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Program Support Officer 02 February 2021 Int. Specialist IOM Democratic Republic of Congo

Program Support Officer

International Specialist
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
6 months with possibility of extension
02 February 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and direct supervision of Project Support Unit Coordinator, the successful candidate will provide technical programmatic support to project development and reporting in the Country Office (CO). S/he will support proposals developments and writing donor reports in coordination with relevant PMs, regional office and headquarters prior submission to the donor. S/he will also support providing inputs to the institutional questionnaire and other information requested by regional office and HQ as well as the UN country team.

  1. Support the development of new projects in line with donor’s interests and requirements and IOM’s procedures and priorities.
  2. Support Project Managers in the preparation regular and timely preparation of donor reports, updates, programme summaries, and other relevant information materials and statistics according to specific project needs;
  1. Maintain, update, and oversee reporting systems and schedules; assess periodically the relevance and efficiency of reporting systems; recommend and implement changes.
  1. Provide and consolidate inputs in view of developing responses, recommendations and approaches towards programmatic responses, in line with the Mission’s strategy.
  1. Develop presentations and other documents in line with IOM Corporate Policy in close coordination with the Chief of Mission, Program Support Coordinator, humanitarian and TRD focal points to support and improve the dissemination of advocacy materials in support of IOM programming.

  1. Contribute to the development and regular distribution of communications products based on IOM DRC operations and results.
  1. Work closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer and Programme Managers to assist in the overall integration of M&E outputs in existing and new projects.

  1. Support the mission in the promotion and visibility of IOM activities through the drafting, design, and disseminate a wide range of communication materials;
  1. Support event planning and coordination in relation to visits of external or internal partners
  1. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Completed Master’s degree in Political or Social Science, Business Administration, International Relations and/or Law from an accredited academic institution ; or
  • University degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience.
24 Months
  • Experience in project management, project development, institutional strengthening, capacity building related activities in a developing country and post-conflict context;
  • Experience in project development and project management, humanitarian and migration-related activities, complex project implementation, budget drafting, research, report writing, liaison with governments and international agencies, reporting, fundraising and donor relations required;
  • • Experience with project planning, scheduling and deployment of resources, and evaluation and assessment;
  • Knowledge of IOM’s services, IOM’s reporting format and styles.

Excellent writing, editorial and communication skills for the drafting of texts and reports

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Development programme/project administration

See above


Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 02-02-2021