WWW.DISSERTATION.XLIBX.INFO
FREE ELECTRONIC LIBRARY - Dissertations, online materials
 
<< HOME
CONTACTS



Pages:   || 2 |

«Manila (Global) Administrative Centre (MGAC) The Manila (Global) Administrative Centre (MGAC) is IOM’s global administrative centre based in Manila ...»

-- [ Page 1 ] --

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM)

Internationale Organisation für Migration (IOM)

Manila (Global) Administrative Centre (MGAC)

The Manila (Global) Administrative Centre (MGAC) is IOM’s global administrative centre based in Manila which

provides a range of administrative services mainly covering human resources, finance, procurement, online

communication, PRISM, and information technology to IOM Headquarters (HQ) and Field Offices. MAC was established in 2002 as part of the Organization’s effort to achieve cost efficiency in the use of scarce resources.

The functions of the Manila (Global) Administrative Centre are as follows:

Field Procurement Unit (FPU) is responsible to develop, formulate, review, update and maintain the procurement policies for global IOM use, as well to provide procurement operational directive, standards, guidelines for procurement activities worldwide, and assisting missions, particularly in the area of international procurement. FPU is also responsible for assisting missions worldwide in their procurement training needs and dissemination of procurement best practices.

Field Procurement Unit (FPU) provides procurement assistance to the operational/projects and office needs in the following areas: (a) technical support with advise and recommendation of procurement process for the mission; (b) review and approval of procurement related documents; (c) purchasing items and delivering goods and services in a timely, efficient, convenient, transparent manner; and (d) managing assets and maintaining agreements with global vendors. FPU observes and promotes the best practices in procurement following established field procurement policies. Develop and Support appropriate internal control mechanisms to safeguard the Organization’s assets and prevent fraud.

Global Migration Health Support Unit (MHS) Unit, part of the Migration Health Division provides global public health expertise, health informatics, research, data management and financial support services to Missions, Regional Offices, Headquarters and partners/donors. Through these functions, MHS contributes to the quality and standards in, as well as facilitates monitoring and evaluation of migration health programmes and projects worldwide.

MHS is comprised of the following three sub-units:

Health Informatics and Data Management develops and supports global software for IOM’s health-related activities, such as the medical module of Migration Management Operational Systems Application [MiMOSA], Global Database for UK TB Detection Programme, eHealth/eMedical system for Australian and Canadian health assessments, and Global Teleradiology Centre, in coordination with the ITC/Software Development Unit. The unit also reviews and analyzes medical records of migrants examined by IOM for coding and sequencing of the medical conditions using International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD 10).

Manila (Global) Administrative Centre 28th Floor, Citibank Tower, 8741 Paseo de Roxas. 1226 Makati City. Philippines Tel: +63.2. 230 1999 • Fax: +63.2.848 1257 • E-mail: mac@iom.int • Internet: www.iom.int Research, Reporting & Evaluation designs and conducts migrant health studies; provides public health thematic expertise to HQ, Regional Offices and Missions; leads global reporting and knowledge management activities, and advises on cost effective methods to collect relevant health data from migrant populations and where needed, implements or trains in such methods. It leads the expansion of working relations with academic and non-academic partner-agencies to promote inclusion of migrant issues in surveillance systems and emerging public health initiatives, globally.

Health Program Monitoring and Admin-Finance Support develops and maintains health programme monitoring and performance evaluation by collecting, analyzing and comparing financial, operational and other data. It assists Field Offices in budget preparation and evaluation, assuring standardization of budgeting processes, and monitors expenses vis-à-vis budgets for MHD projects. It serves as a central source of up-to-date project information by tracking MHD projects in coordination with Field Offices, HQ and PIU/ACO Units.

Information Technology and Communications Service Centre (ITCSC) consolidates the organization’s Global ITC support through a 24/7 global service centre. ITCSC acts as the focal point for IOM field offices on matters related to ITC service delivery and support. It defines ITC standards and solutions and maintains the infrastructure foundation upon which development and support for PRISM and other applications such as MiMOSA and iGATOR etc.

ITCSC comprises of three units, the ITU (IT Infrastructure and Field Support Unit), MAU (Migrant Applications Unit) and PRISM (PRISM Competency Center).

