International Organization for Migration (IOM) Job Recruitment 2020 (SSCE, Diploma, Degree) (6 Positions)

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International Organization for Migration (IOM) Job Recruitment 2020: Apply for IOM jobs / vacancies for SSCE, Diploma and Degree. 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:

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Recruitment 2020

Job Vacancies at IOM:

1). Laboratory Technologist (Technician)

SVN No. SVN2020.062

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Organizational Unit: Humanitarian Hub (Isolation and Treatment Centre)
IOM Classification: G4
Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term (SST) 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

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  • Under the direct administrative supervision of the National Medical Officer and technical supervision of the Laboratory Supervisor, the incumbent will be responsible for technical and operation support to laboratory services with respect to International Humanitarian Community (IHC) Isolation and Treatment Centre in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Perform laboratory procedures as assigned by the laboratory supervisor for pre-examination, examination and post-examination activities through the use of the standard relevant equipment.
  • Ensure standards and the quality of laboratory procedures by strictly following the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Adhere to biosafety measures adopted in the laboratory, minding the safety of oneself and others.
  • Organize and operate activities on assigned station for accurate, efficient and timely delivery of results.
  • Perform quality control activities for assigned stations and document results as required.
  • Facilitate in maintenance of laboratory equipment in good working order and operate equipment appropriately following SOPs.
  • Facilitate in laboratory stock management and monitor that the equipment and consumables are sufficient for the anticipated work.
  • Facilitate to maintenance of established system of organized record keeping and information management for timely delivery of results, data collection, analysis and reporting for laboratory monitoring and facilitation to operational research.
  • Participate in the development and updating of SOPs as needed.
  • Participate in the improvement of the service system according to adopted work plan in the laboratory.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree or Diploma from an accredited academic institution in Medical (Clinical) Laboratory Sciences, Microbiology or a related discipline.
  • At least two years of relevant laboratory experience in a busy institution, preferably in a laboratory.
  • Relevant technical knowledge and practices to personnel and laboratory operations.
  • Computer literate with understanding of accurate data collection and analysis for monitoring and continuous improvement of laboratory services and performance; and,
  • Good awareness of the laboratory role in health systems, optimal use of resources for quality and efficient services delivery.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English and working knowledge the local language Hausa / Kanuri.

Required Competencies

  • The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain 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:

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  • 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.

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Deadline: 14th October, 2020.


2). Driver

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SVN No.: SVN2020.065
Location: Benin City, Edo
Organizational Unit: Procurement and Logistics
IOM Classification: G2
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 Procurement & Logistics Officer and the direct supervision of the Procurement and Logistics Assistant, the successful candidate will be responsible for completing standard driving and logistics supporting activities in line with IOM’s rules and regulations. He/she will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Provide transport support services to IOM Staff using official vehicle(s) in relation to the implementation of project activities).
  • Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure roadworthiness of the vehicles. This includes daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, keeping vehicle clean both inside and outside, etc.
  • Arrange for minor repairs and ensure upkeep of official vehicle(s).
  • Keep record of spare parts for the vehicle and conduct monthly inventory of the spare parts.
  • Ensure that the vehicles undertake regular service intervals.
  • Make sure that the vehicle always has full tank prior to departure for field trips.
  • Find the efficient routing over the best available roads to the destination.
  • Ensure that the IOM vehicle(s) is used only for official/authorized business, as advised by the supervisor.
  • Make sure that the daily log sheet is prepared, and a monthly report is prepared summarizing statistics linked to mileage, fuel consumption etc. for the vehicle.
  • Ensure communication equipment in the vehicle are functioning properly and perform frequent radio checks with UN security office as well as radio the base for every vehicle movement (arrival & departure points).
  • Keep a high degree of confidentiality and discreteness in discussions, which involves IOM and its officials.
  • Take proper measures to reduce potential security threats to IOM officials or property within the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and along transport routes.
  • Collect and delivers mails/documents as assigned.
  • Ensure that the steps required by the local rules and regulations (pertaining to driving) are taken in case of involvement in accident.
  • Assist in moving, relocation and general arrangements of office and shelter furniture and items.
  • Record incoming and outgoing correspondence in the mail register.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Certificate/Diploma/Degree in related field.
  • Professional license in driving; two years of relevant experience in driving required.

