Manual Developer and Trainer – International Consultant – Nigeria



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The context:

The consultant will be under the general supervision and report to the Project Manager Psychosocial Support in Mental Health (SMSPS) and the direct supervision of the Project Manager (Protection). The Resource Person will contribute to the implementation of the project on Strengthening Response Mechanisms and Accountability to Gender Based Violence in North East, North Central and North West Nigeria. The Resource Person will be responsible for developing a Training Manual for a Training of Trainers (ToTs) for Civilian Law Enforcement Officers with a focus on the Nigerian Police (NPF), Civil Security Corps of Nigerian Defense (NSCDC) and the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons. people (NAPTiP) who will be informed by;

1) Map and assess training needs for the NPF, NSCDC and NAPTiP in these states, including understanding judicial and legal framework policies and procedures to identify key areas to align the manual with prevention, the response to GBV and human trafficking issues in the North East, Center North and North West.

2) Incorporate feedback and lessons learned from the first phase of the project in Borno and Adamawa.

3) Desk review, initial results of a Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) survey conducted by IOM in early 2022. The consultant will then conduct a Training of Trainers (ToT) using the training manuals reviewed with a select group of law enforcement officers from all five states.

The main results of this consultation will be:

  • Revised training manuals with content to address identified areas for strengthening for law enforcement agencies to improve the quality of assistance to victims of GBV and human trafficking.
  • Capacity building for Nigerian authorities to improve operational and technical skills in the identification of victims of trafficking, as well as GBV prevention and response, human trafficking and protection.

The consultant will have the following tasks and responsibilities:

Main functions / Responsibilities:

  • Map and assess protection needs and training needs in new geographic areas targeted by the project through consultation sessions with relevant stakeholders and desk study; identify gaps that need to be improved at each stage of the law enforcement protection service delivery process; identify and summarize recommendations for manual revision.
  • Update the three existing training manuals based on the findings of the assessment and recommendations, which will be used to provide ongoing training for law enforcement officers in responding to GBV and human trafficking people. Incorporate lessons learned from the first phase of the project into the revision of contextualized training manuals for law enforcement officers.
  • Develop complementary tools and activities with a role-playing methodology to facilitate practical skills, such as interview skills, orientation skills, developing case response plans, capture and classification of data, etc. TIP survivors in their daily practice.
  • Update IOM guidelines and tools for the project team on how to conduct supervision sessions for trained trainers, identify gaps during these sessions, and develop training plans. action to address identified challenges.
  • Update existing pre-tests and post-tests to measure the knowledge gain of training participants.
  • Conduct the train-the-trainer session with a selected and approved pool of law enforcement officers.

Tangible and measurable results of the work assignment (with realistic delivery dates)

  • First deliverable – Conduct an assessment and submit a report. Deadline: 20 working days
  • Second deliverable – Update of three existing training manuals. Duration: 10 working days and submit final manual to be completed by September 9, 2022
  • Third deliverable – Submit complementary tools for practical skills. Deadline: 4 working days
  • Fourth deliverable – Updated guidelines and tools for supervision sessions. Deadline: 2 working days
  • Five deliverables – Updated pre-test and post-test tool. Time: 1 working day
  • Six deliverables – Provide training and submit an activity report. Duration: 15 working days and the TOT must be completed before September 30, 2022.

Performance indicators for the evaluation of results:

  • Timely execution of assigned responsibilities
  • Satisfaction with consultant’s communication, availability and coordination efforts
  • Validation of the final manual submitted by the consultant for quality and relevance
  • Satisfaction with overall consultant performance

Travel required:

  • Travel to Yola, Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarawa and Abuja as needed


  • Master’s degree in social sciences, gender studies, public health, social work, humanities, law, or other related discipline from an accredited academic institution

Experience & Skills:

  • Five (5) years of relevant professional experience; or University degree in the above fields with seven (7) years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience working on protection, counter-trafficking, GBV in emergencies and gender programming in humanitarian and/or development contexts.
  • Experience in capacity building on protection, anti-trafficking and GBV.
  • Previous experience developing training manuals on gender-based violence (GBV) and trafficking in persons (TiP) required.
  • Experience in training law enforcement and other government officials desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience with participatory processes and data collection methods (including age and gender, appropriate data collection methods).
  • Excellent analytical, research, writing and communication skills.
  • Expertise and experience in the humanitarian sector and the sector.
  • Practical experience working with host communities of mixed groups and internally displaced persons (IDPs), women, men, girls and boys.

Languages ​​:

Fluency in English is required (oral and written).


Knowledge of all local languages

Required Skills :

The incumbent must demonstrate the following values ​​and skills:


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and Transparency: Maintaining high ethical standards and acting in accordance with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a calm, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Basic skills – behavioral indicators level 1

  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and between units to achieve common goals and maximize results.
  • Delivering Results produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed results.
  • Knowledge management and sharing are constantly seeking to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: Owns the achievement of organizational priorities and takes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex issues in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.


Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy announcement is subject to confirmation of funding.

This is an international position, candidates residing in a country other than the duty station will be considered.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment.

How to register

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application by email to [email protected] indicating the position number on the subject line in Monday, July 25, 2022, and follow this link:

For applications to be considered valid, IOM only accepts applications accompanied by a cover letter of no more than one page specifying the motivation for the application, addressed to Human Resources, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and with a subject line CFCV2022.88. Maiduguri. International Consultant. Manual developer and trainer

All applications must include a working email address, mobile phone numbers and a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Please note that this position is only open to international candidates and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Display period:

From 12.07.2022 to 25.07.2022

No charges:

IOM does not charge any fees at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fees). IOM does not request any bank account information.


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