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South Sudan: Programme Coordinator (DTM)

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Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 20 Dec 2017

Position Title : Programme Coordinator (DTM)

Duty Station : Juba, South Sudan

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 : 20 December 2017

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, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Comoros, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Maldives, 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 direction of the Chief of Mission in South Sudan, the direct supervision of the Head of Operations and in close coordination with the relevant units in the mission, the successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in IOM South Sudan while providing DTM coordination support to other missions in the Region as required.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee and manage the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Programme in South Sudan. Support regional roll out and implementation of DTM as needed.

  2. Lead the development and maintenance of a data collection and management strategy for IOM South Sudan.

  3. Oversee the implementation of the DTM portfolio in South Sudan including but not limited to Biometric Registration and Verification, Flow Monitoring, Mobility Tracking, Intentions Surveys and Village Assessment Surveys based on context and displacement analysis and in line with humanitarian and transition stakeholder priorities.

  4. Collaborate closely with IOM programme units and humanitarian and transition partners to optimize the utility and impact of DTM, particularly in relation to rapid response missions, programme planning and linkages to transition programming, including integration of protection and cross- cutting indicators.

  5. Liaise with relevant Government of South Sudan authorities including the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC), UNMISS, United Nations (UN) agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Donors and other stakeholders on matters related to displacement data collection and management.

  6. Oversee the drafting of all required DTM reports and information products, including, but not limited to, analytical and statistical reports, mobility tracking profiles, maps, conflict and displacement analyses, flow monitoring reports and other relevant products.

  7. Ensure information sharing and dissemination of DTM products to all relevant channels in line with Data Protection Policies.

  8. Supervise programme staff, and prepare and organize appropriate training for data collection teams on issues related to DTM operations including methods and procedures.

  9. Ensure compliance of the information management systems and infrastructure as per IOM IT policies, standards and best practice for high performance, reliability and information security.

  10. Participate in and present information at coordination meetings, including the Inter-Cluster Working Group (ICWG), related to DTM. Conduct regular presentations to and consult with the ICWG on DTM quarterly priorities to drive DTM operational planning in coordination with DTM field offices and ICWGs.

  11. Collaborate closely with the Coordination and Common Services (CCS) Cluster on developing the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) and advocating for DTM funding allocation, particularly through the South Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SSHF).

  12. Collaborate closely with the IOM Programme Support Unit (PSU) and Head of Operations to develop and present project proposals to donors.

  13. Collaborate closely with the Resources Management Unit (RMU) to draft, finalize and manage project budgets and financial requirements.

  14. Undertake field assessment and monitoring missions as required to maximize performance of DTM field activities.

  15. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


• Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Business or Public Administration, Humanitarian Affairs, Conflict Studies 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.


• Previous experience on Displacement Tracking and Monitoring, Capacity Building and

Information Management is a requirement;

• Ability to work with a number of staff and multi-component programmes;

• Previous experience working in hardship duty stations;

• Computer knowledge use including Microsoft Office, Google Earth and ability to use internet and email;

• Knowledge of Open Data Kit (ODK), KoBoCollect applications, BRaVe and use of PDAs;

• Familiarity with mobile data collection technologies and GPS an advantage.


Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Arabic is an advantage.


  1. The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

  2. Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

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.


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 20 December 2017 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 07.12.2017 to 20.12.2017

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