Programme Assistant- Counter Trafficking



SVN: 14/08/018 Programme Assistant- Counter Trafficking


Open to Internal and External Candidates


                    Position Title


Programme Assistant- Counter Trafficking

                     Duty Station





 General Service Staff, G5

            Type of Appointment


 Special Short Term, Six months with possibility of extension

        Estimated Start Date


 As soon as possible


                    Closing Date 


 September 9, 2018



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.













Under the overall supervision of the Programme Coordinator and the direct supervision of the National Programme Officer (NPO), the selected candidate will support the implementation of the Counter trafficking component of the BMM programme in Uganda and other counter trafficking activities in IOM Uganda

Core Functions / Responsibilities:                                                 

  1. Provide overall support for the implementation of counter trafficking activities in Uganda including the Counter Trafficking component of the BMM programme in Uganda;
  2. Support and work directly with the project implementing partners in the delivery of  awareness raising and other relevant activities;
  3. Assist in preparation of information relating to migrant assistance for public information activities, including for social media and contribute to the drafting of programme documents including, in collaboration with the communications teams;
  4. In collaboration with project partners, assist in provision of direct assistance to victims of trafficking (VoTs) and potential VoTs;
  5. Conduct monitoring and evaluation of IOM partners’ activities and provide regular written reports on IOM partners’ activities;
  6. Provide logistical support including; organizing and coordinating workshops, meetings, seminars, and training in relation to the programme;
  7. Update reporting and monitoring tools to keep track of programme activities and ensure that all relevant documentation is produced and made available upon request;
  8. Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time in the programme unit. 
    Required Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of High School Degree/ Certificate with 5 years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of relevant experience Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, International Relations.
  • Five years (three years for Bachelor’s degree or higher) of relevant professional experience with counter trafficking projects;  
  • Professional experience in the development or implementation of counter trafficking or migration-related projects;
  • Solid understanding of trafficking in persons, labour migration, and related national/regional framework and regulations;  
  • Proficient in computer software: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Words, Excel and Internet Explorer).  In particular, strong command of Excel is required.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their resumes with three references electronically to by 12:00am EAT on 09 September 2018.

The subject of your email should be the Reference Number and Title i.e. “SVN: 14/08/018 Programme Assistant- Counter Trafficking”.

Since the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction your application may be missed by the system.

Please ensure that send your attachments as ONE DOCUMENT in PDF.

The title of your attachment should be your full name.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Posting Date: 27 August 2018                        Closing Date: 09 September 2018



Duty Station: 
General Service Staff, G5
Closing Date: 
Sunday, September 9, 2018