Position Title : Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Coordinator
Duty Station : Beira, Mozambique
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade UG
Type of Appointment : Special short-term ungraded, Six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 13 June 2019
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.
Internal and external candidates will be considered for this vacancy. For the purposes of this vacancy, internal candidates are defined as staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded or ungraded contract, including Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), staff on Special Leave Without Pay (SLWOP), and staff members on secondment/loan released by the Organization, unless otherwise specified in their contract. Staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded contract will not retain their contract type if appointed to an ungraded position.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and direct supervision of Head of Office for Beira, and in coordination with relevant Headquarters (HQ) Units, in particular with DTM Division, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting all operational aspects of the DTM operations.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Manage the overall Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Programme in Mozambique
2. Supervise and manage the activities and the development of an affected area wide strategy of the data management and other relevant operations.
3. Lead on reporting for DTM reports and to ensure to the delivery of final products to be disseminated to the wider humanitarian community and government.
4. Establish and supervise the DTM Coordination officer and the field assessment teams with multi-layered data collection techniques to gather timely information about displacement, population mobility, movement flows, returnee assessments and any other sources of data required.
5. Responsible for the production of all the required high quality reports and information products on DTM, including, but not limited to, the analytical and statistical reports, displacement profiles, locality baseline assessments, maps and other relevant products.
6. Develop, manage, implement, fund-raise for and report on DTM-related projects and programmes.
7. In close coordination with the head of sub-office and RMO, ensure correct allocation of staffing and activities to appropriate budgets
8. Regularly monitor, propose, and implement all necessary modifications in compliance of the information management systems and infrastructure as per IOM IT policies, standards and best practice for high performance, reliability and information security.
9. Manage programme staff, prepare and organize training for staff on project activities on a regular basis.
10. Ensure that all personnel engaged for DTM activities are aware of IOM’s position on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and the channels to report cases of PSEA
11. Supervise Information Management operational and technical aspects, and directly oversee the DTM Coordination officer and DTM GIS & IM officer
12. Implement information dissemination tools and operational frameworks for data collection and sharing among key stakeholders.
13. Present DTM to the government and humanitarian community, and actively engage with Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the inter-cluster coordination group, various clusters and wider humanitarian community
14. Liaise and represent IOM at meetings and events where these programmes are being discussed.
15. Collaborate closely with IOM Programme Units and humanitarian and transition partners to optimize the utility and impact of DTM, particularly in relation to rapid response missions, programme planning and linkages to transition programming, including integration of protection and cross- cutting indicators.
16. Facilitate the integration of gender perspectives and attention to specific women/girl’s and children’s rights issues (vulnerable groups) within all DTM activities.
17. 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 five years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
• Experience working in international organizations and the humanitarian community, including established coordination mechanisms such as the clusters;
• Experience in project implementation in a humanitarian context;
• Experience in data collection, research, and report writing;
• Experience with biometric registrations a distinct advantage;
• Experience writing technical documents, translating/planning specifications to technical briefs for data capture/analysis, and compiling diverse datasets;
• Solid computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office package (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); and
• Experience working on issues such as migration, displacement, and humanitarian assistance.
For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Portuguese and/or Spanish is an advantage.
1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).
Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
• 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
• 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
• 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.
IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.
Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
No late applications will be accepted.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 13 June 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
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 application.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment