International Organization for Migration Information Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

International Organization for Migration Information Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Position Title : Information Management Officer (EUTF)

Duty Station : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2

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

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 12 March 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.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

1. Internal candidates

2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Eswatini,Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa


Under the direct supervision of the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migration Protection and Reintegration (EUTF) Programme Coordinator in Ethiopia, and under the technical supervision of the Regional Data Hub (RDH) in Nairobi, and in close liaison with the Migration Management Unit (MMU) the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and implementing the information management initiatives under the EUTF programme, including the roll out of IOM’s Migrant Management Operational Systems Application (MiMOSA) version 7.5, Migrant Response Centers (MRCs)’s data collection activities, provide technical support for data collection, management, and analyze of related mixed migration data sources, as well as research and assessment efforts as defined by the JI programme and EUTF overall migration management portfolio.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Support the roll out and application of MiMOSA 7.5 in Ethiopia, in particular for the use in EUTF funded migrant protection and reintegration programming, in close coordination with the Headquarters (HQs) and Regional Office (RO).

  • Oversee and assist the relevant units with the compilation of regional case management data, including for regular reports required by IOM HQs as well as donors.

  • Provide technical guidance and support/train Migration Protection and Assistance (MPA) field staff in information management. Support the expansion and ensure consistent use of MiMOSA across the mission, in line with relevant instructions and internal guidance notes.

  • Contribute to the development of data reports and data output functionality for MiMOSA (including monthly quantitative reports), meeting the requirements of internal and external stakeholders; work to include migrant assistance data in visual analytic applications.
  • Coordinate the development and enhancement of the integrated, methodology for data collection, analysis, and visualization as required and needed by relevant units working on migrant protection and reintegration.
  • Regularly coordinate with the DTM programme and MMU unit to maximize data triangulation, data sharing, analysis and narrative of the migration trends at the country and regional level.

  • Ensure that the implementation of the information management systems and application adhere to Information Technology and Communication (ITC) Policies and Standards.

  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in Information Management, Computer Science, Media or Social Sciences 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 Information Management, emergency humanitarian operations; management and coordination of information flows, data management including collection, storing, processing, and analyzing data to generate information products;

  • In-depth knowledge of the latest technological developments in information technology and
    information system;

  • Experience with data processing and mapping in ArcGIS platform and with Adobe Creative

    Suite (particularly with Adobe Illustrator);

  • Experience in the development and management of databases and applications;

  • Experience of other information management work desirable, including data verification, validation, classification, and transformation as well as data warehousing;

  • Demonstrated ability for leadership in the context of partnership building and consensual decision-making;

  • Proven skills to analyze statistical information;

  • Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures;

  • Ability to translate planning-specifications into technical briefs for data capture and analysis, and vice versa;

  • Ability to compile and holistically analyze diverse datasets;

  • Experience with handling confidential data;

  • Demonstrated team-building and information management skills;

  • Demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies;

  • Knowledge and understanding of relational data theory;

  • Experience in advanced data visualization and information design skills;

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.


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

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

    Desirable 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 12 March 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

    For further information, please refer to:

    In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

    Posting period:

    From 27.02.2019 to 12.03.2019

    Requisition: SVN 2019/73 (P) - Information Management Officer(EUTF)(P2)-AddisAbaba,Ethiopia

    (55853086) Released

    Posting: Posting NC55853087 (55853087) Released

    International Organization for Migration Information Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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