IT Infrastructure and Field Support Unit (ITU) provides core ITC infrastructure and service support for IOM offices worldwide. The unit also provides ongoing IT operations support to all units in MAC and IOM users globally. Besides technology related support, the unit also assists field offices with the identification, recruitment and training of field IT staff and, conducts ITC reviews for offices and projects as required. The unit is organized into functional sub-units involved in network and systems support, 24x7 helpdesk, as well as applications development and support.





Network and Systems Unit (NSU) manages the global data center at MAC, designs, builds and maintains the backbone architecture of the Organization’s messaging services, telephone communication systems and teleconference facilities. NSU provides global support for user accounts management, network resource management and network connectivity for all IOM offices. The unit also facilitates deployment of IT infrastructure, including technical support, to HQ and field offices while ensuring the security of data and information.

Applications Development and Support Unit (ADSU) under ITU provide technical and development support to WIDAM and other applications owners in the field of database and website development.

The unit also coordinates custom applications development for missions on a case by case basis.

ITC Helpdesk Team (helpdesk) is the focal point for all ITC-related customer support requirements providing first-level support to users worldwide. It provides round the clock support for ITC infrastructure related issues and monitors availability and performance of the global IOM IT network for field offices, HQ and Manila data centers and initiates preventive and corrective actions as appropriate.

Migrant Applications Unit (MAU) is responsible for the design, development, deployment, maintenance and support of migrant management applications, data base systems and other software tools to facilitate IOM HQ and Field Offices to process, deliver, and monitor IOM activities and services provided to migrants.

MAU provides user support 16 hours a day from Monday to Friday. MAU is reachable via the helpdesk or its own website through the intranet portal (http://www.mimosa.iom.int).

Applications developed and supported by MAU are as follows:

Migration Management Operational Systems Application (MiMOSA) is the IOM global database system to capture individual migrant biographic and demographic information required for processing and reporting operational services provided for Medical Screening, Migrant Training, Assisted Voluntary Returns, Pre-Consular Services, Counter Trafficking, and Movement.

Website: http://www.mimosa.iom.int/confluence/display/MAU1/MiMOSA integrated Global Airline Ticket Order Record (iGATOR) is a web based global application linking Movement Operations and Finance by capturing the costs of tickets for migrants, staff, and consultants to interface with the IOM financial system (PRISM financials) for accounting and invoice reconciliation.

Website: http://www.mimosa.iom.int/confluence/display/MAU1/iGator+Home Receiving Mission Interface (RMI) is a web based application that displays the details of IOM movements entered by the MiMOSA user in the field offices for quality assurance to ensure data quality and consistency. RMI also enables the user to add information for processing and has an interface with iGATOR and also is the key point to activate migrant medical movement data for automatic transmission to external partners.

Website: http://www.mimosa.iom.int/confluence/display/MAU1/RMI+Home

PRISM Competence Center is responsible for the design, development, deployment and maintenance of PRISM to better support the needs of Accounting, Budget, Treasury, Procurement and Human Resources.

The PRISM Competence Center is organized functionally into three units 1) Business Analyst Unit which is responsible for collecting business requirements, designing PRISM solutions and conducting change management activities; 2) Functional and Technical Unit which is responsible for designing technical specifications, configuring and developing PRISM solutions and deploying software patches and enhancement packs and providing platform support; and 3) PRISM Helpdesk which provides 24/5 PRISM support to Field Offices.

PRISM Business Analyst Unit is responsible for collecting business requirements, designing SAP in conjunction with SAP technical team and conducts change management activities such as training, compilation of user communication for release notes, SOPs, WIMS, alerts and newsletters.

The Functional and Technical Unit designs technical specifications, configures and develop SAP solutions, deploys software patches and enhancement packs, maintains role and authorizations.

The PRISM Helpdesk provides 24/5 PRISM support to PRISM Finance and HR users globally.

Manila Financial Services, composed of several units, is responsible for providing overall financial management support including accounting, budget, treasury and financial management support to IOM field offices.

Central Accounting Support (CAS) assists in the preparation of financial management and special donor reports, month-end and year-end closing of accounts, reviews accounts receivables and revenue accounts, processes travel claims and perform bank reconciliations; as well as reporting and billing Canadian Warrants.

Manila Budget Support (MBS) confirms project funding reviews, manages the annual terminal emoluments exercise, supports the overall budget monitoring, and uploads project budget data into PRISM.

