IOM would like to hire Senior Project Associate (Protection Emergency)

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

  • Location Type : Office
  • Deadline: June 28th 2024
  • Career Level : Senior(5-8 years)
  • Languages : ENGLISH
  • Employment Type : Full time
  • Number of people required : 1
  • Work Experience : 5-8 years
  • Managerial Experience : 3-5 years


Open to Internal/External Candidates

  • Vacancy No.: IOM-SVN/0071/2024
  • Position Title: Senior Project Associate (Protection Emergency)
  • Position Grade:G-6
  • Required Positions: One (1)
  • Duty Station: Mekelle
  • Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term Contract, Six months with the possibility of extension (Subject to funding confirmation)
  • Estimated Start Date:
  • As soon as possible
  • Closing Date: 28th of June 2024

Educational Qualification

  • School diploma with six years of relevant experience; or,
  • Bachelor’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, International Relations, Development Studies, Migration Studies,
  • Human Rights, Law or related fields from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant professional experience.


  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, national/international institutions, United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations;
  • Experience in working with migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons, victims of trafficking and other vulnerable groups; and,
  • Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.
  • Experience working on Protection, GBV programming and/or with vulnerable individuals or communities in an emergency or post-conflict environment.
  • Experience in humanitarian and/or development programming relating to migration, refugee, and internally displaced persons (IDP) issues.

How to apply:

External applicants are required to apply via and Internal applicants via indicating the vacancy number and position title as mentioned in the vacancy announcement he/she applied for in the email Subject line.

Any application without this information in the subject line and that doesn’t attach the following required documents will be excluded from the application:

Motivation/Application letter CV (written in English) with three professional referees and their contacts (both email and telephone)
Copies of Academic Certificates from Accredited Universities
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

We strongly encourage qualified female applicants to apply!