Position details


Vacancy id VAC-6424
Job title VAC-6424 Project Assistant (Youth Empowerment Outreach)
Location Tripoli
Apply by 21-Oct-2021
Start date 01-Nov-2021
Duration 0 year 6 months
Qualification Bachelor's in • Five years of working experience with secondary [high school] education; three years of working experience with bachelor’s degree. • Prior Outreach, Operations of Communication experience a strong advantage. • Strong computer skills - Word, Excel and Internet. (Essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 3 years year/s of demonstrable relevant Migration experience(Essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 3 years year/s of experience in MENA (Essential).
Languages fluent in Arabic (Essential).
fluent in English (Essential).
working in French (Desirable).

Job description

CTG overview

CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements. In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.

Overview of position

Organizational Context and Scope
Under the general supervision of the LHD Programme Manager and the direct supervision of the LHD Project Officer, the incumbent  is responsible for undertaking developing, implementing/organizing communications and outreach activities to foster visibility and awareness about the services offered by IOM’s flagship Youth Employment One-Stop-Shop (YESS) among potential beneficiaries including but not limited to migrants and host community youth. 

Role objectives

1.   In synergy with relevant IOM Libya Units (Protection, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) and Migrant Resource and Respond Mechanism (MRRM) coordinate implementation of outreach activities towards youth, including in migrants’ communities across Tripoli, to identify migrants interested in benefiting from YESS services. These include, inter alia, language and soft skills training initiatives, job fairs, cultural events among others

2. Arrange meetings with youth volunteer organizations, civil society network and Embassies of Third Country Nationals (TCNs), community leaders and migrants to disseminate information on YESS and other IOM Migrant centred services in Tripoli;

3.     Maintain and nurture working relationships with relevant LHD stakeholders, including local authorities, civil society, UN agencies, international and national NGOs;

4.  Organize various outreach events including language exchanges and soft skills trainings, cultural events, career guidance and counselling among others

5.      Support  the organization of other initiatives at the YESS including inter-ministerial meetings, one migration management trainings and labour migration facilitation advocacy workshops

6.      Support in developing and managing all visibility materials related to YESS services

7.       Monitor the referral pathways, both internally to other IOM services as well as external referrals, for quality services provision for YESS beneficiaries;

8.       Conduct periodical monitoring surveys among YESS beneficiaries to assess relevancy of project interventions;

9.       Monitor and manage Community Mobilizers mechanism across the city, to allow wider reach of Libyan youth and migrants to YESS services;


10.   Provide regular feedback on work being accomplished to the LHD Management and keep supervisor immediately informed of any issues that arise

11.    Demonstrate professional, impartial and unbiased during all interactions with migrants and colleagues per the IOM Code of Conduct and instruction on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA.)

12.    Maintain and ensure the confidentiality and integrity of all relevant paperwork in line with standards of conduct and data protection rules. Alert the management of any non-compliance to SOPs or codes of conduct by IOM staff members or partners.

13.     Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Project reporting

Reporting to LHD Project Officer.

Key competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies:


  • Accepts and gives constructive criticism

  • Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies

  • Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs

  • Monitors own work to correct errors

  • Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings

Client Orientation
  • Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients

  • Identifies and monitors changes in the needs of clients, including donors, governments, and project beneficiaries

  • Keeps clients informed of developments and setbacks

Continuous Learning
  • Contributes to colleagues' learning

  • Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills

  • Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant to other functional areas

  • Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area



  • Actively shares relevant information

  • Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and procedures

  • Writes clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended audience

  • Listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience


Creativity and Initiative

  • Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services

  • Expands responsibilities while maintaining existing ones

  • Persuades others to consider new ideas

  • Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems


Leadership and Negotiation

  • Convinces others to share resources

  • Actively identifies opportunities for and promotes organizational change

  • Presents goals as shared interests

  • Articulates vision to motivate colleagues and follows through with commitments


Performance Management

  • Provides constructive feedback to colleagues

  • Identifies ways for their staff to develop their abilities and careers

  • Provides fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations

  • Uses staff evaluations appropriately in recruitment and other relevant HR procedures

  • Holds directly reporting managers accountable for providing fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluation


Planning and Organizing

  • Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others

  • Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others

  • Organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned handovers

  • Identifies risks and makes contingency plans

  • Adjusts priorities and plans to achieve goals

  • Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team members



  • Masters subject matter related to responsibilities

  • Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities

  • Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation

  • Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress

  • Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity

  • Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts

  • Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions



  • Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment

  • Contributes to, and follows team objectives

  • Gives credit where credit is due

  • Seeks input and feedback from others

  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities as appropriate

  • Actively supports and implements final group decisions

  • Takes joint responsibility for team's work


Technological Awareness

  • Learns about developments in available technology

  • Proactively identifies and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions

  • Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work

 Resource Mobilization

Establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs   

· Delivers on set objectives in hardship situations

Team management

No managerial responsibilities are needed.

Further information

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.