Programme Manager (CCCM)

IOM , 'Adan, Yemen
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Position Title: Programme Manager (CCCM)

Duty Station: Aden, Yemen

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: 24 November 2020

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.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at 

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates

  2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Fiji; Gabon; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People's Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Luxembourg; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.


Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCoM) and direct supervision of the Shelter/NFI/CCCM (Camp Coordination and Camp Management) Senior Programme Coordinator, and the administrative supervision of the Head of Sub Office, the successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of IOM’s Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) projects.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Support the Senior Programme Coordinator (Shelter/NFI/CCCM) in the development and implementation of the overall CCCM strategy for IOM in the Country.
  2. Supervise the technical components of the CCCM Programme including the development and/or review of concept notes, proposals and budgets, ensuring that mechanisms and modalities to be implemented are appropriate and in line with global standards and best practices.

  3. Ensure that all CCCM projects meet their intended scope, timeframe, quality and budget. Notify in a timely manner of any change needed and inform of any delay or workaround required for timely completion of activities.

  4. Monitor the implementation of CCCM Projects, remotely and through regular visits to the areas of operation, ensuring that the CCCM Operations Officers are properly utilizing the resources made available in order to effectively provide services to the beneficiaries.

  5. Coordinate the operational, administrative and financial aspects of all oNGOing projects, including oversight responsibility of project implementation, in coordination with the RM Units as required. Ensure that all CCCM Projects meet their intended scope, timeframe, quality and budget. Notify in a timely manner of any change needed and inform of any delay or workaround required for timely completion of activities.

  6. Direct and oversee monitoring activities to assess the implementation of CCCM Projects, remotely and through regular visits to the areas of operation, ensuring that the CCCM Operations Officers are properly utilizing the resources made available to effectively provide services to the beneficiaries.

  7. Support the SNFI/CCCM cluster as required, upon request from the cluster coordination team; this may include: monitoring and supporting cluster partners, providing technical inputs in the development of cluster strategies, representing the cluster in field assessment missions.

  8. Manage contracts with service providers or implementing partners. Work closely with the administrative units of IOM to ensure adequate contracts management, close out procedures and final payments to the contractors.

  9. Directly supervise the CCCM Operations Officers. Support the efforts of the Senior Programme Coordinator (Shelter/NFI/CCCM) to provide adequate and relevant capacity building to all members of the Team. Coach and mentor the staff under direct supervision.

  10. In coordination with the relevant colleagues, ensure that all relevant permits and authorizations are obtained from the local authorities to guarantee project stability and good relations with the local government.

  11. Ensure the mainstreaming of GBV (Gender-based violence), AAP (Accountability to Affected Populations), CwC (Communications with Communities) and other protection related aspects in every phase of the implementation of the CCCM activities in close coordination with the relevant colleagues.

  12. Act temporarily as Officer-in-Charge (OiC) in the absence of the Senior Programme Coordinator (Shelter/NFI/CCCM) as required; provide cover and support for CCCM team members during Rest and Recuperation (R&R), as required.

  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


• Master’s degree in International Relations, Conflict Resolution, Management, Social Sciences related subject from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

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


• Experience in CCCM at a managerial level, in emergency and conflict environments.

• Experience in managing the full cycle of CCCM projects including leading project teams.


• Effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners;

• Works effectively with Donors, local authorities, stakeholders, beneficiaries, and the broader community to advance country office or regional objectives;

• Excellent Monitoring and Evaluation skills; managerial skills; organizational skills; accuracy; ability to work with limited supervision; and

• Demonstrated ability to deliver on set objectives in hardship situations.


IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Arabic, Spanish and/or French 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


Required Competencies:

Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

• Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

• Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

• Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

• Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

• Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

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.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.


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