Migration Health Project Support Officer


Open to Internal and External Candidates
(Vietnamese national only)

                    Position Title


Migration Health Project Support Officer

                          Duty Station


Hanoi, Vietnam



General Service Staff, Grade 7

            Type of Appointment


Fixed term one year, with possibility of extension

       Estimated Start Date


As soon as possible

                    Closing Date

        Reference Code      



5PM, 3 June 2022

VN2022/HN/011 (E)

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. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. Internal candidates should meet the minimum of time in post requirement of eighteen months or more. This requirement will be reduced to six months for internal candidates who are incumbents of a position confirmed for discontinuation.

Organizational Context and Scope:

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Viet Nam, Head of Projects and Partnership and Migration Health Project Development and Implementation Officer and direct supervision of the Migration Health National Project Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for day-to-day implementation of IOM migration health projects.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  1. Independently lead and coordinate the implementation of the project; monitor implementation of the activities to ensure work is proceeding according to established plans; analyse implementation difficulties and make recommendations for adjusting implementation modalities and work plans to best reflect changing environment on the field.
  2. Regularly research, follow-up, compile, analyse and present information/data on national, regional, and international developments, reports, legislation and other relevant documentation, highlighting noteworthy issues for the consideration of appropriate parties.
  3. Monitor budget expenditures: verify availability of funds and maintain a proper record of approved project budgets and their revisions.
  4. Coordinate and monitor the financial, administrative, and technical aspects of the migration health project in line with IOM policies and donor requirements.
  5. Plan, coordinate and conduct capacity building workshops for relevant internal and external parties and undertake needs assessments for migrant health projects including interviewing migrants with tuberculosis.  
  6. Participate in meetings and conferences; maintain effective liaison and coordination with local authorities, partners, United Nation agencies, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, donors, and other stakeholders relevant to the project. 
  7. Coordinate the preparation of correspondence, briefing notes, presentations, narrative, and financial reports; ensure status reports are prepared and submitted in a timely manner.
  8. Identify and document good practices and lessons learned; contribute to the development of Standard Operations Procedures (SOP), policies and concept papers and support the development of new projects in the field of migration health.
  9. Supervise and provide guidance and training to reporting staff.
  10. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education and Background

  • School diploma with seven years of relevant experience; or,
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, or related fields from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience.


  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities particularly Ministry of Health, national/international institutions, United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations.
  • Experience in project management and implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Experience in public health.
  • Experience in working with migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons, victims of trafficking and other vulnerable groups; and,
  • Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.


  • In depth knowledge of the broad range of migration related subject areas dealt with by the Organization; and,
  • Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming.
  • Knowledge of financial rules and regulations.
  • Understanding the issues of migration health


Fluency in English and Vietnamese is required. Other relevant languages are an advantage.

Required Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural 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 – level 2

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering resultsproduces 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.


Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment.

How to apply:

All interested candidates should download and complete an IOM Personal History Form from the IOM Viet Nam website at https://vietnam.iom.int/vi

Completed applications, including IOM Personal History Form, application letter, and copies of diplomas and certificates, recommendation letters, etc. may be delivered to the IOM Mission Office in Hanoi at 304 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh dist., Ha Noi or submitted electronically to [email protected] referring to this Vacancy Notice’s Position Title.

IOM only accepts profiles with IOM Personal History Form duly completed.

Applications are non-returnable and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



Job Details
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Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2022-06-03