Vacancy for Resources Management Officer at IOM Internationale Organisation

Position Title : Resources Management Officer
Duty Station : Lagos, Nigeria
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2
Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 16 July 2018
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.

Vacancy for Resources Management Officer at IOM Internationale Organisation


Working under the overall guidance of the Chief of Mission, and the direct supervision of the
Resource Management Officer, in Abuja and in coordination with the EUTF Programme
Manager and other relevant Units, the successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring of
the budgetary, financial, human resources and administrative functions of the Lagos Sub-Office.
S/he will also contribute to providing recommendations aiming at increasing effectiveness and
efficiency of resource management in the Lagos Sub-Office.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1. Monitor financial management, particularly in the Sub-Office Lagos, including the oversight of
financial expenditures and accountability. Undertake financial analysis of all activities in the
assigned sub-office.
2. Coordinate with senior management the preparation of donor financial reports in accordance
with IOM regulations and established procedures.
3. Assist in forecasting cash flows according to activities in the Sub-Office Lagos and ensure
daily control of funds disbursed; verify that funding is received in accordance with donor
4. Participate in the preparation and draft portions of the annual budget for the Mission, and
assist in the preparation of budgets for new programs.
5. Inspect payroll versus budgets, ensuring that salaries are correctly allocated to projects
consistent with IOM's projectization criteria.
6. Make recommendations on procedural improvements and assist in training local staff in the
relevant areas of administration and finance, in coordination with the RMO Abuja and other RM
Units in Abuja.
7. Assist in the supervision of the Sub-Office Lagos administrative functions, and other related
activities, in accordance with the Organization’s policies and procedures.
8. Monitor the implementation of procurement, logistics, facilities maintenance, asset
administration, and transport support within established internal control mechanisms.
9. Evaluate, monitor and update the database of vendor/contractor accreditation and evaluation
status to ensure a pool of reliable vendors and contractors.
10. Establish and monitor a tracking system of commodities, supplies, and equipment and
project assets in the mission.
11. Liaise with other internal functional units of the Mission, and support the supervisor in
liaising with banks, donors and government counterparts and other stakeholders as required in
the performance of the accounting function.
12. Liaise with relevant units at IOM Abuja with regards to the financial and administrative
activities of the Mission.
13. Perform such 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 two years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with four 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.


• Experience in financial management, accounting and budgeting;
• Experience in budgeting and reporting for EU funded projects;
• Experience in the field of resources management, IOM project financial planning and budget
revision management;
• Good knowledge of human resources management;
• Familiarity with financial oversight and public administration;
• Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with international
• Knowledge of IOM’s regulations, policies and procedures preferred;
• Knowledge of International Public-Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and SAP highly
• Audit experience highly regarded;
• Knowledge of IOM accounting systems, software and procedures a distinct advantage

Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of any local language is an advantage.
Desirable Competencies:
• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;
• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;
• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external
• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of
self and others;
• Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of
• Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter;
• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs,
perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
• Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
• Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs
of IOM.

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding
The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in
the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are
nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment,
accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment
system, by 16 July 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.