Ended Project Assistant (CCCM)

The Job

Open to Internal and External Candidates 


 Organizational Unit : CCCM 

 Duty Station : Yemen, Al-Makha 

 IOM Classification : M 4 

 Type of Appointment : Third Party Contracted (TPC) MPH Contract,  6 Months (With a possibility of renewal) 

 SVN No. : CFCV2021/039 

 Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible 

 Closing Date : Sunday 18 April 2021 

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. 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. 

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.

Organizational Context and Scope: 

Working under the overall supervision of the Programme Field Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Operations Officer (CCCM), the Project Assistant will support the implementation of IOM’s humanitarian assistance directly in the  field. 

Core Functions / Responsibilities: 

1. In coordination with the Operations Officer, support in organizing and monitoring IOM’s emergency field  teams across West Coast governorates to undertake site assessments, site management and coordination  activities, NFIs/Shelter and Cash assistance. 

2. Support and coordinate with field teams in undertaking and monitoring assessments and distributions to  IDPs, host communities, returnees and other affected communities across the governorate or other  governorate as required. 

3. Support the superiors in organizing and monitoring site assessments at IDP sites, collecting information on  overall services available, including SNFI, WASH and other basic needs of the population. 

4. Under the guidance of the Operations Officer and other focal points, support in monitoring distributions,  assessments and activities conducted by IOM implementing partners as and when required, and report back  on progress and issues.  

5. Assist in coordinating adequate distribution of work and monitor progress of staff on the ground, ensuring  that assessments, distributions and verification processes are in line with SOPs and local and national cluster  recommendations.  

6. Support the teams in the verification process both on the ground (door to door) or through telephone.  

7. Ensure assessment and verification forms are completed fully and correctly, supporting the field team to  correct errors.  

8. Support vulnerable individuals to obtain IDs or are referred to other units/organizations in case additional  services are required.  

9. Monitor cash distributions and assist beneficiaries and Financial Service Provider to resolve any issues, whilst  ensuring beneficiaries are assisted in line with verified lists, under the guidance of the Operations Officer, as  required. 

10. Support in organizing monitoring activities, including focus group discussions and post distribution monitoring  surveys for beneficiaries assisted directly by IOM and through implementing partners. 

11. Support in the organization of hourly/daily staff as required, ensuring attendance is tracked and staff are  remunerated as required, coordinating closely with HR and finance units. 

12. Support the Programme Manager in building capacity of and training field staff, daily/hourly workers and  partner staff on undertaking assessments, distributions and verification and on the IOM cash programmes. 

13. Maintain positive relationships with beneficiaries, area representatives, community leaders and local  authorities to facilitate IOMs work in target areas.  

14. Assist in any additional administrative duties as required for the project including preparation of PRs, PRFs  and other tasks as required.  

15. Any other duties as required. 

Required Qualifications and Experience 


• University Degree/Certificate or Bachelors degree 


• Minimum Four Years Experience (Two for Bachelors Degree holders) in the humanitarian sector preferable and  working with vulnerable individuals as well as managing small- medium sized teams.. 


English and Arabic 

Required Competencies 


• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages  diversity and inclusion wherever possible. 

• 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. 

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  action and delegated work. 

• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in  an informative, inspiring and motivational way. 


  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation. 
  • Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. 
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, national of the country with automatic right to live and work in the country, and security clearances. 
  • Female with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply. 
How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via the following link  


All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).  “Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted” 

Posting period: 

05 April 2021 to 18 April 2021

  • Employer: IOM
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Mokha
  • Posted on: 5 April 2021
  • Deadline: 18 April 2021