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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:

Job Title: National Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

CFCV No.: SVN2020.55
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Organizational Unit: MHPSS
IOM Classification: NOA
Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term (SST) 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • The major aim of MHPSS/Protection programme is to mitigate the negative impact, strengthening capacities, social support, and reduced vulnerabilities/threats of affected population in NE Nigeria.
  • Under the overall guidance of the Head of Sub office and the direct supervision of the MHPSS Programme Manager in Maiduguri, and in coordination with the Resource Management Officer in Maiduguri, the successful candidate will coordinate the Monitoring and Evaluation component of MHPSS programme in Maiduguri, in line with the expectations of IOM MHPSS’s donors and IOM’s requirements.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead overall evaluation and analysis of data collection, related task in the programme through designing and implementing a quality indicators system for collecting/tracking regular progress updates and inform to management through formal reporting aspects.
  • Design and Implement evaluation System and improvement of the current data collection system.
  • Develop and implement evaluation plan of the programme to support an improvement quality plan for all the services provided.
  • Develop common indicators for data collection, design/adjust data collection tools/ templates, and assist for regular data collection/generation process of the services provided in the different areas of the Unit: MHPSS, Protection, Counter Trafficking and GBV.
  • Participate in the design, implementation and analysis of the beneficiary accountability mechanisms and impact surveys to evaluate the success the MHPSS/GBV/CT programme from a beneficiary’s perspective; the results will act as diagnostic and alert systems to identify gaps in programming to inform improvements in the relevant areas.
  • Provide technical support to project staff on implementing evaluation plan and logical framework.
  • Liaise with project management to collect and analyse data and to determine progress achieved.
  • In terms of Project Information Management, track programme’s output and outcome level results on the periodic basis in close coordination with programme manager and implementing team.
  • Collect, analyse, check, verify and compile data from the field as stipulated in the evaluation and tracking plan.
  • Review and compile monitoring reports, project progress reports, evaluation reports, photographs, case studies video documentaries, power point presentation, etc.
  • Update and maintain the programme database and integrate the existing organization’s databases to the humanitarian responses’ information management systems
  • In coordination with programme manager develop the M&E capacity through training staff members on M&E concepts, skills and tools as well as enhancing their capacity for proper data collection and reporting.
  • Design training materials, communication materials related to project and M&E System.
  • In regards of quality assurance, reviewing field level assessment reports, regular assessments, and evaluation reports, as well as reports from partners/consultants are complete and meet the quality requirements.
  • Prepare the M&E MHPSS/Protection/CT dashboard periodic progress report and submit to programme manager.
  • Collect and/or draft case story, best practice documentation, lessons learnt; and update and manage that information in project’s reports and other knowledge products.
  • Carry out other duties and responsibilities related to M&E as assigned by programme manager
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in relevant field with relevant field of experience in humanitarian and/or development organization in
  • designing, implementing, and overseeing impact evaluation related task or Bachelor’s degree in the relevant fields with two years of working experience within the required field of work.

Required Experience:

  • Experience of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
  • Experience in knowledge management and data driven interventions in the Unit’s field: MHPSS/Protection
  • Hands on experience of managing database software.
  • Programmatic experience in MHPSS, Protection and in relevant field will have added value

Required Skill:

  • Sound knowledge and experience on writing reports.
  • Good interpersonal, communications, and facilitation skills.
  • Strong statistical skills both quantitative and qualitative methods, including knowledge of Microsoft applications, and statistical software’s such as SPSS and Atlas ti 8 or NUD.IST.
  • Working knowledge of the English language along with writing and communication 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: 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.

Managerial Competencies: – behavioural indicators level 2:

  • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example, and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: work strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

Others:

  • 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, confirmation of all documents and security clearances.

 

Job Title: Senior Project Assistant (MHPSS)

SVN No.: SVN2020.56
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Organizational Unit: MHPSS
Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno
IOM Classification: G6
Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term (SST) 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been implementing Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) projects in North East Nigeria since 2014. The projects seek to address the psychosocial needs of the displaced populations and their host community, as affected by the on-going emergency.
  • Under overall guidance of the Head of Sub-Office, and the direct supervision of the MHPSS/Protection Programme manage, the staff occupying the position of the National Programme Officer (MHPSS) will contribute to the implementation of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support projects in North East Nigeria, as part of the emergency response. More particularly, he/she will be responsible for the following duties.

Core Functions / Responsibilities
Field Supervision:

  • Ensure all work with beneficiaries is confidential and that ethical practices are observed.
  • Facilitate documentation at the field level of beneficiary’s data accurately in the intake form
  • Participate in the interpretation of the analysed data on trends and work with National Program Officer to disseminate information to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in the development of the case management monitoring tools and systems and ensure that all staffs that are required to utilize it are trained on the correct way of handling the systems.
  • Participate in the preparation of accurate reports for all Psychosocial and protection related activities.
  • Support technical monitoring of all the teams in the accessible areas, including report writing, supervision, training, and coordination sessions with each team
  • Organize missions, forums, meetings, workshops, trainings, and other events within the framework of the project in coordination with the project manager, project coordinator, International Expert network, and other key partners.
  • Facilitate regular visits, collecting and compiling reports from the psychosocial support and protection teams in NE.

