VN 2022/046 SV – Project Assistant, Data Integrity – USRAP (4 POSITIONS) At International Organization for Migration

Vacancy Notice

Open to Internal and External Candidates 4 positions

Position Title: Project Assistant, Data Integrity

Duty Station: San Salvador, El Salvador

Classification: General Service Staff, Grade G5

Type of Appointment: One Year Fixed Term with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: December 22, 2022

Reference Code: VN2022/046 SV – EXT

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. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.

The United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) operates world-wide with a target of providing resettlement opportunities to tens of thousands of refugees each year. IOM provides a range of services and support to the USRAP including, but not limited to, case processing, migration health assessments, cultural orientation training, organized transportation and administration of a travel loan and collections program. The Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE), specifically the Resettlement and Movement Division (RMM), has the organizational responsibility to provide direction, oversight and guidance to IOM’s global support to all resettlement programsprograms.


Under the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP), the Resettlement Support Center (RSC) provides critical support and processing services for refugee resettlement to the US. As part of an MOU between IOM and the US State Department Bureau for Population Refugees and Migration (PRM), IOM manages the RSC for Latin America (LA). RSC LA manages US resettlement activities in Latin America and Caribbean. RSC LA prepares refugee applications for adjudication by and provides support to visiting US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, facilitates security and medical

screenings, provides information about arriving refugees to resettlement agencies in the US and offers Cultural Orientation (CO) training to refugees departing for the US.

Under the general supervision of the Project Officer, Data Integrity, RSC El Salvador, and the direct supervision of the Project Associate, Data Integrity, RSC El Salvador, the successful candidate will be based in San Salvador, El Salvador and will have the following duties and responsibilities:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Undertake data integrity activities in an assigned area related to report management, application management and/or data quality assurance and, as required, guide and assist in monitoring teams of Project Clerks and Project Assistants in Data Integrity in organizing and completing data integrity activities in an assigned area.
  2. Monitor and assist in guiding Data Integrity team members with the creation and distribution of clear, concise and timely reports for RSC El Salvador using Tableau, Microsoft Power Business Intelligence (Power BI), SQL Reporting Services (SSRS) and other reporting tools, and with the design and publishing of reports presented in a clear and informative format.
  3. Efficiently and effectively maintain complete documentation on reports, RSC applications, and data quality assurance tools, ensuring they are utilized in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  4. Assist the Project Associate, Data Integrity, RSC El Salvador as they work in partnership with RSC supervisors to gather and document application and quality assurance business and system requirements, and to translate those business and system requirements into the design and development of in-house applications, reports and data quality assurance systems that serve as comprehensive solutions for the USRAP at RSC El Salvador.
  5. Provide support in the production and development of reporting databases for RSC El Salvador, identifying problems in logic, integrity, and efficiency in the applications, quality assurance systems, and reports.
  6. Perform ad-hoc reporting and data analysis upon request and conduct regular quality assurance checks of data in WRAPS to verify the accuracy of information and the RSC’s compliance with all USRAP and RSC SOPs in relation to reporting, application management and data quality assurance.
  7. Research and respond to reporting requests from RSC El Salvador colleagues, resolving questions and issues related to RSC applications, data quality assurance and reporting systems.
  8. In coordination with supervisors, liaise as needed with other teams and units in RSC El Salvador and other RSCs. Provide regular reports on the work being accomplished within the team to supervisors and team members.
  9. Train other Data Integrity team members as needed to efficiently and effectively manage reporting, application management, and data quality assurance.
  10. Undertake duty travel as needed to participate in data integrity-related activities, for meetings and for training.
  11. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the USRAP, SOPs and WRAPS, as well as the ability to remain professional, impartial and unbiased during all interactions with colleagues and external stakeholders.
  12. Maintain the confidentiality and integrity of all RSC-related information by implementing control procedures in line with USRAP standards of conduct and data protection rules. Alert RSC management of any non-compliance to SOPs or codes of conduct by RSC staff members.
  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of Tableau, Microsoft Power Business Intelligence (Power BI), Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and SQL Reports Server and experience in using SSMS and BIDS – Excellent data analysis, visualization and presentation skills – Excellent computer skills, including in Word, Excel and Internet; IT skills are a distinct advantage


  • Ability to use own initiative and work under pressure with minimum supervision


Thorough knowledge of English and Spanish (oral and written)

Required Competencies

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:


    • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible. – Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethicalstandards 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 1

    • 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.

How to apply


External Candidates that comply with the profile will need to send the Resume and a letter of interest to by December 22, 2022 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.


Any offer made to the candidates in relation to this vacancy 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.


  • The motivation/cover letter should be a maximum of 1 page long and in English. It should state the position(s) you are applying for
  • The CV should be a maximum of 2 pages long and in English.
  • Only the applications that comply with the required profile will be taken into consideration.
  • Those applications received after the due date or the ones that don’t include the name of the position, will not be considered.
  • This vacancy is open for local staff or international staff with legal permit to work in the Country.
  • The attachment shouldn’t weight over 2 MB.

Posting period:

From 8.12.2022 to 22.12.2022

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