Site Construction Supervisors (HH) at the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

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: Site Construction Supervisor (HH)

CFCV No.: CFCV2021.87
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Organizational Unit: Humanitarian Hub
IOM Classification: Hourly
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term Hourly Contract
 Estimated Start Date: As Soon as Possible


  • Under the overall supervision of the Humanitarian Hubs Project Coordinator and direct supervision of the Technical Services Assistant, the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall supervision of all construction works implemented in the humanitarian hub(s) the successful candidate shall be assigned to.
  • Works with the Technical Services Assistant in preparing the in-house project implementation schedule (Gant Chart) of the construction projects to be implemented in his assigned hub.  
  • Works with the Technical Services Assistant and the contractor in finalizing the project Gant chart.
  • Oversees the contractor’s implementation of the construction works including but not limited to the availability of the required materials at the job site, contractor’s daily materials and workforce planning, contractor’s compliance to the technical design and specifications of the project, quality of the works of the contractors and the materials they use, contractor’s ability to keep up with the agreed project implementation schedule, among others.
  • Monitors and documents the actual progress of the works of the contractor.
  • Discuss with the site construction engineer of the contractor on the necessary adjustments to be made to correct any issues/problems observed, if any.  
  • Prepares and submits weekly report to the Technical Services Assistant on the progress of the implementation of the project.
  • Perform such other duties as may be required.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Technical Degree / Training in Architecture / Civil Engineering and Building Technology


  • Professional experience in architecture/civil works
  • Experience in health and safety regulations
  • Previous experience in similar capacity.
  • Understanding of the importance of health and hygiene
  • Proactive
  • A great team player
  • Fast Learner


  • Technical background in construction
  • Prior experience in setting up of Hubs and field-based staff accommodation
  • The job requires the incumbent to show competency in teamwork, reliability under pressure,
  • capacity to handle several tasks of varying priorities at the same time and careful observance of technical guidelines
  • The staff will be expected to support the project in multiple locations as well as provide on-job support/training to the staff that will be deployed to these Hubs and Base Camps.


  • Fluency in English and Hausa / Kanuri

Required Competencies:

  • The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain 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 level 1:

  • 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.


  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation. 
  • 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. 
  • Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered.
  • Women with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Appliaction Closing Date
29th November 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications via email to: indicating the Position Number on the subject line.
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  • 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  CFCV2021.87 Site Construction Supervisors (HH) (2).
  • All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Please note that this position is open only to Nigerian National applicants and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.