International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Re-Advertisement: Senior Project Assistant (Legal Counselling)

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Place of work
Grösslingová 35, Bratislava
Contract type
Start date
Wage (gross)
1 809 EUR/monthGeneral Staff GVI, UN Salary Scale, 1597 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 Senior 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 close cooperation with the National Legal Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for providing legal counselling within the services of the IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC), 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 legal counselling to clients personally, via email or telephone;
2. Prepare records on individual cases, performs case management and maintain client's folders;
3. Collect and regularly update relevant data and legal documents in a database of information related to legal and labour integration of migrants;
4. Provide specialized assistance in elaborating legal analyses and statements to relevant laws and other legal documents and commenting relevant legislation;
5. Assist in the elaboration of research reports;
6. Organize meetings, workshops, prepare training materials and deliver trainings on labour mobility in Slovak and English;
7. Develop information materials for target groups, and various visibility materials in form of presentations, photos, articles, short films or others;
8. Monitor and update the MIC website, including insertion of updates, communication with website service provider;
9. Continuously process the reports from field project activities and participate in preparation of monitoring reports as appropriate, including financial reports;
10. Gather and archive data, information and supporting documentation necessary for the project implementation;
11. Draft status reports; identify shortfalls in delivery, bring them to the attention of the supervisor and suggest corrective measures;
12. Assist in the planning, coordination, implementation and monitoring of project;
13. Assist in the preparation of periodic and final reports to the donor, preparation of supporting documentation, including briefings, background information, narratives and statistical analysis as necessary and required and communicate with external partners;
14. Establish and/or maintain contacts with migrant communities, relevant governmental, non-governmental entities, private sector as well as other international organisations and local NGOs on project issues;
15. Draft correspondence on project issues; prepare and update reports, briefing notes, graphics, statistical tables, and other forms of documentation;
16. Act as interpreter/translator (Slovak-English, English-Slovak and other foreign languages if appropriate);
17. Provide guidance/training to other staff in the team;
18. Participate on other project-related activities, as required;
19. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by Head of Office or direct supervisor.

Employee perks, benefits

General Staff (GVI, UN Salary Scale valid for the Slovak Republic since 1 Jan 2009). Step one of the salary scale corresponds to 1809 EUR base salary per month, 1597 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=-Senior 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 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


Personality requirements and skills

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

Experience in Migration Law;
Experience working with migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons, victims of trafficking and other vulnerable groups;
Experience in preparing and delivering trainings;
Experience in writing and editing of research papers, studies and reports;
Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, national/international institutions, and non-governmental organizations;
Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-governmental or governmental institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage;
Experience in developing and implementing project activities related to migration issues is an advantage.

Sound knowledge of project implementation processes
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with 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 official IOM 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 2
• 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:4329400Dátum zverejnenia:14.5.-=KONTAKT=-lokalita:BratislavaPozícia:Articled Clerk,EU Project Coordinator,Lawyer,Notary's Clerk,Solicitor, BarristerSpoločnosť:International Organization for Migration (IOM)Základná zložka mzdy (brutto):1 809 EUR/month

Počet videní: 2
Ponúkaná mzda: 1809 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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