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International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental andnon-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for thebenefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Database Officer (DTM)

SVN No.: SVN 2021 134
Locations: Borno
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2
Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • Under the overall supervision of the Head of sub-Office and the direct supervision of the Programme Officer of Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the development and implementation of DTM databases and application systems.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the current Information Management Systems, obtain the requirements from the DTM operations team, understand the operational system in place, and analyze the workflow and  existing  standalone  databases / applications  to  understand  the  scope  of the  Information Management.
  • Develop a comprehensive data management system with effective data collection, storage and sharing workflows and effective measures for implementing data protection and data governance mechanisms.
  • Contribute to the development of a comprehensive Information Management System that manages the workflow, information and documentation involved in the various DTM Data collection and management processes based on the requirements.
  • As part of the Biometric Registration and Verification System (BRaVe) development team, contribute to the development of the modules and provide user support in coordination with theGlobal DTM Support team.
  • Support the Extract Transform and Load (ETL) process for data collected from the variousdata collection processes and contribute to the development of analysis processing services to be used with Business Intelligence tools.
  • Prepare  detailed  technical  documentation  and  conduct  the  training  for  the  system administrators / managers.
  • Assist in preparing user manuals and conducting training programmes for the users.
  • Attend technical and information-sharing meetings regarding the progress of designing, development and implementation of the applications.
  • Ensure the implementation of IOM ITC Standards, policies and guidelines, in particular with regards to the databases and information systems being followed and implemented.
  • Ensure the required performance of the developed applications to prevent and minimize downtime or service interruptions.
  • Monitor the standard development, quality control, collaboration and source management processes during the development stage and provide the required technical documentation to facilitate the continuity of the solution management.
  • Recruit, manage and train, as needed, database assistants and data entry clerks to ensurethe quality of data entered into IOM databases.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering / Information  Technology with two years of professional experience in windows and web-based application development; or University degree in the above fields with four years of professional experience in windows and web-based application development.

Experience:

  • Experience in cooperate business application development for process flow management;
  • Experience in MS SQL, C#, VB.net application development and data management isrequired;
  • Experience in MySQL, PHP and extensive knowledge of contents management system packages, open-source frameworks (JavaScript/AJAX, HTML5, etc), and programming API isan advantage;
  • Extensive knowledge in Microsoft Applications and Microsoft Dynamics Certificate is anadvantage.

Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge in database and software development, MS SQL, ASP.NET, C#, Microsoftdevelopment tools, open-source tools;
  • Up-to-date knowledge on the solution development and management;• Up-to-date knowledge of cloud computing and use of various tools and environment forapplication development and hosting;
  • Thorough understanding in cloud environments and tools for data systems.

Languages:

  • IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.
  • External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (French,Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese).
  • For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of one ofthe IOM Official languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is an advantage.
  • Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process,which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Required Competencies:
Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three 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 mannerconsistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committedmanner 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 achieveshared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timelymanner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge andinnovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumesresponsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explainscomplex 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 theability 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 enablingenvironment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

Other:

  • Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
  • This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations.
  • Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.
  • The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members.
  • For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Project Coordinator (Humanitarian Hubs)

Ref No: VN 2021 134
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P4
Type of Appointment: Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Context

  • The North-eastern part of Nigeria has witnessed an increase in violence since the beginning of 2015, causing a major humanitarian crisis. More than two million individuals have been displaced and a few more thousands are affected as a consequence of the intensified attacks by non-State armed groups, as well as the counter-insurgency activities of the Nigerian Government, with the highest number of displacements taking place in Borno, Yobe, Gombe and Adamawa States.
  • In order to support the Government of Nigeria strengthen the humanitarian response in the North-east, the Humanitarian community has expanded its scope of intervention beyond Maiduguri into priority satellite sites in accessible areas, in line with the need for increased accommodation and office space to meet the growing numbers of staff in Maiduguri and necessary presence of staff in selected field locations.
  • IOM and participating partners will maintain and reinforce the access and service delivery to beneficiaries in the conflict-affected areas through the operation of humanitarian hubs in Maiduguri and other strategic locations.
  • Working under the overall supervision of the Regional Director and the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission in Abuja, the successful candidate will be responsible for the establishment andoverall management of the Humanitarian Hubs in North-east Nigeria and be based in Maiduguri.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Supervise the operation of 9 existing Humanitarian Hubs distributed across the Borno State and coordinate with partners and agencies in identifying possible areas where additional Humanitarian Hubs may be established to continue enabling the humanitarian community to respond to the needs of the internally displaced population.
  • Coordinate with partners and agencies in identifying services and facilities needed within the existing and new humanitarian hubs. Regularly review the existing facilities and services in the humanitarian hubs vis-a-vis the needs of humanitarian workers and make necessary adjustments to better address the needs. Lead the planning and putting in place of facilities and services for new humanitarian hubs and ensure that such services and facilities are functional and available to humanitarian workers.
  • Lead the continuous information dissemination process with partners on the services and locations of the humanitarian hubs. Continue engaging with partners in signing memorandum of understanding on the utilization of the services of the humanitarian hubs.
  • Supervise and continuously train all personnel needed to put in place, operate and manage the humanitarian hubs and coordinate recruitment of new staff, as needed.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of administrative and operational procedures and guidelines on humanitarian hub operations. Ensure the consistent implementation of procedures and guidelines on all humanitarian hubs. Document best practices processes.
  • Coordinate with the Emergency Coordinator and Project Development Officer in preparing project proposal to raise funds needed to set up and/or operate the humanitarian hubs and/or improve the services offered. Coordinate with donors and other stakeholders and enlist their support for the development and operation of the Humanitarian Hubs.
  • Lead the review and improvement, if necessary, of a cost recovery model to help sustain the operation of the humanitarian hubs.
  • Review and adjust operational plans and activities to ensure that project targets and commitments to the donors are met. Prepare reports and share them with relevant and intended parties.
  • Regularly review and adjust management processes to ensure good utilization of resources.
  • Work with the Field Security Coordinating Officer (FSCO) of UNDSS in coordination with IOM’s OSS, in reviewing and improving the security facilities and updating the standard operating procedures of the humanitarian hubs.
  • Work with the Chief of Mission on the convening of the Humanitarian Hubs Steering Committee. Provide timely and relevant updates to the Humanitarian Hubs Steering Committee and other stakeholders, on the programmatic needs and challenges of the humanitarian hubs.
  • Perform such other duties as may be required.

Required Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s Degree in International Relations, Political Science, Humanitarian Operations,
  • Logistics or a related field from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant
  • professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with nine years of relevant professional experience.

Experience:

  • Practical experience with international organizations, in development, implementation and evaluation, and/or project implementation and management;
  • Experience in overseeing construction projects especially in the context of emergency response;
  • Familiarity with different project cycle steps and donor relations;
  • Experience in liaising with government authorities, inter-governmental institutions, other national and international institutions and national and international NGOs;
  • Previous experience working in Nigeria is an advantage.

Skills:

  • In depth knowledge of the broad range of migration related subject areas dealt with by the Organization;
  • Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming;
  • Knowledge of financial rules and regulations;
  • Knowledge in business process and improvement;
  • Ability to supervise large number of staff.

Languages:

  • IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.
  • External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese).
  • For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French and Spanish is an advantage.
  • Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Required Competencies:
Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 3:

  • 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 3:

  • 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: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

Other:

  • Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
  • This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations.
  • Recommended candidates endorsed by the Appointments and Postings Board will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.
  • The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

 

 

Job Title: Junior Programme Assistant

SVN No: SVN2021.047
Location: Abuja (FCT)
Organization Unit: Immigration Border Management (IBM
IOM Classification: G3
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 IOM Nigeria’s IBM Programme Manager, and under the direct supervision of the Senior Project Assistant/Project Coordinator, the successful candidate’s primary role will be to provide technical support within the IOM Nigeria implemented projects. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide clerical support as requested to the full portfolio of IOM Nigeria IBM projects.

Core Functions / Responsibilities
Provide clerical support to the work of the Senior Project Assistant/Project Coordinator and the Project Assistants / Component Coordinators in all aspects of their work, with a focus on the following areas:

  • Support Senior Project Assistant in IBM-related w applications, software configuration and network component. Assist in providing technical support to required locations (HQ, state commands and border crossing points).
  • Support Senior Project assistant in the projects’ documentation, preparation, and implementation of network systems, software deployment, and other IT-related activities.
  • Maintain inventory of projects’ hardware and software equipment.
  • Assisting in the preparation of seminars, conferences, workshops, meetings, presentations and missions related to the project, and undertaking duty travel to support project activities when required.
  • Performing such other duties as may be assigned.

Education:

  • University degree /certificate in related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Experience:

  • Minimum three years (one year for degree holders) in related field;
  • Previous experience in project administrative support an advantage, preferably within the United Nations system or the international development or humanitarian field;

Skills:

  • Experience in the usage of office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and data analysis

Languages:

  • Fluency in English and French (oral and written)., Working knowledge in one or more national languages

Required Competencies
Behavioural:

  • 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:

  • 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: 21st June, 2021.

How to apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via email to: HRNIGERIA@iom.int indicating position applied on subject line by and Click Here
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 SVN2021.047 Abuja Junior Programme Assistant (IBM), G3.

Note

  • All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers, and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).
  • This position is open only to Nigerian National applicants and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity. Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

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