UN Programme Officer (DTM) Job Careers – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Job Title:        Programme Officer (DTM)
Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Programme
Coordinator (BMM)
Grade: P2
About US:
Established in 1951,
International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading
inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and 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.
Job Summary:  The Programme Officer (DTM) will coordinate
and implement the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities, and contribute
to strengthening the tracking and monitoring of displaced persons (internal and
cross-border) and migrants, developing the programme capacity to analyse root
causes of movement, and access to services across Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate and supervise the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM)
    response under the Better Migration Management (BMM) Programme in Uganda,
    implementing all DTM components that might be deemed necessary (mobility
    tracking, flow monitoring, surveys and registrations).
  • Ensure the timely production of all reporting and outputs of data
    collection, on behalf of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) 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
  • Coordinate field data collection on the humanitarian situation of
    Displaced Persons and through existing regional DTM focal points, data
    enumerators, and explore linkages with Non-Governmental Organisation
    (NGOs) in the field.
  • Implement cross-border flow monitoring activities at transit points,
    linking flow monitoring in Uganda with neighbouring countries.
  • Support the nexus between humanitarian and development needs and
    durable solutions by providing technical information and data on the root
    causes of displacement in areas of origin, access to services, phases of
    displacement, etc. to be used for development-focused interventions around
    livelihoods and durable solutions.
  • Assist with strengthening 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 and through existing mechanisms, e.g.
    Protection / Child Protection (CP), Gender Based Violence (GBV) sector
    working groups.
  • Organize appropriate training for DTM teams on a variety of issues
    including protection, multi-sectoral analysis, data collection,
    technological solutions to strengthen data collection, data protection,
  • Organize and participate in field visits to areas of population movements,
    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 population movements directly
    collected by DTM.
  • Facilitate the integration of protection/gender issues and attention
    to specific women/girl’s and children’s rights issues (vulnerable groups)
    within all DTM activities.
  • Uphold the integration of IOM’s data protection principles and best
    practices on humanitarian data protection and ethical use of data across
    all DTM data management, sharing and dissemination activities. Bring
    issues of non-compliance to the attention of the supervisor.
  • Participate in relevant interagency meetings (Government, UN,
    I/NGOs, other partners), including sector, working groups and task force
    meetings to represent DTM and follow up on resulting action points and
    recommendations; take and share meeting minutes with relevant
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the International Organization for Migration
    IOM Programme Officer (DTM) job opportunity should hold a Master’s degree
    in Computer Science, Social Science, Information Management, Disaster Risk
    Management 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
  • Relevant professional experience in the field is required;
  • Experience in Information Management or Disaster Risk management is
  • Experience working in international organizations, humanitarian
    community and familiarity with the humanitarian reform and cluster approach;
  • Experience in project management and implementation;
  • Experience in data collection and providing training on data
    collection and management;
  • 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.
  • Languages:  Fluency in English is required. Working
    knowledge of Swahili is an advantage.
Desirable Competencies:
  • 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.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed,
    competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting
    day-to-day challenges.
Core Competencies:
  • 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.
  • 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: works strategically to realize the
    Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
Other: Internationally recruited professional staff
are required to be mobile.
NB: Qualified
applicants from the following NMS countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook
Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia
(Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros,
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho,
Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua
New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname,
Sao Tome and Principe, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See,
Saint Vincent and
the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa       
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
Deadline: 24th September 2018
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