OIM Cameron is seeking a Programme Officer

Programme Officer (Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM)

Entreprise/Structure: Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM)
Ville, Pays: Maroua, Cameroon
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: Non précisé
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 17-06-2016

Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Details :

Position Title : Programme Officer (Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM)
Duty Station : Maroua, Cameroon
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 : 17 June 2016
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and 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 Head of Office in IOM Cameroon, direct supervision of the Head of Sub Office/Emergency Coordinator in Maroua and close coordination with the DTM Unit in Geneva, the successful candidate will lead tracking and monitoring of population movements, site monitoring, and other activities of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Programme in Cameroon.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Review existing DTM mechanisms, including flow monitoring, site assessments, and other information gathering systems. Work in collaboration with the DTM Unit at IOM Geneva Headquarters (HQs) to develop improvements in methodologies and assessments tools in order to increase analytical capabilities and capture fluid population movement trends in line with global standards.
2. Oversee all tracking and monitoring of population movements within the framework of the DTM as well as any other tools of the DTM that are to be implemented.
3. Oversee the Information Management and Database Assistant to compile and analyse DTM data. Prepare reports on the findings of population tracking exercises and DTM missions, including internally displaced persons (IDPs) registrations, assessments, and population mobility trends. Analyse DTM data to develop useful reports for internal and external stakeholders, including IOM project coordinators, donors, and the wider humanitarian sector.
4. Ensure the provision of timely, accurate, standardized, and adequate information to all relevant stakeholders (humanitarian as well as transition/recovery actors) regarding movements, new displacements, mobility trends, and conditions in return/relocation areas paying special attention to the situation of vulnerable groups including children, elderly, and disabled persons.
5. Follow up with stakeholders on actions/responses undertaken following DTM findings.
6. Travel regularly to field locations to provide technical support to heads of sub-offices and DTM staff. Plan and organize appropriate capacity-building activities on topics related to DTM and internal displacement such as impact on receiving populations and human rights concerns.
7. Analyse information from the field and map the trends and needs within areas of displacement and potential return/resettlement.
8. Plan and coordinate assessments on the appropriateness of proposed or actual sites of return/relocation together with other sectors.
9. Organize and participate in frequent and ongoing field visits to areas of transit and return to collect information through village assessments, focus group discussions and individual interviews.
10. Ensure that to the extent possible Information Management Unit (IMU) (including Geographic Information Systems (GIS) staff) provides support to other projects in the mission and assists with tool/database development and analysis.
11. Oversee the financial management of all DTM-related projects, including budget tracking and financial reporting.
12. Ensure up-to-date donor reporting of DTM projects.
13. Maintain an organized database and narrative reports of all information collected on population mobility.
14. Ensure the integration of gender perspectives and attention to specific women/girl’s and children’s rights issues (vulnerable groups) within all IDPs/returnee activities.
15. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in Management, Statistics, Geography, Demography or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or
• University degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience.
• Experience in emergency response in the field, Data Management or Information management, crisis, post conflict and other displacement situations;
• Understanding and respect of IOM’s data protection guidelines;
• Knowledge of MS Office and basic software packages; knowledge of ODK, (GIS), database, SAS and other similar tools would be an advantage;
• Working knowledge of DTM tool(s) and experience in the region is an advantage.
Fluency in English and French is required.
Desirable Competencies:
• Accountability
– takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
• Client Orientation
– works effectively well with client and stakeholders
• Continuous Learning
– promotes continuous learning for self and others
• Communication
– listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
• Creativity and Initiative
– actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
• Leadership and Negotiation
– develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
• Performance Management
– identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
• Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
• Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter
• Teamwork
– contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
• Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
• Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 17 June 2016 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.
Posting period:
From 10.06.2016 to 17.06.2016
Requisition: CFA 2016/19 (P) – Programme Officer (DTM) (UG) – Maroua, Cameroon (54816251)
Posting: Posting NC54816252 (54816252) Released

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