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Ethiopia: Programme Coordinator (DTM) Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 19 Sep 2018

Position Title : Programme Coordinator (DTM)

Duty Station : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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 : 19 September 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, 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


Under the overall supervision of the Head of Programmes and the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (Emergency & Post-Crisis (EPC)), the successful candidate will coordinate the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Programme by strengthening the tracking and monitoring of displaced persons (internal and cross-border), and by developing the programme capacity to analyse root causes of displacement, phases of displacement (urban and irregular) and access to services across Ethiopia.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate the Displacement Tracking Matrix Programme (DTM Programme), under the Emergency & Post-Crisis (EPC) unit, including the existing pillar (humanitarian situation of IDPs) and by developing two additional pillars; cross-border flow monitoring and analysis on the root causes of displacement, access to services (VAS) and displacement leading to urban/irregular migration.

  2. Establish and further strengthen Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) mechanisms across the three pillars of programming (IDPs, cross-border, root causes / VAS), including flow monitoring, site assessments and other information gathering systems.

  3. Ensure the timely production of all reporting and outputs of data collection, across the three pillars of programming, on behalf of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Programme to be shared with various audiences.

  4. 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.

  5. Coordinate field data collection on the humanitarian situation of Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) through existing regional DTM focal points, data enumerators, and explore linkages with NGOs in the field.

  6. Develop cross-border flow monitoring activities and hiring of staff at border entry points, linking flow monitoring in Ethiopia with neighboring countries including in particular South Sudan, Somalia and Djibouti / Yemen.

  7. Oversee the launching of pilot Village Assessment Survey (VAS) activities and research projects, focusing on the root causes of displacement in areas of origin, access to services, phases of displacement leading to urban and irregular migration, etc. to inform development-focused interventions around livelihoods and durable solutions.

  8. 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.

  9. Organize appropriate trainings for displacement monitoring teams on issues related to protection, multi-sectoral analysis, data collection and protection principles, technological solutions to strengthen data collection, humanitarian principles, etc.

  10. Organize and participate in frequent and ongoing field visits to areas of internal and cross-border displacement, as well as areas of origin for Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs), to collect information through community assessments, focus group discussions and individual interviews.

  11. Ensure the maintenance of organized database(s) and reporting mechanisms for all information collected on internal / cross-border displacement and root causes of displacement.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Actively participate in relevant interagency meetings (Government, UN, I/NGOs, other partners), including cluster/sector, working groups and task force meetings and follow up on resulting action points and recommendations; share meetings minutes with relevant units/colleagues.

  15. 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.

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 19 September 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.

Posting period:

From 06.09.2018 to 19.09.2018

Requisition: SVN 2018/112 (P) - Programme Coordinator (DTM) (P3) - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (55456815) Released

Posting: Posting NC55456816 (55456816) Released

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