Roster of Experts on Migration

This roster will allow experts with relevant experience and qualifications to register and to be possibly contacted by the Action for short-term consultancies (with deployments of maximum 60 days, which could be divided in several periods) to respond to requests for technical assistance by African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Governments and Regional Organizations. Applicants will be considered as experts only if they have demonstrated and verifiable experience and expertise in one or more of the following the migration areas: remittances, visas, readmission, trafficking in human beings, smuggling of migrants, in accordance with the recommendations of the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) – European Union (EU) Dialogue on Migration.

Experts applying to the roster will be registered depending on the fulfilment of the below criteria They might be contacted by the ACP-EU Migration Action Central Unit to inquire about their interest and availability for a specific assignment to provide their expertise to an ACP Government/ACP Regional Organization on the basis of ad hoc Terms of Reference (ToR). The delivery of services by the experts will require a thorough understanding of the ToR of the specific assignment, of the local context, and of the expected results by the ACP Government/ regional organization.

Officials of ACP countries, Governments and EU Members States with the below qualifications and experiences are encouraged to apply for inclusion in this roster.

Criteria for Inclusion in the Roster of Experts on Migration:

The Migration Expert must demonstrate a sound experience in one or more of the areas of recommendations of the ACP-EU Dialogue. Depending on the specificity of the request for technical assistance the profile of the expert varies.

Qualifications: advanced degree (masters or higher) or large proven experience in the field; diplomas or course certificates from recognized institutions related to the area of technical expertise on migration.

Professional Experience and Competencies:

1.       Proven track-record of professional experience on a specific area on migration;

2.       At least 7 years of professional experience in the migration field;

3.       Professional experience in at least one ACP country, preferably working in close cooperation with national authorities/institutions about migration issues;

4.       Proven experience in working in international settings.

How to apply:

Qualified individuals are invited to apply by filling this Application Form to   with the text “Application for Roster of Experts on Migration –  their Surname + Name in the subject line.

If the candidate is accepted for registration in the roster, s/he will be notified of her/his registration and of the registration number corresponding to her/his file in the roster.

Please note that the notification of registration in this roster is a guarantee that the person will be further contacted by IOM, nor the assignment of either a consultancy contract or any other form of employment with IOM.

It is imperative that the application forms available on this website are used. Applications completed in any other format will be discarded.

Please use the latest Adobe Reader version (available here ) to download, fill and save the application form in your computer prior to send it to us.