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  • Posted on: 3 February, 2017 Deadline: 15 February, 2017
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  • 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

    Programme Manager (Shelter)

     

    Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P3
    Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension

    Context

    • The North Eastern part of Nigeria has witnessed an increase in violence since the beginning of 2015, causing a major humanitarian crisis. More than 1.7 million individuals are currently displaced as a consequence of the intensified attacks by the insurgents, as well as the counter-insurgency activities of the Nigerian Government, with the highest number of displacements taking place in Borno, Yobe, Gombe and Adamawa States. Many of those are living in substandard shelters and are in dire need for support. In light of the emerging crisis, the scale of IOM’s response in Nigeria is growing exponentially. It is therefore crucial to recruit an experienced shelter programme manager, whose role will be to plan, coordinate and ensure the efficient delivery of shelter solutions to the affected population.
    • Working under the overall supervision of Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator (ER), the successful candidate will be responsible for the management and coordination of IOM Shelter Programmes in North-East Nigeria.

    Core Functions / Responsibilities

    • Design and Develop IOM’s shelter strategies in North-East Nigeria in close coordination with the Shelter/NFI and CCCM Sector working group, relevant Government counterparts, beneficiary communities and other relevant humanitarian stakeholders.
    • Plan, develop, and supervise all Shelter activities in NE Nigeria in collaboration with relevant IOM units, the emergency coordinator, head of sub offices and field staff, to ensure efficient and timely implementation of these projects, in accordance with IOM and sector working group standards and guidelines.
    • Supervise the administrative, financial, and other related activities of the Programme, including:
      • Monitoring the financial management for the Programme and supervising the preparation of financial reports;
      • Maintaining appropriate internal controls and development and implementation of relevant control systems;
      • Coordinating administrative, logistical and human resources policies and practices within the section;
      • Exercising oversight on financial expenditure and accountability.
    • Ensure proper documentation of the shelter programme, including that all supportive documents for the projects (assessment, beneficiary registration, payment records, etc.) are recorded in the shelter database.
    • Ensure the integration of cross-cutting issues such as gender, children and other vulnerable groups in the programme are considered in the IOM shelter response.
    • Provide technical support to the Shelter/NFI and CCCM sector working group when needed, in coordination with the IOM Emergency coordinator, the Sector coordinators and other relevant sector partners in Nigeria, including but not limited to developing standards/guidelines, and involvement with different shelter technical working Groups.
    • Ensure appropriate coordination with all humanitarian partners (including UN agencies, national and international NGOs, the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement, IOM and other international organizations), as well as with national authorities and local structures.
    • In coordination with the Chief of Mission, the Emergency coordinator and other relevant colleagues in the mission, develop resource mobilization strategy for the shelter programme and engage with donors and private sector for this purpose and provide input for the development of new programming as required.
    • Responsible for programme reporting and provide regular input to the reporting unit for donor updates, donor reports, newsletters, etc. as needed.
    • Recruit, train and supervise programme staff throughout the different phases of the programme cycle.
    • Coach, support and oversee the performance of the field office staff assigned to the shelter programme.
    • Undertake duty travel as required, for project site review and other duties of concern to the project.
    • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience
    Education:

    • Master’s degree in Development, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban Planning, Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
    • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.

    Experience:

    • Operational and extensive field experience in programme development, implementation and evaluation;
    • Experience with international organizations, in development, implementation and evaluation, and/or project implementation and management;
    • Combination of training and in field of operations and logistics preferably in natural disaster or post conflict situations;
    • Experience in post-conflict/emergency zones and in working in a high-risk environment, project management and administrative and financial management (previous experience with IOM Shelter Programme an advantage);
    • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities and local communities, as well as national and international institutions;
    • Preferably within the International Humanitarian Field and within the organizations of the UN Common System;
    • Field experience are a distinct advantage, good knowledge of inter-agency and cluster processes;
    • Broad sector knowledge and/or field experience in the areas of re-construction and community mobilization;
    • Familiarity with the region an asset;
    • Excellent demonstrated analytical skills applied on a wide range of factors, parameters, policies and priorities for the assessment and resolution of complex situations, including technical understanding;
    • Ability to travel extensively to the field.

    Languages:

    • Fluency in English is required.

