Friday, 27 April 2018

Resources Management Officer at IOM - UN Migration

The North-Eastern part of Nigeria has witnessed an increase in violence since the beginning of
2015,  causing  a  major  humanitarian crisis.  More  than  two  million  individuals  have  been displaced  as  a  consequence  of  the  intensified attacks  by  the  insurgents, as  well  as  the counter-insurgency activities of the Nigerian Government, with the highest number of displacements taking place in Borno, Yobe, Gombe and Adamawa States.Resources Management Officer at IOM - UN Migration

In order to support the Government of Nigeria (GoN) strengthen the humanitarian response in the North East, the Humanitarian community is working towards expanding its scope of intervention beyond  Maiduguri  into  priority  satellite  sites  in  newly  accessible  areas.  This however brings to light the need for increased accommodation and office space to meet the growing numbers of staff in Maiduguri.
IOM and participating partners are improving the access and service delivery to beneficiaries in the conflict-affected areas through the establishment of humanitarian hubs in Maiduguri and other strategic locations.

Job Title: Resources Management Officer

Location: Maiduguri
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) and the direct supervision of the Resources Management Officer in Abuja, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for managing the budgetary, financial, human resources and administrative functions of the Maiduguri sub-office. S/he will also provide recommendations aiming at increasing effectiveness and efficiency of resources management in the Maiduguri sub-office.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1.   Monitor   financial   management,   particularly   in   the   Maiduguri   Sub-Office,   including   the
oversight of financial expenditures and accountability.
2. Supervise and coordinate with senior management the preparation of donor financial reports
in accordance with IOM regulations and established procedures.
3.  Supervise  the  management  of  the  sub-office  treasury,  forecast  cash  flows  according  to
activities in Maiduguri Sub-Office and ensure daily control of funds disbursed; ensure funding is
received in accordance with donor agreements.
4.  Prepare  portions  of  the  annual  budget  for  the  Mission,  assist  senior  staff  and  Project
Managers in the preparation of budget reports and proposals for new programmes implemented
in Maiduguri Sub-Office, and review monthly sub-office accounts.
5.  Inspect  payroll  versus  budget,  ensuring  that  salaries  are  correctly  allocated  to  projects
consistent with IOM's projectization criteria.
6. Make recommendations on procedural improvements in the relevant areas of administration
and  finance.  Supervise  and  train  local  staff  on  IOM’s  administration  and  finance  policies  and
7.  Supervise  Maiduguri  Sub-Office  administrative  functions,  and  other  related  activities,  in
accordance with the Organization’s policies and procedures.
8.  Supervise  the  implementation  of  procurement,  logistics,  facilities  maintenance,  guest  house
administration,  asset  administration  and  transport  support  within  established  internal  control
9. Ensure the maintenance and updating of the database of vendor/contractor accreditation and
evaluation status to ensure a pool of reliable vendors and contractors.
10.   Design   and   ensure   the   implementation   and   maintenance   of   a   tracking   system   of
commodities, supplies, and equipment and project assets in Maiduguri Sub-Office.
11. Liaise with other internal functional units of the Country Office, as well as with banks, donors
and government counterparts and other stakeholders.
12.  Liaise  with  relevant  units  in  the  Country  Office  regarding  the  financial  and  administrative
activities of the sub-office.
13. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

• Master’s  degree  in  Finance,  Accounting,  Business  Administration  or  a  related  field  from  an
accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
• Professional  certification  as  chartered  accountant  (CA)  or  certified  public  accountant  (CPA),
Chartered  Institute  of  Management  Accountants  (CIMA),  or  Association  of  Chartered  Certified
Accountants (ACCA) will be a distinct advantage.

How to apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Application Deadline Date
6th May, 2018.


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