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Recent Vacancies at the International Organization for Migration, 16th January, 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Position: Project Assistant (DDRR/Reconciliation/PCVE)
SVN No.: SVN2019/01
State: Maiduguri, Borno
IOM Classification: G5
Organizational Unit: DDRR
Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term (SST) 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • Working under the overall supervision of the DDRR Project Officer- Maiduguri, and under the direct supervision of the National Project Officer- Maiduguri (Reconciliation/ PCVE), the successful candidate will be responsible for the support in the implementation of the Reconciliation/ PCVE component of the DDRR Programme. In particular, s/he will;

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the implementation and monitoring of the DDRR component related to Reconciliation and Prevention and Counter Violent Extremism- PCVE in the prioritized locations (in northeast Nigeria).
  • Support the follow up and monitoring of the technical implementation of sub- grants related to reconciliation, PCVE and peacebuilding with implementing partners, verifying that IOM standards and operating modalities are met when activities are implemented and informing any deviations to the supervisor.
  • Coordinate all administrative procedures required to implement the activities related to reconciliation, PCVE and peacebuilding.
  • In coordination with the ICRS project, support the implementation of the IOM community reconciliation model.
  • Support the implementation of mappings and assessments of local and institutional resources, capacities, and mechanisms as well as systemic gaps and perceptions of reintegration and reconciliation processes.
  • Support the National Project Officer in promoting the prioritized affected communities broad based community engagement, social mobilization and cultural activities toward conflict prevention, peacebuilding and reconciliation activities.
  • Undertake duty travel relating to project activities, monitoring and assessments.
  • Provide weekly feedback to the National Project Officer.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned. Required Qualifications and Experience

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in from an accredited institution in International Relations, Social Science, Law, Development and Humanitarian Affairs or related field.
  • Three-year experience in related field, preferably in Transition, Prevention of Violence/PCVE, reconciliation, or related experience.
  • Good knowledge of the northeast region in Nigeria is an asset.
  • Experience in projects implemented with communities is an asset.
  • Experience/ knowledge about restorative justice mechanisms and peacebuilding processes in other countries is an asset.
  • Experience working with relevant Government counterparts, international organizations and private sector entities is an asset.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, Good knowledge of information technology and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and SharePoint.
  • Previous work experience in international organizations and companies would be an advantage, preferably within the United Nations or within the international humanitarian field.

Languages

  • Fluency in English and multiple Native languages

Required Competencies

Behavioural
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

Values:

  • 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 organizational 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 – Behavioural Indicators Level 1:

  • 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 innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’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.

 

 

Position: Project Assistant (MM/M&E)
SVN No. : SVN2019/04
State: Benin City, Edo
Organizational Unit : Migration Management
IOM Classification: G4
Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term (SST) 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • Since 2017, IOM under its Humanitarian Voluntary Return (HVR) and Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) programmes, in partnership with the Government of Nigeria, has facilitated the voluntary return of over 11,000 stranded migrants from Libya, Niger and other transit and destination countries. IOM is also implementing initiatives that aims at preventing irregular migration and enhancing migration management as a whole.
  • This project will provide complimentary assistance to returnees and potential migrant, including psychosocial support, economic reintegration and livelihood and awareness raising on the ills of irregular migration.
  • Working under the overall supervision of the Project Officer and the direct supervision of the Senior Project Assistant (MM/M&E) the successful candidate will contribute to the implementation and monitoring of reintegration support provided to the returning migrants under the EUTF-IOM joint initiatives for Migrant Protection and Reintegration for Nigeria.

Core Functions / Responsibilities
In particular, s/he will:

  • Assist in monitoring of the day-to-day case management of reintegration assistance.
  • Assist the Senior Project Assistant M&E in preparing the beneficiary profile and needs assessment formats and ensure regular update.
  • Assist in reviewing the conditions of the business plan as pertaining to the AVRR program.
  • Conduct a field monitoring visits to the beneficiaries’ areas of return, including community-based reintegration target areas.
  • IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.
  • File and update all beneficiaries’ cases in a database for reference and monitoring including regular update of beneficiaries’ information in a database.
  • Support the drafting of quality M&E reports, considering disaggregated gender data of the beneficiaries.
  • Assist in submitting monthly monitoring reports on time.
  • Assist the Senior Project Assistant M&E in the monitoring of all projects in collaboration with the AVRR team where necessary.
  • Carry out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree or equivalent in Economics, Management, Social Work, Demography and Statistics, International Development, Law and other related Social Sciences
  • Minimum of two years of experience for those with University Degree and above or minimum of four years with high school diploma in the field of migration including operational and field experience or related field, preferably within the International Humanitarian Field;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality is mandatory;
  • Good knowledge of project development, administration and evaluation concepts and procedures.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain strong working relations with relevant Government counterparts, international organizations and private sector entities.
  • Good knowledge of information technology and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications especially Excel, Word,
  • Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and SharePoint.
  • Previous work experience in international organizations and companies would be an advantage.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English and multiple Native languages

Required Competencies
Behavioural

  • The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

Values:

  • 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 organizational 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 – behavioural indicators level 1

  • 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 innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’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.

