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  • Job Position: Intern (Procurement and Logistics)
  • SVN No. : CFCV2021.24
  • Job Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Organizational Unit: Resource Management (Procurement & Logistics)
  • IOM Classification: UG
  • Type of Appointment: 6 Months Internship
  • Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

  • Working under the overall supervision of and the Procurement and Logistics Officer, Lagos and the direct supervision of the Procurement & Logistics Assistants, Lagos and in close coordination with all the RM and Programme Units, the incumbent will assist in carrying out Procurement and Logistics functions in accordance with IOM’s regulations, rules, and procedures

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in carrying out procurement and logistical tasks within the office, including procurement, supply, and transport, documentation, storage and warehousing, equipment upgrading, etc.
  • Assist in following-up on the status of purchase orders and keep the requesting unit abreast of the estimated time of delivery or any changes that may affect or modify the pre-determined delivery conditions.
  • Assist in verifying the conformity of delivered goods to the specifications in the purchase order and if they are in good condition, report deviations, and take corrective measures in coordination with requesting Unit.
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining tracking and filing systems for asset supply and programme material distribution
  • Assist in maintaining the asset inventory list and update it at regular intervals by carrying out physical verification of assets in the office and at the warehouse; conduct issue of assets based on proper documentary authorization.
  • Additionally, adhere to IOM procedures for disposal of assets.
  • Assist in maintaining procurement, inventory, and vendor database.
  • Assist in preparing tender Documents and the other sequential documents such as keeping records of the number of issues, collection of cash, Pre-bid Meetings Bid Submission, Bid Evaluation Resolution to Award, and Notice of Award.
  • Assist in supporting timely and regular reporting of procurement / logistical data of the office
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Job Requirements

  • University Degree / Certificate in Procurement and Logistics or a related field from an accredited academic institution, training or minimum experience of Four Years (Two Years for Degree Holders) in a related field, preferably within the International Humanitarian Field; Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality;


  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of the local language.

Required Competencies
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity respect and promote 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 – behavioral indicators:

  • 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.
  • This is a national position and only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance will be considered.
  • The appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for the appointment.

Closing Date:
6th April 2021

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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  • No late applications will be accepted.
  • IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their applications.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • No Fees: IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training, or another fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

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