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16 Jul 2021

Intern (Counter Trafficking) at International Organization for Migration

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Job Description


Vacancy Number IOM/DAR/014/2021
Position title Intern (Counter Trafficking)
Position grade Ungraded
Type of Appointment & Durations Internship Contract & Six Months
Duty station Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
Job family Programme
Organizational unit Programme Unit
Reports directly to Programme Assistant
Overall Supervised Programme Coordinator
Established in 1951, and with currently 157 Member States, IOM is the leading inter- governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. In September 2016, the organization became a Related Organization to the United Nations (UN). 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 to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration issues, and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced persons. IOM addresses the migration phenomenon through a holistic and development focused perspective in order to maximize the benefits of migration while minimizing its negative effects.


Under the overall supervision of the Head of Programmes and the direct supervision of the Programme Assistant, the incumbent will assist with the implementation of projects within the area of migrant protection and counter trafficking in persons.


The intern will have the following duties and responsibilities:

1. In coordination with the Programme Assistant, assist in the implementation of the activities within the counter trafficking in persons portfolio in IOM.

2. Organize and keep track of – through filing in hard and soft copies – of all documents related to counter trafficking in persons work.

3. Assist in provision migrants care assistance to victims of trafficking (case management).

4. Assist in logistics of organizing meetings and other events with partners or stakeholders.

5. Undertake duty travel as needed to support planned activities.

6. Perform any other such duties as may be assigned.


· University degree in Law, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or any related discipline.

· 0 – 1 years of professional work experience
· Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English.

· Computer literacy, especially database tools.

· Strong organizational skills.

· Eagerness to understand the Organization’s structure and portfolios.

· Eagerness to work effectively and harmoniously in a team of colleagues of varied cultural and professional backgrounds.

· Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently.


(specify the required knowledge)

Excellent knowledge of spoken and

written English

Knowledge of French and Spanish will be

added advantage


1 Competencies and respective levels should be drawn from the Competency Framework of the Organization.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following core behavioural IOM competencies:

· Accountability.

· Continuous Learning;

· Communication;

· Creativity and Initiative;

· Planning and Organizing;

· Professionalism;

· Teamwork;

· Technological Awareness;

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Method of Application

Interested candidates should fill in the PH form, submit CV’s and cover letter indicating Vacancy Notice number with 3 professional references and contacts to email address: [email protected] The vacancies are opened for both Internal and External Candidates.

Only e-mail applications will be considered
“All the vacancies announced by IOM Tanzania are completely free and candidates are not at any point requested to pay a fee for applying or during the recruitment process

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