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Ieškome Projekto koordinatoriaus(-ės)

   VACANCY LT10-2020-08


Open to Internal and External Candidates


                    Position Title


Project Coordinator

                          Duty Station


Vilnius, Lithuania



General Service Staff, Grade G-6

            Type of Appointment


Special Short Term, six months with possibility of extension

        Estimated Start Date


As soon as possible

                    Closing Date 


25 May 2020

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.


IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.




Under the overall guidance of the Head of IOM Vilnius office the successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of the relevant activities of the project Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVR-R) of Foreigners   


Core Functions / Responsibilities:


1.    Provide specialized support for planning, implementation and monitoring of AVR-R Project.

2.    Coordinate and monitor all operational activities:

·         Provision of consultations and pre-departure assistance for potential beneficiaries of the project.

·         Arrangement of documents and informing related institutions about travel arrangements,

·         Organization of flights, transit and reception assistance when necessary,

·         Follows-up the delivery of reintegration assistance, when needed.

      3. Identify special needs of vulnerable migrants and take correspondent steps related to special support

4. Maintain a good working relationship with government officials, partners, NGO’s and other relevant stakeholders. Initiate and organise meetings with partners and beneficiaries;

5. Act as a Project focal point for cooperation with foreign embassies.

6.  Monitor and keep oversight of the timely implementation of project and keep the HOO informed on the status of implementation of each project activity; organize the filing system of the relevant project documentation.

7. Update and maintain the AVR-R website: gather information, analyse feed-back, produce info-materials when required;

8.  Draft periodic and annual project reports on activities ensuring effective management of the project and timely reporting to donors;

9.    Plan and keep track on project expenditures.

10.  Organise AVR-R events such as seminars/ conferences, meetings, presentations and others;

11.  Attend official meetings, appointments and duty travel;

12. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.


Required Qualifications and Experience




  • University degree (BA or equivalent) in Law, Social Sciences, Migration Studies, International Relations or related areas from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant professional experience; or
  • High School diploma with six years of relevant professional experience.




·         Experience in project development and management;

·         Knowledge of main migration issues in Lithuania and current situation in the EU;

·         Good spoken communication skills - ability to interact with various individuals as well as organizations;

·         Experience in working with Governmental Organizations and NGOs;

·         Reliable, able to work under pressure, good organizational skills and drive for results;

·         Experience working with migrants and/ or other vulnerable groups is an asset;

·         Experience of the work with EU funded projects – preparation, implementation, monitoring, reporting is an asset.





Excellent working knowledge of Lithuanian, English and Russian. Knowledge of any other language is an asset.


Other requirements


Driving licence and experience.


Required Competencies



  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain 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.


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.


IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.




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


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 work permit, as applicable.



How to apply:


Interested candidates are invited to send their CV and motivation letter to by Monday, 25 May 2020 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.  


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Posting period:

From 29.04.2020 to 25.05.2020.