VACANCY: Migration Expert in Ethiopia

Mott MacDonald , Ethiopia , Addis Ababa

Vacancy Summary

  • Sector: Industry / Technique
  • Field of Expertise: Finance / Accounting, Project Management, Specialist
  • Work Experience: 6-10 years
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Mar 27, 2017
  • Vacancy closing date: May 11, 2017

Job Description

The purpose of the assignment is to provide long-term technical assistance (1 key expert) to the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) in the implementation and management of the Support to the Management of Labour Migration in Ethiopia (SMLME) Project.

The forced repatriation of 163,018 Ethiopian migrants from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, combined with a significant number of reported cases of abuse and mistreatment of migrants, have made migration an important issue in Ethiopia.

The SMLME Project expectedly will aim at supporting the efforts of the Government of Ethiopia and of stakeholders from Civil Society in setting up an effective migration management system which will enable them to better address migration challenges in the future.

The key expert will be requested to support the overall project management, including financial management and compliance with EDF rules and procedures, and to assist in achieving the following objectives: (1) capacity building of government institution to improve access to legal migration and (2) awareness raising on migration, including prevention of irregular migration, human trafficking and migrant smuggling.
The ideal candidate has experience in the management of labour migration and Government capacity building. Prior experience of working with the Government of Ethiopia is considered an asset.

Contract will be on freelance basis. Location will be Adis Ababa. Input will be at least 1 year.

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