Manila Treasury Support (MTS) processes mission payments and funding requests, airline and medical claims payments and facilitates payroll payment transfers for international staff world-wide, plus the processing of all payments for operations in the Philippines.

PRISM Central Support Team (PCST) manages all the PRISM Master Data of projects in PRISM in close coordination with ACO. It ensures the consistency and accuracy of Master Data to facilitate general and specific financial reporting.

Project Monitoring (PM) provides financial budgeting, analysis and reporting support and overall financial management for specific global projects/programmes such as the US Resettlement, Migration Health, Staff Security Unit, Counter-trafficking and 1035 Facility.

Regional Accounting Support (RAS) conducts mission accounts validation, accounts reviews, monitoring and clearing of suspense accounts, bank reconciliations, review and endorsement of donor financial reports, payroll reviews, assists with project closure co-ordination and provides mission accounting advice and audit support as needed.

Manila Human Resources Operations (MHRO) provides human resources administration support for all international personnel (Officials) and General Service personnel in HQ. MHRO is responsible for the recruitment process, personnel administration and payroll of all Officials and HQ General Service staff as well as the provision of administrative services relating to health and other insurances.

MHRO is composed of the following units/functions:

Health Claims Processing (HCP) is responsible for reviewing and processing of health claims of Officials and General Services Staff at HQ, retired staff, local staff in field offices in Europe, Asia and Middle East and their eligible dependents.* In addition, HCP is responsible for reviewing and processing of claims for occupational accidents and illnesses under Compensation Plan (CP) and manages the Malicious Acts Insurance and Loss of Personal and Property claims.

*Claims processing for local staff in Africa and Americas are performed by PAC.

Health Insurance & Medical Supervision (HIM) evaluate and affirm fitness to work of staff based on IOM Medical Exams (Entry on Duty, PME, Annual Driver’s exam), provide clearances and medical advice for TDY, facilitate and authorize medical travel and evacuation, and assesses the medical claims for processing.

MAC Local HR provides human resource related support to national staff and administrative support to national and international staff in MAC. In particular, the unit supports the recruitment, monitoring of contracts, timekeeping and attendance and institutional policy implementation.

Personnel Administration Support (PAS) provides guidance and support to staff members as they go through their employment cycle in IOM while administering their HR concerns in accordance to the Staff Regulations and Rules, Policies and Instructions. PAS performs specific tasks such as hiring/rehiring, contract extensions, transfer, promotions, separations, management of benefits and entitlements and database maintenance of staff members’ HR records.

Payroll Support Unit manages the payroll and salary projectization and ensures accuracy and timely payment of salaries, and other financial entitlements for Officials worldwide General Services Staff in HQ.

Recruitment (REC) Unit manages the processes of recruitment of international personnel (Officials) worldwide and General Service personnel at Headquarters (HQ). REC provides guidance and support to hiring managers, missions and candidates in the recruitment and selection process.



Pages:   || 2 |


Similar works:

«Evaluation and Review of the Use of Cash and Vouchers in Humanitarian Crises Part 2: Review Report Consultants: Waheed Lor-Mehdiabadi (Team Leader) Lesley Adams The report has been financed by and produced at the request of the European Commission (DG ECHO). The comments contained herein reflect the opinions of the consultants only i Acknowledgements The consultants1 would like to thank DG ECHO’s 0/1 Unit for their support in organizing this work. Most importantly, we would like to thank...»

«Australasian Transport Research Forum 2011 Proceedings 28 30 September 2011, Adelaide, Australia Publication website: http://www.patrec.org/atrf.aspx Using value capture mechanisms to finance local road infrastructure Adrian Kemp1, Victoria Mollard2 1 NERA Economic Consulting, 201 Sussex Street, Sydney, Australia 2 NERA Economic Consulting, 201 Sussex Street, Sydney, Australia Email for correspondence: adrian.kemp@nera.com Abstract Current arrangements for local road maintenance, replacement...»

«UNCERTAINTY, FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS Robert Lensink SOM-theme E: Financial markets and institutions ABSTRACT This paper examines whether financial sector development may partly undo growthreducing effects of policy uncertainty. By performing a cross-country growth regression for the 1970-1995 period I find evidence that countries with a more developed financial sector are better able to nullify the negative effects of policy uncertainty on per capita...»

