Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Manager

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Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 10 Jan 2022

Position Title : Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Manager

Duty Station : Multiple Duty Stations

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 10 January 2022

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.


Under the general guidance of the Chief of Mission/Sub-Regional Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator and in close coordination with the Regional Offices and DTM HQ Global Support Team and relevant managers in mission, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the coordination, management and implementation of the DTM activities in the country/sub-region.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee and supervise the DTM Programme, including the emergency, transition, recovery and durable solutions related monitoring of displacement patterns across the entire country/sub-region.
  2. Assess and set up DTM mechanisms, including mobility tracking, flow monitoring, site assessments, Community-based need assessment and household surveys and other information gathering systems. Design population tracking methodologies and other assessments tools in order to capture mobility, migrations and returnee movement trends.

  3. Supervise and coordinate the field data collection by the Displacement, Tracking matrix unit, ensure the correlation of the data collected to facilitate the mapping and analysis of data for all the projects and programmes in the country office (s)/sub-region.

  4. Analyze DTM data, develop and present useful, visual and concise reports for internal and external stakeholders, including relevant Programme Managers and donors.

  5. Represent the DTM Programme in various coordination structures, including inter-agency fora for the refugee response and internal displacement response and provide timely population displacement data and analyses to critically inform the identification of emergency response and recovery solutions and advocate for the needs of migrant populations.

  6. Ensure efficient project management and implementation of DTM activities in the country office(s)/sub-region and in coordination with Senior Programme Coordinator support resource mobilization (financial and human).

  7. Coordinate governmental, staff and partners capacity building activities as needed.

  8. Design and implement large scale assessments and thematic surveys as per programme needs in coordination with other departments/units of the country office(s)/sub-region, promote their dissemination and usage among humanitarian, development and governmental stakeholders.

  9. Coordinate the Information Management (IM) support to emergency, resilience and recovery operations including on data management, production of information products, design and implementation of technological solution for IM purposes.

  10. Develop and organize appropriate trainings for Displacement, Tracking and Monitoring Unit staff on issues related to population movements, including definitions, numbers and trends, impact on receiving populations, human rights concerns, humanitarian and recovery and resilience needs.

  11. Ensure the integration of gender perspectives and attention to specific women/girl’s and children’s rights issues (vulnerable groups) within all activities and promote the usage and dissemination of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other referral mechanisms.

  12. Ensure that all data collection n and analysis activities performed under the DTM programmes are in line with the IOM Data Protection Principles and Guidelines.

  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


• Master’s degree in Computer Science, Social Sciences, Information Management, Statistics, Geography, Demography, International Relations 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.


• Experience in Information Management, research or Disaster Risk management;

• Experience in the development and implementation of population database a distinct advantage;

• Experience in project implementation in a humanitarian and mobility context;

• Experience in data collection, research, and report writing;

• Proven experience in team and programme management;

• Experience working on issues such as migration, displacement, and humanitarian assistance;

• Working experience in the Region is an asset.


• Proven ability to supervise, coach, and direct staff and manage operations in transitional contexts;

• Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office package (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);

• Knowledge of data protection guidelines and principles.


IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.

External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese).

For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Daari, Pashtu and/or local language is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database


Required Competencies:

Values – 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.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.


IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile. For this staff category, candidates will not be considered for placement a duty station within their country of nationality.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

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

No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 10 January 2022 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

Posting period:

From 27.12.2021 to 10.01.2022

No Fees:

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.

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