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IOM Nigeria-Assisted voluntary Return and Reintegration is a key strategy in ensuring the humane and orderly movement of migrants. It is an indispensable component of a migration management approach which is intended to be mutually beneficial to migrants, governments and other sectors of society affected by migration. IOM implements the AVRR which has well-tailored reintegration measures supporting the socio-economic integration of returnees in their country of origin. In Nigeria, IOM has been providing reception and reintegration assistance to returnees since 2002. A major component of reintegration assistance in Nigeria continues to be the establishment of small scale enterprises for returnees. IOM Nigeria has facilitated the implementation of over 44 different types of business in all the geopolitical zones of Nigeria since 2002
Job Title: Consultant
The overall objective of this consultancy is to develop a standard and comprehensive entrepreneurship/ business training manual and to train returnees under the AVRR programme using the manual, with the aim of ensuring sustainable returns and financial independence.
IOM has assisted beneficiaries in creating small businesses such as catering, farming, grinding mills, poultry, small grocery shops, transport, welding, among others.
The applicant will review all relevant available trainings by other NGOs and Nigerian government on business and entrepreneurial management for SMEs with the aim of filling gaps in existing materials.
This manual should be a Trainee’s Manual targeted towards owners of small and medium sized business. In developing the content of the manual, the applicant should bear in mind the level of education of the returnees which ranges from non to graduate level with a majority falling between primary and secondary education.
The manual should be divided into modules structured for a 4 days training period and topics to be covered will be finalized on the basis of discussions with IOM, but are likely to include:
A general overview of Nigeria’s business environment
Understanding business and entrepreneurship,
Writing business plan,
Customer development, human relations,
Marketing & sales etc. Topics should be executed with case studies.
In coordination with IOM, the applicant will develop pre-and post-training evaluation form. The evaluation form will serve as a tool for gauging the impact of the training on the participants’ business skills and knowledge.
A post-graduate degree in finance, Business Studies, Economics, Social Science, International Development, Entrepreneurship, or related fields with subjects related to business management
Working experience in developing, managing programmes
At least five years of experience in working in international NGOs at grass-root level community solidarity groups, CBOs etc.
Demonstrated experience in organizing workshops, Trainings, FGDs, conducting interviews at national level and producing recommendations
Personal commitment, efficiency and flexibility, together with the ability to work both independently under minimum supervision and with large diverse project teams.
Experience working in Nigeria and an excellent understanding of the current business environment and Nigeria market structure
Professional experience working with migrants or small to medium sized business in Nigeria is an asset
Qualified Candidates should forward CV and Application to email@example.com