Job Opportunities at the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

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IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

IOM Nigeria commenced activities in 2001 and focused its interventions on counter trafficking activities, migration issues, return and reintegration of stranded migrants especially to Liberia, and Voluntary Returns from abroad.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for Job Opportunities at the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Intern (Procurement and Logistics)

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Lagos | Nigeria.

SVN No. : CFCV2021.24
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Organizational Unit: Resource Management (Procurement & Logistics)
IOM Classification: UG
Type of Appointment: 6 Months Internship
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

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Job Description:

  • Working under the overall supervision of and the Procurement and Logistics Officer, Lagos and the direct supervision of the Procurement & Logistics Assistants, Lagos and in close coordination with all the RM and Programme Units, the incumbent will assist in carrying out Procurement and Logistics functions in accordance with IOM’s regulations, rules and procedures

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Assist in carrying out procurement and logistical tasks within the office, including procurement, supply and transport, documentation, storage and warehousing, equipment up-grading, etc.
  • Assist in following-up on the status of purchase orders and keep the requesting unit abreast of estimated time of delivery or any changes that may affect or modify the pre-determined delivery conditions.
  • Assist in verifying conformity of delivered goods to the specifications in the purchase order and if they are in good condition, report deviations and take corrective measures in coordination with requesting Unit.
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining tracking and filing systems for asset supply and programme material distribution
  • Assist in maintaining the asset inventory list and update it at regular intervals by carrying out physical verification of assets in the office and at the warehouse; conduct issue of assets based on proper documentary authorization.
  • Additionally, adhere to IOM procedures for disposal of assets.
  • Assist in maintaining procurement, inventory and vendor database.
  • Assist in preparing tender Documents and the other sequential documents such as, keeping records of the number of issues, collection of cash, Pre-bid Meetings Bid Submission, Bid Evaluation Resolution to Award and Notice of Award.
  • Assist in supporting timely and regular reporting of procurement / logistical data of the office
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • University Degree / Certificate in Procurement and Logistics or a related field from an accredited academic institution, training or minimum experience of Four Years (Two Years for Degree Holders) in related field, preferably within the International Humanitarian Field; Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality;

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:

  • 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.

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Migration Health Nurse

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Lagos | Nigeria.

SVN No. : SVN2021.23
Organizational Unit: Migration Health
IOM Classification: G4
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term (SST), 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As Soon as Possible

Job Description:

  • Working under the Overall supervision of the Migration Health Officer and the direct supervision of the Chief Migration Health Nurse, the incumbent will work within the Migration Health Assessment Centre (MHAC) and together with other clinical staff perform tasks related to immigration medical examination. The incumbent will carry out the following responsibilities:

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Assist National Migration Health Physician in various duties related to Migration Health Assessments. This includes but not limited to:
    • Logistic preparation of medical screenings,
    • Procedures for quality control and quality assurance,
    • Handling of medical files,
    • Collection of biodata and medical history,
    • Taking anthropometric measurements,
    • Identity check of the applicants and ensuring confidentiality of medical information throughout the screening process.
  • Assist to conduct pre-departure treatment and prophylaxis as required, as well as pre-embarkation assessments for “fitness for travel” and complete relevant records and reports as needed.
  • Interview female applicants with possible pregnancy. Perform rapid tests for pregnancy and register the results.
  • Prepare for sputum collection: prepare the list for the laboratory, assign codes and label sputum containers.
  • Maintain safety procedures at sputum collection site.
  • Perform sputum collection in accordance with technical guidelines and procedures below:
    • Check applicant’s identity.
    • Explain the procedure to applicants.
  • Observe sputum collection and assist applicants in coughing techniques and production of sputum.
  • Ensure sputum and other biological samples are transported to the designated laboratory in a proper manner.
  • Keep register of applicants being investigated for TB.
  • Liaise with the laboratory, receive results of sputum smears in a timely manner, register the results and inform the National Migration Health Physician on the arrival of the results.
  • Accompany applicants to the radiology and make ensure the identity of the applicants undergoing chest x-ray.
  • Assist with registration, data entry and printing out of certificates and other documents.
  • Collect statistical information in a requested format and submit to the supervisor.
  • To administer vaccinations in accordance with CDC Guidelines with respect to clients age, site of vaccination and needle size.
  • Record and report all vaccines adverse events.
  • Vaccine ordering and storage (Maintaining cold chain)
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Nursing from an accredited institution with two years of continuous working experience or
  • Diploma in Clinical Nursing from an accredited academic institution with four year of continuous working experience
  • Applicant must be registered by the Nursing Council in Nigeria and have a valid practicing license

