CCCM Intern (Site Planning) At International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organizational Context and Scope:

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 173-member states, a further 8 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, 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. As an important function of its mandate, IOM is the Cluster Lead Agency for Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) for natural disaster-induced displacement situations under the 2005 IASC Humanitarian Reform.

As an important function of its mandate, IOM is the Cluster Lead Agency for Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) for natural disaster-induced displacement situations under the 2005 IASC Humanitarian Reform. between CCCM, GBV and other specialized Protection actors; and improving women’s participation in camp governance structures.

Under the direct and overall supervision of the global CCCM Cluster Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the CCCM team in the implementation of GFFO project activities and supporting in the development of various initiatives related to IOM CCCM globally, including tools, guidance and research.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Support the capturing, writing up summaries and sharing of CCCM site improvement, development and site design case studies, lessons learned, and best practices, with focus on protection and GBV mainstreaming activities.
  • Liaise with IOM’s field colleagues on relevant CCCM and global project efforts, tools and initiatives; analyse information and feedback received from IOM’s field offices.
  • support development and coordination of related training and guidance material for site planning and site improvement activities
  • Support on design and layout work of guidance and documents under development as part of the global project and CCCM unit.
  • Collate weekly/monthly updates shared by the field and create summary reports on regular basis, as well as ad hoc reports when requested.
  • Coordinate with relevant teams within IOM, particularly the Shelter, WASH, and Protection.
  • Support planning, logistics, and implementation for Global CCCM Cluster and IOM events, including preparation of training, workshops, cluster retreat, and simulation exercises.
  • Perform such duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Completed advanced university degree from an accredited academic institution in a field of study related to engineering, architecture, urban design, urban planning, or other relevant social sciences ,
  • Or the equivalent combination of a bachelor degree and previous humanitarian work experience in a related area.
  • Prior experience in working on site planning, site improvements, forced displacement, disaster risk reduction, or protection issues is an asset.


  • Proven ability to write clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended audience and scope of the document,
  • Proven ability to complete editorial and proof-reading tasks,
  • Demonstrates ability to plan and coordinate effectively to meet deadlines and commitments,
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrable interest in displacement, disaster management and/or humanitarian issues.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate clearly.


  • Solid civil engineering and/or design skills
  • Skilled in the use of relevant software such as: AutoCAD, adobe suites; as well as Microsoft Office.
  • Solid analytical and drafting skills.


Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge in French and/or Spanish is an advantage.


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

  • 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.

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to send their CV to, no later than 22 July 2022 by indicating ” CCCM Internship (Site Planning) Application” in the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

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