Organization:International Organization for Migration
Position Title :Project Officer (DTM Reporting/M&E)
Duty Station :Juba, South Sudan
Classification :Professional Staff, Grade P2
Type of Appointment :Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date :As soon as possible
Closing Date :25 September 2018
Established in 1951, 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 and
non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:
1. Internal candidates
2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Czech
Republic, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa
Under the overall supervision of the Head of Operations in IOM South Sudan, the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (DTM) and in close collaboration with relevant units in the Country Office, the successful candidate will be responsible for regular reporting on and monitoring of the DTM activities.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
- Analyze DTM data in coordination with the IM/GIS Officer and Research Analyst and provide feedback regarding any inconsistencies to enhance data quality and ensure consistent high-quality outputs.
- Identify and implement most appropriate methods for communicating DTM findings in a clear, concise manner which helps the target audience understand conditions and needs in areas affected by displacement and returns.
- Responsible for drafting programmatic reports and assisting in the development of other DTM information products, including, but not limited to internal reports, analytical and statistical reports, displacement profiles, infographics, etc.
- In coordination with the Information Management Unit (IMU) and IM/GIS Officer, format DTM programme reports and documents ensuring consistent and attractive designs to facilitate reading of the information shared and meet the needs of the humanitarian community and transition/recovery actors.
- Support DTM programme monitoring and evaluation. Capture feedback from beneficiaries through surveys and help develop appropriate programmatic adaptations. Track progress against project deliverables to ensure timely implementation.
- Attend meetings and liaise with relevant authorities, UN agencies, NGOs, think tanks, government authorities, and other stakeholders on issues relevant to the programme. Represent Mission DTM at relevant meetings, providing regular updates on DTM activities and findings at relevant inter-cluster forums and for donors.
- Support development and adjustment of tools and methodologies in close coordination with the Research Analyst, and in consultation with partners and other IOM units as needed.
- Act as focal point for the DTM flow monitoring portfolio of IOM South Sudan and liaise with colleagues in RO Nairobi and neighbouring countries to enhance inter-operability of flow monitoring data.
- Contribute to capacity-building within the team, including by taking on mentorship responsibilities, proof-reading works completed by other colleagues, and developing training materials for programmatic staff and temporary workers on DTM tools and methodologies. Identify gaps in staff capacity and areas for improvement in programming.
- Collaborate closely with the Programme Support Unit (PSU) to meet internal and external reporting requirements, and to assist in developing DTM concept notes and project proposals as directed.
- Facilitate the integration of gender perspectives and attention to specific women/girl’s and children’s rights issues (vulnerable groups) within all DTM activities.
- Assist in ensuring compliance of all DTM staff with IOM Data Protection Principles.
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in Business Administration, International Relations, Political Science, Communications, Information Management, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
• Experience working in international organizations and the humanitarian community;
• Experience in project implementation in a humanitarian context;
• Experience in data collection, research, and report writing;
• Experience writing technical documents, translating/planning specifications to technical briefs for data capture/analysis, and compiling diverse datasets;
• Experience in statistical analysis (STATA, SPSS, etc.) and advantage;
• Experience in using visualization tools such as InDesign, Illustrator, PowerBi;
• Strong computer background, including experience with relational databases, Microsoft applications, spreadsheets, and word processing;
• Experience in the development and implementation of population databases a distinct advantage;
• Experience in relevant issues such as migration, displacement, and humanitarian assistance would be an asset.
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Arabic is an advantage.
•Inclusion and respect for diversity:respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
•Integrity and transparency:maintains 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 2
•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.
Managerial Competencies– behavioural indicators level 2
•Leadership:provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
•Empowering others & building trust:creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
•Strategic thinking and vision:works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 25 September 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to:
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.
From 12.09.2018 to 25.09.2018
Requisition: SVN 2018/216 (P) – Project Officer (DTM ReportingM&E)(P2)-Juba,SouthSudan (55646566) Released
Posting: Posting NC55646575 (55646575) Released