Sector Coordinator at International Organization for Migration (IOM)

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: Sector Coordinator (Shelter/NFI/CCCM)Location: Maiduguri, NigeriaClassification: Professional Staff, Grade P3Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extensionEstimated Start Date: As soon as possibleTravels: Regular travel to field locations.Context 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 intensification of attacks by on-going military operations, with the highest rate of displacement taking place in Borno, Yobe, Gombe and Adamawa States.Today more than 1.7 million people remain displaced with More than 650,000 of IDPs are living in 251 camps, collective centres or transactional sites, mainly in schools or government buildings. The remaining are displaced host communities: sharing the homes of other, living in makeshift shelters constructed on available land, in unfinished buildings, or renting homes. The Shelter/Non-Food Items (NFI) and the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) sectors were led by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and IOM since the beginning of the crisis. Since August 2016 it has become a merged sector Jointly coordinated between IOM, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Serbia (UNHCR) and NEMA. Although not a formally activated cluster, this sector working group is run in the style of a cluster.Under the supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM), and in collaboration with the emergency units, Headquarters (HQs) and Regional Office, the successful candidate will be in charge of coordinating the joint Shelter, Non-Food Items (NFI) and CCCM sector in Nigeria.Core Functions / ResponsibilitiesDevelop a comprehensive CCCM/Shelter/NFI Sectoral strategy that incorporates all phases of the response, including preparedness, emergency management, response, recovery and capacity building.Follow-up on the monitoring and reporting of sector activities.Participate in the Inter-Sector Working Group (or equivalent group when established) to ensure adequate consideration of needs and the coordination with other sectors with regards to the humanitarian strategy and response in Nigeria.Prepare and revise, when necessary, specific documents, strategies, guidelines, and sector's terms of reference.Provide timely analysis, leading to a joint identification of gaps and development ofsector-specific response strategies; ensure that sector strategies are adequately reflected in overall country strategies and appeals.Draw lessons learned from the past activities in Nigeria and revise strategies and action plans accordingly in the light of these and needs as they evolve.Plan, coordinate and deliver training/capacity building opportunities to CCCM, Shelter and NFI sector partners, with a view to improving quality and efficiency of CCCM, Shelter and NFI interventions across all affected areas, including support efforts to strengthen the capacity of the national’s authorities and civil society.Develop and Implement a common strategy within the CCCM, Shelter, NFI and CCCM Working Group for capacity building and trainingEnsure integration of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee’s priority cross cutting issues (e.g. human right, HIV/AIDS, age, community participatory approaches) and promote gender equality and GBV risk reduction and by ensuring that the needs of women and girls as well as men and boys are addressed.Ensure appropriate coordination with national authorities to the extent the political situation allows. This will involve liaising and working with relevant government counterparts to support or complement existing coordination mechanisms, where they existConvene, facilitate and co-chair regular Shelter, NFI and CCCM Working Group coordinate meetings.Identify, support and coordinate a network of Shelter, NFI and CCCM focal points across all affected areas of Nigeria, to enable effective and coordinated field-level strategy, emergency preparedness and response.In consultation with sector partners, plan and participate in inter-agency needsassessments, as required.Coordinate CCCM, Shelter and NFI intervention with sector partners as well as with other Working Groups involved in responding to the needs and support adequate information sharing mechanismsLiaise, on behalf of the sector, with donors to fund priority sector activities, while at the same time encouraging sector partners to mobilize resources for their activities through their usual channelsProvide guidance and substantive support to sector partners in developing the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), submitting project proposals for inclusion in the Consolidated Appeals, Flash Appeals, Central Emergency Response Fund requests and other inter-agency funding appeals and ensure that agreed Working Group strategies/priorities are adequately reflected in appeal documentsPrepare and disseminate Shelter, NFI and CCCM sector regular updates.Ensure, to the extent possible, that sector partners use common standards to review impact of the sector and progress against implementation plans as well as tools for information and data management, including in needs assessments and monitoringEnsure adequate reporting and information sharing, both within the sector and with other Working Groups and the Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA); collect 4W (Who/What/When/Where) information from partners and provide information to relevant inter-agency coordination body so it can be processed and redistributed at the Working Group level and to other stakeholders; ensure that updated and relevant Working Group-specific information is included in general reports, common web platforms; OCHA Situation Reports, OCHA Humanitarian Dashboard, etc.Identify core advocacy concerns for the sector and contribute key messages to the broader advocacy initiatives of the HC, the Cluster Lead Agency and other relevant actors together with sector partners.Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

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