Languages:

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  • Fluency in English and Native Language; Fluency in multiple languages advantageous.

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: maintain 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 2:

  • 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 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.

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Application Closing Date
14th October, 2020.


3). Driver

SVNNo.: CFCV2020.64
Location: Lagos
IOM Classification: G2
Estimated Start Date: As Soon as Possible
Organizational Unit: Procurement and Logistics
Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term Hourly Contract (On Call / Hourly G2 equivalent)
Slot: 2 Openings

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Context

  • Working under the overall supervision of the Procurement & Logistics Officer and the direct supervision of the Procurement and Logistics Assistant, the successful candidate will be responsible for completing standard driving and logistics supporting activities in line with IOM’s rules and regulations. He / she will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Provide transport support services to IOM Staff using an official vehicle(s) in relation to the implementation of project activities).
  • Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure road worthiness of the vehicles. This includes daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, keeping vehicle clean both inside and outside, etc.
  • Arrange for minor repairs and ensure upkeep of official vehicle(s).
  • Keep record of spare parts for the vehicle and conduct monthly inventory of the spare parts.
  • Ensure that the vehicles undertake regular service intervals.
  • Make sure that the vehicle always has full tank prior to departure for field trips.
  • Find the efficient routing over the best available roads to the destination.
  • Ensure that the IOM vehicle(s) is used only for official / authorized business, as advised by the supervisor.
  • Make sure that the daily log sheet is prepared,and a monthly report is prepared summarizing statistics linked to mileage, fuel consumption etc. for the vehicle.
  • Ensure communication equipment in the vehicle are functioning properly and perform frequent radio checks with UN security office as well as radio the base for every vehicle movement (arrival & departure points).
  • Keep a high degree of confidentiality and discreteness in discussions, which involves IOM and its officials.
  • Take proper measures to reduce potential security threats to IOM officials or property within the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and along transport routes.
  • Collect and delivers mails / documents as assigned.
  • Ensure that the steps required by the local rules and regulations (pertaining to driving) are taken in case of involvement in accident.
  • Assist in moving, relocation and general arrangements of office and shelter furniture and items.
  • Record incoming and outgoing correspondence in the mail register.

Required Qualifications and Experience

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  • Certificate / Diploma / Degree in related field.
  • Professional license in driving; two years of relevant experience in driving required.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English and Native Language; Fluency in multiple languages advantageous.

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: maintain 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 2:

  • 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 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.

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Application Closing Date
14th October, 2020.


4). Consultant (IBM/Technical Advisor (Network IT)

CFCV No.: CFCV2019/60
Location: Home-based with Travels to the field
Organizational Unit: Immigration & Border Management
IOM Classification: Consultant
Type of Appointment: Consultant, 14 working days within a duration of 5 months
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • Under the supervision of the IBM Senior Program Manager, the successful candidate will work as an IT Technical Consultant on the IOM projects portfolio “MIDAS Expansion at Air Borders in Nigeria,” funded by the Governments of Canada, implemented in collaboration with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).
  • Through the project, IOM in collaboration with NIS will additionally expand MIDAS to equip more passenger processing points at two international airports namely Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja and Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos as well as to set the foundations for the required integration/interfaces with other relevant data systems.
  • The main objective of this contract is to engage the services of a Technical Expert to carry out a holistic review of IT network installations at the airports and provide detailed specifications on best practices in the management of equipment and infrastructure at these airports. This is to ensure smooth connectivity at the airports for the Nigeria Immigration Service IT overall networking infrastructure.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Conducting a technical assessment which reviews the existing technical/ICT infrastructure of the local/ national MIDAS network. Assessment will analyse existing IT-related networking infrastructure, equipment and models, management, processes, and performance relevant to system integrations/interfacing requirements. Identify gaps and opportunities for improvement with a comprehensive review and recommendations on current state of existing network:
    • Time commitment: 2 working days
  • Provide detailed and well-labelled network diagrams for the local and national architecture, while also identifying shortfalls of the systems/network model. Proffer solutions to identified pitfalls and provide a cost-benefit analysis of solutions proffered:
    • Time commitment: 6 working days
  • Carry out onsite maintenance (passive and active) practical training for selected NIS officers. The training materials must be professionally developed and submitted as part of the report:
    • Time commitment: 2 working days
  • Review network equipment available/ required for flexible network expansion, and proffer best connections mechanisms, for reducing data lag and losses while accommodating extra passenger points, with corresponding support equipment for effective, neat deployment:
    • Time commitment: 1 day
  • Advise on best practices in management and maintenance of equipment and infrastructure in a clearly labelled matrix, identifying current management and recommended optimal management practices. Current Architecture should have score based (0-10) in contrast to best practice index (0 -10):
    • Time commitment: 1 day
  • Provide expert advice and support in the preparation of tender documents for future publication for supply and deployment of additional information technology-related activities (networking, computer models and specs, network devices, etc):
    • Time commitment: 2 days
  • Carry out maintenance work whenever such is requested

