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Operations Assistant, Team Leader (Field Support)

Position Title : Operations Assistant, Team Leader (Field Support)

Reference No : VN/UG/020/2022

Duty Station : Entebbe, Uganda

Classification : General Service (G5)

Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 18th November 2022


Since the inception of IOM in 1951, Movement Operations have been and continue to be a fundamental pillar of the Organization’s work. The organized movement of persons in need of international migration assistance is a primary mandate of the Organization and a cornerstone of IOM’s operations. This mandate has resulted in the international transport of more than 15 million migrants and refugees worldwide. Movement Operations Units in various IOM Country Offices, coordinated under the Division of Resettlement and Movement Management (RMM) in the Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE) at IOM’s Geneva Headquarters (HQ), are responsible for all aspects of travel for migrants and refugees under IOM’s auspices, in accordance with the various framework agreements with resettlement and receiving Governments and partners across the spectrum of the Organization’s programmes.

Under the general supervision of the Chief of Mission in coordination with the Head of Operations for GLWC Africa Region, the direct supervision of Senior Operations Assistant, Field Support, Airport, the Operations Assistant- Team Leader (Field Support) is responsible for undertaking movement operations activities in the field, with the following duties and responsibilities:


How to apply:

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM will only accept applications which should include a cover letter (not more than one page) and résumé highlighting the required education and experience. Interested applicants may send their applications to hruganda@iom.int no later than 18th November 2022.

Reference Number and Position Title: VN/UG/020/2022 – Operations Assistant -Team Leader should be specified in the SUBJECT field.

Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. Posting period: From 11th November 2022 to 18th November 2022