Job Title: 2 Operations Assistant

Organization: IOM

Reference No : VN/UG/005/2023

Location: Entebbe, Uganda

 

Roles and responsibilities

  • Undertake field support activities in an assigned area or areas, such as at an airport, transit center, third-party facility, camp-based operation or sub-office, or in relation to transportation.
  • Perform airport services, such as providing custodial care of travel documentation; verifying identities and documentation, including exit permissions, visas, tickets and other items in the travel bag; assisting with airport formalities, including flight arrivals, curb-side assistance, check-in, luggage formalities, immigration procedures, security screening systems and customs clearance;
    escorting arriving individuals to ground transportation and departing individuals to their gates; visually confirming flights have departed; ensuring individuals with special needs or equipment receive appropriate support; and, as needed, sending notifications using relevant systems.
  • Assist individuals at transit centers or third-party facilities, including upon arrival with sign-in, verification of identity, orientation, food and non-food items and room assignments.
  • Provide assistance at transit centers and third-party facilities for extended periods of up to 12 hours and during overnight periods, ensuring the needs of individuals are met throughout their stay.
  • Assist in the coordination of transportation from consolidation points, transit centers and third-party facilities, including liaising with service providers, ensuring the identity verification, readiness and organization of individuals being transported, and providing relevant briefings. Assist with baggage sorting, tagging and handling and escort individuals on transportation as needed. Ensure individuals with special needs are provided with appropriate services and report any issues to supervisors immediately.
  • Provide selection mission support, exit permit support and/or interpretation services for individuals at the airport, in transit centers, camps, consolidation points and third-party facilities or during transport by air, ground or water.
  • Provide regular feedback on work being accomplished to the Senior Operations Assistant and/or supervisors and team members and keep supervisors immediately informed of any issues requiring their attention.
  • Maintain and ensure the confidentiality and integrity of all relevant paperwork in line with standards of conduct and data protection rules. Alert the Senior Operations Assistant or management of any non-compliance to SOPs or codes of conduct by IOM staff members or partners.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completed University degree with two years of work experience from an accredited institution
  • Prior Movement Operations or transportation experience is a strong advantage

How to apply

Interested applicants may send their applications to the email below; Reference number and position title should be specified in the SUBJECT field.

hruganda@iom.int

 

Application deadline: 28th March 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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