Tangible and Measurable Output of the Work Assignment:

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  1. Interim report based on Task #1, #3.
  2. Interim specific site reports as work progresses, based on Task #2,4.
  3. Detailed technical specifications for IOM’s subsequent bid or tender procurement of the equipment based on Task #2 #4.
  4. Detailed recommendations for best practices as well as matrix based on Task #5.
  5. Detailed site reports with full technical specifications and equipment recommendations for each site and other pertinent information based on Tasks #1 and #5.
  6. Specification of training regimen for NIS staff (on-site and off-site) who will be responsible for maintenance of equipment based on Tasks #3, #5. A manual guide (audio/video and digital manual) is expected as a deliverable.
  7. Summary and final report highlighting common issues including technical, training and maintenance issues based on Tasks #5 and #6.

Performance Indicators:

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  • Adherence to agreed schedule of activities
  • Timely production of reports
  • Respectful and cooperative approach with NIS and other concerned counterparts

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in Information Technology other related majors, advanced university level would be an advantage.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience, preferably in the field of networking and ICT maintenance
  • Proficiency in English
  • Must be a permanent resident in Nigeria or must have lived in Nigeria for more than one-year e. Sound knowledge of Nigeria, as well as experience in working with inverter installations and power/ electrical systems f. Have a network certification, preferably Cisco
  • Extensive knowledge on system maintenance and installation
  • Excellent social and inter-cultural skills.
  • Ability to work with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret source information and data. Analytical thinker and an eye for details.
  • Personal commitment, efficiency, empathy, flexibility, drive for results, respect for diversity, creative thinking, and organized.

Languages:

  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English; working knowledge of Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo is advantageous.

Required Competencies
Values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain 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:

  • 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.

Others:

  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
  • Women are encouraged to apply

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Application Closing Date
11th October, 2020.


5). Consultant (IBM-Technical Advisor (Electrical / Power)

CFCV No.: CFCV2020/61
Location: Home-based with Travels to the field
Organizational Unit: Immigration & Border Management
IOM Classification: Consultant
Type of Appointment: Consultant, 30 working days within a duration of 6 months
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

