IMO engages expert consultants from a range of fields across the organization, as and when need arises. IMO consultants are qualified experts in one or several areas of expertise, which can be indicated when registering with IMO as a consultant. Consultants must be fluent in one or more of the UN official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French and Spanish Consultancy contracts may be specific to a location or home-based depending on the requirements of the hiring section.
How to apply
Please register with IMO on the IMO E-Roster. The E-Roster can be accessed through the same account used to access IMODOCS and GISIS. If you don’t have an account, you can create one by registering at
After logging in, select “Roster of Consultants public registration and self-management” and complete the online Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF will be saved in “Draft” mode, until you submit your PHF by clicking on the button under the “Submit” tab.
Registered profiles are assessed by relevant officers in IMO and qualified applicants are added to the E-Roster as candidates for IMO consultancies.
As the need arises for consultation, an IMO officer will review the profiles of consultants with the requisite experience and contact those being shortlisted for an activity.Once registered, you should keep your profile up-to-date.
Please note that registration on the E-Roster is not a guarantee of a consultancy with IMO.