Position Title: Cluster Coordinator (Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM))
Duty Station: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2
Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 10 April 2023
Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
Following the recommendation of the EDG to enhance humanitarian coordination in Haiti and given the raising crisis situation in the Country, IOM is looking for a CCCM Cluster Coordinator to support national leadership on the coordination of the CCCM sector partners.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and direct supervision of the Senior
Programme Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) initiatives and contributing to the development and maintenance of a strategic vision and operational response plan in Haiti.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
- Facilitate a harmonized and coordinated multi-sectoral response across the country by contributing to the development and implementation of a cluster strategy in close coordination with the cluster lead: the General Direction of Civil Protection (DGPC) and Construction unit for housing and public buildings (UCLBP), and the cluster partners. Represent CCCM in the Inter-Cluster Coordination Group or relevant body.
- Develop a cluster structure across the areas of interventions, ensuring proper coverage and efficient reporting lines; set-up coordination mechanisms, such as meetings, working groups, etc. both at local and national level, elaborate strategy of response for out of site displacements
- Develop cluster planning at national level in close coordination with the Cluster leads, that includes response activities, contingency planning including “exit”/transition strategy and action plans for the cluster; ensure the response plan is updated regularly according to evolving needs and that it establishes measurable performance indicators.
- Undertake mapping of active Cluster partners and their areas of intervention and develop, in collaboration with the Information Management Officer, Cluster information products.
- Undertake capacity mapping and gap identification exercises and develop a capacity-building plan for the sector, together with cluster partners and relevant authorities.
- Closely coordinate with Cluster partners and ensure proper communication and information flow; monitor Cluster partners activities and provide guidance and training as required to build their capacity.
- Organize joint field missions, needs assessments and analysis among cluster partners and participate in joint inter-cluster needs assessment exercises as appropriate to ensure that identified needs, gaps and priorities are as evidence-based as possible.
- Facilitate discussion and agreement on the development and roll out of common standards and tools among cluster partners.
- Promote awareness of and adherence to relevant policy guidelines, codes of conduct and examples of good practice by all Cluster partners, taking into consideration the possible need for local adaptation both in terms of language and content.
- Promote and facilitate the integration of cross-cutting issues such as age, gender, environment with partners
- Build capacity of IOM CCCM staff
- Backstop Shelter/NFI sector coordination activities, when required
- Undertake duty travel relating to CCCM activities as required.
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
- Master’s degree in Humanitarian Affairs, Development Studies, Political Science, International Relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
- University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
- Experience in CCCM Cluster Coordination, programme coordination, including operational experience in the field of CCCM, Shelter, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) and other relevant areas in natural disaster/post-conflict/emergency situations.
- Demonstrated technical expertise in relevant thematic areas particularly protection mainstreaming strategies, inter-cluster coordination, inter-agency collaboration, and protection mainstreaming strategies.
- Previous experience in Cluster system with Humanitarian Organizations.
- Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, national/international institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and local communities in a multi-cultural setting.
- Familiarity with financial and administrative management, preferably in IOM or UN Agencies.
- Good knowledge of project development, management, and evaluation concepts and procedures;
- Excellent managerial, communication, analytical, and organizational skills:
- Excellent interpersonal skills including negotiation, relationship management, influencing and networking;
- Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team of colleagues of varied cultural and professional backgrounds; and,
- Good level of computer literacy.
IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.
For all applicants, fluency in French and English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Haitian Creole is an advantage.
Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.
Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).
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 2
- 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.
Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
- Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the Organization’s vision. Assists others to realize and develop their leadership and professional potential.
- Empowering others: Creates an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
- Building Trust: Promotes shared values and creates an atmosphere of trust and honesty.
- Strategic thinking and vision: Works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
- Humility: Leads with humility and shows openness to acknowledging own shortcomings.
IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.
Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.
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.
This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.
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. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.
Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.
How to apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications HERE via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 10 April 2023 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: www.iom.int/recruitment
IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.
Requisition: SVN 2023 79 Cluster Coordinator (Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM))
(P2) Port-au-Prince, Haiti (58041311) Released
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