International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Re-Advertisement: Project Assistant (Legal Counselling)

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Place of work
Grösslingová 35, Bratislava
Contract type
Start date
Wage (gross)
1 490 EUR/monthGeneral Staff GV, UN Salary Scale, 1309 EUR net salary per month, salary is tax exempted.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Office of the IOM International Organization for Migration in the Slovak Republic is seeking for a candidate for the position of Project Assistant (Legal Counselling).
Under the overall guidance of the Head of Office (HoO) in Bratislava, the direct supervision of the National Labour Migration Programme and Private Sector Engagement Officer and in close cooperation with the National Legal Officer and Senior Legal Assistant, the incumbent will be responsible for providing legal counselling within the services of the Migration Information Centre (MIC) and supporting the labour mobility and integration of migrants under the Recovery and Resilience Plan of Slovakia (MIC RRP). Specifically, s/he will perform:

1. Provide general legal counselling to clients personally, via email or telephone;
2. Prepare records on individual cases, performs case management and maintain client's folders;
3. Monitor update and new legislation with regards to labour mobility;
4. Assist in elaborating legal analyses and statements to relevant laws and other legal documents;
5. Collect and regularly update relevant data and legal documents in a database of information related to legal and labour integration of migrants;
6. Assist in preparing training materials on labour mobility in Slovak and English;
7. Assist in developing information materials and other supporting documents for target groups;
8. Monitor and assist in updating the MIC website,
9. Assist in preparing various visibility materials in form of presentations, photos, articles, short films or others;
10. Organize outreach activities towards the private sector, educational and research institutions, trainings and consultations;
11. Assist in preparation of events, reports, briefings, background information, narratives and statistical analysis as necessary and required;
12. Gather and archive data, information and supporting documentation necessary for the project implementation;
13. Act as interpreter/translator (Slovak-English, English-Slovak and other relevant languages if appropriate);
14. Perform general office maintenance tasks including correspondence, market surveys; logistics, and procurement of technical equipment and office supplies.
15. Assist in evaluation and review of the project's progress;
16. Assist in the preparation of periodic and final reports to the donor, including filing and preparing supporting documentation;
17. Participate in other project-related activities, as required;
18. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by Head of Office or direct supervisor.

Employee perks, benefits

General Staff (GV, UN Salary Scale valid for the Slovak Republic since 1 Jan 2009). Step one of the salary scale corresponds to 1490 EUR base salary per month, 1309 EUR net salary per month, salary is tax exempted.
Type of appointment: One Year Fixed Term Contract with possibility of extension.
6 weeks of paid annual leave per year.
24 days of paid sick leave per year.
Special medical insurance.
UNJSPF pension scheme.

Information about the selection process

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
As part of the mandatory medical entry on duty clearance, candidates will be requested to provide evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19.
This post is subject to local recruitment. Only persons holding a valid residence and work permit for Slovakia will be eligible for consideration.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications - CV and Cover Letter in English to[email protected]by 29 May 2022 23:59 (Bratislava time) at the latest, referring to this advertisement and using the subject line "VN -=KONTAKT=-Project Assistant (Legal Counselling)".

In order for an application to be considered valid, it have to be submitted with a curriculum vitae and a cover letter.

When you are interested in multiple positions please be aware that you have to apply for each position separately.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Expected date of completion of the selection process

29 May 2022(there are still 5 more days)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Law, Migration Law or a related field

Language skills

Slovak - Advanced (C1)andEnglish - Advanced (C1)

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

University degree in Law, Migration Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution, with at least three years of relevant professional experience, preferably in similar roles;
Completed High School degree from an accredited academic institution, with at least five years of relevant working experience, preferably in similar roles.

Experience in migration Law;
Experience in preparing legal documents;
Experience in writing and editing articles and preparing presentations;
Experience in project administration;
Experience working with migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons, victims of trafficking and other vulnerable groups is an advantage;
Experience in developing and implementing project activities related to migration issues is an advantage;

Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with a beneficiaries and within a team;
Excellent orientation in social, labour and migration law of the Slovak Republic and human rights law;
Fluency in English and Slovak (oral and written);
Knowledge of another language (French, Spanish, Russian, Serbian etc.) is an advantage.

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
• Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Core Competencies - behavioural indicators level 1
• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
• Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization's priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

IOM's competency framework can be found at this link: .


Brief description of the company

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, 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.


Contact person: iombratislavahr
E-mail:send CV
ID:4329399Dátum zverejnenia:14.5.-=KONTAKT=-lokalita:BratislavaPozícia:Articled Clerk,EU Project Coordinator,Lawyer,Paralegal - law student,Solicitor, BarristerSpoločnosť:International Organization for Migration (IOM)Základná zložka mzdy (brutto):1 490 EUR/month

Počet videní: 0
Ponúkaná mzda: 1490 EUR
Inzerent:International Organization for Migration (IOM) [ ]
Zverejnené dňa:2022-05-14 (15 dní)
Zverejnené pre lokality:Slovensko Bratislavský kraj Bratislava
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