July 19, 2011

Job Posting: International Organization for Migration

The intergovernmental organization that promotes international cooperation on migration issues is hiring an Ombudsman for its office in Geneva. The position is within the IOM Office of the Director General and serves as a resource for employment-related problems of staff members. The one-year appointment starts March 2012 and operates in accordance with IOA Standards of Practice.

Applicants should have an advanced university degree, 10 years work experience in an international organization, knowledge of the Ombuds function and international organizations' administrative policies and procedures, and experience in dealing with discrimination and harassment. Field experience and knowledge of French or Spanish are also an asset. Salary not indicated (but may be $115,134-143,929 if IOM follow the UN salary schedule). Applications are due by August 1. (IOM Recruitment.)


  1. Who fills these jobs? One year is too short an appointment.

  2. People near retirement.....