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South Sudan (Republic of): Immigration Training Consultant

06.17.2013 · Posted in NGO / Non Profit Jobs

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: South Sudan (Republic of)
Closing date: 25 Jun 2013


Position title: Immigration Training Consultant
Position classification: Consultant

Job family: Immigration and Border Management
Organizational unit: IBM


Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) and direct supervision of the Immigration and Border Management Program Manager in IOM South Sudan the successful candidate will be responsible of developing an immigration training curriculum, deliver training including Training of Trainers, Essentials of Migration Management and Migration Practice and Forgery Detection.

  1. Nature of the consultancy: Immigration training curriculum development, delivery of training and provision of advisory services to the Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Immigration (DNPI) of South Sudan.

Context: Border Control and Migration Management (Building the capacities of Government to manage borders and migration in South Sudan).

This project will construct and equip 16 border posts in total, arrange two study visits for senior managers to discuss migration policies with countries in the region, and establish a training academy and training curriculum for the Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Immigration (DNPI). This consultancy will provide services to develop the training curriculum, deliver training and provide advisory services as needed.

Objective: To enhance the skills and knowledge of DNPI officers to undertake their immigration functions to a higher standard by providing immigration training modules and delivering training.

Target: To develop an immigration training curriculum, to deliver a minimum of 6 training including Training of Trainers, Essentials of Migration Management and Migration Practice, Forgery Detection based on the curriculum and workplan in section 4, to train DNPI trainers, to mentor them to deliver a minimum of 3 training sessions, and to provide advisory services to the DNPI on immigration operating processes as necessary. Target agency is the DNPI.

  1. Tasks to be performed under this contract:

a) Undertaking a training needs assessment for the DNPI and producing a written report.
b) Developing a training curriculum for introduction course and training modules on essentials of migration management and migration practice including immigration management and civil service, border management operations, immigration operation legal framework, forgery detection, investigation skills and other topics as may be found by needs assessment c)Developing training manuals for DNPI trainers. d) Training DNPI trainers on training/presentation/teaching skills. e) Delivering minimum of 6 training courses to DNPI officers based on the training modules. f) To establish a monitoring and evaluation system, and a performance evaluation system for the effectiveness of trainings. g) To design and develop training database that keeps the record of officers’ attendance, performance, achievements, and need of further training h) To develop a training plan for the DNPI. i) Supervising/mentoring DNPI trainers to deliver a minimum of 3 training courses. j) Supervising/mentoring DNPI trainers to establish a training unit at the new training academy. k) Provide advice to the DNPI on immigration operating processes to be included in training modules as far as they relate to core functions of officers. l) Any other tasks relevant to the nature of the consultancy as may be required or are requested by IOM.

  1. Tangible and measurable output of the work assignment.

a) Written immigration training needs assessment report. b) Written immigration training curriculum for introduction course. c) Written training manuals per module of the curriculum, including textbooks, hangouts, PowerPoints, group exercise, case scenarios, and role plays as needed. d) 6 training courses delivered. e) Documents produced relating to operational processes. f) Documents produced relating to the establishment and operation of the DNPI training unit. g) Training plan developed. h) Monthly progress/activity report. i) End of consultancy final report.

  1. Realistic delivery dates and details as to how the work must be delivered.

To be shared with the selected candidate

  1. Performance indicators for evaluation of results.

a) Monthly and final progress/activity results submitted to the Programme Manager. b) Quality and timeliness of the needs assessment report submitted to the Programme Manager. c) The quality and number of training modules developed. d) The number, subject matter and quality of training delivered. e) The feedback from training evaluations and results of training assessment questionnaires completed by training participants. f) The number and quality of training delivered by trained DNPI trainers. g) The establishment and functioning of a DNPI training unit, including its terms of reference and training plan.


a) Completed Master’s degree in Political or Social Science, Business Administration, Organization Behaviour and Development, International Relations and/or Law from an accredited academic institution. Alternatively an equivalent combination of relevant training and experience) Eight years experience in immigration and border management, both operational and policy d) Previous experience in developing immigration training curriculums and training modules. e) Thorough knowledge of document examination, imposter detection, immigration databases, interviewing, and migration management including immigration process, immigration relevant laws, trafficking in persons, people smuggling, civil service, data protection, and alert list. f) Experience in capacity building and technical cooperation with government entities. g) Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities. h) Experience working in East Africa would be an advantage) Excellent communication and negotiation skills; i) Good computer literacy.

Desirable Competencies

a)takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism; b) works effectively with all clients and stakeholders; c) promotes continuous learning, communicates clearly; d) takes initiative and drives high levels of performance management; e) plans work, and sets goals within area of responsibility; f) displays mastery of subject matter; g) contributes to a collegial team environment; h) incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation; i) displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; j) works with internal stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM. k) Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. l) Capacity to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from various cultures and professional background.


English. Fluent


Knowledge of Arabic an advantage.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are required to submit a letter of motivation and curriculum vitae through e-mail on

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