«Idolatry and Redemption: Economics in Biblical Perspective By Prof Tim Gorringe, March 2013 Since we are all beholden to him let’s begin with Adam Smith and understand economics as the study of the way in which human communities obtain ‘the necessities and conveniences of life’. In the course of human history many different forms of economy have been pursued and they can be measured both by their effectiveness in producing the means of life, by their sustainability, and according to the...»

«NBER WORKING PAPER SERIES THE MINIMUM WAGE AND THE GREAT RECESSION: EVIDENCE FROM THE CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY Jeffrey Clemens Working Paper 21830 http://www.nber.org/papers/w21830 NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH 1050 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138 December 2015 Significant portions of text draw heavily on the text of Clemens and Wither (2014), which this paper supplements. This applies, in particular, to sections describing the minimum wage literature, the background associated...»

«CENTRE FOR POLICY STUDIES THE ECONOMICS AND POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AN APPEAL TO REASON Nigel Lawson A Lecture to the Centre for Policy Studies 1 November 2006 CENTRE FOR POLICY STUDIES NIGEL LAWSON: THE ECONOMICS AND POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE THIS IS A HIGHLY COMPLEX SUBJECT, involving as it does science, economics and politics in almost equal measure. The Centre for Policy Studies has kindly agreed to publish a greatly extended version of this lecture as a pamphlet, in which I will be...»

«APPENDIX A REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS DURING 2014 letter of transmittal Council of Economic Advisers Washington, D.C., December 31, 2014 Mr. President: The Council of Economic Advisers submits this report on its activities during calendar year 2014 in accordance with the requirements of the Congress, as set forth in section 10(d) of the Employment Act of 1946 as amended by the Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act of 1978. Sincerely yours,...»

«LIST OF SCRAPBOOKS Contents SCRAPBOOK 1 Stevens Says Banks Have Strangled Business, Daily Province 1 (Vancouver), Aug. 5, n.y. Only Financiers Are Prospering, Claims Stevens, Daily Province (Vancouver), Aug. 5, n.y. Douglas Has Fluid Mind About Social Credit for Alberta, dateline Edmonton, unidentified newspaper, May 14, n.y. Open Forum (ltr. criticizing Munson), Farm Holiday News, 3 Sept. 10, 1935 True to Type, by Gilbert Se1des, N.Y. Evening Journal, July 30, 1935 No Social Credit, bk. rev.,...»

«THE JOURNAL OF FINANCE • VOL. LXIX, NO. 1 • FEBRUARY 2014 Do Peer Firms Affect Corporate Financial Policy? MARK T. LEARY and MICHAEL R. ROBERTS∗ ABSTRACT We show that peer firms play an important role in determining corporate capital structures and financial policies. In large part, firms’ financing decisions are responses to the financing decisions and, to a lesser extent, the characteristics of peer firms. These peer effects are more important for capital structure determination...»

«Trusov, Michael (updated August 17, 2015) MICHAEL TRUSOV Robert H. Smith School of Business 301.405.5878 (phone) 3454 Van Munching Hall 301.405.0146 (fax) University of Maryland e-mail: mtrusov@rhsmith.umd.edu College Park, MD 20742-1815 web: www.emodeler.us Academic Employment 2013 present: Associate Professor of Marketing, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Assistant Professor of Marketing, Robert H. Smith School of Business, 2007 – 2013: University...»

«Lappeenrannan teknillinen yliopisto Lappeenranta University of Technology Aino Pöyhönen MODELING AND MEASURING ORGANIZATIONAL RENEWAL CAPABILITY Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration) to be presented with due permission for public examination and criticism in the Auditorium of the Student Union House at Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland on the 10th of December, 2004, at noon. Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis 200...»

«High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd Board Meeting held on 24 September 2015 Minutes HS2 Ltd Board room, One Canada Square, London E14 5AB Present: David Higgins, Chair Simon Kirby, Chief Executive Lord Andrew Adonis Richard Brown Christine Emmett Neil Masom Roger Mountford Alison Munro, Managing Director – Development Duncan Sutherland Jo Valentine Apologies: None In Attendance: Colette Carroll, Route Acceleration Director, Phase Two (items 14 and 15) Jim Crawford, Managing Director – Phase One...»





 
<<  HOME   |    CONTACTS
2016 www.dissertation.xlibx.info - Dissertations, online materials

Materials of this site are available for review, all rights belong to their respective owners.
If you do not agree with the fact that your material is placed on this site, please, email us, we will within 1-2 business days delete him.