Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Head of the Policy & Programme Support Unit at IOM Brussels, the incumbent will undertake administrative follow-up and research on project development activities, and more specifically:
Assist in liaising with world-wide IOM Missions on projects, policy issues and matters related to project development;
Assist in identifying donors’ priorities, strategies and related funding opportunities at the European institutional level;
Assist in drafting policy guidelines, feed-back, follow-up, statistics and reports on IOM activities, for internal and external distribution;
Provide support to IOM Missions in developing and preparing project proposals in compliance with the requirements of the European Commission (templates, EC rules, etc.);
Assist in following-up the work of all relevant committees and working groups relating to IOM activities, at the European institutions, including the EC, the EP and the Council;
Assist in undertaking research, data collection and analysis on current migratory situation and future prospects and trends, relevant to IOM activities, in the EU and in third countries;
Assist in organising information meetings, mailings and seminars in collaboration with appropriate entities, including the press, with the aim of disseminating information and updating external entities, existing and potential donors and partners on IOM activities;
Assist in drafting public information documents, website articles, press releases and information dissemination on IOM activities towards public and private EU partner-institutions;
Participate in meetings as required;
Provide administrative assistance to the Policy & Programme Support Unit, and any other tasks as may be required.
Education and Experience
Advanced university degree (Masters) in European Studies, International Relations, Political Sciences or Law;
Confirmed interest in the issues of migration and integration (through research or work experience)
Excellent written and spoken English,
good knowledge of French.
Any other European language an asset.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications with motivation letter to MRFBrusselsapplication@iom.int by 13th December 2010 at the latest, referring to the above-mentioned vacancy notice number.
Priority will be given to interns with a sponsorship or who undergo a practice placement in the framework of their studies.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.