National Programme Officer – Labour Mobility and Inclusion (LMI)

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Reference No: VN/UG/003/2024

Deadline: 28th March 2024

Email Application:

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is seeking a dedicated and skilled National Programme Officer for the Labour Mobility and Inclusion (LMI) programme. If you are passionate about promoting safe, orderly, and humane migration, this is an opportunity to contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of the Labour Mobility and Regional Integration project.
  • Manage project implementation, including financial, administrative, and technical aspects.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of project expenditure and recommend initiatives for consistency.
  • Supervise project staff, consultants, and service providers, ensuring effective coordination.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders and partners.
  • Prepare regular progress reports and ensure proper information exchange between stakeholders.
  • Identify and manage complementary activities to enhance project impact.
  • Oversee project-related procurement efforts, ensuring transparency and compliance.
  • Contribute to the identification and development of new project opportunities.
  • Participate in seminars, meetings, and events to promote IOM’s work in labour migration.
  • Ensure proper monitoring of project activities in collaboration with the M&E officer.
  • Contribute to advocacy, capacity building, knowledge management, and visibility efforts.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, International Relations, or related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree with two years of relevant professional experience is also acceptable.
  • Field experience in Labour Migration and Social Inclusion is preferred.
  • Experience in project management, stakeholder engagement, and working with government and donors.
  • Strong multitasking skills, ability to manage competing priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with UN coordination mechanisms.
  • Fluency in English (oral and written) is required. Knowledge of French or Spanish is an added advantage.


  • Proficient in budget preparation, monitoring, and implementation.
  • Computer literacy, including MS Office, social media, and collaboration platforms.
  • Detailed knowledge of Labour Migration and Social Inclusion portfolio.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity
  • Integrity and transparency
  • Professionalism
  • Courage
  • Empathy

How to Apply:

Interested applicants may send their applications to Specify the Reference Number and Position Title (VN/UG/003/2024 – National Programme Officer – LMI) in the SUBJECT field.


After sending your application through, YOU ARE REQUIRED to fill in the recruitment Questionnaire using the link: Click Here


Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

Join IOM in promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all!



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