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Context

  • Under the supervision of the IBM Senior Program Manager, the successful candidate will work as an Electrical / IT Technical Consultant on the IOM project portfolio “MIDAS Expansion at Air Borders in Nigeria, which is funded by the Government of Canada and being implemented in collaboration with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).
  • Through the Project, IOM in collaboration with NIS will additionally equip passenger processing points at two international airports namely Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja and Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, review existing electrical systems in and carry out upgrades and corrective work on installed inverters where required.
  • The main objective of this contract is to engage the services of a Technical Expert to carry out a holistic review of all inverter / electrical installations at the airports and also assess specific needs and provide detailed specifications for required upgrades additional inverter systems related installations at these airports to ensure adequate alternative power supply at the airports.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Participate in on-site field assessments as part of a team led by IOM Nigeria, Nigeria Immigration Service. The assessment will take a look at the state of all installed inverter and related electrical systems as well as identify gaps and challenges that may be envisaged considering the additional MIDAS equipment that will be installed at the airports:
    • Time commitment: 10 working days
  • Participate in an in-depth discussion with the IOM Immigration and Border Management Unit team at IOM Abuja and contribute to the report preparation of the assessment for sites visited:
    • Time commitment: 2 days
  • Provide expert advice and support in the preparation of tender publication for the supply of additional inverter system and accessories for installation at the airports and participate in the bids’ evaluation process with IOM project management and procurement team:
    • Time commitment: 2 days
  • Supervise all maintenance and upgrading of inverter and other electrical installations and advice on installation materials received from vendors to ascertain adherence or deviation to required specification and in providing any further technical clarifications with the selected vendor. This will be done at the direct request of IOM. The expert may not have direct contact with the assigned vendor(s) except as specifically instructed by IOM:
    • Time commitment: 2 days
  • Directly manage the installation of the additional inverter systems at the noted sites. At this stage, the expert will manages the process on-site, bringing the system into full operation. Carry out a comprehensive assessment of the electrical system, test installed inverter systems including the batteries and other accessories and advise accordingly. Also advising on the proximity of the location of the inverter system to the computers as well as the workstation/ load ratio to each inverter system. IOM will separately provide the IT experts needed to install the system at these sites immediately after the completion of the SPS installation:
    • Time commitment: 10 days
  • Provide trainings to NIS Training Focal Points (TFPs) and technical staff on inverter system maintenance and other related topics. Provide written technical advice to this includes providing oversight to the craftsperson (carpenters, electricians, etc.) who will also be contracted by IOM to assist in the installation process. Develop an SOP on the active maintenance of the inverter system for optimal performance:
    • Time commitment: 4 days.
  • Carry out maintenance work whenever such is requested

Tangible and Measurable Output of the Work Assignment:

  1. Interim report based on Task #1
  2. Interim specific site reports as work progresses, based on Task #2
  3. Detailed technical specifications for IOM’s subsequent bid or tender procurement of the equipment based on Task #3
  4. Detailed recommendations for service contracts to maintain the systems based on Task #3
  5. Detailed site reports with full technical specifications and equipment recommendations for each site and other pertinent information on key issues for inverter installation and use based on Tasks #4 and #5
  6. Specification of the most important elements of a training regimen for NIS staff (on-site and off-site) who will be responsible for care and maintenance outside of the maintenance service contracts based on Tasks #5 and #6
  7. Summary final report highlighting common issues including technical, training and maintenance issues based on Tasks #5 and #6.

Performance Indicators:

  • Adherence to agreed schedule of activities
  • Timely production of reports
  • Respectful and cooperative approach with NIS and other concerned counterparts

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A specialized degree from an accredited academic institution, preferably in Technology, Electricals, Physics, or other related majors.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience, preferably in the field of solar energy infrastructure and electrical systems
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Must be a permanent resident in Nigeria or must have lived in Nigeria for more than one year
  • Sound knowledge of Nigeria, as well as experience in working with inverter installations and power/ electrical systems
  • Understand building codes and complete installations in conformity with them
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Great ability to wire equipment into the power grid
  • Extensive knowledge on proper mount installation
  • Computer literacy including proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Excellent social and inter-cultural skills.
  • Ability to work with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret source information and data. Analytical thinker and an eye for details.
  • Personal commitment, efficiency, empathy, flexibility, drive for results, respect for diversity, creative thinking, and organized.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience, preferably in the field of solar energy infrastructure and electrical systems
  • Proficiency in English.

Languages:

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  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English; working knowledge of Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo is advantageous.

Required Competencies
Values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain 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:

  • 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.

Others:

  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
  • Women are encouraged to apply

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Deadline: 11th October, 2020.


