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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: Consultant (MM / Adjudication-Development of Training Manuals)

SVN No: CFCV2020/052
Location: Home based with Travels
Organizational Unit: Migration Management (MM)
IOM Classification: Consultant
Type of Appointment: Consultant, 45 working days within a duration of 6 months
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • The consultancy will support activities within the implementation framework of the Project – Strengthening the Capacity of the Justice Sector to Address Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants in the Edo and Delta States, implemented by the International Organization for Migration(IOM) with funding from the IOM Development Fund (IDF)
  • The project aims to contribute to Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN)’s efforts to combat Trafficking in Persons (TiP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SoM) through Strengthening the Capacity of the Justice Sector to Address Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants in the Edo and Delta States in Nigeria.
  • While the underlying elements of human trafficking are difficult to understand, governments have an important role in ensuring that perpetrators are brought to justice effectively and protection of victims is assured. When officials, throughout the criminal justice sector, have a precise understanding of its core elements, they are better equipped to serve victims and society.
  • Considering the high incidence of smuggling of migrants and trafficking in persons in Nigeria, especially in the Edo and Delta States, there is an urgent need to address the issue through multiple approaches, including engagement of the justice sector, specifically by providing capacity-building assistance.
  • The project aims to ensure that all relevant arms of the justice sector (investigators, prosecutors and judges) are able to bring perpetrators of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants to justice effectively and that protection of victims is guaranteed.
  • In order to achieve this objective, the project will work with relevant partners to develop and pilot contextualized training manuals, organize training-of-trainers, and support the roll-out of training targeted to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), police investigators, persecutors from NAPTIP, Edo and Delta States ministries of justice, and judges of the Federal High Court in Edo and Delta States, among others.
  • Working under the overall supervision of the Programme Manager (MM/AVRR), under the direct supervision of the National Programme Officer (Migration Management) and in close coordination with the Project team, the consultant will be responsible for the development of a contextualized training manual on victim centred adjudication of cases of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants in Edo and Delta States.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develop a work plan and methodology for the delivery of the consultancy in coordination with the National Programme Officer (Migration Management).
  • Conduct desk research to mine data and information relevant to the assignment.
  • Submit an inception report on the assignment.
  • Closely engaging relevant stakeholders, develop gender-sensitive training manuals on adjudication of cases of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants based on national legislation, international legal framework and best international practices while reflecting national context.
  • Facilitate one review and validation workshop with relevant stakeholders including trainers from the training institutions and operatives.
  • Participate in advocacy sessions to the NJI to integrate the manual into the training curriculum of the institutions
  • Facilitate a Training of Trainers session for trainers from the National Judicial Institute on the use of the developed manual.
  • Facilitate Training sessions for judges of courts with relevant jurisdiction in Edo and Delta States using the developed manual.
  • Undertake duty travel as necessary to complete the above-mentioned tasks.
  • Draft and submit a comprehensive final report of the assignment

Tangible and Measurable Output of the work assignment:

  • Submit inception phase report
  • Submit validated Training manuals on gender-sensitive, human rights-focused adjudication of trafficking and smuggling of migrants’ cases
  • Facilitate review and validation workshop with relevant stakeholders including trainers from the training institutions and operatives and submit workshop report.
  • Facilitate training workshops (Training of Trainers and Training of operatives) submit training workshop reports.
  • Submit final report with all the relevant materials annexed.

Deliverables and Timelines:

  • The total duration of the consultancy is expected to take 45 working days, over a period of six months

Deliverables and Timelines:

  • The total duration of the consultancy is expected to take 45 working days, over a period of six months

Deliverables | Timelines:

  • Detailed inception report including workplan and methodology -5 days
  • Development of training manual – 15days
  • Validation Workshop – 5days
  • Advocacy sessions for integration of training manual into the training curriculum of the relevant institutions – 5days
  • Training of trainers’ workshop – 5days
  • Training of Operatives workshop – 5days
  • Final Report – 5days

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A post-graduate degree in Law, Criminology or related field from an accredited academic institution.
  • Minimum Seven years of professional experience in the field of criminal investigation. Specific experience working on cases of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of training manuals and execution of trainings.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of trafficking in person and smuggling of migrants in Nigeria and understanding of national, regional and global issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in the coordination of complex programmes implying multiple partners and stakeholders.
  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other international/national institutions and bodies
  • Proven facilitation skills highly desirable.
  • Excellent Microsoft Word skills 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:

  • 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.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications via email to: HRNIGERIA@iom.int indicating position number as the subject of the email.

