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VN 2022-84 Project Coordinator (Community and Outreach), G7, Bratislava or Kosice

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 2 199 EUR/month
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Under the overall guidance of the Head of Office (HoO) in Bratislava, and the direct supervision of the Migrant Protection and Assistance (MPA) National Project Officer, and in collaboration with other team members, the incumbent will be responsible for the coordination of IOM’s Migration Information Centre (MIC) community and outreach services; supporting the community cohesion and inclusion of migrants in regions of Slovakia.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1.Independently lead and coordinate the activities concerned with the MIC community outreach services in all regions of Slovakia;
2.Coordinate, guide and supervise the work of the MIC community outreach team in regions of Slovakia in relation to all MIC services;
3.Coordinate regional coverage of MIC outreach services in the country including liaison and networking opportunities to facilitate social inclusion of TCNs and their access to public services, authorities;
4.Coordinate outreach activities, including community events, workshops, appearances and other communication opportunities;
5.Supervise case management and advise on further outreach activities related to social and labour inclusion of migrants;
6.Establish cooperation with representatives of migrant communities, local and regional institutions, relevant governmental, non-governmental entities as well as other international organisations and local NGOs on project activities;
7.Coordinate regional coverage of MIC services in the country in relation community outreach services including liaison and networking with regional stakeholders and municipalities;
8.Elaborate research reports and recommendations;
9.Develop and organize outreach activities, including community events, workshops, appearances and other communication opportunities;
10.Monitor and update MIC website, including insertion of updates, newsletters, social media posts/blogs;
11.Prepare various visibility materials in form of presentations, photos, articles, short films or others;
12.Organize meetings, workshops and training sessions; prepare training materials and information materials for target group in Slovak and English and participate in the delivering of capacity building workshops;
13.Assist in the preparation of periodic and final reports to the donor, including filing and preparation of supporting documentation and in overall planning, coordination, implementation and monitoring of project activities;
14.Compile, summarize, analyse, and present information/data on specific project topics, highlighting noteworthy issues for the consideration of appropriate parties;
15.Draft status reports; identify shortfalls in delivery, bring them to the attention of the supervisor and suggest corrective measures;
16.Draft correspondence on project issues; prepare and update reports, briefing notes, graphics, statistical tables, and other forms of documentation;
17.Respond to complex information requests and inquiries; set up and maintain files/records;
18.Gather and archive data, information and supporting documentation necessary for the project implementation;
19.Provide guidance/training to other staff in the team;
20.Participate on other project-related activities, as required;
21.Participate in meetings as required;
22.Perform such other duties as may be assigned by Head of Office.

Employee perks, benefits

General Staff (GVII, UN Salary Scale valid for the Slovak Republic since 1 Jan 2009). Step one of the salary scale corresponds to all inclusive fee 2199.00 EUR per month (income is exempted from taxation).
6 weeks of paid annual leave per year (2.5 days per completed month of service).
24 days of paid sick leave per year (2 days per completed month of service).
Special medical insurance.

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 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], by 13 October 2022 (23.59 local time), referring to this advertisement and using the subject line “VN 2022-84 Project Coordinator (Community and Outreach), G7, Bratislava” or “VN 2022-84 Project Coordinator (Community and Outreach), G7, Kosice”, based in which duty station you wish to apply.

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 29 September 2022 – 13 October 2022 (23.59 local time)

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

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Political Sciences, Social Sciences, International Relations, Development Studies, Migration Studies, Human Rights, Law

Language skills

Slovak - Advanced (C1) and English - Advanced (C1)

Experience in the position/sector

Political Sciences, Social Sciences, International Relations, Development Studies, Migration Studies

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

•Bachelor’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, International Relations, Development Studies, Migration Studies, Human Rights, Law or related fields from an accredited academic institution with five (5) years of relevant professional experience
•Master’s degree in related area will be an advantage.

•Experience in educational activities, community outreach or similar field work;
•Experience in working with communities, municipalities, governments, civil society and the private sector;
•Experience in marketing/communications, including website content, newsletters, social media posts/blogs;
•Experience in preparing and delivering trainings is an advantage;
•Experience in writing and editing of articles and reports;
•Experience in cultural mediation or similar is an advantage;
•Experience in working with migrants, migration management, and international migration issues is an advantage;
•Experience in social, labour and migration law of the Slovak Republic and human rights law is an advantage.

•Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills with a commitment to provide respectful, culturally-competent communication, including an awareness and acceptance of cultural differences;
•Knowledge of diverse cultures and environments; and the skills to adapt communication skills to fit cultural context;
•Good negotiation, analytical and organizational skills;
•Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with a team.

•Fluency in English and Slovak is required. Working knowledge of Ukrainian and/or Russian is desired. •Fluency in other official IOM languages (Spanish, French) is advantageous.

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 2
•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.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

•Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
•Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
•Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

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.