Consultant (Information Risk Management) at International Organization for Migration

Vacancy Notice Number: CON#2022/006

Position Title: Consultant (Information Risk Management)

Classification: Consultancy Contract

Duty Station: Gaziantep

Number of People to be hired: 1

General Functions:

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Sub-Office – ESEM Reg. of Turkey and direct supervision of the Risk Management Specialist and in close collaboration with Deputy Regional Humanitarian Coordinator (DRHC), OCHA and the Risk Management Working Group (RMWG), UN Agencies, NGOs and the HLG, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the Risk Management Unit in the area of information management. The incumbent should promote knowledge building and knowledge sharing on the areas of specialty related to her/his function.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts research, collates, and disseminates data on risks related to the implementation of humanitarian response in northwest Syria.
  2. Participates in joint risk assessment and analysis across the humanitarian community on risk management-related issues.
  3. Supports the work of the risk management unit in the identification, registration, assessment and prioritization of risks and in the planning and implementation of appropriate actions.
  4. Develops and maintains training on risk management policy and methodology and works in collaboration with partners to promote risk ownership, accountability, and improved risk mitigation.
  5. Supports the implementation of the risk management unit work plan in line with work priorities and objectives.
  6. Participates in the preparations of presentations for Senior Management on risk management-related issues.
  7. Ensures that risk management and process documentation are maintained and updated.
  8. Performs other duties as required.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Risk Management, Information Management or a related field from an accredited academic; or,
  • Bachelor’s degree in the above-mentioned fields with two years of relevant professional experience.


  • Experience in research, Information Management, organizational development, operations management, project management or related fields is required.
  • Experience in performing or coordinating risk assessments is desirable.
  • Experience with process mapping; and experience with document management and collaboration tools such as SharePoint is desirable.


  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Working knowledge of Arabic is advantageous.

Required Competencies

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


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

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

  • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.


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.

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, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application, including the most recent CV with a cover letter in English with contact details (name, position, phone and e-mail details) of three references by indicating name of the position applied with its VN number in the subject line of e-mail to or to IOM Birlik Mahallesi Sehit Kurbani Akboga Sokak No:24 Cankaya, Ankara.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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