Job Listing: Project Clerk at International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Company Name: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Job Title: Project Clerk
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Application Deadline: 21/07/2024

Job Summary:
Under the overall supervision of the Head of Programmes and Policy Development and the direct supervision of the National Project Officer– DoE (ECHO & MECC Projects) in Kampala, the Project Clerk will provide essential clerical assistance in the implementation of ECHO and MECC project activities.

Reference No: SVN/UG/005/2024
Reports to: Chief of Mission

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide general/clerical assistance in the implementation of ECHO and MECC project activities.
  • Retrieve, compile, summarize, and present information/data on specific project topics.
  • Assist in monitoring budget and updating budget-related information.
  • Support administrative coordination for project implementation, involving liaison with diverse organizational units or external parties to initiate requests, obtain necessary clearances, process, and follow-up on administrative actions.
  • Support drafting project status reports, correspondence, briefing notes, graphics, statistical tables, presentations, and other forms of documentation.
  • Support the organization of meetings, workshops, and training sessions.
  • Respond to general information requests and inquiries; set up and maintain files/records.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:


  • High School diploma with three years of relevant experience; OR a Bachelor’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, International Relations, Development Studies, Migration Studies, Human Rights, Law, Business Studies, or related fields from an accredited academic institution with one year of relevant professional experience.


  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, national/international institutions, United Nations agencies, and non-governmental organizations.
  • Experience in working with migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons, victims of trafficking, and other vulnerable groups.
  • Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.
  • Experience in working with organization’s operational business systems and applications.


  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili. Working knowledge of other UN languages and knowledge of local languages is an added advantage.



  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: Maintains 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.
  • Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
  • Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected, and fairly treated.

Core Competencies – Behavioral indicators Level 2:

  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: Produces 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 actions and delegated work.
  • Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring, and motivational way.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants may send their applications to with First Name, Reference Number, and Position Title specified in the SUBJECT field. For example, “John – SVN/UG/005/2024 Project Clerk” should be specified in the SUBJECT field.

After sending your application through, you are required to fill in the recruitment Questionnaire using the link: Pre-Screening Form.

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

Deadline: 21st July 2024

IOM – Jobs in Uganda
Industry: NGO
Location: Kampala, Uganda

The International Organization for Migration is a United Nations-related organization working in the field of migration. The organization implements operational assistance programmes for migrants, including internally displaced persons, refugees, and migrant workers.



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