Other:

  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
  • Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station and within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
  • Women with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Position: Project Assistant (MM/AVRR)
SVN No.: SVN2019/03
State: Lagos & Benin City
IOM Classification: G4
Organizational Unit: Migration Management
Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term (SST) 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Slot: 2 OpeningsContext:

  • Since 2017, IOM under its Humanitarian Voluntary Return (HVR) and Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) programmes, in partnership with the Government of Nigeria, has facilitated the voluntary return of over 11,000 stranded migrants from Libya, Niger and other transit and destination countries. IOM is also implementing initiatives that aims at preventing irregular migration and enhancing migration management as a whole. This project will provide complimentary assistance to returnees and potential migrant, including psychosocial support, economic reintegration and livelihood and awareness raising on the ills of irregular migration.
  •  Working under the overall supervision of the National Reintegration Officer and the direct supervision of the Senior Project Assistant (MM/AVRR) the successful candidate will contribute to the implementation and monitoring of reintegration support provided to the returning migrants under the EUTF-IOM joint initiatives for Migrant Protection and Reintegration for Nigeria. In particular, s/he will;

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Support in the day-to-day implementation of AVRR grants and any other related projects.
  • Support tracking of the implementation of integration and /or reintegration assistance.
  • Distribute travel allowances and return grants to returning migrants, as appropriate.
  • Complete the beneficiary profile and needs assessment formats and codify and store information into a database.
  • Review conditions of the business plan as pertaining to the AVRR program and raise any issue.
  • Participate in field visits to the beneficiaries’ business sites and assess developments thereof of grants.
  • Document and file all beneficiaries’ data in a database for reference and update it regularly.
  • Support preparation and timely submission of monthly monitoring reports.
  • Digitize and encode information into database and MiMoSa and prepare AVRR data for further processing.
  • Support IOM Monitoring and Evaluation Team (MET) of the project where necessary.
  • Support the implementation of awareness raising against irregular migration in some selected migrants communities.
  • Provide general support to the assessment of the qualitative and quantitative impact of grants and community projects.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree or equivalent in Economics, Management, Social Work, Demography and Statistics, International Development, Law and other related Social Sciences;
  • Minimum of two years of experience for those with University Degree and above or minimum of four years with high school diploma in the field of migration including operational and field experience or related field, preferably within the International Humanitarian Field;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality is mandatory;
  • Good knowledge of project development, administration and evaluation concepts and procedures.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain strong working relations with relevant Government counterparts, international organizations and private sector entities.
  • Good knowledge of information technology and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications especially Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and SharePoint.
  • Previous work experience in international organizations and companies would be an advantage.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English and multiple Native languages

Required Competencies

Behavioural
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

Values:

  • 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 organizational 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 – Behavioural Indicators Level 1:

  • 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 innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’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.

Position: Programme Support Assistant
SVN No.: SVN2019/02
State: Abuja
Organizational Unit: DDRR
IOM Classification: G5
Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term (SST) 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • Working under the overall supervision of the STRR Programme Officer and the direct supervision of the DDRR Programme Officer, the successful candidate will assist on administrative and financial project monitoring and reporting for the DDRR Programme in Nigeria. In particular, s/he will;

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Support the administrative and financial follow up, analysis and reporting of the DDRR projects, including operational activities as well as the programme running expenses. Bring to the attention of the supervisor any relevant administrative, financial and budgetary issues on an ongoing basis.
  • Implement the system for tracking the programme expenditures/ grants.
  • Provide assistance for the preparation of new project grants, especially on the new budgets.
  • Assist in monitoring the programme financial resources in accordance with IOM rules and regulations.
  • Assist the DDRR Programme Officer in the follow up on the preparation of monthly, quarterly or annual financial reports to the DDRR donors, adhering to established reporting deadlines set by project agreements.
  • Participate in preparation of funding requests for DDRR Programme and ensure that sufficient funds are always available;
  • Support the DDRR Programme Officer in monitoring the administrative and financial aspect of the successful implementation of grants under the program throughout the lifecycle of each grant – from award to close out.
  • Maintain administrative and financial compliance of all DDRR grants.
  • Support the DDRR Programme Officer in reviewing disbursement requests to ensure that all reporting and compliance requirements and/or pending queries have been satisfied before funds are disbursed.
  • Ensure that all financial reports submitted by partners are in compliance with the requirements as per grants agreement.
  • Discuss internally and with partners any financial management weaknesses and, where appropriate, follow up on action plans to mitigate them.
  • IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.
  • Recommend improvements to the programme administrative and financial tracking system for expenditures and grants implementation.
  • Maintain files of all administrative and financial documents issued as reference for completion of work assignments of the DDRR Programme.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree / Certificate from an accredited academic institution in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferably with a professional certification as chartered accountant or certified public accountant; in related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training & experience;
  • Minimum three years in related field or five years for candidates holding high school certificate; preferably within the United Nations and the International Humanitarian Field.
  • Proactive; Independent Worker; A great team player; knowledge of IPSAS and SAP highly desirable; knowledge of IOM accounting system, software and procedure a distinct advantage.
  • Fast Learner; IT Literate; Interpersonal Skills; Administrative & Time Management Skills;

Languages:

  • Fluency in English and multiple Native languages.

Required Competencies
Behavioural

  • The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following Competencies:

Values:

  • 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 organizational 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 – Behavioural Indicators Level 1:

  • 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 innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’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.

Other:

  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
  • Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station and within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
  • Women with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their Applications via email to: HRNIGERIA@iom.int indicating position applied on subject line

Application Deadline 23rd January, 2019.

Note

  • In order for the applications to be considered valid, IOM only accepts applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for application, addressed to Human Resources, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and with a subject line SVN2019.02 Abuja. Programme Support Assistant – G5
  • All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).
  • This position is open only to Nigerian National applicants and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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