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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 work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.
Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.
For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:
Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Djibouti; El Salvador; Fiji; Gabon; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People's Democratic
Republic (the); Lesotho; Libya; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu
- Internal candidates
- Candidates from the following non-represented member states:
Second tier candidates include:
All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.
The IOM Somalia mission is implementing frontline activities as well as taking the lead in Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) program which encompasses mobility tracking, flow monitoring, and surveys components that aim at supporting evidence-based programming.
Under the overall supervision of the Preparedness and Response Division (PRD) Coordinator, the direct supervision of the Programme Manager Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM/DTM), and in coordination with the Regional Data Hub in Nairobi the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Information Management requirements for the implementation of specific DTM operations.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Required Qualifications and Experience:
- Assist in planning, developing, and implementing the integrated mechanism for information management across DTM activities for the accurate and reliable collection, storage and processing of data in a timely manner;
- Provide technical support for the implementation of DTM activities in line with HQ’s DTM methodological framework, IOM’s technical Information Management requirements, and operational needs. Monitor and contribute to software and system development database management and relevant capacity building or training initiatives;
- Propose the design of and apply methodologies and data collection tools for thematic surveys and assessments;
- Supervise data collection processes and data management activities including encoding, storing, and transferring data as well as processing;
- Conduct preliminary analysis of data collected through DTM exercises and provide inputs for the development of information products that best visualize and disseminate the information, in close coordination with the Regional Data Hub;
- Track and follow up on the timely preparation and generation of information products, and support information sharing and dissemination through all relevant channels in line with IOM’s data protection principles and as agreed by the program manager;
- Identify gaps in data and information relevant to the programme implementation and work closely with the CCCM-DTM Project Manager aiming to address such needs;
- Conduct training modules for different stakeholders as required for the implementation of information management to ensure smooth roll out of activities;
- Contribute to the design of other databases and auxiliary systems for existing or new programmes and projects in IOM, as required;
- Actively provide technical support, when necessary, in relevant interagency meetings (Government, UN, I/NGOs, other partners), including cluster/sector, working groups and task force meetings to follow up on resulting action points and recommendations; share meetings minutes with relevant units/colleagues;
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
• Master’s degree in Information Management, Computer Science, Media or Social Sciences 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 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;
• Demonstrated ability for leadership in the context of partnership building and consensual decision-making;
• Proven skills to analyse statistical information;
• Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures;
• Ability to translate planning-specifications into technical briefs for data capture and analysis, and vice versa;
• Ability to compile and holistically analyse diverse datasets;
• Experience with handling confidential data;
• Demonstrated team-building and information management skills;
• Demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies;
• Knowledge and understanding of relational data theory;
• Experience in advanced data visualization and information design skills
• Knowledge of the region is an advantage.
IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.
For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Somali, French and/or Spanish is an advantage.
1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database
- 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.
demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
– behavioural indicators level 2
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.
takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
– behavioural indicators level 2
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. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.p
Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.
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 01 August 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
From 19.07.2019 to 01.08.2019
IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.
Requisition: SVN 2019/211 (P) Information Management Officer (P2) - Mogadishu, Somalia (56066942) Released
Posting: Posting NC56066945 (56066945) Released.