Programme Coordinator (Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM)) At International Organization for Migration

Position Title: Programme Coordinator (Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM))

Duty Station: Juba, South Sudan

Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P3

Type of Appointment:Special short-term graded, nine months with possibility of extension 

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 01 December 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.


IOM in South Sudan has a range of programs centred around three areas: humanitarian coordination and support; humanitarian response and resilience; and peacebuilding, transition, and development. Humanitarian coordination and support includes leading/co-leading the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) and Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI) Clusters, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and management of WASH and Shelter and NFI core-pipelines, humanitarian hubs and common transport services. Humanitarian response and resilience includes CCCM, WASH, Shelter & NFI, health, protection, gender equality and inclusion, mental health and psychosocial support and the management of a Rapid Response Fund. Under peacebuilding, transition and development, IOM South Sudan implements programming on housing, land and property issues, transition and recovery, transhumance conflict prevention, community-based violence reduction, community development and migration management.

Under the peacebuilding, transition and development cluster, IOM South Sudan implements programming on climate change adaptation including water management, community development, housing, land and property issues, conflict prevention, community-based violence reduction and migration management support including the prevention of human trafficking. In all areas, IOM South Sudan’s work is supported and informed by its conflict analysis team operating from Juba and key field locations.

IOM South Sudan is an active member of the UN Country Team and Humanitarian Country

Team. As the cluster coordinator for CCCM (co-lead with UN High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)) and the Shelter & NFI Cluster, IOM South Sudan is also a member of the Inter-Cluster Coordination Group (ICCG), the key coordination platform for humanitarian response. Within the Resident Coordinator-Humanitarian Coordinator (RC-HC) lead Partnership for Peacebuilding and Resilience Platform IOM co-leads the nexus working groups on climate change adaptation (with the UK) and durable solutions for internal displacement (with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)).

Under the direct supervision of the IOM Chief of Mission in South Sudan and in close coordination with the Regional Data Hub in Nairobi and relevant IOM South Sudan thematic units and in particular the Project Support Unit, the Programme Coordinator will lead on all aspects of the IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) program to ensure timely, actionable and high quality data is produced and shared with senior management, partners, sector leads and presented at coordination fora for decision making and prioritization of program activities across the Humanitarian – Peacebuilding – Development (HDP) Nexus.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee and manage the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Programme in South Sudan.
  2. Coordinate with senior management, program heads and focal points in neighboring countries and at Headquarters and Regional level, to support development of DTM program and enhance cross border collaboration of DTM activities.
  3. Develop a strategy for DTM South Sudan to support both humanitarian response and transition and ensure its relevance as the situation evolves.
  4. Oversee the implementation of the DTM portfolio in South Sudan according to the global DTMmethodology including, but not limited, to Biometric Registration and Verification, Flow Monitoring, Mobility Tracking, Intentions Surveys and Village Assessment Surveys ensuring proper adaptation to the context.
  5. Collaborate closely with IOM programme units and humanitarian and transition partners to optimize the use, relevance, 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.
  6. Liaise with relevant Government authorities (including the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management (MHADM), Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC), National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), United Nations (UN) agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Donors and other stakeholders on matters related to displacement data collection and management.
  7. Develop an information product dissemination strategy and 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Supervise and manage programme staff, build capacity develop and organize appropriate training for data collection teams and programme staff on issues related to DTM operations including data collection methods and IOM’s policies and procedures.
  10. In collaboration with ITC, oversee compliance of the information management systems and infrastructure of DTM as per IOM IT policies, standards and best practice for high performance, reliability, and information security.
  11. Participate in and present information at coordination meetings (including the Inter-ClusterCoordination Group (ICWG) when requested, Needs Assessment Working Group (NAWG), Advisory Group on Solutions Working Group (SWG) and Cluster meetings, related to population mobility. Conduct regular presentations to and consult with the ICCG on DTM quarterly priorities to drive DTM operational planning in coordination with DTM field offices and ICWGs.
  12. Engage closely with the Coordination and Common Services (CCS) Cluster on developing the Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) and Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP).
  13. Collaborate closely with the IOM Programme Support Unit (PSU) and Chief of Mission to develop project proposals and mobilize resources.
  14. Collaborate closely with the Resources Management Unit (RMU) to draft, finalize and manage project budgets according to IOM Rules and Regulations and donor requirements.
  15. Undertake field assessment and monitoring missions as required to maximize performance of DTM field activities and take action to resolve issues.
  16. 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 with displacement tracking and monitoring, capacity building and Information Management is a requirement;
  • Previous experience working in hardship duty stations.


  • Excellent leadership, management and coordination skills;
  • Ability to work with staff from different backgrounds and in multi-component programmes;
  • Strong management and coordination skills and experience in humanitarian and transition settings;
  • 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 is an advantage;
  • Outstanding interpersonal, cross-cultural, and diplomatic skills and ability to harmoniously collaborate with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Proven ability to deliver results and achieve measurable impact in contexts of great political and operational complexity;
  • Outstanding communication skills including the ability to communicate complexity in an easy-to-understand way for diverse audience;
  • High-level of problem-solving skills including the ability to address problems pro-actively and creatively, foresee and mitigate risks and overcome operational and political challenges as they arise;
  • Proven ability to successfully operate in high-stress environments and maintain high professional standards in hardship locations.


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 (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish).

For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Arabic, French, and/or Spanish is an advantage.

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


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.

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.


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.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

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. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications HERE via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 01 December 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.

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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.

Requisition: SVN 2022 321 Programme Coordinator (Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM)) (P3) Juba,

South Sudan (57846649) Released

Posting: Posting NC57846650 (57846650) Released

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