protected content the evaluation of project effectiveness, impact, and sustainability; make and implement recommendations for improvement.
9. Protected content the proper administration and use of project resources, in coordination with the Project officer (PO) and the Administrative Assistance.
10. Research, compile and maintain information/assessments on reintegration opportunities for returnees and victims of trafficking; highlight noteworthy issues for consideration by appropriate parties.
11. Recruit, train, coordinate, supervise and evaluate staff, in accordance with IOM procedures.
12. Undertake duty travel; visit project locations and activities; meet with partners and beneficiaries; incorporate feedback and findings for project improvement.
13. Perform other duties, as required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Education and Experience: a) Studies in International Relation, Law, Political Science, Social Science, Business Administration; b) Several years of relevant experience in operational and field or knowledge in capacity building, human rights, social work and/or migration management; c) experience in project evaluation and development, and in liaising with other institutions; d) background and experience in human trafficking; e) proven experience in implementing gender mainstreaming and women's empowerment activities; f) experience in working with governments.

Competencies: a) knowledge of international migration issues; b) excellent verbal, analytical and organizational skills; c) good administrative and budgetary management skills; d) familiarity with project management and reporting procedures; e) excellent monitoring, evaluation, and reporting skills; f) proven drafting and editing skills; g) ability to prepare and facilitate training exercises; h) flexible, reliable team player with proven networking, negotiation, and partnership building skills; i) ability to function effectively and harmoniously in a fast-paced, cross-cultural work environment; j) comfortable operating at different levels; k) ability to take initiative and act with autonomy; creative thinking and drive for results; l) ability to meet deadlines; m) personal commitment to the work of IOM; n) good computer literacy.

Languages: Good knowledge of Spanish and English.

Closing Date: Protected content Protected content

How to apply: Candidates with the required qualifications should submit an IOM Personal History Form (PHF) and letter of application to Protected content ., citing the appropriate vacancy number. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.