• Candidates
    Open to Internal and External Candidates
  • Job classification
  • Grade
  • Duty station
    Manila (Global) Administrative Centre (MAC)
  • Location
  • Type of Appointment
  • Closing Date
    29 Apr 2024
  • Duration of Assignment
    Four Months

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.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.


Under the MHRO Recruitment Unit of the Manila (Global) Administrative Centre, IOM, the successful will collaborate closely with our recruitment team to design, develop, and deliver a high-quality e-learning module ensuring the module is adaptable for various stakeholder roles within the recruitment process. The focus will be on enhancing stakeholders understanding of the following key areas:

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Generating engaging and interactive content, including case studies, simulations, and assessments, that align with the identified competencies required for stakeholders in the recruitment process.
  • Establishing recruitment fundamentals from an end-to-end IOM perspective, covering but not limited to best practices, understanding job requisitions applicable workflows, role profiles, candidate specs, sourcing strategies etc.
  • Identifying the right assessment methods combination (advantages and disadvantages) and applying them optimally.
  • Applying interview techniques efficiently while avoiding common bias.
  • Making evidence-based decisions throughout the process to evaluate candidates’ fit.
  • Addressing ethical issues such as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, data privacy and confidentiality, compliance with policies and any other considerations necessary.
  • Developing an evaluation system to measure the effectiveness of the training and the acquisition of competencies by the targeted stakeholders.


  • Master’s degree in education or learning and development, Human Resources or Talent Management field, Instructional Design from an accredited academic institution; or,
  • University degree in the above fields with two (2) years of relevant professional experience; and,
  • Professional certification related to training.

Accredited Universities are those listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database.


  • Proven experience in instructional design and e-learning development.
  • Familiarity with recruitment processes and hiring best practices.
  • Experience with e-learning development software (iSpring, articulate 360, Adobe Suite, and Vyond) highly desirable.
  • Experience in designing learning experiences that comply with international accessibility standards.
  • Experience developing training support materials (training communications, end user manuals, user guides, quick reference guides)
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to convey complex concepts in a user-friendly manner.
  • Functional experience/ first-hand knowledge in recruitment or talent management.
  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models.
  • Basic knowledge on Learning Management Systems (Moodle, Cornerstone OnDemand etc.)
  • Lesson and curriculum planning skills.
  • Visual design skills (Photoshop, Illustrator) and ability to storyboard.
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts, with consideration of diversity and inclusion aspects.
  • Good knowledge of online training and e-learning content development.
  • Strong writing and training materials development skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, and Outlook).


For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language is desirable.


Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.

Maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.

Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.

Core Competencies

Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.

Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner. Is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

How to apply

Interested applicants may send their applications to hrmanila@iom.int no later than 29 Apr 2024. VN Number and Position Title (CON 009/2024 – Competency-Based Instruction Module Consultant) should be specified in the SUBJECT field.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, a duly-accomplished IOM Personal History Form, and a résumé highlighting education and experience relative to the above qualifications.

IOM welcomes applicants from qualified individuals, irrespective of their race, religion, skin, color, nationality, age, disability status, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family structure, mental health status, or any other characteristic.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.