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Education Assistant (Programs)


  • Organization: IOM Qatar - International Organization for Migration
  • Location: Doha
  • Grade: Administrative support - Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: Closed

Job Description

Under general guidance of IOM Qatar CAS Head of Office and Senior Operations Officer, the overall supervision of the Program Manager (Education), and direct supervision of the Education Officer, this role encompasses supporting the Education team with program activities 



  1. Assist in the implementation of educational activities within the Education Center. 
  2. Work closely with the school Teachers. Contribute to ensure that all activities implemented within the Education Center are planned out and addresses the beneficiaries’ interests and needs whilst promoting inclusion and cultural diversity.
  3. Ensure that all relevant project data (attendance lists, lesson plans, schedules, etc.) is accurately collected, archived, and updated on a daily and weekly basis, including breakdown reports on age and gender. 
  4. Assist to identify beneficiaries with good teaching skills and support them in organizing peer learning groups, non-formal learning activities and community-based teaching initiatives.
  5. Regularly keep track of the beneficiaries’ attendance records as well as performance and learning progress for evaluation.
  6. Participate in relevant meetings related to the project. 
  7. Contribute to the implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and project regulations, as developed in the framework of the project.
  8. Retrieve, compile, summarize, and present information/data on specific education topics.   
  9. Draft activity reports, identifying shortfalls in delivery and bringing them to the attention of the supervisor. 
  10. Support the organization of meetings, workshops, and training sessions. 
  11. Respond to general information requests and inquiries.
  12. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, International Relations, Development Studies, Migration Studies, Human Rights, Law or related fields from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience, or
  • High School diploma with four years of relevant experience

Accredited Universities are those listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database.


  • Experience working for the United Nations, an official mission, non-governmental organization, or relevant government department a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in providing non-formal education activities to children and adults. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Strong work ethics and commitment to humanitarian principles


  • Strong organizational, facilitation, communication, writing and presentations skills.
  • Ability to draft clearly and concisely reports.
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel, and Internet.
  • Strong work ethics and commitment to humanitarian principles.
  • Ability to work under time constraints and deadlines in challenging settings. 
  • Capacity to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from various cultures and professional background

IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish. 


For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). 


Knowledge of Dari and Pashto is an advantage.



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

VALUES - All IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these five values:

        Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages           diversity and inclusion.

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.

Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.

Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.


CORE COMPETENCIES - Behavioural indicators –  Level 1

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 actions and delegated work.

Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview. 



Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.   

No Fees: IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training, or other fee).   

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.


This position is open to all nationalities.  IOM Qatar will facilitate the work visa and residency permit requirements for the selected candidates.


For further information and other job postings, you are welcome to visit our website: IOM Careers and Job Vacancies 



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