Programme Manager (DTM)
Position Title : Programme Manager (DTM)
Duty Station : Mogadishu, Somalia
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3
Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 26 April 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, Congo, Cabo Verde, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Guyana, Iceland, Comoros, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator (Preparedness and Response Division (PRD)), the successful candidate will manage the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities by strengthening the tracking and monitoring of displaced persons (internal and cross-border) and migrants, and by developing the programme capacity to analyse root causes of movement, and access to services across Somalia.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Manage the Displacement Tracking Matrix Programme (DTM Programme), under the Senior Programmes Coordinator (Preparedness and Response Division - PRD), implementing all DTM components that might be deemed necessary (mobility tracking, flow monitoring, surveys and registrations). This includes project development, fundraising, ensuring sound implementation of the operations and of the methodologies, monitoring, reporting, financial management and staff recruitment and training.
Ensure the timely production of all reporting and outputs of data collection, on behalf of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Programme to be shared with various audiences.
Ensure the provision of timely, accurate and adequate information to all relevant stakeholders on an ad hoc and regular basis regarding movements, new displacements, and protection trends while paying special attention to situation of vulnerable groups like the children, elderly and disabled.
Coordinate field data collection on the humanitarian situation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) through existing regional DTM focal points, data enumerators, and explore linkages with NGOs in the field.
Actively support the CCCM Cluster in the identification of the humanitarian needs of IDPs and in the prioritization of the areas of intervention.
Implement cross-border flow monitoring activities at transit points, linking flow monitoring in Somalia with neighboring countries including in particular Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Yemen.
Actively engage in activities supporting the nexus between humanitarian needs and durable solutions, focusing on the root causes of displacement in areas of origin, access to services, phases of displacement, etc. to inform development-focused interventions around livelihoods and durable solutions.
Strengthen the referral mechanism for specific and community-level protection cases / issues in collaboration with United Nations (UN) agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) dealing with protection of vulnerable groups like Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs), and through existing mechanisms, e.g. Protection Cluster / CP-GBV Sub-Cluster.
Organize appropriate trainings for DTM teams on issues related to protection, multi-sectorial analysis, data collection, protection principles, technological solutions to strengthen data collection, humanitarian principles, data protection, etc.
Organize and participate in field visits to areas of internal and cross-border movements, as well as areas of origin for Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs), to collect information through community assessments, focus group discussions and individual interviews.
Ensure the maintenance of organized database(s) and reporting mechanisms for all information collected on internal / cross-border movements and root causes of displacement.
Ensure the integration of protection / gender issues and attention to specific women/girl's and children`s rights issues (vulnerable groups) within all Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities.
Ensure the integration of IOM`s data protection principles and best practices on humanitarian data protection and ethical use of data across all Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) data management, sharing and dissemination activities.
Actively participate in relevant interagency meetings (Government, UN, I/NGOs, other partners), including cluster/sector, working groups and task force meetings to position DTM and follow up on resulting action points and recommendations; share meetings minutes with relevant units/colleagues.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Master`s degree in Computer Science, Social Science, Information Management, Disaster Risk Management 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.
Relevant professional experience in the field is required;
Experience in Information Management or Disaster Risk management is required;
Experience working in international organizations, humanitarian community and familiarity with the humanitarian reform and cluster approach;
Experience in project management and implementation;
Experience in training data collectors who work in camps;
Experience in writing technical requirements documents, translating/planning specifications to technical briefs for data capture/analysis and compiling diverse datasets;
Experience in the development and implementation of population database a distinct advantage;
Working experience in the region is an asset.
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Somali is an advantage.
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.
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.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 26 April 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 13.04.2018 to 26.04.2018
Requisition: SVN 2018/94 (P) - Programme Manager (DTM) (P3) - Mogadishu, Somalia (55440360) Released
Posting: Posting NC55440363 (55440363) Released