6). Consultant (MM / Trainer (Art – based Intervention)

CFCV No.: CFCV2020 / 054
Location: Lagos
IOM Classification: Consultant
Type of Appointment: Consultant, 40 working days within a duration of 3 months
Organizational Unit: Migration Management (MM)
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • Since 2002, International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been working with the Federal Government of Nigeria to strengthen migration management through capacity-building, advisory services, and technical assistance on migration matters, including migration health and information, assisted voluntary returns, and counter-trafficking. Strong collaboration has been established with national migration stakeholders in order to enhance border management, fight trafficking in persons, reduce irregular migration, and mainstream migration in the country’s development plans.
  • Building on existing projects, IOM seeks to improve the access to trusted information sources and promotes informed decision making by sensitizing potential migrants on regular migration options, vulnerabilities to trafficking in persons (TiP) and risks associated with irregular migration. In addition, the project seeks to build institutional capacities and implement community-based actions in high-risk states of irregular migration such as Lagos, Edo and Delta. In collaboration with the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), the intervention aims to build the capacity of state and non-state actors to exercise evidence-based planning and monitoring of behavioural change communication to prevent TiP and Smuggling of Migrants (SoM). Secondly, through community-based actions (peer education, community dialogue, art-based competitions) and capacity building, the project aims to enable returnees, community members, government and non-government actors to take action to prevent exploitation and promote informed decision making on safe and regular migration pathways. The primary target audience is potential migrants aged 12-35 years from migration prone communities. The secondary audience includes key opinion leaders within target communities such as families, religious and traditional leaders who play an influential role in the decision-making process of potential migrants.
  • To achieve one of the outputs aimed by this project, IOM seek to engage a consultant to conduct training on art-based activity for IOM partners and facilitate art-based intervention to strengthen support groups within the communities as an avenue to support returned migrants exposed to violence, exploitation and abuse on sharing first-hand experiences through community-dialogue and peer education platforms.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Inception report, including detailed methodology and work plan.
  • Design a contextualized, innovative curriculum for art based therapeutic activities with a focus on building resilience and leveraging on available social supports. These must be suitable to be delivered by NGOs working with returned migrants.
  • Deliver a series of trainings for key partners and NGOs working with returned migrants to strengthen their capacity on using art based therapeutic activities.
  • Providing supervision for trained key partners and NGOs to facilitate an art-based group session for returning migrants, guiding the clients through the creative process and encouraging them to engage with their feelings and explore the thought processes behind them.
  • Final report, incorporating feedback from the IOM project team.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Tangible and Measurable Output of the work assignment

  • The assignment is expected to take 40 working days, within a time period of three (3) months

Specific task – Deliverable – Timeline (working days):

  • Inception report to establish methodology and work plan, schedule of trainings for NGOs and group sessions with returned migrants – Work plan including timeline and training dates – (5)
  • Draft curriculum of training manual including list of materials required for sessions. – Draft curriculum, list of art materials for trainings. – (10)
  • Presentation and approval of draft curriculum – Approval of draft curriculum – (5)
  • Face to face training with relevant actors – Conduct training – (5)
  • Art-based intervention for returned migrants including supervision of trained relevant actors during group sessions with returned migrants. – Conduct sessions & Conduct supervision – (5)
  • Final report – Final report and evaluation – (10)

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • An Advanced degree in Psychology, Counselling, Art, Art education or related field from accredited academic institution.
  • Minimum Six years’ of professional experience in adolescent development, psychosocial assessment and Mental Health counselling;
  • Knowledgeable of and ability to promote inclusivity in working with different groups including women, children, youth and people with disability;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability in developing innovative treatment modalities and group facilitation skills;
  • Knowledge /experience in conducting art therapy sessions;
  • Previous working experience in the West African region or Nigeria desirable;
  • Computer proficiency including with MS Office Microsoft tools and ability to take notes/drafts and produce high-quality written reports;
  • Motivated, committed, responsible, and able to work independently with limited direct supervision.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English; knowledge of multiple languages advantageous;

Required Competencies
Values:

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  • 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:

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  • 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.

Others:

  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

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Deadline: 13th October, 2020.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their Applications via email to: [email protected] indicating position number on subject line.

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 SVN2020.062 Maiduguri Laboratory Technologist (Technician).
  • All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers, and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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