Intern – Legal Research at International Organization for Migration October, 2020

Vacancy Announcement IOM/MSI/024/2020
Position title Intern – Legal Research
Position grade UG
Duty station Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania
Duration of assignment 6 months – Full time

Established in 1951, the UN Migration Agency, IOM-UN is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and nongovernmental partners. The Organization 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
As part of the IOM African Capacity Building Centre – ACBC, the intern will work under the direct supervision of the Training Assistant and overall ACBC Manager.
Under the supervision of the Training Assistant and the ACBC team and in accordance with the overall direction of the ACBC Manager, the candidate will perform a variety of tasks, subject to the team’s workload and priorities at the time of the internship.
The candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:


1. Carry out desk-top research on the content for the IOM ACBC in support of curriculum development and training workshops.
2. Contribute to collection and analysis of regional and national legislation, policies and practices, as well as case law, for the ACBC online Repository.
3. Writing summaries and introduction pieces and preparing or editing materials related to the Repository.
4. Assist the media and communication intern in building /reorganizing the Centre’s virtual library.
5. Perform such other duties as may be required;
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

• Professionalism: Knowledge of the Organization’s rules and regulations as they pertain to the incumbent’s area of responsibility.
• Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills. Working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues and counterparts from diverse cultures and professional backgrounds.
• Communication: Ability to speak and write clearly and effectively.

• Planning and Organizing: Using time efficiently. Ability to prioritize assignments, allocate appropriate time for completing work and meet deadlines. Ability to work under pressure and handle a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner. Self-driven, inventive, innovative, collegial, committed, efficient, accurate and prompt.
• Commitment to Continuous Learning: Initiative and willingness to learn new skills.

• Technological Awareness: Excellent computer skills; knowledge of MS Office. Knowledge of public information products software an asset.
• Trust: Reputation for dealing honestly and openly with staff. Respected by peers, clients and staff


• Bachelor’s degree in Law or related field.
• Relevant academic or professional experience in legal research

• Able to adapt to an international, multicultural, multilingual environment.
• Able to work independently with minimal supervision
• Good communication skills and able to work in a team.
• Proficient in English writing and communication skills
• Familiar with computer programs, including MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Fluency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili Languages

• Female Applicants are encouraged to apply
• Knowledge of French Language

How to apply: 

Interested candidates should fill in the PH form, submit CV’s and cover letter indicating Vacancy Notice number with 3 professional references and contacts to [email protected] Or send applications to the address below.

International Organization for Migration Mission in the United Republic of Tanzania Slipway Road, off Chole Road, Plot # 1365 Msasani. PO Box 9270 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted & Vacancy is only open for Tanzanian nationals.

For further information, please refer to: OR DOWNLOAD Intern – Legal Research JOB DESCRIPTIONS 

“All the vacancies announced by IOM Tanzania are completely free and candidates are not at any point requested to pay a fee for applying or during the recruitment process’’

Deadline: 3rd November 2020

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