Project Assistant – DTM at the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

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    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.
    With 151 member states, a further 12 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the ben…

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    • Open Jobs
      1. Project Assistant – DTM
      2. Senior Information Management Systems Assistant (COMITAS)
    • Method of Application

    Project Assistant – DTM

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 3 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Project Management&nbsp

    SVN No. : SVN2021.18
    Organizational Unit: Displacement Tracking & Monitoring (DTM)
    IOM Classification: G5
    Type of Appointment: Special Short Term (SST) 6 Months with possibility of extension
    Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

    Context

    • Working Under the overall supervision of the Programme Coordinator (DTM) Maiduguri, and under the direct supervision of the Information Management Officer (DTM), the successful candidate will be providing DTM data management support, through reporting, research and Analysis, editing, publication and dissemination of relevant quantitative and qualitative products via DTM website.
    • S / he will coordinate, in close collaboration with the field office assistant on the field, the data collection process and analysis in the duty station s/he has been assigned to:

    Core Functions / Responsibilities

    • Research, analyse, and report on migration and displacement data in the Lake Chad basin. Carry out analyses of the datasets collected to support the programme implementation of IOM and the humanitarian and development partners.
    • Provide training and support to relevant partners on data collection and analysis based on the DTM’ methodology and tools.
    • Support the data collection and analysis to monitor and evaluate the DTM operations, identifying areas of improvement / gaps and on data and information relevant to IOM DTM operations to enhanced efficiency.
    • Work together with the Field Operations focal points, data collectors and entry teams, with Information Management aspects in order to explore new applications, new technologies and processes management options for overcome the current challenges.
    • Contribute to the design and management of databases and information systems including geodatabases and geographical information system of the DTM programme).
    • Conduct data verification, triangulation, and validation through multiple sources, both primary and secondary (including media monitoring, local authorities, network of key informants).
    • Keep abreast of all stakeholders and interagency assessments, reports and relevant material related to Internally Displaced Persons.
    • Manage and maintain DTM electronic filing system, website uploads, mailing list, KOBO / ODK and SharePoint / drive.
    • Prepare dashboards and narrative for FMP reports in coordination with RO on weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis. Provide GIS assistance and mapping services for DTM one pagers
    • Represent the DTM program in data related meetings, events organized at the local level and other data initiatives.
    • Build the data and analysis capacity of the IOM staff involved in DTM activities especially data entry.
    • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience

    • University degree / Diploma in Humanitarian, Political or Social Science, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with 3 years of relevant experience or High School Diploma in the above fields with five years of relevant working experience
    • Experience in statistical tools, reporting, liaising with government authorities advantageous; preferably within the international humanitarian field.
    • Ability to compile and holistically analyse diverse datasets, GIS and database development is a distinct advantage.
    • Excellent communication skills, efficiency, and flexibility.

    Languages:

    • Fluency in English and working knowledge the local language.

    Required Competencies
    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

    Values:

    • 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.

    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.

    Other:

    • 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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    Senior Information Management Systems Assistant (COMITAS)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 4 years
    • Location Adamawa
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    SVN No. : SVN2021.17
    Location: Yola, Adamawa
    Organizational Unit: Community Stabilization
    IOM Classification: G6
    Type of Appointment: Special Short Term (SST) 6 Months with possibility of extension
    Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

    Context

    • Under the overall supervision of the COMITAS Coordinator and direct supervision of COMITAS DTM/TTT Officer, the incumbent will support the maintenance, expansion and development of the Information Management System (IMS) activities of the COMITAS project.

    Core Functions / Responsibilities

    • Conduct data analysis and produce statistical data on timely basis commensurate to the needs and demands of the three partners of the COMITAS project to inform the policy-making process and strategic decisions.
    • Participate in the development and enhancement of the integrated methodology for data collection and information packaging as required and needed by the COMITAS project partners.
    • Coordinate the design, mapping, assessment and monitoring of beneficiaries and communities across all COMITAS project activities, especially under the transhumance tracking tool-TTT, and make these available for internal and external reports, visibility materials, publications, etc.
    • Promote and provide technical guidance for the use of GIS mapping and ensure data collection has relevance to GIS coding.
    • Train and support COMITAS field staff in the use, maintenance, and support of the data under the TTT.
    • Support the monitoring of field work related to survey, assessment and monitoring and evaluation activities.
    • Provide the needed support in assessment, analyzing, developing, implement and training the database system as requested.
    • Produce timely reports and help in the distribution and monitoring of information requested or compiled as part of the mission’s institutional memory.
    • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience

    • University degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Database Management, Software Development, Mathematics and Statistics, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with 4 years of relevant experience or High School Diploma in the above fields with six years of relevant working experience.
    • Experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, Database Management, Software Development, Mathematics and Statistics.
    • Experience in Information Management, emergency humanitarian operations management and coordination of information flows, data management including collection, storing, processing, and analysing data to generate information products.
    • In-depth knowledge of the latest technological developments in information technology and information system.
    • Ability to compile and holistically analyse diverse datasets.
    • Experience with handling confidential data.
    • Demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.

    Languages:

    • Fluency in English and working knowledge the local language.

    Required Competencies
    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

    Values:

    • 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 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: work strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

    Other:

    • 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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    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications via email to: [email protected] indicating “Position number” on subject line.

     

    Important Information

    • In order for the applications to be considered valid, IOM only accepts applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for application, addressed to “Human Resources, International Organization for Migration (IOM)” and with a subject line “SVN2021.18 Abuja”. Project Assistant – Displacement Tracking & Monitoring (DTM) G5.
    • All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers, and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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