Call for CVs GR 19/102 Field Coordinator (Safe Area in the RICs)
Position Title: Field Coordinator (Safe Area in the RICs)
Duty Station: Kos, Lesvos, Samos
Classification: Ungraded position, attractive remuneration package
Type of Appointment: Special short-term contract with possibility of extension
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. As the leading international organization for migration, IOM acts with its partners in the international community to assist in meeting the growing operational challenges of migration management; advance understanding of migration issues; encourage social and economic development through migration, and; uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants.
In Greece, IOM is focusing on responding to the Mediterranean migrant’s crisis, in support of the Greek Government and in cooperation with all other agencies involved. IOM currently implements interventions within the areas of emergency, preparedness and response, disaster risk reduction, livelihoods, healthcare and psychosocial assistance, assisted voluntary return of migrants, migration and development, resettlement and repatriation, family reunification, counter human trafficking, assistance to vulnerable migrants.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.
In the framework of the emergency situation regarding the migrants, asylum seekers and refugees across Greece, IOM Greece is establishing a pool of candidates interested to join the organization.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Under the overall supervision of the Program Manager, and the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for the safe area located inside the Reception and Identification Centers (RICs) on the islands. The Field Coordinator (Safe Areas) will be working in close cooperation with the implementing partner deployed by IOM in the safe area and will maintain close communication with the local actors, stakeholders and authorities operating inside the RICs and on the island, in order to provide support and assistance to the unaccompanied minors accommodated in the safe areas within the RICs upon arrival on the island. In particular, she/he will:
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Fluency in Greek and English is required.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications (CV and Cover Letter) in English,
quoting the vacancy notice number CFCV GR 19/102 as well as location(s) of interest
by 16th October, 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Posting Period: 09.10.2019-16.10.2019