- Company: European Union Election Observation Mission 2021
- Location: Zambia
- State: Lusaka
- Job type: Temporary
- Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia
For Short-term (2-3 months) Positions
Open to External Candidates
IOM, acting as implementing partner for the European Commission, is seeking to recruit a number of local staff for support functions assigned to the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) inZambia. Allpositions are short term assignments (2 to 3 months) based in Lusaka(or in the regions of Zambia) and offer successful applicants the opportunity to gain valuable experience of working for an International Organization.
All candidates, should be non-partisan and willing and flexible to work in an environment with an intensive workload, have excellent command of English, good analytical and drafting skills and be familiar with MS Windows, Excel and Outlook. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours and be able to perform under tight deadlines. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
VNE – 23 Liaison Officer Assistant (2 Positions)
Under the overall supervision of the Liaison Officer, the Liaison Officer Assistant will support the Liaison Officer in conducting its field activities under the guidance and instructions set by the Operations Expert and Security Expert, such as establishing contacts with local authorities at capital level and in all regional capitals; coordinate with national authorities (police, army, civil society, MPs, district level, mayors of communes, or others), closely monitor security/safety risks associated with observer deployment at the local level; which may involve travel around the country; arrange for operational requirements at field level. Other duties as assigned. Candidates must be available for extensive field deployment assignments. Desirable qualifications include a degree or appropriate higher education qualification and relevant experience of 3 years (preferably in International NGOs or International Organizations). Excellent English communications skills are essential. Fluency in any other local language would be an asset. Proficiency in word processing and other Microsoft software required.
Applications should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible and latest by 26 June 2021, clearly stating the position VNE number.
Each application should include a CV and short application letter in English only, plus full contact details. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Immediate availability to start working is required.