BAKU, 12 March 2019 – Mr. Vladimir Gjorgjiev of North Macedonia took up his appointment as a Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Azerbaijan.
He has over 20 years of experience at the national and global levels in areas of procurement policy, processes and systems; international cooperation and partnership; operations, transport and freight logistics; legal affairs, disaster risk reduction and preparedness, as well as assisted voluntary return and reintegration programme for migrants.
Prior to his appointment, Gjorgjiev worked in Amman, Nairobi and Skopje as an IOM expert on procurement and assets management. He joined IOM in 1999 and till 2005 worked in various positions in the area of operations, procurement and programme in North Macedonia and in East Timor.
From 2005 to 2007, he worked as a procurement logistics officer in Indonesia and from 2007 to 2017, served as a head of IOM global procurement and supply unit in Manila Administrative Centre (Philippines).
Gjorgjiev holds a Master of Economic Sciences and Bachelor of Economics and Civil engineering. He obtained an International Certificate on Public Procurement from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
Gjorgjiev speaks English, Macedonian and Serbo-Croatian languages.