Click here for more information (PDF)

Job Title: Consultant (MM / Prosecution-Development of Training Manuals)

CFCV No.: CFCV2020/051
Location: Home based with Travels
Organizational Unit : Migration Management (MM)
IOM Classification: Consultant
Type of Appointment: Consultant, 45 working days within a duration of 6 months
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • The consultancy will support activities within the implementation framework of the Project – Strengthening the Capacity of the Justice Sector to Address Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants in the Edo and Delta States, implemented by the International Organization for Migration(IOM) with funding from the IOM Development Fund (IDF) The project aims to contribute to Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN)’s efforts to combat Trafficking in Persons (TiP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SoM) through Strengthening the Capacity of the Justice Sector to Address Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants in the Edo and Delta States in Nigeria.
  • While the underlying elements of human trafficking are difficult to understand, governments have an important role in ensuring that perpetrators are brought to justice effectively and protection of victims is assured. When officials, throughout the criminal justice sector, have a precise understanding of its core elements, they are better equipped to serve victims and society.
  • Considering the high incidence of smuggling of migrants and trafficking in persons in Nigeria, especially in the Edo and Delta States, there is an urgent need to address the issue through multiple approaches, including engagement of the justice sector, specifically by providing capacity-building assistance.
  • The project aims to ensure that all relevant arms of the justice sector (investigators, prosecutors and judges) are able to bring perpetrators of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants to justice effectively and that protection of victims is guaranteed.
  • In order to achieve this objective, the project will work with relevant partners to develop and pilot contextualized training manuals, organize training-of-trainers, and support the roll-out of training targeted to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), police investigators, persecutors from NAPTIP, Edo and Delta States ministries of justice, and judges of the Federal High Court in Edo and Delta States, among others.
  • Working under the overall supervision of the Programme Manager (MM / AVRR), under the direct supervision of the National Programme Officer (Migration Management) and in close coordination with the Project team, the consultant will be responsible for the development of a contextualized training manual on victim centered prosecution of of cases of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants in Edo and Delta States.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develop a work plan and methodology for the delivery of the consultancy in coordination with the National Programme Officer (Migration Management).
  • Conduct desk research to mine data and information relevant to the assignment.
  • Submit an inception report on the assignment.
  • Closely engaging relevant stakeholders, develop gender-sensitive training manuals on prosecution of cases of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants based on national legislation, international legal framework and best international practices while reflecting national context.
  • Facilitate one review and validation workshop with relevant stakeholders including trainers from the training institutions and operatives.
  • Participate in advocacy sessions to the NAPTIP, and the Ministries of Justice Edo and Delta States to integrate the manual into the training curriculum of the institutions
  • Facilitate a Training-of-Trainers sessions for prosecutors using the developed manual.
  • Facilitate training sessions for prosecutors from NAPTIP and other relevant Agencies using the developed manual.
  • Undertake duty travel as necessary to complete the above-mentioned tasks.
  • Draft and submit a comprehensive final report of the assignment

Tangible and Measurable Output of the work assignment:

  • Submit inception phase report
  • Submit validated training manuals on gender-sensitive, human rights focused investigation of trafficking and smuggling of migrants’ cases
  • Facilitate review and validation workshop with relevant stakeholders including trainers from the training institutions and operatives and submit workshop report.
  • Facilitate training workshops facilitated (ToT and Training of operatives) and submit training workshop reports.
  • Submit the final report with all the relevant materials used attached as annexes.

