Established in 1951, International Organization for Migration (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.
Job Title: Project Officer (Psychosocial)
Ensure strict adherence to the project scope and activities as set forth in the approved project proposal.
Manage the overall implementation of the programme on a timely manner.
Supervise and monitor technically and administratively the Psychosocial team Mobile Teams, Project Assistant and Project Coordinator and consultants.
Provide technical guidance and oversight to the activities of the psychosocial mobile teams and local non-government organizations (NGOs) supported by the programme, including the implementation of needs assessments, intervention protocols, direct assistance provisions and education.
Oversee and organize the implementation of capacity building of staff and mobile teams.
Develop a curriculum to training of trainers for social and medical service providers and facilitate the training of beneficiaries and other stakeholders.
Develop tools to monitor the quality of the trainings provided by the trainers.
Ensure and facilitate close coordination and liaison with all governmental and non- governmental counterparts. In particular: a.) Liaise with national authorities and professionals, including Ministry of Social Affairs, Ministry of Health (MoH) and Academic institutions, both at central and Borno and Adamawa State level; b.) Represent IOM in Mental Health of Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) coordination meetings, Child Protection Working Group meetings and sub-groups at the MoH, Ministry of Education (MoE), and others, as requested by the CoM. Support the establishment of national and humanitarian coordination mechanisms in the mental health of MHPSS domain and represent IOM within those mechanisms.
Respond to information requests and coordinate the development of further project proposals based on emerging and identified needs in the psychosocial domain in Nigeria.
Establish a monitoring and evaluation system, regarding the psychosocial program.
Facilitate, in strict coordination with the MHPSS Section at IOM HQs, the large scale information sharing and publication of this project.
Ensure proper documentation of every step of the project including regular reporting to the donor as required in the donor agreement, and supervisors, upon need or request.
Supervise and monitor budget and staffing.
Ensure donor visibility including focus on funding and budgetary aspects of the project.
Ensure the integration of cross-cutting issues such as gender, children, and other vulnerable groups are considered in the programme.
Undertake frequent duty travel to very challenging areas.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
BA, BSc, HND, MBA, MSc, MA
5 - 7 years
Administration, Secretarial, NGO, Non-Profit, Project Management
Method of Application
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