Programme Manager (Migration Health) – Mozambique – ReliefWeb

Position Title: Programme Manager (Migration Health)
Duty Station: Maputo, Mozambique
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P3
Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 15 September 2022
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.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency is a dynamic and growing inter-governmental organization, with 174 member states. IOM is committed to the principle that “humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society”. Established in 1951 and now active in over 480 field locations worldwide, IOM works with partners, the government and civil society to promote international cooperation to address operational challenges of migration and mobility, assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems, and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people. IOM addresses the migratory phenomenon from an integral and holistic perspective, including links to development, to maximize its benefits and minimize its negative effects, including promoting the health and well-being of migrants.
IOM Mozambique Country Office (CO) has also been supporting the design and implemetation of targeted migrant sensitive health interventions, including in the area of HIV, TB, sexual and reprodutive health and rights, occupational health and preparedness and management of public health threats in areas of high-flux population mobilty including borders. This includes prevention and care services, and cross-border continuity of care for mobile and migrant populations, including migrant workers and migrant-sending communities in Mozambique, and support in the development of migration sensitive national policies and programmes in close coordination with various government authorities. IOM has also been supporting the health sector response to crisis affected populations, through direct provision of essential services, assisted referrals, diseases prevention and surveillance, implemented in an integrated multi-sectoral approach. IOM also supports strengthening health system to build resilience to shocks, including building local capacity for contextualized emergency preparedness and response planning. IOM Mozambique CO also provides pre-migration health assessments for immigration and resettlement purposes.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and under direct supervision of Deputy Chief of Mission and in close coordination with relevant units at Headquarters (HQ), Regional Thematic Specialists (RTSs) and Health Assessments Coordinator for Africa, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for coordinating, implementing, monitoring, and reporting on Migration Health ( MH) projects.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
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 Portuguese 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 (
Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
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. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.
Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications HERE, by 15 September 2022 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:
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 2022 239 Programme Manager (Migration Health) (P3) Maputo, Mozambique
(57734963) Released
Posting: Posting NC57734964 (57734964) Released
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