Vuoi ricevere ogni giorno i bandi e le news?

IOM – Project Assistant – Italia

IOM – Organizzazione Internazionale per le Migrazioni sta selezionando un/a Project Assistant da inserire nella sua operatività in Italia. Durata 12 mesi. Scadenza candidature 26/10/2022

Position Title : Project Assistant (Knowledge Management and Research)
Duty Station : Rome, Italy
Classification : General Service Staff, Grade G5
Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : October 26, 2022
Reference code : VN 2022 25

Under the overall supervision of the Director, Coordination Office for the Mediterranean, Chief of Mission in Italy and Malta, Representative to the Holy See and the direct supervision of the Project Development Officer for the Mediterranean, the incumbent will act as Knowledge Management and Research Assistant and be responsible for supporting knowledge management and knowledge production, and research activities in IOM Italy.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Provide support on relevant research, data collection and analysis initiatives involving IOM Italy.
2. Assist in monitoring and responding to external partners requests on research and data for initiatives relevant for IOM Coordination Office for the Mediterranean, including the UN inter-agency products on migrants, refugees and IDPs in the Mediterranean.
3. Provide technical support in the implementation of projects and activities with research, data collection and knowledge production components.
4. Provide general support in developing and implementing research and data collection methodologies.
5. Conduct research for, and draft sections of articles, policy briefs and reports.
6. Participate in research, data and knowledge management initiatives at the national, regional and HQ level.
7. Support improved organizational learning, knowledge management, research and data collection, reporting, and innovation and best practices sharing.
8. Support communication efforts including drafting of public information materials in close coordination with and under the guidance of the Communications Coordinator.
9. Support outreach and collaboration with researchers, academics, policymakers, practitioners and other interested parties working on migration issues in the Mediterranean.
10. Assist in the identification of new programme/project possibilities, with a focus on research and knowledge production, consistent with expressed Government needs and IOM’s mandate and strategy in the region.
11. Contribute to compiling, storing, use and processing of data collected in line with IOM Data Protection Principles.
12. In coordination with relevant colleagues in IOM Italy, DTM teams and relevant IOM offices (countries of departure or transit monitor, collect process, consolidate and record statistical data on monthly arrivals to Europe, broken down per nationality, age and gender (as available); contribute to the elaboration and review of reports such as the DTM Quarterly Mediterranean Flows Compilation Reports.
13. Analyse data and inform in a timely manner the DTM Team and other relevant offices on observed trends in arrivals of migrants in Italy.
14. Contribute to analytical products prepared by IOM in general.
15. Support coordination, communication and synergies of DTM activities and products on migration trends and developments in the Central Mediterranean with research/data activities of IOM Coordination Office for the Mediterranean and support the dissemination of results and products to interested parties internally to IOM and externally.
16. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

University’s degree or higher in Migration Studies, Geography, Demography, Development Studies, Economics, Political/Social Sciences, International Relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution, with at least three years of relevant professional experience in conducting migration-related quantitative/qualitative research.

• Experience in writing and editing migration-related reports, articles, policy papers, and other documents (in English and Italian; publications in peer reviewed journals desirable).
• Demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of quantitative / qualitative data collection tools, sampling methods, and in manipulating and analysing large data sets.
• Experience in conducting information and data retrieval searches using a wide variety of sources including academic / bibliographic databases as well as national, regional and international databases / data repositories / portals (e.g. from national statistical offices, UN agencies, Eurostat, OECD, IDCM, etc.).

• In depth knowledge of major migration dynamics/context in the Mediterranean. the broad range of migration related subject areas dealt with by the Organization; and,
• Strong analytical skills and experience in producing analysis and analytical papers.
• Advanced computer literacy: proficiency in using Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, excellent use of Excel) and Office 365; and experience in the use of statistical and qualitative analysis software (e.g. Stata, SPSS, R, NVivo, Atlas), and online/offline data collection and data visualization tools.
• Ability to work independently, as well as effectively and harmoniously as part of a team of colleagues of diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
• Ability to manage time and resources efficiently to meet goals and timelines and produce quality results and products.

• Fluency in (oral and written) English and Italian is essential.
• Proficiency in French and Spanish is considered an advantage.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications on IOM Personal History Form via e-mail at
The reference code VN 2022 25 Project Assistant (Knowledge Management and Research) must be clearly indicated in the e-mail subject otherwise the application will not be correctly routed.


Leggi anche

Lascia un commento

Il tuo indirizzo email non sarà pubblicato. I campi obbligatori sono contrassegnati *