Project Officer (Shelter) (International Organization for Migration (IOM))
Your responsibilities will include:
- Assist in developing IOM Nigeria shelter, WASH and Non-Food Item (NFI) response options, which is sensitive to context and culture of affected geographic locations and populations.
- Contribute to a coordinated shelter delivery in the areas of intervention by ensuring shelter response is complemented by other essential services.
- Monitor the delivery of shelter project targets and bring to the attention of the supervisor delays, bottlenecks, quality, budget or procedural issues, etc., and make recommendations for corrective action.
- Contribute to designing and conducting needs assessments related to shelter/WASH in various locations including camps, camp-like settings and host communities.
- Contribute to designing and conducting post-distribution monitoring of all shelter/WASH activities.
- Analyse data from assessments and Post Distribution Monitoring evaluations for guiding informed programming choices.
- Develop and maintain effective project progress trackers and project monitoring tools.
- Assist in identifying priority locations for rapid shelter response.
- Work closely with Logistics and Procurement on the delivery of program items and assist in bidding process.
- Work closely with IOM’s camp coordination and camp management (CCCM), Non-Food Item (NFI), Psychosocial Support Services (PSS), Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) teams to identify gaps and to ensure a comprehensive response strategy.
- Contribute to developing Standard Operating Procedures for different activities implemented by IOM Shelter unit.
- Contribute to the capacity building of the shelter team through training modules and close mentoring.
- Support in reporting of all shelter/WASH activities for both internal and external audience.
- Develop a systematic approach to capturing success stories on the ground.
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
- Master's Degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Civil Engineering or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
- University Degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
- Experience in shelter programming in complex emergencies both in camp settings and host community situation is essential;
- Previous experience with handling budget and large scale shelter programmes;
- Experience in project administration;
- Knowledge of social and development issues as well as general migration related issues; Knowledge of project development, administration and evaluation concepts and procedures.
- Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of any regional languages is an advantage.
- Desirable Competencies
- Accountability - takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
- Client Orientation - works effectively well with client and stakeholders;
- Continuous Learning - promotes continuous learning for self and others;
- Communication - listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
- Creativity and Initiative - actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
- Leadership and Negotiation - develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
- Performance Management - identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
- Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
- Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter;
- Teamwork - contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
- Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
- Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.