Cox's Bazar

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1. Support the establishment and maintenance of an effective coordination system of service Page 1 / 4 provision at site level.

2. Participate in required assessments at site level aimed at collecting information on services available, population needs and composition.

3. Maintain a camp information management system in line with site management sector guidelines including sex and age-disaggregated data. Share information with all relevant stakeholders, in a manner that upholds the principle of data protection and confidentiality.

4. Facilitate the mobilization and participation of the camp and host populations at site level, with particular emphasis on meaningful inclusion of women, children, elderly and persons with specific needs into the decision-making processes.

5. Promote and facilitate accountability towards camp population through setting up information sharing and feedback mechanisms (i.e. info desk, hotline, community mapping, etc.). Ensure that the displaced are aware of the assistance and services available in the site and how to access them.

6. Provide information and guidance with respect to the clarification of roles and responsibilities amongst stakeholders in the camp and support capacity building activities as required.

7. Monitor and follow up on maintenance of site infrastructure and support the mobilization of site residents with a focus on sustainability and community/local government ownership.

8. Support the implementation of small scale mitigation work in coordination with the site development team, map safety risks and other hazards at site level and surrounding communities when feasible.

9. Support contingency planning based on worst-case and most likely scenarios in terms of population movements.

10. Contribute to the development of an effective referral mechanism in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders.

11. Maintain appropriate links with national/local authorities, state institutions, civil society and other relevant stakeholders, including effective coordination and information exchange with them.

12. Assist with the development of IOM site management standard operating procedures as well as other strategic documents.

13. Provide technical inputs for resource mobilization efforts as well as for meeting donor reporting requirements.

14. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience: Education

• Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Business or Public Administration or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

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

• Practical experience with international organizations, in development, implementation and evaluation, and/or programme implementation and management;

• Experience in Camp Coordination and Camp Management, relocation, cash for work, Emergency Shelters (ES) and Non-Food Items (NFIs), and project management;

• Familiarity with different project cycle steps and donor relations;

• Ability to supervise large numbers of staff;

• Previous experience working in Bangladesh or Rohingya population. Languages Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Bangla and/or any other language spoken by Rohingyas Refugees (Rakhine State) is an advantage. 1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database ( Required Competencies: Behavioral

• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;

• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;

• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;

• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;

• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;

• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;

• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;

• Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;

• Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter; • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;

• Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;

• Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.


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. 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.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 11 December 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement. 

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For further information please refer to: