International Organization for Migration Employment Opportunities

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.

International Organization for Migration Field Coordination Officer Employment Opportunities


  • Support the Head of Sub Office and Emergency Coordinator (HSOEC) in Managing, coordinating and ensuring an efficient implementation of different project activities (including DTM, Shelter, NFI, CCCM, WASH, and MHPSS). Utilize information obtained as an input to corrective decision making and informed programming.
  • Review and provide inputs to the different emergency programme Standard Operational Procedures, to ensure a rapid, appropriate and comprehensive IOM emergency response in Maiduguri, Yola and deep field locations in North East Nigeria.
  • Manage and lead Rapid Assessments and Response missions and activities, and ensure quality control and adherence to IOM’s procedural standards and policies as well as donor requirements at field level.
  • Coordinate with all IOM project managers and provide guidance to ensure a well-coordinated, efficient, timely and proper IOM response at the field level.
  • Organize and chair regular internal operations meetings with representatives from all IOM projects to plan and agree on field-level action points. Follows up to ensure the action points are completed within the agreed deadlines.
  • Represent IOM at the Shelter & CCCM Sectoral coordination mechanisms at field level and provide leadership support according to the strategy and tools implemented at national level.
  • Represent IOM at the Rapid Response Mechanism coordination forum and others as required.
  • Identify train and supervise IOM team leaders and focal points in hard to reach areas. Support in training staff working in the Emergency Response Programme (ER) in accordance with the Organization’s procedures and regulations.
  • Liaise as required, with Project Managers, Resource Management Officer (RMO), local authorities and agencies/organizations to facilitate the proper implementation of the mission’s emergency response activities.
  • In coordination with the Project Managers and the Project Development officer, prepare implementation, progress, results and donor reports, as well as other materials or correspondence relevant to ongoing activities.

    Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Master's degree in International Affairs, Development Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
    University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.


  • Experience in Emergency Response and Disaster Management, preferably in the African region;
    Operational and extensive field experience in programme development, implementation and evaluation;
  • Experience in post-conflict/emergency zones and in working in a high-risk environment, project management and administrative and financial management;
  • Combination of training and experience in field of operations, preferably in natural disaster or post conflict situations;
  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities and local communities, as well as national and international institutions preferably within the United Nations Common System and the International Humanitarian Field.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 16th July, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; International Organization for Migration Field Coordination Officer Employment Opportunities

    International Organization for Migration Consultant Employment Opportunities

    Core Functions / Responsibilities

    The Consultant will be responsible for the following:

  • To Develop a standard and comprehensive Trainer's Manual to guide and assist trainers in conducting training to help returnees prepare for reintegration, including Psychosocial First Aid, entrepreneurship/ starting and running a business, value and supply chain and partnerships and cooperative concepts.
  • Trainees Guide, which is based on the trainers manual, intended to help returnees in their reintegration activities.

  • Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications, the following below Written Materials and a Cover Letter, not more than one page specifying the motivation for Application, addressed to the "Human Resources, International Organization for Migration IOM" via e-mail to: By 15th July, 2018
    with a subject line "CFCV2018/31 Lagos. Consultant (AVRR/ Development of Business Skills Training Manual)".

  • A maximum of 4 page proposal providing a brief methodology on the approach and conduct of the work within the suggested time frame.

    Resume with detailed listing of the most relevant similar work undertaken with closely related professional experience, and also including:

  • The names of companies or organizations previously served, with up-to-date contact details
  • At least one professional reference for the consultant, with complete contact information; and
  • Details of the consultants' technical training and education.
  • Documentation of recent daily consultancy rates received for previous work done.


  • 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.

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