Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Assistant

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Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Assistant

  • Post Date:October 16, 2021
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Classification: General Service Staff, Grade G4
Type of appointment: Special Short-Term, 3 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For this vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.


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.

Core functions / responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and direct supervision of the Head of Programmes, the successful candidate will:

  • Assist in the implementation of Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) project activities, under the Emergency, Preparedness and Response Unit;
  • Assist in the implementation of the integrated mechanism for data gathering and information management across all activities to ensure accurate and reliable data is collected, stored, and submitted in a timely manner for further processing;
  • Support the effective implementation of DTM projects and ensure regular monitoring as per agreed timelines;
  • Compile reports on all operational activities, including real time sharing of flash updates on mobility trends, migrant’s vulnerabilities, and any other relevant pertinent issues;
  • Assist DTM unit in the production and quality control of documents;
  • Support in data collection processes and overall data management activities including encoding, storing, transferring, processing, and supporting analysis of collected data;
  • Identify gaps in data and information relevant to the programme implementation and contribute to address such needs;
  • Provide updates on human mobility trends, changes and any other significant observations surrounding human mobility in Zimbabwe as required;
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the DTM team;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications and experience

  • University degree in Information Management, Computer Science, Operations Research and Statistics or any other Information Management related degree from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience;
  • Knowledge of Information Management, management and coordination of information flows, data management including collection, storing, processing, and analyzing data to generate information products;
  • Knowledge of the latest technological developments in information technology and information systems;
  • Ability to analyze statistical information;
  • Ability to compile and holistically analyze diverse datasets is an asset;
  • Demonstrated team building and information management skills.

Languages: Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Required competencies

  • 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

  • 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 of 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

  • 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.


  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment;
  • No late applications will be accepted.

To apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to [email protected]

Female candidates who are qualified and experienced are especially encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 29 October 2021