International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Call for Applications -=KONTAKT=-On Call Consultant (Emergency Response / Field Operations), Michalovce

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Place of work
Contract type
agreement-based (Temporary jobs)
Start date
Wage (gross)
11,5 EUR/hour

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Under the overall supervision of the Emergency Coordinator and the Head of Sub-Office, Kosice, and direct supervision of the Senior Programme Support Assistant, and, in collaboration with relevant units, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting in the successful implementation of Border Operations within Emergency Response.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1.Provide first assistance, legal counselling, and different kinds of information to people arriving or displaced in Slovakia due to conflict in Ukraine (personally at the points of entry and registration centers).
2.Carry out field activities in assigned areas, such as points of entries, hotspots, and registration centers
3.Provide correct referrals for migrants depending on their needs and requests, be aware of organizations' activities that are present in the field and cooperate with NGOs or other UN Agencies.
4.Collect data on migration flows and migrants´, their needs and intentions; conduct return surveys and fill in beneficiary forms based on observation.
5.Act as an interpreter/translator.
6.Report on the current situation at the borders and registration centers on the daily basis.
7.Provide photo reports according to the rules of IOM.
8.Attend coordination meetings of the Frontline Workers Team.
9.Take part in all IOM trainings.
10.Prepare necessary travel documents following the rules and instructions provided by office staff.
11.Carry out above mentioned duties in case of emergency
12.In case of Emergency the staff must be available on call within 24h for 24h shifts (3x 8h shifts or 2x 12h shifts)
13.Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Employee perks, benefits

Consultancy Contract, until 31 March 2023 (with possibility of extension)
All inclusive fee at 11.50 EUR per hour.

Information about the selection process

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:
Internal candidates

Second tier candidates include:
All external candidates.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations.

This post is subject to local recruitment & funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, with Right of Residence and Right to Work in the Duty Station and verification of residency when applicable.

As part of the mandatory medical entry on duty clearance, candidates will be requested to provide evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19.

How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications -CV and a Cover Letter- in English to[email protected], referring to this advertisement and using the subject line "CFA -=KONTAKT=-On Call Consultant (Emergency Response / Field Operations), Michalovce".

For an application to be considered valid, it must contain a CV and a Cover Letter. Due to the volume of applications received, IOM SLOVAKIA Human Resources, will not be able to respond to all inquiries about the application status and will only contact shortlisted candidates.

Posting period:
From 27 October -=KONTAKT=-open-ended

No Fees:
IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fees). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Expected date of completion of the selection process

31 December 2022(there are still 35 more days)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)

Educational Specialization

Law, Legal Services, Political Science, Psychology

Language skills

Slovak - Advanced (C1)andEnglish - Advanced (C1)andRussian - Advanced (C1)andUkrainian - Advanced (C1)

Experience in the position/sector

Law, Legal Services, Political Science, Psychology

Personality requirements and skills


•Completed secondary education or higher preferably from accredited academic institution in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Social Sciences, Psychology, or a related field.


•Work experience in migration field and emergency response an advantage.
•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.
•Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills including ability to work under time pressure
•Ability to work individually and in multicultural team


•Comfortable operating at different levels
•Ability to take initiative and act with autonomy
•Strong communication and organizational skills
•Personal commitment, efficiency and drive for results, ability to work effectively and harmoniously within assigned team as well as in cross-cultural work environment
•PC literacy (MS Office, internet)


Fluency in English, Slovak, Ukrainian and Russian is required. Working knowledge of other official IOM languages (Spanish, French) is an advantage.

Required Competencies
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:


•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.
•Resource Mobilization - Establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs

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: IOM HR
E-mail:send CV
ID:4455394Dátum zverejnenia:27.10.-=KONTAKT=-lokalita:MichalovcePozícia:Assistant,Caseworker,LawyerSpoločnosť:International Organization for Migration (IOM)Základná zložka mzdy (brutto):11,5 EUR/hour

Počet videní: 56
Inzerent:International Organization for Migration (IOM) [ ]
Zverejnené dňa:2022-10-27 (33 dní)
Zverejnené pre lokality:Slovensko Košický kraj Michalovce
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