Vacancy Detail

VA21P037V01 - Programme Assistant

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Project title:
Libya’s Migration Technical Assistance Facility (LIBMITAF)

Job Location: Tunis, Tunisia
Duration: 24 months
Closing Date: 12 Mar 2021


Organisational Overview:
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation tasked with promoting innovative, comprehensive and sustainable migration policies. With 18 Member States and over 60 projects active throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America,ICMPD is a growing and ever-more relevant presence in its field. The organisation’s greatest assets are its 200+ staff members, who personify its values of commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.

Project Overview:
ICMPD is inviting all interested candidates to apply for the Programme Assistant position for the Libya’s Migration Technical Assistance Facility (LIBMITAF) project. The overall objective of this project is to strengthen national mechanisms for addressing regular and irregular migration. It will work on the following four long-term angles to contribute to a rights-based migration governance system in Libya: Support to the Libyan authorities in strengthening the legislative framework on migration; Facilitation for Libyan delegations’ active participation in international and regional migration dialogues; Support to the Libyan authorities in their efforts to engage Libyans living abroad and support to the Libyan Civil society organisations (CSOs) working on migration in reinforcing their work and role.  

Please note that this position is subject to approval and availability of project funds.

Job Description:
The Programme Assistant implements administrative processes and provides support to implementation of activities of the LIBMITAF Programme which is composed of  two sub-Projects (one funded by the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa and one funded by the Swiss Confederation).

The Programme Assistant will provide administration/logistics/technical support to the implementation and possible ad hoc content support depending on programme  needs according to ICMPD rules and procedures. S/he will principally support the project team(s) with backstopping, logistical and administrative tasks (expert contracting, procurement and activities such as meetings, workshops, study visits, trainings, etc.), preparation and collection of financial supporting documents, and the maintenance of project documentation. The Programme Assistant compiles data and prepares accurate and timely reports for financial and administrative activities. S/he deals with outmost care with payments in cash and from bank account and the VAT reimbursement process ensuring correctness of supporting documentation.

The Programme Assistant works under the supervision of the Project Coordinator contributing to a smooth and timely delivery of project activities under the project(s)’s work plan and collaboratively with all members of project team(s) and the counterparts in ICMPD for implementation of the tasks.  The Programme Assistant will also coordinate the work of the Tripoli based Project Assistant(s).


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