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. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.
IOM has been engaged in the prevention of violent extremism in the Western Balkans since September 2015. Through an ongoing collaboration with the USAID, the UK Government and the Italian Embassy in Sarajevo, IOM is working with young leaders, parents and community actors to strengthen young peoples’ resilience and engagement within their communities.
The project offers parents, teachers and other authority figures, such as local police officers and religious leaders, adapted capacity building workshops that aim to provide them with the tools and skills to recognize and act upon first signs of (potential) radicalization. IOM will now assist local level institutions such as centers for social work and centers for mental health to support the work of the community in overall prevention of the negative behavior among the youth and provision of adequate and tailored assistance.
Selected candidate will occupy a social worker position at the Center for social work in Bugojno (the Center) and will perform duties as per the Rulebook and Systematization established at the Center.
Required Qualifications and Experience
University diploma, Bachelor of Social Work;
Knowledge of English language will be considered as an asset;
Valid driving license;
Willingness and ability to conduct travel across the country.
Takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism;
Works effectively with all clients and stakeholders;
Excellent communication skills and proven ability to interact successfully with a wide range of actors;
Promotes continuous learning;
Takes initiative and drives high levels of performance management;
Plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
Contributes to a collegial team environment;
Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation.
How to apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application (including their CV and motivation letter) electronically by email to [email protected]
Additional documents, in line with the local laws, will be requested by the successful candidate upon finalization of the selection process.
Applications must be received by 26 November 2018.
Posting period: 19 Nov – 26 Nov 2018.
Monday, November 26, 2018