Type of Appointment: Fixed-term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date : 1 February 2021
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Ukraine and direct supervision of the Policy, Liaison, and Programme Development (PLPD) Coordinator and, in collaboration with relevant units within the Mission, Regional Office in Vienna, Austria, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for liaison functions between IOM and the Government of Ukraine.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Required Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Social Sciences, Law and International Relations from an accredited academic institution with at least four years of relevant professional experience
Master’s Degree in above-mentioned field with at least two years of professional work experience
Very good understanding of migration governance issues in Ukraine, migration policy and legislation and its application;
Extensive experience in liaison work with government entities, as well as other actors (civil society, private sector, academia, etc);
Sound knowledge of government institutions at the central and local level;
An overall understanding of the work of the Parliament and its commissions;
Good understanding of the political climate in Ukraine.
Ability to establish effective working relations in a multicultural team environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
Excellent computer/information systems skills.
Resourcefulness, initiative, and maturity of judgment.
Fluency in English, Ukrainian (oral and written) is required; Russian is desirable.
For more information on the competencies, please follow the link: https://www.iom.org.ua/en/vacancies
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 and security clearance.
A prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station and work permit, as applicable.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications on IOM Personal History Form (http://iom.org.ua/en/personal_history or iom.org.ua/sites/default/files/personal_history_form_0.xls) and a cover letter illustrating their interest and skills/working experience related to the required position to [адрес скрыт]
Closing date for applications is 1 February 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement in the subject line of your message.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.