DTM Field Coordination (IOM Moldova)


Open to Internal and External Candidates


Position Title


DTM Field Coordination

Duty Station


Chisinau, Moldova



General Service Staff

Type of Appointment


Special Short-Term Ungraded



Six months with possibility of extension

All Inclusive Salary


20000 MDL per month

Estimated Start Date


As soon as possible

Closing Date 


23 June 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.


The conflict in Ukraine has led to the overspill of over 450,000 forcibly displaced persons to and through Moldova, including third country nationals. IOM has increased its operational activities and significantly boosted its capacity in Moldova to provide multi-sectoral assistance to respond to urgent emerging humanitarian and post-crisis needs in a dynamic context.

As part of its response, IOM activated its Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), a system aimed at tracking and monitoring displacement and population needs by conducting assessments and surveys. It is designed to capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of evolving needs of populations, whether on site or in route regularly and systematically.

Under the overall guidance of the Chief of Mission, the supervision of the Program and Operations Coordinator and the direct supervision of the DTM Officer, the DTM Field Coordination will be responsible for:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Support the DTM Officer in planning, coordination and monitoring of all DTM activities, including developing the concept of operations and adapting field-based activities based on evolving needs on the ground.
  2. Liaise with the local authorities and other relevant entities to facilitate the successful implementation of assessment activities;
  3. Support the operational implementation of DTM data collection activities;
  4. Supervise and evaluate the work of enumerator teams in the field;
  5. Undertake duty travel pertinent to DTM activities;
  6. Inform the DTM Officer about evolving movements, trends and humanitarian needs and make relevant recommendations to ensure the information collected is useful and relevant to all stakeholders;
  7. Report to the DTM Officer on implementation status, including the progress, irregularities and shortfalls;
  8. Develop and implement training package for DTM enumerators and implementing partners as to ensure quality of data information tools in alignment with IOM data protection protocols.
  9. Support in the revision of the tools/methodologies and training of the enumerators;
  10. Facilitate the respect of deadlines and timely implementation of activities, and guarantee the accuracy of the data submitted to the relevant focal point;
  11. Assist in ensuring that all data collection is in line with IOM’s Data Protection Principles;
  12. Perform such other duties as they might be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Geography, IT, Computer Science or related field with four years of relevant professional experience; Or,
  • High School diploma with six years of relevant experience.


  • Experience in information management, preferably in natural disaster situations;
  • Minimum one year of experience in managing teams in the field;
  • Experience with International Organizations, INGO an advantage;
  • Knowledge of Camp Coordination and Camp Management settings appreciated.


Fluency in English, Romanian and good knowledge of Russian is required.

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 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.


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 23 June 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 08.06.2022 to 23.06.2022