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International Organization for Migration


VACANCY NOTICE

Open to Internal and External candidates

The International Organization for Migration is seeking qualified professionals who have residency permit in Qatar for the following position based in Doha, Qatar.

Vacancy Notice Number: VN QA 2024 43

Position Title: Project Assistant (Case Management)

Duty Station: Doha, Qatar

Classification: G4

Number of Positions: 1

Type of Appointment : Fixed term, One Year with the possibility of extension

Language Requirement: Fluency in English is required

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: July 16, 2024

Context:

The United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) operates world-wide with a target of providing resettlement opportunities to thousands of refugees each year. IOM provides a range of services and support to the USRAP including, but not limited to, case processing, migration health assessments, cultural orientation training, organized transportation and administration of a travel loan and collections program. The Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE), specifically the Resettlement Support Centre (RSC), has the organizational responsibility to provide direction, oversight, and guidance to IOM’s global support to all resettlement programs.

Under the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP), Resettlement Support Centers (RSCs) provide critical support and processing assistance for resettlement to the US. As part of an MOU between IOM and the US State Department Bureau for Population Refugees and Migration (PRM), IOM manages several RSCs which prepare applications for adjudication by and provide support to visiting US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, facilitate security and medical screenings, provide information about arriving individuals to resettlement agencies in the US and offer Cultural Orientation (CO) training to individuals departing for the US.

Under the overall supervision of the Project Officer, Case Management and direct supervision of the Senior Project Assistant, Or Project Associate, Or Associate Project Officer, the successful candidate will be based in Doha, Qatar and will have the following duties and responsibilities:

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

1. Undertake case management activities in an assigned area or areas, such as file integrity, program access, prescreening, field team, adjudications support, scheduling or pre-departure services.

2. Assist in the efficient and effective management of refugee case files and medical records, including, if assigned, undertaking such duties as creating new case files, distributing case files, filing returned files, keeping accurate and comprehensive track of files through the file tracking system, scanning files and transforming case files into travel packets.

3. Undertake refugee for, fill interviews for the purposes of recording biographical information, including, if assigned, accurately completing necessary forms, correctly entering data into the Worldwide Refugee Admissions Program System (START) and other databases, scanning, photocopying, attaching and filing documents, translating basic documents, and photographing applicants in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

4. Assist with the organization and/or scheduling of refugee appointments, including, if assigned, running ad hoc reports, entering data into schedules in START or another database, updating schedules, issuing notifications, visiting applicants in camps and other locations to relay appointment information, and/or assisting with circuit ride logistics.

5. Assist with the adjudication of refugee case files by providing, if assigned, interpretation during interviews, data entry services, logistical support and assisting with the notification of results to refugee applicants as needed.

6. Update START with biographical and other sensitive information such as interview dates, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) interview and fingerprint results, medical data and resettlement location preferences, and, if assigned, activate processes such as program access verification, security checks or assurances as required.

7. Undertake quality assurance checks of refugee files and case data in START as directed by Case Management team members or supervisors.

8. Provide regular reports on work being accomplished to the Project Focal Point, Case Management, and/or supervisors and team members.

9. Undertake duty travel as needed to participate in meetings or training.

10. Demonstrate a solid understanding of the USRAP, SOPs and START, as well as the ability to remain professional, impartial and unbiased during all interactions with refugee applicants and colleagues.

11. Maintain and ensure the confidentiality and integrity of all RSC-related information by implementing control procedures in line with USRAP standards of conduct and data protection rules. Alert the Project Focal Point or RSC management of any non-compliance to SOPs or codes of conduct by RSC staff members.

12. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications:

EDUCATION

  • Completed secondary education required.
  • Four years of working experience with secondary education.
  • Two years of working experience with Bachelor’s degree

EXPERIENCE

  • Experience with USRAP programs is desired;
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural setting is desired;

SKILLS

  • Excellent computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Internet
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

LANGUAGES

REQUIRED

  • For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written).

SECTION 6

Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

VALUES – All IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these five values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.

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.

Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.

Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.

CORE COMPETENCIES – Behavioural indicators – Level 1

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 actions and delegated work.

Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other

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 verification of residency, visa, and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

How to apply

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM will only accept applications received through IOM’s Online Recruitment Platform. You can access this vacancy announcement at the following link:

https://fa-evlj-saasfaprod1.fa.ocs.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/11218

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications including detailed CVs via the above link not later than 16 July 2024.

No Fees: IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training, or other fee).

Posting period:

From 02.07.2024 to 16.07.2024

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