    Desirable Competencies - Behavioral:

    • Accountability - takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
    • Client Orientation - works effectively well with client and stakeholders;
    • Continuous Learning - promotes continuous learning for self and others;
    • Communication - listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
    • Creativity and Initiative - actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
    • Leadership and Negotiation - develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
    • Performance Management - identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
    • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
    • Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter;
    • Teamwork - contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
    • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
    • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

    Other:

    • Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
    • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
    • The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
    • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

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    Project Officer (Camp and Displacement Management)

     

    Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Professional Staff: Grade P2
    Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension

    Context

    • The North Eastern part of Nigeria has witnessed an increase in violence since the beginning of 2015, causing a major humanitarian crisis. More than 1.7 million individuals are currently displaced as a consequence of the intensified attacks by the insurgents, as well as the counter-insurgency activities of the Nigerian Government, with the highest number of displacements taking place in Borno, Yobe, Gombe and Adamawa States.
    • Many of those are living in substandard shelters and are in dire need for support. In light of the emerging crisis, the scale of IOM’s response in Nigeria is growing exponentially. It is therefore crucial to recruit an experienced shelter programme manager, whose role will be to plan, coordinate and ensure the efficient delivery of shelter solutions to the affected population.
    • Working under the overall supervision of Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator (ER), the successful candidate will be responsible for the management and coordination of IOM Shelter Programmes in North-East Nigeria.

    Core Functions / Responsibilities

    • Implement and monitor the operational and administrative activities of approved Camp
    • management Projects, inside and outside camps, and supervise project staff.
    • Liaise with programme partners, such as governmental authorities, donors and any other concerned UN agencies, NGOs and working groups, to coordinate and facilitate the implementation of ongoing activities and discuss fund raising opportunities and issues.
    • Identify new opportunities consistent with approved projects and ongoing activities, and provide recommendations for improvements as required.
    • Participate in the recruitment of field staff and provide necessary training, to ensure an efficient implementation of camp and displacement management activities in North-East Nigeria.
    • Supervise and monitor the work of the Camp management mobile teams and the site facilitators.
    • Draft regular, special and other required reports, and follow up on timely reporting requirements.
    • Participate in the Shelter/NFI and CCCM sector working group meetings. Provide technical support and inputs as required.
    • Undertake duty travel relating to programme assessment, liaison with counterparts, problem solving, and smooth implementation.
    • Represent IOM in meetings, workshops and seminars related to camp and displacement management.
    • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience
    Education:

    • Master’s degree in Development, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban Planning, Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

    Experience:

    • Operational and extensive field experience in programme development, implementation and evaluation;
    • Experience in post-conflict/emergency zones and in working in a high-risk environment, project management and administrative and financial management (previous experience with IOM Shelter Programme an advantage);
    • Combination of training and experience in field of operations in natural disaster or post conflict situations;
    • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities and local communities, as well as national and international institutions;
    • Preferably within the International Humanitarian Field and within the organizations of the UN Common System
    • Field experience are a distinct advantage, good knowledge of inter-agency and cluster processes;
    • Broad demonstrated sector knowledge and/or field experience in the areas of re-construction and community mobilization; Familiarity with the region an asset;
    • Excellent demonstrated analytical skills applied on a wide range of factors, parameters,
    • policies and priorities for the assessment and resolution of complex situations, including technical understanding.

    Languages:

    • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of any local language is an advantage.

    Desirable Competencies
    Behavioral:

    • Accountability - Takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
    • Client Orientation- Works effectively well with client and stakeholders; Continuous Learning promotes continuous learning for self and others;
    • Communication- Listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience; Creativity and Initiative actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
    • Leadership and Negotiation - Develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
    • Performance Management - Identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
    • Planning and Organizing - Plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
    • Professionalism - Displays mastery of subject matter;
    • Teamwork - Contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
    • Technological Awareness - Displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
    • Resource Mobilization - Works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

    Other:

    • Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
    • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
    • The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
    • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

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    Programme Officer (CCCM/Capacity Building)

     

