In the short to medium term, projects under the portfolio of ICMPD Western Balkans and Turkey Office in the area of irregular migration and return are expected to have a focus on providing capacity building support to national institutions in Turkey and promoting international standards in forced and assisted voluntary returns (of irregular migrants), as well as the strengthening of migration dialogues between Turkey and main countries of origin. Other topics such as promotion of law enforcement cooperation and legal migration may also be covered.
The Project Officer supports the Project Manager, for the implementation and coordination of project activities. S/he is responsible for planning of project activities and coordinates implementation in collaboration with project stakeholders, beneficiaries, experts and partners.
The Project Officer administers project inputs according to the approved project documentation, work plans and budgets, and in line with ICMPD´s rules and business processes as well as partner and donor agreements. S/he is responsible for a timely achievement of high-quality outputs within the assigned area of work.
The Project Officer plans, organises and supervises the work of experts and contractors ensuring high quality and timeliness of their outputs. S/he contributes to production of substantive project content and prepares inputs to donor and other substantive reports. The Project Officer contributes to overall planning of the project and participates in project communications activities preparing content and inputs. The Project Officer assesses project results and formulates inputs to the development of new initiatives.
The Project Officer works under the supervision of the Project Manager and in close collaboration with other project team members, particularly the project assistant(s), and project experts. S/he cultivates contacts with the project stakeholders and partners at the working level.