International Organization for Migration - IOM Senior Mobility Tracking Assistant - DTM Jobs in Ethiopia

International Organization for Migration - IOM Senior Mobility Tracking Assistant - DTM Jobs in Ethiopia

Organizational Context and Scope

  • Under the general supervision of the Emergency and Post-Crisis Coordinator, the direct supervision of the DTM Coordinator in the IOM Office in Addis Ababa and in coordination with the Heads of Sub Offices (HSO), the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating DTM data collection activities and verification process and related administrative work. In particular, he/she will:

    Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Coordinate the overall data collecting operations of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM)’s Mobility Tracking activities in Ethiopia which includes the roll out of the Site Assessment, Village Assessment Survey, Emergency Site Assessment, Event Tracking Tool and other ad-hoc assessments.

  • Manage and supervise DTM’s 12 Mobility Tracking field project assistants (FPA) by ensuring that displacement and return data is collected, verified and accurate.

  • Coordinate logistical plans for data collection at national level which include devising nationwide vehicle plans to access all regions, allocating daily sustenance allowances for accompanying government officials, distributing IT equipment (tablets) and providing protection enhanced training accordingly to FPAs and enumerators and so on.

  • Ensure data accuracy in DTM’s information products such as in its datasets, regional dashboards, National Displacement Reports and more by supporting the information management team in cross checking data collected in the field.

  • Liaise with federal level authorities, the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and the Oromia Regional Disaster Risk Management Commission (RDRMC) to regularly inform on activities, results, and for endorsement of the quarterly National Displacement Report.

  • Support the implementation of DTM tools and the uploading of data collected as per agreed timelines for Central Oromia.

  • Participate in field assessments with multi-sectorial data collection techniques to gather timely information about displacement, population mobility, movement flows, and any other source of data required.

  • Provide extensive feedback on lessons learned, challenges and recommendations after each round of data collection to ensure that evolving field realities are accounted for in each round of data collection.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements


  • Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Information Management, Disaster Risk Management or a related field from an accredited academic institution. Or university degree in the above fields.


  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required for Master’s degree holders.

  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience is required for Bachelor’s degree holders.

  • Experience in the development and implementation of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) or similar assessment and information management activities is highly preferred.

  • Experience of capacity building of counterparts is an advantage, and the ability to transfer skills and knowledge on DTM, data collection and system is an advantage.

  • Knowledge and experience in humanitarian emergencies.

  • NGO/INGO experience is an advantage.

  • Proven managerial experience is needed.

  • Flexibility to perform and deliver in difficult and rapidly changing situations.

  • Coordinates actions with emergency
    response actors and making use of coordination structures;

  • Makes correct decisions rapidly based on available information.


  • Fluency in English and Amharic (oral and written) is required.

  • Working knowledge of Tigrigna is an added advantage.

    Values and Competencies

    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and 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 – behavioral indicators level 3

  • 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.


  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

  • Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighboring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighboring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are invited to submit their application/ motivation letter enclosed with only detail CV written in English via our e-mail address

  • RECADDIS@IOM.INT, by 26th of February 2021 - the latest, referring the position title and Vacancy number in the subject line of your email; no photocopies of educational/training certificates is required at this stage; applicant who doesn`t follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition.

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