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Junior Professional Officer (JPO)/Beigeordnete Sachverständige (BS)

Beigeordnete Sachverständige (BS) sind international bekannt als Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), Associate Experts (AEs) oder Associate Professional Officers (APOs). Die Bundesregierung hat mit etwa 20 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als Beigeordnete Sachverständige geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben. Bitte beachten Sie, dass bei einigen Internationalen Organisationen eine Altersgrenze existiert, hier ist die jeweilige Stellenausschreibung maßgebend (entscheidend für die Altersgrenze ist der Zeitpunkt der Aufnahme der Tätigkeit).


Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO/BS-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 22.Februar 2019, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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IOM – JPO, Associate Expert in Europe and Central Asia, Geneva


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Associate Expert in Europe and Central Asia, Geneva
Sector/Unit: IOM (International Organization for Migration)
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year

Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!
 

Main duties and responsibilities:

Regional Functions:

  • Assist the SRA in the regular liaison with international, governmental and non-governmental partners, by collecting and sharing information on partner and donor priorities, preferences and regional synergies in the field of migration.
  • Identify migration policy issues in the region and advise SRA on national and regional trends, policies and legislative frameworks in the field of migration in close collaboration with the Regional Thematic Specialists (RTS) based in the Regional Offices (RO) in Brussels and Vienna.
  • Support the SRA in the development of national and regional migration policies.
  • Identify potential partnerships with academic institutions, think tanks and research institutions within the region, and assist in the conceptualization of policy-oriented research in coordination with relevant colleagues in the Regional Offices and/or Headquarters.
  • Support the SRA in migration-related Regional Consultative Processes (RCPs) and regional government and non-government bodies.
  • Ensure appropriate information sharing within the region and between the region and relevant Departments at HQ.
  • In collaboration with ROs Brussels and Vienna, support regional strategic planning exercises, and provide support for country level strategic planning, as required.


EU Institutions Related Functions:

  • Assist the SRA in coordinating IOM liaison with EU Institutions and EU Member States, including presenting IOM policies and activities, and researching and discussing potential areas for cooperation. Maintenance of regular communications with RO Brussels and Vienna on these issues.
  • Advise SRA on communications to EU Institutions/EU Member States and to Headquarters and IOM Missions worldwide on migration related issues at the level of the European Union and IOM related policies and activities, with particular focus on IOM support to the EU rotating Presidencies.
  • Monitor developments of EU led debates and policy discussions on migration and advise the SRA.  
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Senior Regional Adviser for Europe and Central Asia.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master´s degree in Law, Political or Social Sciences, International Relations.


Experience:

  • At least two years of experience with international migration issues
  • Working experience in an International Organization is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of IOM and its activities.
  • Knowledge of the migratory fluxes in the Mediterranean.
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities, as well as the private sector.
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Familiarity with international migration policy and law.
  • Experience in the EU related issues and in the region.


Key Competencies:

  • Fluency in English required;
  • Knowledge of Spanish is an asset