Experience:

  • Working experience in clinical nursing preferably in a medical facility or International NGO, UN Organizations,
  • Previous work experience with migration health assessments is an advantage.
  • Training and experience in TB, STDs, other communicable diseases and migration health is desirable.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Office (Excel, Word, Access) and experience in working with databases and online applications.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English and Native Language; Fluency in multiple local languages advantageous.

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:

  • 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.
  • Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications via email to:  HRNIGERIA@iom.int indicating position applied on subject line.

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Important Information and 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 “SVN2021.23 Migration Health Nurse – Lagos Nigeria”.
  • 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 only

 

Laboratory Technologist

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Lagos | Nigeria.

SVN No. : SVN2021.22
Organizational Unit: Migration Health
IOM Classification: G4
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term (SST), 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As Soon as Possible

Job Description:

  • Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, the direct supervision of the Migration Health Officer and the technical supervision of the Regional Laboratory Specialist in Nairobi, the incumbent will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Ensure collection of sputum specimens for testing in migration related health assessments.
  • Prepare specimens and arrange transport for follow-up testing as required.
  • Liaise with approved external/subcontracted Laboratories of Lagos on test requirements and timely result reporting as well as to monitor that quality assurance measures are taken for the testing of all specimens  accordingly as per the IOM Migration Health Department (MHD) Technical instructions.
  • Follow up on invoice timely submission from external laboratories.
  • Strictly follow all anti-fraud measures for specimen collection
  • Perform serological testing for the migration health programs including both screen and confirmatory testing
  • Carry out the sterilization processes for the laboratory reagents and waste disposal
  • Timely process of laboratory specimens and result posting, including Pre-Departure Medical Screening result posting.
  • Strictly follow all safety guidelines and instructions including the use of PPE.
  • Strictly follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for testing conducted
  • Liaise with the Regional Laboratory Specialist to monitor quality assurance measures for the collection and testing of all specimens according to IOM guidelines and inform supervisor of any discrepancy.
  • Maintain an electronic database for all IOM laboratory testing.
  • Liaise with Migration Health Assessment Centre (MHAC) Abuja and Nairobi laboratories to follow up on results and harmonize SOPs.
  • Perform Gonorrhea testing
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory with two years of continuous working experience or
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Techniques with four years of continuous working experience
  • Applicant must be registered in Nigeria

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in a Medical Laboratory environment.
  • Training and experience in TB, HIV, STDs, and other communicable diseases testing is an added advantage.
  • Mature individual, able to work independently, effectively, and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds at all levels.
  • Tolerant individual with ability to work with migrants at all ages and from different background and with flexibility and able to work on overtime, when requested
  • Capable of working under stressful and difficult conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
  • Previous work experience with an international organization and NGOs dealing with refugees would be a strong advantage

Skills:

  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Office (Excel, Word, Access) and experience in working with databases and online applications.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English and Native Language; Fluency in multiple local languages is advantageous.

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:

  • 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.
  • Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance of the duty station will be  considered.
  • 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

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

Click here for more information (PDF)

Important Information and 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 “SVN2021.22 – Laboratory Technologist – Lagos Nigeria”.
  • 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 Nationals