International Organization for Migration (IOM) Available Job Opportunity

Posted on :

9 Mar, 2022

Category :

Consultancy Jobs in Nigeria

International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental andnon-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for thebenefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: Consultant for the Development of Soft Skills Training Manual
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Consultant (30 Working days)
CFCV No.: CFCV2022/19
IOM Classification : Consultant
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


  • To develop a Soft Skills’ Training Manual as well as deliver one Training of Trainers (ToT) and three stepdown trainings for Staff of the Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) and Job Centres of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment (FMLE) from the six geo-political zones of Nigeria.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Develop a Soft Skills’ Training Material and share with IOM
  • Facilitate two meetings, one for the review of the Training Manual and the other for the validation of the Manual, and produce and submit the meetings’ report that meets IOM’s standard
  • Develop pre and post evaluation guidelines and materials for the ToT and stepdown trainings
  • Build knowledge and deliver ToT and three stepdown trainings for Staff of MRCs and Job Centre of FMLE using the Soft Skills Training Material developed
  • Produce and submit the training reports, (ToT and the three stepdown trainings) that meets IOM’s standard.

Performance Indicators for the Evaluation of Results:

  • Detailed workplan
  • A Soft Skills’ Training Material
  • Pre and post evaluation guidelines and materials for the ToT and three stepdown trainings
  • Share knowledge and facilitate trainings based on participatory methodology
  • Reports of the review and validation meetings that meets IOM’s standards, capturing key discussions, results, and recommendations
  • Training Reports (one ToT and three stepdown trainings) that meets IOM’s standards, capturing key discussions, results, and recommendations

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Master’s Degree with 5 years of professional experience in delivering professional training and manual development or University Degree with seven years of relevant professional experience.
  • Professional Certification in relation to soft skills with at least 5 years’ practical working experience in training, coaching, capacity building in areas of soft skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and manage soft skills development training sessions.
  • Ability to work with national and local staff with respect, maturity, and impartiality.
  • Familiarity with gender issues is an advantage.
  • Ability to train, write and produce report is desirable.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as fluent and effective spoken and written English.
  • Excellent Microsoft Word skills and ability to take notes/drafts and produce high-quality written reports.
  • Motivated, committed, responsible, and able to work independently with limited direct supervision.

Other Desirable Qualifications:

  • Proven training experience for government in an intelligence environment.
  • Excellent experience working with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to conceptualize and integrate diverse views from government authorities, stakeholders. and the broader community to achieve desired objectives.
  • Knowledge of local context in human rights and migration discourse.


  • Fluency in English; Knowledge of multiple / Local languages advantageous.

Travel Required:

  • Travel within Abuja, Lagos, Enugu, Edo and Kano States as required.

Required 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:

  • 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.


  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa, and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Send Application Letter and CV to: using “CFCV2022/19 Abuja Consultant MM/Development of Soft Skills Training Manual” as the subject of the mail.

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Application Deadline: 17th March, 2022.



  • 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 CFCV2022/19 Abuja Consultant MM/Development of Soft Skills Training Manual
  • All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers, and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).
  • IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee).
  • IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

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