ICRMS

Vacancy Announcement for Liaison Officer 2024

The International Centre for Refugee and Migration Studies (ICRMS) is seeking a dedicated and dynamic Liaison Officer to join our team. The Liaison Officer will play a crucial role in facilitating effective communication and collaboration between ICRMS and various stakeholders, including government agencies, non-profit organizations, and international bodies.

Position Details:

  • Position: Liaison Officer
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Duration: Until December 2024 (Extendable) 

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the primary point of contact for external partners, establishing and nurturing strong relationships to further the mission of ICRMS.
  • Coordinate and facilitate communication between ICRMS and stakeholders, ensuring a timely exchange of information and fostering collaborative initiatives.
  • Represent ICRMS at meetings, conferences, and workshops, contributing to discussions on refugee and migration issues and promoting the organization’s objectives.
  • Collaborate with research teams to gather and analyse data, providing valuable insights for program development, policy recommendations, and research publications.
  • Assist in organizing events, training programs, and capacity-building initiatives related to refugee and migration studies, ensuring successful implementation and participant engagement.
  • Lead and supervise a team of staff members and interns, providing guidance, support, and mentorship to achieve organizational goals effectively.
  • Conduct outreach activities to raise awareness about ICRMS initiatives and engage with diverse stakeholders, including communities, academia, and policymakers.
  • Develop and implement strategic outreach plans to expand the visibility and impact of ICRMS initiatives locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Stay updated on relevant policies, regulations, and emerging trends in the field of refugee and migration studies, informing organizational strategy and decision-making.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant. A master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience in a similar liaison role, preferably in the field of refugee and migration studies.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and networking skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a diverse team.
  • Knowledge of refugee and migration issues, including legal frameworks and policy landscape.

How To Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, a cover letter highlighting their relevant experience and interest in the position, and any portfolio or sample reports (if applicable).

Application Deadline:

Applications must be received by: 10th May 2024 (Extended to 29 May 2024)

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps of the selection process.

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