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Shelter NFI Clerk (Daily/ On-call) – 3 Positions – IOM


Job Description

                   Vacancy No.:


                    Position Title:

Shelter NFI Clerk (Daily /On-call) – 3 Positions

Position Grade:

G3 Equivalent

                     Duty Station:

Mekelle, Ethiopia

Type of Appointment:

Three months with the possibility of extension

        Estimated Start Date:

As soon as possible

                    Closing Date:

12 November 2021










Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and 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.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. External candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy.


IOM Ethiopia’s Emergency and Post Crisis unit responds to humanitarian needs throughout the country. After the onset of conflict in Tigray region of Ethiopia in November 2020 the team extended its operations to respond to this crisis, based out of Mekelle and Shire. IOM’s activities aim to target the most vulnerable IDPs and also to support the recovery of critical infrastructure.

Under the general supervision of the Head of Sub office and direct supervision of the Shelter Assistant, the candidate will be responsible and accountable for providing necessary support under the EPC Unit of the Mission. In particular, he/she will:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Support Shelter/NFI project implementation through field deployment to directly undertake Shelter / NFI distributions, and supervise construction works.
  • Support Shelter/NFI project implementation through field deployment to directly undertake Shelter / NFI distributions, and supervise construction works.
  • Support in coordinating the logistical needs of the Shelter/NFI program implementation including arranging material transportation, tracking material receipt, Placing storage, and delivery preparations at sites and distribution locations.
  • Carry out independent beneficiary registration and verification prior to distributions.
  • Support in recruiting, coordinating, and monitoring laborers at field sites.
  • Participate in needs assessment of disaster-affected community whenever needed.
  • Support in the distribution of tokens for identified beneficiaries based on needs assessment, notifying beneficiaries in advance to the distribution, set up distribution points, and crowd controls with security measures.
  • Support in the coordination of other Shelter/NFI activities including community mobilization and sensitizations.
  • Produce daily/weekly reports, progress reports, and related updates.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the manager.

Job Requirements

Educational Qualification

  • University Degree/Diploma in Engineering, Urban planning, Architecture, or any related technical field
  • 2 years of relevant professional work experience with 1st Degree and 4 years of relevant professional work experience with Diploma

Experience Required

  • Ample Experience in shelter program interventions
  •  Strong writing and reporting skills,
  • Familiarity in working with International Organizations, UN agencies or diplomatic missions is an asset,
  • Very good understanding of humanitarian principles
  • Good computer knowledge in MS office packages.
  • Ability to build relations with local government authorities, civil society, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently according to established structures and guidelines, including administrative requirements, and maintain coordination with colleagues and supervisor.


  • Thorough knowledge of spoken and written English and Tigrigna is required.
  • Knowledge of other languages spoken in Ethiopia is advantageous.



  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve the performance of self and others
  • Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility
  • Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and, promotes equal gender participation.
  • Technological Awareness – displays an awareness of relevant technological solutions
  • Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM (optional depending on position level)


Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

The 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.

Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and a work permit, as applicable.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application/ motivation letter enclosed with an only detailed CV written in English via our e-mail address RECADDIS@IOM.INT, by 12 November 2021, the latest, referring to the position title, Vacancy number, and the duty station you are interested in the subject line of your email. (ExampleApplication for SNFI Clerk (IOM-SVN/0125/2021) based in Mekelle) no photocopies of educational/training certificates are required at this stage; an applicant who doesn`t follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition.

NB: Applicants in north Ethiopia (affected areas), with no internet connection, can submit their applications in hard copy, in person, to IOM Office in the area.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We strongly encourage qualified women to apply!


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