Deliverables and Timelines:

  • The total duration of the consultancy is expected to take 45 working days, over a period of six months

Deliverables – Timelines:

  • Detailed inception report including workplan and methodology – 5 days
  • Development of training manual – 15days
  • Validation Workshop – 5days
  • Advocacy sessions for integration of training manual into the training curriculum of the relevant institutions – 5days
  • Training of trainers’ workshop – 5days
  • Training of Operatives workshop – 5days
  • Final Report – 5days

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced degree in Criminal Justice, and related Social Sciences or related field from accredited academic institution.
  • Minimum Seven years of professional experience in the field of criminal justice operatives. Specific experience providing training to prosecutors on trafficking, smuggling of migrants and gender-based violence is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of training manuals and execution of trainings.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of trafficking in person and smuggling of migrants in Nigeria and understanding of national, regional and global issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in the coordination of complex programmes implying multiple partners and stakeholders.
  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other international / national institutions and bodies
  • Proven facilitation skills highly desirable.
  • Excellent Microsoft Word skills 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:

  • 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:

  • 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.

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

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Job Title: Administrative Assistant (HR)

SVN No: SVN2020.050
Location: Abuja
Organizational Unit: Resource Management
IOM Classification: G3
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term (SST), six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context
Working under the overall guidance of the Resource Management Officer and the direct supervision of the Human Resources Officer (HRO), the incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Human Resources Officer in all administrative tasks in the unit. In particular, he/she will undertake the below tasks:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the logistics and administrative work related to the recruitment of national staff in the mission with the guidance of the HR team,
  • Assist and coordinate with all supervisors and project managers on the approvals related to contract renewals for the national staff and prepare a report for further extensions.
  • Assist in coordinating the Advancement Within Grade (AWG) for all staff in the mission with the HR team
  • Maintain the HR filing system and ensure all files are updated with the right documents and ensure safe custody of all the files. Undertake regular checks in all the staff personal files to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Maintain and update the HR files in the HR common folder with all updated General Instructions, General Bulletins and any other HR related information updates,
  • Ensure the training folder is up to date at the end of each quarter.
  • Assist in preparing general staff letters related to HR in coordination with the HR Officer
  • Assist with the follow up of the Drivers Annual Exam process each year
  • Process medical payments approved by the Health Claims unit relating to staff confinement or treatment in hospital. Also prepare payments for all HR related medical outpatient bills with supporting documentation,
  • Assist and coordinate all logistics related to any training that involves the HR department and ensure smooth running of the training,
  • Perform any other related tasks as may be assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • One year of relevant working experience with a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; three years of working experience with high school diploma in a relevant field is required
  • Experience working in a busy office in administration.
  • Working experience in SAP is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with the UN common system or similar systems,
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills with proven ability to work effectively and harmoniously with a team of colleagues.
  • Mature individual, able to work independently under pressure, able to maintain accuracy, paying attention to details, meeting deadlines and working with minimal supervision.
  • Solid computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office Suite (Office, excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) internet and E-mail
  • Languages:
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge the local language.

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:

  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
  • This is a national position and only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance will be considered.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications via email to: HRNIGERIA@iom.int indicating position number as the subject of the email.

Click here for more information (pdf)

Job Title: Consultant (MM / Investigator-Development of Training Manuals)

CFCV No.: CFCV2020 / 053
Location: Nigeria
Organizational Unit: Migration Management (MM)
Duty Station: Home based with Travels
IOM Classification: Consultant
Type of Appointment: Consultant, 45 working days within a duration of 6 months
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context
The consultancy will support activities within the implementation framework of the Project – Strengthening the Capacity of the Justice Sector to Address Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants in the Edo and Delta States, implemented by the International Organization for Migration(IOM) with funding from the IOM Development Fund (IDF)

The project aims to contribute to Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN)’s efforts to combat Trafficking in Persons (TiP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SoM) through Strengthening the Capacity of the Justice Sector to Address Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants in the Edo and Delta States in Nigeria.

