26 Jul 2019

Full-TimeCVAC Client Service Assistant (4 Vacancies) at IOM

Jobdirecta Ghana Ghana

Job Description

International Organisational Migration (IOM) is seeking to recruit CVAC Client Service Assistants (4 Positions).

Job Summary

• Provide client services to applicants at all times, in full compliance with the immigration, refugees and citizenship Canada (IRCC) contractual obligations and service standards
• Assist in providing information to the applicants distribution of forms and checklists provision of accurate and timely replies to applicants enquiries through phone, email, chat and in person, assistance and guidance with value added services.
• Assist in collecting visa applications and sorting the documents verification of completeness and correctness of visa application forms, completeness check of the supporting documents, sorting of the documents with relevant checklist, assistance to applicants if the documents are incomplete
• Input visa application data maintain an expert user level with the provided application management software, ensure quality check of collected data and generated invoices, accuracy of the tracking of passports and documents, scanning and quality check of supporting documents
• Collect visa and service fees, review correctness of payment and charge against the application management software, issurance of invoice daily reconciliation of collected fees and invoices, secure storage of cash
• Assist in reporting services, daily report generation and quality check of collected applications and fees, daily reports for contact centre (received calls, call-backs, missed calls etc.) assistance to VAC team assistant in quality check
• Delivery and collection of applications and passports, secure transfer of the visa applications and passports to/from IRCC specified visa offices, sorting and counting of applications and passports, secure return of passports to applicants and delivery to courier
• Inform management of any problems or issues related to daily work, security issues, systems and software issues, complaints and make recommendations for improvement
• Compliance with IOM staff rules and regulations and with all IOM policies including: “IOM Standards of Conduct”, “IOM Policy for a respectful working environment”, “IOM Policy on Reporting Irregular Practices, Wrongdoing and Misconduct, “IOM Information Security Policy”
• Perform any other related duties that may be assigned by the Team assistant or VAC management

Qualification Required & Experience

• High School Diploma with 4 years of relevant experience or
• University degree in the above fields with 2 years of relevant professional experience


• Experience in managing a team
• Experience in migrant-related programmes or visa related services
• Experience in customer service and
• Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities and national and international institutions


The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies


• Inclusion and respect for diversity, respects and promotes individual and cultural differences, encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible
• Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organisation principles/rules and standards of conduct
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges

Core Competencies

• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results
• Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes
• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovative
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the organisation’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work
• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates with required qualifications and skills should directly send their CV and cover letter in English to:


• Please mention the position title on the subject line
• Your cover letter should clearly state the reason why you are interested in applying to the position and how your qualifications are consistent with the Terms of Reference
• Please do no attach any supporting documents
• Only complete applications will be contacted
• Written examination may be required

Closing Date: 06 August, 2019

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