Ended Governorate Focal Point (DTM) - AlDhale'e

The Job

Open to Internal and External Candidates


Governorate Focal Point (DTM)

             Organizational Unit


                          Duty Station

 Yemen, Al-Dhale’e

                   IOM Classification

M 5

              Type of Appointment

 Special Short-Term (SST) MPH Contract, 3 Months (With a possibility of renewal)

                               SVN No.


              Estimated Start Date

 As soon as possible

                     Closing Date

 Sunday 14 November 2020

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

Organizational Context and Scope:

Under the overall coordination of the DTM Project Officer and under the direct supervision of the DTM Senior Programme Assistant, and the technical guidance from the information management team, the incumbent will be responsible and accountable for data collection by the field team for DTM activities in the governorate of responsibility.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Monitor field staff to ensure data collection adheres to DTM guidelines and is performed on a daily basis, report on field staff work performance, and submit timesheets and evaluations.
  2. Ensure timely data entry of forms, surveys, and questionnaires in DTM data collections systems.
  3. Conduct data verification and quality control to ensure accuracy in data collection tools, forms, surveys, and questionnaires in a timely manner before data entry in DTM database systems.
  4. Support the logistical and administrative operations of DTM in the governorate of responsibility.
  5. Identify and liaise with Key Informants, authorities, NGOs, implementing partners, and other stakeholders as requested and under the guidance from the Senior Programme Assistant.
  6. Regularity submit reports on data collection activities, governorate conditions, priority areas, and needed interventions to the Senior Programme Assistant to inform on future activities and contribute to the measurement of progress made to achieve planned objectives.
  7. Collect information on the humanitarian situation and needs through close coordination with counterparts and Key Informants at the governorate, district and location level.
  8. Visit IDP, Returnee, and Migrant locations, and gather information on their number, location, demographic, needs, and other data as requested.
  9. Assist in the development of DTM training material, provide training and onboarding to field staff, and ensure field staff adhere to IOM policies and procedures.
  10. Support other IOM Units in data collection, site monitoring, and other such duties as assigned.
  11. Perform any other related duties assigned by direct supervisor.

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Higher Diploma in Business or Public Administration, Information Technology, Public Health, Humanitarian Affairs, or a related field with three years of relevant experience.
  • Secondary school education with 5 years of relevant experience in Public Administration, Information Technology, Public Health, Humanitarian Affairs, or a related field.


  • Knowledge and experience in humanitarian programmes for IDPs and migrants.
  • Experience liaising with governmental authorities, national or international institutions, NGOs, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Experience in data/information management preferably in conflict situations, and experience in different data collection methodologies.
  • Experience with international organizations, INGOs, and NGOs an advantage.
  • Sound and proven understanding of migration issues in Yemen and the wider region and its related issues.
  • Experience with handling confidential data.
  • Proven skills to assist in analysing statistical information.

Languages: English and Arabic

Required Competencies


  • 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 1

  • 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.

Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, national of the country with automatic right to live and work in the country, and security clearances.

Female with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via the following link


All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).

“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted”

Posting period: 09 November 2020 to 22 November 2020

  • Employer: IOM
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Al-Dhale’e
  • Posted on: 9 November 2020
  • Deadline: 22 November 2020