Senior Programme Assistant (Housing)

International Organization for Migration (IOM)- Erbil

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

 Bachelor’s degree in architecture engineering, urban planning or any other related field from an
accredited academic university or institute.

Experience and Skills:
 At least 5 years of relevant professional experience.
 Strong combination of training and experience in field of operations, and solid experience of working
in complex environments.
 Understanding of cash-based, owner-driven, and market-based interventions in shelter/housing
 Operational and field experience in shelter/housing programme development, implementation, and
 Experience in conflict/emergency zones and in working in a high-risk environment.
 Familiarity with project management and IOM administrative and financial management.
 Experience in liaising with governmental authorities and local communities, as well as national and
international institutions.
 Broad sector knowledge and/or field experience in the areas of re-construction and community
 Previous project management experience; shelter/housing and displacement management project
experience preferred.
 Familiarity with Anbar, Diyala and Salah Al Din Governorates an asset.
 Excellent coordination and information management skills.

 Fluency in Arabic and English is required.
 Knowledge of Kurdish and other local languages an advantage.

Behavioral Competencies
 Work prioritization and ability to multitask.
 Shares knowledge and experience.
 Positive, constructive attitude.
 Ability to work and act under pressure with discretion in politically sensitive environment with a
minimum of comfort.
 Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.
 Ready to work independently, under tight deadlines.
 Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
 Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment with a positive attitude.
 Highest standards of integrity, discretion, and loyalty.
 Strives for supportive working environment and positive working relationship.
 Creates a respectful office environment free of harassment, retaliation, and promotes the prevention of
sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA).

How To Apply

While this vacancy is open to both Internals and Externals, priority shall be given to qualified Internal applicants.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via this link: 
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shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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