Programme Assistant- DTM



SVN: 16/08/018 Programme Assistant- DTM


Open to Internal and External Candidates


                    Position Title


Programme Assistant- DTM

                     Duty Station





 General Service Staff, G6

            Type of Appointment


 Special Short Term, Six months with possibility of extension

        Estimated Start Date


 As soon as possible


                    Closing Date 


 September 9, 2018



Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and 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.













Under the overall supervision of the Programme Coordinator, and direct supervision of the DTM Officer, the Project Assistant (DTM) will be responsible for the following

Core Functions / Responsibilities:                                                 

  1. Provide specialized support for the overall implementation of displacement/mobility tracking activities in Uganda.
  2. Coordinate closely with relevant stakeholders and partners including government authorities, UN agencies and NGOs in the set up and flow of information collected through cross-border migrant flow monitoring activities.
  3. Regularly liaise and maintain strong partnerships with relevant field stakeholders and partners including government authorities, UN agencies and NGOs in ensuring the success of the cross-border flow monitoring activities.
  4. Participate in recruitment of enumerators for flow monitoring points in areas of high mobility flows as identified through community participatory mapping and other sources.
  5. Coordinate facilitation of site assessments in identified locations and data collection activities.
  6. Provide regular updates and analysis on the cross-border flows and mobility dynamics as established through focus group discussions, site assessments and other networks.
  7. Prepare and deliver project briefings to relevant forums, including the humanitarian Interagency Coordination Group.
  8. Prepare regular activity reports in coordination with the DTM Program Officer
  9. Provide regular trainings to build the capacity of enumerators to ensure quality data collection.
  10. Undertake regular field travel to monitor, strengthen and provide update on activities as necessary.
  11. Other duties as required.      
    Required Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of High School Degree/ Certificate with 6 years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree with 4 years of relevant experience Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, International Relations.
  • Six years (Four years for Bachelor’s degree or higher) of relevant professional experience.
  • Proven experience in research including data analysis and reporting.
  • DTM experience is an advantage.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their resumes with three references electronically to by 12:00am EAT on 09 September 2018.

The subject of your email should be the Reference Number and Title i.e. “SVN: 16/08/018 Programme Assistant- DTM”.

Since the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction your application may be missed by the system.

Please ensure that send your attachments as ONE DOCUMENT in PDF.

The title of your attachment should be your full name.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Posting Date: 27 August 2018                        Closing Date: 09 September 2018



Duty Station: 
General Service Staff, G6
Closing Date: 
Sunday, September 9, 2018