    Location: Maiduguri

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct, in close collaboration with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the State Emergency Management Agencies (SEMA) and relevant government authorities, learning assessments of government authorities and partners at national and state levels.
    • Develop, together with NEMA, SEMA and the Shelter/NFI & CCCM cluster/sector, a capacity-building strategy as well as the corresponding emergency-related training programmes and materials on disaster and displacement management, aid and site maintenance.
    • Plan and coordinate the delivery of workshops and trainings.
    • Provide advice and technical assistance on different aspects of the training programme to the government's counterparts and cluster/sector partners.
    • Plan and organize the staff development and trainings for the IOM emergency related programmes.
    • Work closely with NEMA, SEMA, the Shelter/NFI & CCCM cluster/sector and humanitarian and development partners to synergize exiting training mechanisms and initiatives.
    • Gather, assess and compile training materials and facilitate the regular exchange of information within and between all authorities involved in emergency, preparedness and response.
    • Ensure improved access to training materials available and identify needs and gaps in training.
    • Liaise with national and state authorities, programme partners, civil society, the international community and donors.
    • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Qualifications and Experience
    Education:

    • Master’s degree in Social Science, Education, Business Administration, Human Resources, Migration Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience
    • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.

    Experience:

    • Experience in developing and implementing training projects or programmes
    • Experience in capacity-building, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM); preferably within the United Nationals Common System and the International Humanitarian Field
    • Excellent drafting skills
    • Work experience in a resource-limited setting and rapidly changing environment, ideally in the Central and West Africa region; preferably within the International Humanitarian Field and within the Organizations within the UN Common System;
    • Ability to travel extensively to the field.

    Languages

    • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of any local language is an advantage.

    Desirable Competencies
    Behavioral:

    • Accountability takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
    • Client Orientation works effectively well with client and stakeholders
    • Continuous Learning promotes continuous learning for self and others
    • Communication listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
    • Creativity and Initiative actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
    • Leadership and Negotiation develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
    • Performance Management identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others
    • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility
    • Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter
    • Teamwork contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation
    • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions
    • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

    Other:

    • Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
    • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
    • The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
    • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

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    Project Manager (Humanitarian Hubs)

     

    Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria
    Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3
    Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension

    Context

    • Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission in Abuja, the direct supervision of the Head of Sub-Office in Maiduguri and in coordination with the Emergency coordinator on issues related to the emergency response in North-east Nigeria, the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management of the Humanitarian Hubs in North-east Nigeria.

    Core Functions / Responsibilities

    • Coordinate with partners and agencies regarding the development and needs within the Humanitarian Hubs.
    • Ensure the Humanitarian Hubs have adequate facilities and the compounds are functioning.
    • Coordinating the hiring, training and supervising of all personnel related to the running and management of the Humanitarian Hubs, including Facilities Manager, cleaners and administrative staff.
    • Develop and implement administrative procedures, manuals and guidelines on humanitarian hub operations and document best practices.
    • Monitor and assist with cost recovery, provide the necessary coordination with the invoices received as required.
    • Contribute in making strategic recommendations and developing plans to achieve objectives.
    • Review proposals for additional requests for space and ensure best practices for all standards within the Humanitarian Hubs.
    • Management of resources and participates in the budget/spending plans.
    • Prepare regular progress reports to share with the relevant and intended parties.
    • Perform such other duties as may be required.

    Required Qualifications and Experience
    Education:

    • Master's degree in Political or Social Sciences, International Relations, Business Administration, Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
    • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.

    Experience:

    • Experience in project implementation in post conflict or transitional situations;
    • Previous related experience in North East Nigeria field operations is an advantage;
    • Project implementation and supervision experience at the field level required;
    • Experience in coordinating with managing other programme units and ability to establish and maintain working relations with government counterparts, UN agencies;
    • Experience working with National NGO partners to build their capacity to influence the development of civil society in Nigeria;
    • Knowledge and experience of UNDSS procedures an advantage
    • Experience within the United Nationals Common System and the International Humanitarian Field;
    • Excellent drafting skills;
    • Work experience in a resource-limited setting and rapidly changing environment, ideally in the Central and West Africa region.

    Languages:

    • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of any local language is an advantage.

    Desirable Competencies - Behavioral:

    • Accountability - takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
    • Client Orientation - works effectively well with client and stakeholders;
    • Continuous Learning - promotes continuous learning for self and others;
    • Communication - listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
    • Creativity and Initiative - actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
    • Leadership and Negotiation - develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
    • Performance Management - identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
    • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
    • Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter;
    • Teamwork - contributes to a collegian team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
    • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
    • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

    Other:

    • Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
    • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
    • The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station's country cannot be considered eligible.
    • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

    Note

    • In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

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