IOM Nigeria Vacancy for Project Assistant (DDRR/Reconciliation/PCVE) – Maiduguri


Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with gover
nmental,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.
Working under the overall supervision of the DDRR Project Officer- Maiduguri, and under the direct supervision of the
National Project Officer- Maiduguri (Reconciliation/ PCVE), the successful candidate will be responsible for the support in the implementation of the Reconciliation/ PCVE component of the
DDRR Programme. In particular, s/he will;
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Contribute to the implementation and monitoring of the DDRR component related to Reconciliation and Prevention
and Counter Violent Extremism- PCVE in the prioritized locations (in northeast Nigeria).
Support the follow up and monitoring of the technical implementation of sub- grants related to reconciliation, PCVE
and peacebuilding with implementing partners, verifying that IOM standards and operating modalities are met when
activities are implemented and informing any deviations to the supervisor.
Coordinate all administrative procedures required to implement the activities related to reconciliation, PCVE and
peace building.
In coordination with the ICRS project, support the implementation of the IOM community reconciliation model.
Support the implementation of mappings and assessments of local and institutional resources, capacities, and
mechanisms as well as systemic gaps and perceptions of reintegration and reconciliation processes.
Support the National Project Officer in promoting the prioritized affected communities broad based community
engagement, social mobilization and cultural activities toward conflict prevention, peacebbuilding and reconciliation
Undertake duty travel relating to project activities, monitoring and assessments.
Provide weekly feedback to the National Project Officer.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose
of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.
University degree in from an accredited institution in International Relations, Social Science, Law, Development
and Humanitarian Affairs or related field.
Three-year experience in related field, preferably in Transition, Prevention of Violence/PCVE, reconciliation, or
related experience.
Good knowledge of the northeast region in Nigeria is an asset.
Experience in projects implemented with communities is an asset
Experience/ knowledge about restorative justice mechanisms and
peace building processes in other countries is an asset.
Experience working with relevant Government counterparts, inter
national organizations and private sector entities is an asset.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, Good knowledge of
information technology and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint,
Publisher, and SharePoint.
Previous work experience in international organizations and companies would be an advantage, preferably within
the United Nations or within the international humanitarian field.
Fluency in English and multiple Native languages
Required Competencies
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:
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 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.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy not
ice 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
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.
How to apply:
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Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications
via email to
[email protected] indicating position applied on subject line by Wednesday 23rd January 2019.
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
SVN2019.01 Maiduguri. Project Assistant
(DDRR/Reconciliation/PCVE)- G5
All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).
Please note that this position is open only to Nigerian National applicants and only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.
Deadline: 23.01.2019

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