Programme Officer Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM)

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Employer: IOM
Job Title: Programme Officer Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM)
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Mogadishu
Category: Other

Call for Applications

Position Title : Programme Officer Camp Coordination and Camp

Management (CCCM)

Duty Station : Mogadishu, Somalia

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade UG

Type of Appointment : Special short-term ungraded, Three months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 13 May 2018

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.

Internal and external candidates will be considered for this vacancy. For the purposes of this vacancy, internal candidates are defined as staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded or ungraded contract, including Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), staff on Special Leave Without Pay (SLWOP), and staff members on secondment/loan released by the Organization, unless otherwise specified in their contract. Staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded contract will not retain their contract type if appointed to an ungraded position.


Following 2016’s significant below average Gu (Apr–Jun) and Deyr (Nov-Dec) rainy seasons in Somalia, severe drought is widespread across the country. If action is not taken immediately, signals point towards a growing humanitarian crisis in Somalia of potentially catastrophic proportions. With an increasing number of individuals at risk of food security, the previously estimated 5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance has increased to 6.2 million. Between February and June 2017, the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) is expected to increase from 1.1 million to 3 million individuals.

The IOM Somalia team is implementing frontline activities as well as taking the lead in coordinating the newly-activated Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) cluster to improve the coordination, delivery and monitoring of humanitarian services to vulnerable populations living in communal settings.

Under the overall supervision of the head of PRD, and the direct supervision of the CCCM Programme Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for IOM’s CCCM operations, ensuring that IOM programs are in line with the Global Cluster policies and strategies.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Travel regularly to the field to sites in which CCCM is being implemented to oversee and guide the implementation of the projects. Identifying challenges in CCCM programme

implementation and propose solutions.

  1. Provide technical input into tools and resources for IOM CCCM field teams to use in their daily CCCM site management, information management and Community participation activities.

  2. Prepare reports and recommendations regarding the progress of CCCM programmes in field locations.

  3. Assist in ensuring coordination of programme delivery between IOM departments as well as other CCCM partners. Help to ensure the streamlining of cluster wide recommendations.

  4. Follow IOM instructions and guidelines on project monitoring methodologies in areas inaccessible to IOM staff; suggest and develop further refinements in these methodologies.

  5. Promote the capacity building of relevant authorities in the areas of IOM’s CCCM programming advocating for services to be provided in a manner that does not create a pull factor and that early recovery remains an element of programming.

  6. Assist in monitoring, assessing and evaluating CCCM cluster partners at the state and site level and ensure that programme delivery is in line with the CCCM Cluster Strategy

  7. Represent the CCCM cluster in joint field assessment missions, especially OCHA organized


  1. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


• Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Business or Public Administration, Humanitarian Affairs, Conflict Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with five to seven years of relevant professional experience


• Experience in camp management or coordination within an international organization;

• Experience in return and reintegration of vulnerable persons;

• Experience working with a numbers of staff and multi-component programmes;

• Experience working in hardship stations;

• Solid computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office package (Office, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), internet and Email.


• Fluency in Englishis required. Working knowledge of Somali is an advantage.


*Duty station will be in Mogadishu ,Somalia with 50% plus field travel to Dollow and Kismayo, Somalia

Desirable Competencies:


• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms

• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders

• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others

• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience

• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services

• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;

• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.

• Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;

• Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter

• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.

• Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;

• Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.


Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile. For this staff category, candidates who are

nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

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

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


Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 13 May 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 30.04.2018 to 13.05.2018

Requisition: CFA 2018/16 (P)- Programme Officer (CCCM)- Mogadishu,Somalia w/field travel* (55460654) Draft

Posting: Posting NC55460655 (55460655) Released


Publish date: 2018-04-30 10:09:18
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