Enumerator (Displacement Tracking Matrix / DTM) - IOM Moldova


Open to Internal and External Candidates


Position Title: Enumerator (Displacement Tracking Matrix / DTM)

Duty Station: Chisinau, with frequent travels in country

Classification: Consultant

Duration: Three months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 10 July 2022

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 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.


Following the launch of military operations by the Russian Federation across Ukrainian territory on 24 February 2022, substantive flows and displacements across Ukraine and toward neighboring countries have been reported countries in the following days. While air travel has been suspended in Ukraine and Moldova, Ukraine shares land border with four European Union (EU) Member States: Poland, Romania, Hungary and Slovakia. Other non-EU countries (3) which share their border with Ukraine include Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation and Belarus. Whilst many are likely travelling to connect with family, many are expected to head directly to the borders and to areas where they believe the conflict is less intense. Many after reuniting with family members, may decide to continue their travel to other destination locations-countries.

Under the direct supervision of the DTM Team Leader/Focal Point, the Enumerator will be responsible of the following activities, according to the procedures and training provided by IOM:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Identify reliable sources of information/key informants to collect relevant information on inflows and outflows of migrants across official and unofficial border crossing points along the border with Ukraine;
  2. Collect and compile the available field information on in and out flows and update it on hourly/daily/weekly basis;
  3. Conduct DTM survey and (if requested) registration, in a designated geographical area, according to the operation planning led by the DTM Team Leader/Focal Point;
  4. Collect GPS points of official and unofficial (if any) border crossing points as well as of the collective centers/displacement sites and infrastructures;
  5. Assess the situation in collective centers and camp-like settings through direct observation and triangulate the information to facilitate its analysis;
  6. Ensure of the quality of the information collected by systematically verify and correct the questionnaire/form at the end of the interview/registration;
  7. Liaise with various humanitarian, governmental partners and the displaced community in the field;
  8. Report on a daily basis on the activities conducted and the realities/issues encountered to the DTM Team Leader/Focal Point and make relevant recommendations;
  9. Respect IOM’s Data Protection Principles;
  10. Perform other duties as they might be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Highschool diploma as minimum requirement.


  • Experience working with individuals at community level, thorough knowledge of rural areas of north Moldova and willingness to work in remote areas.
  • Flexibility to perform and deliver in difficult situations.
  • Works effectively with clients and stakeholders.
  • Plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility.
  • Incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation.
  • Displays awareness of relevant technological solutions.
  • Knowledge of the region is an advantage.


Knowledge of English, Romanian is required. Knowledge of Ukrainian, Russian, other languages in the region an advantage.

Required Competencies

The successful candidate 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 – 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 special vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, security clearances and a valid COVID certification.

A prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station and work permit, as applicable.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are invited to send the CV and cover letter in English to: hrchisinau@iom.int    

Please, indicate the position you are applying for and reference code in the subject line of your message.

Closing date for applications is 10 July 2022, however interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply sooner.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posting period:

From 01.07.2022 to 10.07.2022

Articol adaugat de: Tatiana Profir