Coordination and Networking:

  • Liaise with relevant governmental, non-governmental (NGOs), international organizations as well as other relevant stakeholders on issues related to MHPSS and protection at the field level.
  • Assist the MHPSS Sub-working group coordinator in facilitating communication among MHPSS partners and coordinate MHPSS mainstreaming approaches through other sectorial interventions to include, the protection sector and the child protection sub-sector.
  • Maintain and strengthen existing networks through other service providers at the field level, to ensure that survivors receive quality services and support both at the agency levels.
  • Actively participate in scheduled meetings such as supervision sessions and SGBV inter-agency meetings.
  • Identify new networks to work with to ensure wholesome support to the beneficiaries.
  • Work in close collaboration with the protection mainstreaming expert as well as GBV officer and National Coordinator officer to ensure ongoing needs of at-risk groups, women and girls are being met in the prevention related activities.
  • Strengthen existing referral systems and networks of psychosocial / protection service providers.
  • In collaboration with other partners, and team leaders design psychosocial interventions at the field level, ensuring that psychosocial needs of adults, youth and children are addressed properly.
  • Assist in development of referral networks between partners implementing MHPSS, Protection and GBV and implementation of referral pathways.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Assist in preparing daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, progress notes, and field teams wok plans on time
  • Use appropriate data collection tools and submit assessments and reports in a timely and accurate manner
  • Work closely with the project staff and related protection/MHPSS partners to ensure quality reporting
  • Assist in the designing, planning, implementing, and facilitating of external trainings for numerous target groups
  • Ensure MHPSS/Protections Principles are mainstreamed in the day to day project implementation
  • Support with informal translation of technical documents from English into Hausa / Kanuri / Shuwa, and vice-versa, if needed.
  • Organize data and information, prepare, and maintain records, document and control plans for the monitoring and evaluation of the project implementation
  • Facilitate implementation and improvement of the Mental Health specialized services through continuous coordination with the implementing partner as well as monitoring and supervision of the regularly deployed neuropsychiatric nurses across the LGAs of Borno state.
  • Coordinate Visibility and Communication activities related to the project.
  • Undertake duty travel to very challenging areas when necessary.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field with at least 4 years of experience in humanitarian and / or development organization in designing, implementing, and overseeing supervision MHPSS / Protection field work related task OR
  • Diploma in in the above field with six years of working experience in the mentioned field of work

Required Experience:

  • Additional experience 3-5 years in the field of psychosocial and mental health work in local and / or international organizations
  • Extensive network with Practitioners and institutions in the field.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to understand and develop programmatic strategies on
  • psychosocial / protection support for organizations.

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: 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.

Managerial Competencies – Behavioural Indicators Level 2:

  • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example, and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: work strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

Job Title: Senior Project Assistant (Administration)

CFCV No.: SVN2020.057
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Organizational Unit : MHPSS
IOM Classification: G6
Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term (SST) 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • Under the overall guidance of the Head of Sub-office and direct supervision of the MHPSS Programme Manager in Maiduguri, and in coordination with the Resource Management Officer in Maiduguri, the successful candidate will coordinate and monitor the Administrative and Financial components of the MHPSS programme in Maiduguri, in line with the expectations of IOM MHPSS’s donors on IOM’s requirements. In particular, he/she will carry out the following duties:

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • In coordination with the MHPSS Program Manager in Maiduguri, monitor the administrative and financial resources of the MHPSS program in Maiduguri and other field locations in North-East Nigeria.
  • Coordinate with operations staff as appropriate for grant activity implementation to ensure that procurement, finance, and logistics aspects of each activity are being implemented on-time and in accordance with the specifications and technical quality of proposed, ongoing and concluding MHPSS approved activities.
  • Review purchase and payment requests within MHPSS activities, ensuring completeness of supporting documentation and consistency of values; and ensuring the requests are within the MHPSS budgets.
  • In coordination with operations project assistants, conduct regular monitoring visits to verify consistency and transparency delivery of items included in the services provided by the program to beneficiaries across all field locations in the North-East Nigeria.
  • Monitor budget control and analyse variances between the MHPSS budgets and the actual expenditures in line with resource management procedures.
  • Coordinate closely with the procurement and logistics, finance, and Security teams in the application of standard guidelines and procedures aimed at ensuring appropriate, efficient, and transparent use of funds.
  • Coordinate with the Monitoring and Evaluation / Reporting Officer and MHPSS project assistants to develop, monitor, evaluate (M&E) and recommend administrative and financial measures for MHPSS activities, including contractors and grantees.
  • In coordination with other internal functional units of the mission, as well as the MHPSS Project Manager in Maiduguri, support the presentation of administrative and financial information to the donors.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver training to MHPSS staff on the internal SOP of administration and finance and facilitate knowledge building and sharing of IOM’s policies and procedures.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • University degree from an accredited institution in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related fields with a minimum of four years of professional experience in financial management, accounting, and budgeting. master’s degree in above mentioned academic area an advantage or High School certificate in the fields mentioned above with six years of continuous working experience

Required Experience:

  • Proven experience in programmatic, administrative, and financial planning.
  • Ability to adapt administrative and finance tools to work effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, and beneficiaries.
  • Knowledge and experience in using finance and accounting systems
  • Ability to apply institutional financial policies and guidelines.
  • Able to advocate and incorporate financial considerations into processes and procedures.
  • Understanding of international and donor accounting standards.

Required Skills:

  • Good analytical skills for financial data, strong sense of details and accuracy
  • Understanding of UN/IOM’s policies and procedures is a strong asset.
  • Solid understanding of MHPSS programming is an asset.

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: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates the 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.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators – Level 2:

  • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example, and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: work strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

Other:

  • 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, confirmation of all documents, and security clearances.

Deadline: 2nd October, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications via email to: HRNIGERIA@iom.int indicating the Position applied on subject line by.

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Important Information & Notice

  • 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 SVN2020.057 Senior Project Assistant (Administration).
  • All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Women are encouraged to apply

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