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Project Assistant

International Organization for Migration

Applications closed Sunday, 15 October 2023

● Exciting opportunity to work with the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

● Contract full-time position open to Vanuatu Citizens only

● Based in Port Vila

The Organisation

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. Find out more about us by visiting our website:

The Position

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Port Vila, Vanuatu and direct supervision of the Project Officer of Immigration and Border Governance (IBG) Unit, the role of Project Assistant is essential as s/he will be responsible and accountable for day-to-day implementation of multiple IBG projects and administrative functions for IOM Vanuatu office.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, International Relations or related fields or a school diploma with at least 5 years of relevant experiences.

► Proven work experience in liaising with government and other relevant stakeholders and lead the organization of meetings and trainings

► Extensive experience in providing administrative, financial and procurement support to the team and office.

► Ability to work under pressure and multi-tasking to meet the tight deadline.

► Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, enabling clear and effective interaction with colleagues and project stakeholders

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Prior work experience with UN agencies is desirable.

Job Description

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Applications closed Sunday, 15 October 2023



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