While the underlying elements of human trafficking are difficult to understand, governments have an important role in ensuring that perpetrators are brought to justice effectively and protection of victims is assured. When officials, throughout the criminal justice sector, have a precise understanding of its core elements, they are better equipped to serve victims and society.

Considering the high incidence of smuggling of migrants and trafficking in persons in Nigeria, especially in the Edo and Delta States, there is an urgent need to address the issue through multiple approaches, including engagement of the justice sector, specifically by providing capacity-building assistance.

The project aims to ensure that all relevant arms of the justice sector (investigators, prosecutors and judges) are able to bring perpetrators of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants to justice effectively and that protection of victims is guaranteed.

In order to achieve this objective, the project will work with relevant partners to develop and pilot contextualized training manuals, organize training-of-trainers, and support the roll-out of training targeted to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), police investigators, persecutors from NAPTIP, Edo and Delta States ministries of justice, and judges of the Federal High Court in Edo and Delta States, among others.

Working under the overall supervision of the Programme Manager (MM/AVRR), under the direct supervision of the National Programme Officer (Migration Management) and in close coordination with the Project team, the consultant will be responsible for the development of a contextualized training manual on victim centered investigation of of cases of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants in Edo and Delta States.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develop a work plan and methodology for the delivery of the consultancy in coordination with the National Programme Officer (Migration Management).
  • Conduct desk research to mine data and information relevant to the assignment.
  • Submit an inception report on the assignment.
  • Closely engaging relevant stakeholders, develop gender-sensitive training manuals on investigation of cases of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants based on national legislation, international legal framework and best international practices while reflecting national context.
  • Facilitate one review and validation workshop with relevant stakeholders including trainers from the training institutions and operatives.
  • Participate in advocacy sessions to the Nigeria Police Force and the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to integrate the manual into the training curriculum of the institutions
  • Facilitate a Training-of-Trainers sessions for investigators using the developed manual.
  • Facilitate two training sessions for investigators from NAPTIP and the Nigerian Police Academy using the developed manual.
  • Undertake duty travel as necessary to complete the above-mentioned tasks.
  • Draft and submit a comprehensive final report of the assignment

Tangible and Measurable Output of the Work Assignment

  • Submit inception phase report.
  • Submit validated training manuals on gender-sensitive, human rights focused investigation of trafficking and smuggling of migrants’ cases.
  • Facilitate review and validation workshop with relevant stakeholders including trainers from the training institutions and operatives and submit workshop report.
  • Facilitate training workshops facilitated (ToT and Training of operatives) and submit training workshop report and submit training workshop reports.
  • Submit final report with all the relevant materials used attached as annexes.

Deliverables and Timelines

  • The total duration of the consultancy is expected to take 45 working days, over a period of six months.

Deliverables – Timelines:

  • Detailed inception report including workplan and methodology 5 days
  • Development of training manual – 15 days
  • Validation Workshop – 5 days
  • Advocacy sessions for integration of training manual into the training curriculum of the relevant institutions – 5 days
  • Training of trainers’ workshop – 5 days
  • Training of Operatives workshop – 5 days
  • Final Report – 5 days

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A Postgraduate Degree in Law, Criminology and Related Social Sciences or related field from accredited academic institution.
  • Minimum of Six years of professional experience in the field of criminal investigation. Specific experience providing training on the investigation of cases of trafficking is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the investigation of transnational organized crimes.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of training manuals and execution of trainings.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of trafficking in person and smuggling of migrants in Nigeria and understanding of national, regional and global issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in the coordination of complex programmes implying multiple partners and stakeholders.
  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other international / national institutions and bodies
  • Proven facilitation skills highly desirable.
  • Excellent Microsoft Word skills 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
  • 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:

  • 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications via email to: HRNIGERIA@iom.int using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Click here for more information (pdf)

Deadline: 1st October, 2020.

Important Information & Notice

  • 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 “CFCV2020/052 Lagos. Consultant (MM/Investigator-Development of Training Manuals) “
  • 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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