Duty station: Valetta, Malta (with regular travel)
Start date: As soon as possible
Duration: 24 months (with a possibility for extension)
Eligible nationalities: All
Deadline for applications: 19 March 2017
Vacancy Reference: VA17P011V01
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), an international organisation with its headquarters in Vienna, Austria, is looking for qualified candidates to fill the above-mentioned position of Programme Manager at the ICMPD Regional Coordination Office for the Mediterranean, based in Valletta, Malta.
The establishment of Regional Coordination Office for the Mediterranean which opened in 2016 in Malta, is a step towards strengthening ICMPD’s comprehensive approach to supporting and harmonising its actions at a regional, national as well as local level in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The Regional Office contributes to sound and fact based policy development in the area of migration, and supports dialogue and capacity building initiatives as well as operational actions. Initiatives are implemented in collaboration with relevant local and national authorities, EU institutions, NGOs, international organisations and academia. In addition to regional actions such as the EUROMED Migration IV programme, the Regional Office oversees national initiatives recently implemented in field offices in Amman, Beirut and Tunis.
At a regional level, the EUROMED Migration IV Programme 2015-2019 (EMM4), a programme funded by the European Union (EU), aims to implement a comprehensive and shared approach to strengthen effective dialogue and cooperation on migration, mobility and international protection and asylum between EU Member States and European Neighborhood Instrument South Partner Countries (ENI SPC). For more information on EMM4, please refer to the following link: https://www.icmpd.org/our-work/migrationdialogues/euromed-migration-iv/.
The Mediterranean City-to-City Migration project (MC2CM), implemented by ICMPD, funded by the European Union (EU) and co-funded by the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC), aims at contributing to improved migration governance at city level in a network of cities in Europe and in the Southern Mediterranean region. For more information on MC2CM, please refer to the following link: http://www.icmpd.org/our-work/migrationdialogues/mtm/city-to-city/.
At a national level, the ICMPD Mediterranean portfolio encompasses multi-thematic initiatives in a number of countries in the region.
The Programme Manager will manage the implementation of multi-thematic project and programmes on migration, implemented at both a national and regional level. Under ICMPD’s Migration Dialogues and Cooperation Directorate which encompasses the Regional Coordination Office for the Mediterranean, the Programme Manager will report to the ICMPD Regional Coordinator for the Mediterranean who will guide the coordination and ensure strategic guidance and supervision of activities and actions in the region.
Interested candidates are requested to complete the primary and secondary selection criteria accessible in the recruitment document linked to this vacancy announcement.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Programme Manager will act as a relay between the respective Project Managers and the Regional Coordinator and ensure that the Regional Coordinator is informed of and consulted on projects/programmes progress and milestones. S/he will provide regular operational and substance guidance to the final outputs of the various projects, ensure operational synergies between projects and activities in the Mediterranean region. S/He is responsible for the adherence to ICMPD quality standards of staff involved in the action.
The Programme Manager will supervise a team of project staff based in Malta as well as project offices in the field and will closely co-operate with project partners, beneficiaries and donors. The position implies frequent travel.
To this end, the Programme Manager’s responsibilities will include:
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ICMPD offers a competitive salary commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience and education.
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