May 18, 2017

Morocco: Appel à consultation « Collection and Interactive Visualization of Data on Mixed Migration Flows To, Through and From North Africa – Norway Phase II»

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Morocco
Closing date: 25 May 2017

Position: MHub Data Collector

  1. OVERVIEW
    Objective: To provide insight into the regularization of migrants and refugees being undertaken in Morocco by collecting and analysing field surveys undertaken with migrants and producing analytical outputs.
    Duration: May 1- 31 August 2017
    Related IOM Project: Collection and Interactive Visualization of Data on Mixed Migration Flows To, Through and From North Africa – Norway Phase II
    Type of Contract: Local Consultancy
    Duty Station: Rabat, Morocco
  2. BACKGROUND
    The number of irregular migrants moving within and from North Africa continues to rise. Human mobility in North Africa is characterized by complex movements originating within the region, as well as in other parts of Africa and the Middle East. They involve regular and irregular migrants, including those escaping poverty, discrimination and other human rights violations, those in search of a more dignified life and better opportunities, refugees and asylum seekers, those looking to reunite with family abroad, smuggled migrants, victims of trafficking and unaccompanied minors. To address the causes of these mixed and complex migration flows and to respond to the rights and needs of people moving in these flows, better understanding is needed. Specifically, there is a sustained need for the gathering and analysis of up-to-date, country-level data, particularly in countries where such data is not routinely collected and made available through reliable sources.
    MHub produces knowledge on mixed migration in North Africa for use by policymakers, agencies, donors, and researchers, with a view to informing advocacy, policy and programming. MHub works on behalf of the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force (NAMMTF) to promote a human-rights based approach to ensuring the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa1. MHub is hosted by the IOM MENA Regional Office based in Cairo, Egypt.
    IOM hosts the Mixed Migration Hub (MHub), which operates the Footprint database and engages in knowledge and information collection and dissemination on mixed migration in North Africa. MHub would like to commission a study on what best practices might exist on managing of mixed migration challenges in the region.
    1 The NAMMTF consists of the the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Danish Refugee Council (DRC), the Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS), and Save the Children’s Regional Office for the Middle East and Eurasia,
    Under the overall supervision of the MHub and under the direct supervision of the MHub Data Focal Point based in IOM Morocco, the successful candidate will be accountable and responsible for collecting data as part of the MHUB field study. S/he will work in close collaboration with the Data Focal Point and field level data collection and survey to fulfil the objectives of the study.
  3. PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT
    The purpose of this position is to collect the data on the process of regularisation of irregular migrants in Morocco.
    i. Impact of Morocco’s regularization campaigns on migrants -
    The data collected will consider how the process of regularization of irregular migrants in Morocco. The changes observed on the migrants’ protection and security issues, access to services, livelihoods, social integration in the host community, and future plans. The final report produced will analyse the Moroccan model to provide insight into how regularization campaigns can impact mixed migration flows, trends and protection issues in the North Africa region.
  4. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    i. Conduct and submit 100 digital surveys ( or as agreed with the Data Focal Point Researcher ) per month for a three month period,
    i. Follow the MHub approved research methodology including, sampling of respondents, ethical research considerations and s data protection Standards provided by the MHub.
    ii. Submit the information collected on the field to the Data Focal Point Researcher as per the agreed schedule and according to the standards and requirement of the MHub.
    iii. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
    iv. Participate in trainings as requested.
    Profile of the consultant
     Experience in conducting field research or academic research
     Experience in data collection and statistic is an advantage
     Languages: fluency in English and at least one other local language or migrant-community language essential.

How to apply:

Le délai de soumission des candidatures est fixé au 25 MAI 2017 à midi.

Les candidat(e)s intéressé(e)s par cet appel à consultation sont prié(e)s d’envoyer leur CV , une note méthodologique ainsi qu'une lettre de motivation

à l’adresse électronique : oimrecrute@iom.int en indiquant dans l’objet de l’email le titre :

« Collection and Interactive Visualization of Data on Mixed Migration Flows To, Through and From North Africa – Norway Phase II»