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Written By JobsCDC on 3.11.08 | 10:21 PM


IOM Jakarta is looking for a National Program Officer, Labour Migration according to the terms of reference below. Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to hrjakarta@iom. int not later than 02 November 2008 indicating the reference code below as subject. All candidates are requested to specify their availability date in the application form. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Reference No : SVN/ID1/2008/ 122
Position Title : National Program Officer, Labour Migration
Classification : NO-A
Duty Station : Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration of contract: 6 (six) months subject to the medical
clearance,further extension based on performance, Full Time.
Estimated starting date : As soon as possible

General Functions:

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager (PM) and the overall guidance of the Chief of Mission (CoM) the incumbent will conduct research and provide technical support for the implementation of IOM's project "Promoting Dialogue and Information sharing on labour migration between Indonesia and Malaysia, Singapore and the Middle East". In particular, s/he will:

  1. Assist the Project Manager with the day-to-day implementation of the project's operational, administrative and financial activities while overseeing the work of the project's Admin/Finance Assistant.
  2. Identify and conduct interviews with relevant ministries, agencies and organizations involved in migration to analyze the formal and informal working of policies governing migration and their effectiveness.
  3. Serve as the lead researcher/drafter of a Research Report produced and disseminated which thoroughly incorporates recommendations of GoI authorities involved in the process through a Working Group.
  4. Coordinate the project's study visits to 4 key destination countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Bahrain, and Kuwait in coordination with relevant IOM missions.
  5. Prepare for consultation workshops organized in Jakarta for policy makers, civil society, and other stakeholders.
  6. Plan and support final conference in Jakarta including participants from Indonesia and targeted labor destination countries, as well as a wider stakeholder audience involving Intergovernmental and International Organizations, civil society, employers and recruitment agencies.
  7. In coordination with the PM, liaise and coordinate with national and international agencies, provincial and local authorities, relevant organizations, and other units and projects within IOM to meet program objectives.
  8. Ensure that all administrative and logistics arrangements for all project activities are carried out efficiently and effectively and that requests for payment due to service providers and local suppliers are accurate and necessary.
  9. Prepare and submit monthly project progress reports to the PM. Provide inputs to the progress narrative reports to be submitted to the donor, and any other reports and information materials as requested by the PM.
  10. Undertake representational duties in project-related functions (workshops, seminars, coordination meetings, etc.) on behalf of PM, as required.
  11. As requested, provide inputs into the development of new project proposals.
  12. Undertake duty travel related to project implementation, monitoring, assessment and problem-solving, as requested.
  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Desirable qualifications
Advance university degree in social sciences or law, or equivalent experience. Prior specialization in migration issues with strong research background and analytical skills.

Three years of field level experience working with national, regional or international migration policies, conducting/drafting research using migration data and information collected through various interviews, study tours, etc. Strong experience working with Ministries and Governmental institutions and senior representatives in charge of labour migration policy and implementation would be a distinct advantage as well as previous experience working in an international organization.

Ability to conceptualize and design research techniques and analyze complex practices and impacts covering a wide range of issues regarding migration and labour policies. Proven ability to carry out policy-oriented research on migration issues and to understand inter and intra governmental interactions in the area of migration.

Ability to prepare research and publications of a high quality and technically sound with conclusions that are relevant for Indonesia and the region.

Good knowledge of labour migration issues and the questions of national and international migration. Knowledge of Indonesia and major destination countries for migrant workers is a distinct asset.

Excellent writing and analysis skills; Good interpersonal and communications skills. Proven ability to work independently. Personal commitment, efficiency and drive for results. Ability to work in multicultural groups. Proven ability to work in a team.

Fluent in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

For detail info, please visit our website : www.iom.or.id

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