Aug 282019

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Pakistan
Closing date: 04 Sep 2019

Position Title : Project Officer (DTM REMAP)

Duty Station : Islamabad, Pakistan

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 04 September 2019

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 work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates

  2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Djibouti; El Salvador; Fiji; Gabon; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic

Republic (the); Libya; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States

of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.


Under overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Manager of IOM Pakistan and in close coordination with the Senior Regional Project Manager of Regional Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Regional Evidence for Migration Analysis and Policy (REMAP) (DTM REMAP) in IOM’s regional office for Asia and the Pacific, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with project management of the DTM REMAP project in IOM Pakistan.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure the implementation of DTM REMAP project activities such as (but not limited to), DTM mobility tracking, DTM flow monitoring and DTM surveys. Track progress and ensure that deadlines are met.

  2. Track budgetary expenditures and provide technical guidance for the DTM REMAP project.

  3. Support in organizing the logistics and procurement related to the DTM REMAP project implementation to ensure timely response.

  4. Support in coordinating field data collection for DTM REMAP project activities and provide guidance in organizing appropriate trainings for the DTM REMAP data collection teams on issues related to DTM tools, including data collection forms, data processing protocols, definitions etc.

  5. Ensure timely production of national DTM data outputs and DTM reports in close coordination with the Regional DTM REMAP project coordination unit.

  6. Provide technical support in reporting and analyzing DTM data and provide necessary feedback to the Regional DTM REMAP project coordination unit regarding any inconsistencies.

  7. Maintain organized databases and narrative reports of all information collected under the DTM REMAP project.

  8. Liaise with relevant authorities, UN agencies, NGOs, think tanks, government authorities, and other stakeholders on issues relevant to the DTM REMAP project. Participate in relevant meetings.

  9. Facilitate the integration of gender perspectives and attention to specific women/girl’s and children’s rights issues (vulnerable groups) within all DTM REMAP activities and encourage the mainstreaming of cross cutting issues.

  10. Provide administrative and logistical support as needed.

  11. Comply with relevant IOM policies, especially on Data Protection and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) standards on data and information security.

  12. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


• Master’s degree in Migration Studies, Demography, Political or Social Science, International Relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.


• Experience in coordination and implementation of data collection in emergency context on displacement and/or human mobility;

• Practical field experience in domains related to relief interventions and humanitarian action

(including support to displaced populations and implementation of emergency and early recovery activities), United Nations (UN), and the cluster system;

• Experience in survey and questionnaire design and implementation and probabilistic sampling is an advantage;

• Research experience in the field of population studies, human mobility, mixed migration, and refugees/IDPs in developed and developing countries, including field experience related to displacement and migration research is an advantage.


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

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

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.

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.

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 04 September 2019 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:

Posting period:

From 22.08.2019 to 04.09.2019

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: VN 2019/213 (P) Project Officer (DTM REMAP) (P2) – Islamabad, Pakistan (56109588) Released

Posting: Posting NC56109591 (56109591) Released

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