Vacancy at IOM – MEAL Assistant II, Makassar – SVN/ID10/2024/041

Open to Internal and External Candidates

Reference No. : SVN/ID10/2024/041
Position Title : MEAL Assistant II
Duty Station : Makassar
Organization Unit : Disaster, Climate and Resilience
Classification : G-5
Type of Appointment : Special Short-Term Contract
Report to : Project Associate
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 31 May 2024



Established in 1951, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a related organization of the United Nations (UN), and as the leading UN agency 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.

Operational in Indonesia for more than 40 years, IOM Indonesia is one of IOM’s large missions in the world working on a wide range of activities in partnership with the Government of Indonesia, civil society, private sector actors, migrants and communities. IOM Indonesia is engaged in several themati areas, including: Counter-Trafficking Labour Migration/Labour Mobility and Social Inclusion (CTLM/LMSI), Disasters, Climate and Resilience (DCR), Immigration and Border Governance (IBG),Refugee Care, Migration Health, Migration Policy and Data Hub, and Resettlement and Voluntary Returns.

IOM’s DCR programme include in preparedness and prevention as well as in emergency response. For that IOM works alongside and contributes to strengthening the capacity of government partners and local and international counterpart including support to the national and local cluster system particularly the National Cluster on Displacement and Protection (Klasnas PP) including in supporting the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) cluster where globally, IOM is one of the lead agencies.

Under the overall supervision of National Project Officer and direct supervision of Project Associate, the MEAL Assistant II will be responsible for supporting the monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning activities of the organization. They will work closely with program staff to ensure the effective implementation of projects and the achievement of program objectives. The MEAL Assistant II will contribute to data collection, analysis, and reporting, as well as support capacity-building initiatives related to monitoring and evaluation.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  1. Support the development and implementation of monitoring, evaluation, and learning plans for projects,
  2. Support coordination with research partners and follow up on research activities carried out by partners supported by ARC,
  3. Contribute in the design and implementation of data collection tools and methodologies,
  4. Conduct field visits to collect data and  verify the quality and accuracy of data collected,
  5. Analyse data collected and contributed to the preparation of reports and presentations,
  6. Support the Project Associate with analysis of project performance to support learning processes around methodological, operational and training aspects,
  7. Support the organization in maintaining accountability to beneficiaries and other stakeholders through feedback mechanisms and participatory approaches,
  8. Contribute in the identification of lessons learned and best practices for program improvement,
  9. Identify information gaps, provide input and guidance on further data analysis needed in the project,
  10. Perform any other duties as required.


Required Qualifications and Experience


  • University Degree in social work, gender, development studies, international relations or other related fields with 3 (three) years of experience, or
  • School diploma with five years of relevant professional experience.


  •  Experience in  implementation of humanitarian programmes, preferably programmes targeting climate change adaptation, disaster resilience or populations on the move;
  •  Experience as a MEAL assistant.


  • Attention to detail,
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Proficient in computer applications, experience in business intelligence tools/software will be an advantage;
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports and to analyze and interpret source information and data;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment and collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Respect for diversity;
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure;
  • Well versed in written and oral communication skills in English and Indonesian, including the ability to explain and present technical information; able to draft written documentations in a clear and concise style in both English and Indonesian


IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is required (oral and written).



The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

  • 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.


Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1

  • 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 action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.


Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.  Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, verification of Education certificate and security clearances. IOM applies local United Nations Salary Scale.


How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications in ENGLISH, with:

  1. Cover letter, clearly specify suitability and availability date, followed by your updated curriculum vitae / resume.
  2. Complete Candidate Profile in Oracle including three referees (preferably former direct supervisors).

Please submit your application through this link. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2024. Candidates applying for this vacancy are required to declare whether they have relatives already working for IOM.

Only applicant who meets the above qualification will be considered



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