Secondment IOM East&Horn of Africa, Nairobi

Contract partner: IOM - International Organization for Migration - Switzerland Country: Subsahara-Afrika, regional/länderübergreifend Funding amount: € 315.000,00 Project start: 01.05.2019 End: 27.07.2022

Short Description:

Overall goal

Improve the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) overall capacity of the Regional Office Nairobi, Kenya, to address migration challenges through the provision of seconded staff.

Expected results

a) IOM Nairobi`s capacities to launch and implement migration Programmes strengthened;

b) Efficiency of joint programmes improved;

c) Co-operation framework and models are developed, operational, economically and technically viable and replicable on a larger scale;

d) Operational and/or conceptual capacities of IOM complemented.


Target group / Beneficiaries

300 IOM staff administrated by the regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya.


Fulfill the functions and responsibilities as described in the Terms of Reference referring to the areas of

1. Regional HR Support

2. PRISM HR Software Administration

3. HR Policy Implementation

4. Recruitment and Talent Management

5. Reporting



Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. 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.

project number 2822-00/2019
source of funding OEZA
sector Staatsführung & Zivilgesellschaft, allgemein
tied 315000
modality Donor country personnel
  • Policy marker: are used to identify, assess and facilitate the monitoring of activities in support of policy objectives concerning gender equality, aid to environment, participatory development/good governance, trade development and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Activities targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions include the identification of biodiversity, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and desertification.
    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
  • Type of Aid – Aid modalities: classifies transfers from the donor to the first recipient of funds such as budget support, core contributions and pooled programmes and funds to CSOs and multilateral organisations, project-type interventions, experts and other technical assistance, scholarships and student costs in donor countries, debt relief, administrative costs and other in-donor expenditures.
  • Purpose/ sector code: classifies the specific area of the recipient’s economic or social structure, funded by a bilateral contribution.
  • Tied/Untied: Untied aid is defined as loans and grants whose proceeds are fully and freely available to finance procurement from all OECD countries and substantially all developing countries. Transactions are considered tied unless the donor has, at the time of the aid offer, clearly specified a range of countries eligible for procurement which meets the tests for “untied” aid.