International Organization for Migration (IOM) - Established in 1951, 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 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.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Rapid Assessment and Response OfficerLocation: Maiduguri, BornoClassification : Professional Staff, Grade P3Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extensionEstimated Start Date: As soon as possibleContextUnder the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (COM) in Abuja, the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator (Emergency Response) in Maiduguri, and in close coordination with relevant project managers as well as the Sector Coordination Officer (Shelter, NFI, CCCM), the successful candidate will be responsible for the management and coordination of IOM’s Rapid Assessment and Response activities related to the Emergency Response Programme in North East Nigeria.Core Functions / ResponsibilitiesDevelop and update IOM Nigeria’s rapid assessment and response Terms of Reference,Standard Operational Procedures and minimum response packages, as well as working closely with the project managers to identify required personnel for a Rapid Assessment and Response Team (RART) for the North East Nigeria.Manage, coordinate and ensure the implementation of RART’s Rapid Assessment activities.Utilize information obtained as an input to corrective decision making and informed programming.Manage RART’s Rapid Response operational activities. Provide financial, administrative and technical backstopping, and ensure quality control and adherence to IOM’s procedural standards and policies as well as donor requirements at field level.Support the coordination of different projects’ activities at the field level to ensure a well-coordinated, efficient, timely and proper IOM response.Represent IOM at the Shelter & CCCM Sectoral coordination mechanisms at field level and provide leadership support according to the strategy and tools implemented at national level.Represent IOM at the Rapid Response Mechanism coordination forum and others as required.Identify and train staff working in the Emergency Response Programme in accordance with the Organization’s procedures and regulations.Liaise as required, with Project Managers, local authorities, RMO and agencies/organizations to facilitate the proper implementation of the mission’s RART activities.Prepare implementation, progress, results and donor reports, as well as other materials or correspondence relevant to ongoing activities.Identify new opportunities, describe and justify project possibilities consistent with the approved emergency programme and ongoing activities, and recommend programme improvements.Ensure the implementation of appropriate safety and security procedures related to the protection of IOM staff, its assets and operations. Ensure that all relevant security information is properly disseminated.Undertake duty travel to provide advice and guidance, ensure coordinated project implementation, and conduct briefings in connection with project development and maximizing project performance.Perform such other related duties as may be assigned.