Consultant – Building Migration Partnerships (BMP) 2023 Progress Report

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Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 30 Nov 2023

Position Title: Consultant – Building Migration Partnerships (BMP) 2023 Progress Report

Duty Station: Homebased

Classification: Consultant, Grade Other

Type of Appointment: Consultant, 1 month

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 30 November 2023

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, 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.


Project Context and Scope

The UN Network on Migration was established to ensure effective, timely and coordinated system-wide support to Member States. In carrying out its mandate, the Network will prioritize the rights and well-being of migrants and their communities. In October 2020, the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Network on Migration (UNNM) signed a partnership to pioneer capacity building support to implement the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) with the Building Migration Partnerships (BMP) programme. With this programme, the Network – with support from the EU – will leverage whole-of-UN expertise on migration to help countries implement the GCM and facilitate safe, orderly and regular migration. The 2023 Progress Report for the Building Migration Partnerships programme will be prepared during January 2024, outlining the overall achievements of the programme, and providing summaries of the results and challenges faced at the global level and in the focal countries.

Organizational Department / Unit to which the Consultant is contributing:

The Category B Consultant will work under the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Manager, in the UN Network on Migration Secretariat in Geneva, to draft the 2023 progress report based on inputs received by the programme team in Geneva and programme countries, including submission narratives and visuals.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Tasks to be performed under this contract

  • Review background documents; initial meeting/consultation with BMP. – 12 January 2023
  • Review inputs from programme team in Geneva and programme countries; follow-up with forclarification, revisions, additional information as necessary – 19 January 2023
  • Provide a consolidated draft report with visuals for review. – 26 January 2023
  • Factors in inputs and finalize the 2023 Progress Report. – 1 February 2023

Performance indicators for evaluation of results

  • Satisfactory completion of tasks indicated in the ToR.
  • Timely delivery of deliverables as indicated the ToR.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in International Relations, International Development, Migration, Law, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with eight years of relevant professional experience


  • Professional experience in migration and development area, with an understanding of the current multilateral context including the Global Compact and the 2030 Agenda;
  • Strong analytical and drafting skills, with experience in report writing for external audiences;
  • Experience in extracting information and knowledge and consolidating into good practices and lessons learnt; and,
  • Experience working in the UN system (Resident Coordinator system, joint UN programming) is an advantage.


  • Good understanding of Project Cycle Management (PCM) and Result-based Management (RBM) concepts and practices; and,
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook) and web-based applications.


IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish. Working knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish) is an advantage.

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

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.


The consultant must adhere to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Data Protection Principles (IN/138) and maintain confidentiality.

The consultant will be responsible to follow IOM writing guidelines and latest glossaries in all given assignments for accurate translation.

Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (

Required Competencies:

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

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.
  • 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 – behavioural indicators

  • 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.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.


  • The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment,accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.
  • Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. Nolate applications will be accepted.

How to apply

To apply, interested applicants are invited to submit their applications HERE via the IOM e-Recruitment system by 30 November 2023.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to:

Posting period:

From 17.11.2023 to 30.11.2023

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: CON 2023 22 Consultant – Building Migration Partnerships (BMP) 2023 Progress Report Homebased (58491717) Released

Posting: Posting NC58491718 (58491718) Released


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