Website International Organization for Migration
The IOM Internship Programme provides candidates with the opportunity to learn about IOM’s activities, to gain initial work experience, and/or gain knowledge on a broad range of migration technical areas and disciplines.
Under the overall guidance of the Migration Health Officer and the direct supervision of the Senior Medical Assistant, the interns will assist in supporting and contributing to data processing and management activities at the Migration Health Assessment Centre (MHAC) in Lagos, Nigeria.
Core Functions / Responsibilities
The interns will have the following duties and responsibilities:
Perform all the necessary data processing activities of the Migration Health Assessment Centre (MHAC), such as:Assist in receiving and explaining the registration process to applicants.
Assist in checking applicant’s identity.
Assist in entering biodata of the applicants in the appropriate platform.
Assist in taking photos using a webcam and loading the image to the appropriate platform; and
Assist in the printing of medical forms, consent forms and other necessary documents.
Assist in performing analysis of key performance indicators, and various reports in the reporting tools.
Assist in generating data visualization products, including infographics, and maps
Provide general administrative and clerical support to the Migration Health Unit
Internship training components/learning elements:Become familiar with the main issues in the field of migration health more broadly.
Acquire knowledge of data management activities and data integrity measures within the scope of Migration Health including quantitative data collection, analyses, and reporting
Become acquainted with the policies of IOM as an international organization, its multicultural environment, and its functioning, especially in the field of migration health
Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences, Information Management, Statistics, or related fields.
Experience & Skills:
Priority will be given to those eligible for the National youth service.
Experience in MS Package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint) would be an asset.
Typing speed of at least 60 words per minute.
Interest in Medical Data Management, medical statistics, or Health Informatics is an advantage.
Ability to work effectively both on his/her own and within a team of varied cultural and professional backgrounds.
Willing to accept flexible work schedule.
Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Fluency in English is required (Oral and Written).
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and 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.
This is a national position and only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance will be considered.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment.
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