Consultant for Implementation of the Transnational Component of the NRS / IOM Moldova
      • Application deadline
        29.01.2017 Active Closed
      • Starting date
      • Language required
        Fluency in Ukrainian and Russian. Basic knowledge of English and Romanian is to be considered an asset
      • Expected duration of assignment
        Since February 1, 2017 to January 15, 2018


      “Strengthening national efforts to protect human rights of (potential) victims of trafficking in persons in Moldova“

      Consultant within the IOM Prevention and Protection Programme for the implementation of the transnational component of the National Referral System (NRS) for assistance and protection of victims and potential victims of trafficking.

      IOM Moldova, and in cooperation with Moldovan and Ukrainian counter-trafficking stakeholders, will commission a consultant (based on a standard IOM contract) based in the Odessa region of Ukraine, to be responsible for identifying and providing assistance to Moldovan VoTs and potential VoTs identified in Ukraine, including UMCs, migrants in vulnerable situation, victims of domestic violence, etc. The consultant will represent the local focal point in the Odessa region for the implementation of rescue, protection and assistance activities by IOM Moldova, within its Prevention and Protection Programme. More specifically, the consultant shall assist in preparation of repatriation procedures, including facilitation of documentation with local stakeholders, assistance in repatriation with relevant counterparts in the country of destination as well as facilitation of issuance of travel documents upon request with Moldovan Consulate in Ukraine. At the same time the consultant will be responsible for the provision of social assistance, legal counselling, medical and psychological assistance, within the process of preparation for repatriation and reintegration in Ukraine. These tasks shall be performed according IOM standards of assistance and protection, as well as the methodology of the National Referral Mechanism for (potential) VoTs and victims of domestic violence, implemented in Moldova as well as in Ukraine.


      Under the supervision of IOM, the Consultant will carry out the following tasks:

      a) Detect, identify and refer the VoTs, underage VoTs, preventive cases, victims of domestic violence, children without parental care and/or legal guardianship, and of stranded migrants eligible for assistance (social, legal, medical) according to IOM Moldova Pre