Information Management & Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (IOM Moldova)

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Open to Internal and External Candidates

Position Title:

 

Information Management & Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Duty Station:

 

Chisinau, Moldova

Classification:

 

National Officer

Type of Appointment:

Duration:

All Inclusive Salary:

 

Special Short-Term Ungraded

Six months with possibility of extension

35000 MDL per month

Estimated Start Date:

 

As soon as possible

Closing Date: 

 

15 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.

 

Context:

As response to the Ukrainian crisis, IOM Chisinau has increased its operational activities in response to the inflows of refugees and Third country nationals in country. Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, the guidance of the Program and Operations Coordinator and direct supervision of the Programme Support Coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for:

 

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Tasks related to Information Management:

1. Contribute to the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of information system solutions for the Regional Refugee Response Plan activities in Moldova;

2. Through overseeing of Information Management tools, monitor IOM implementation of activities under the umbrella of the Regional Refugee Response in Moldova as per agreed timelines and contribute to situational and progress reports;

3. Provide technical information and guidance on data collection processes and reporting mechanisms;

4. Generate specific information products for IOM Moldova to be utilized in donor/stakeholder briefings, project proposals, and contractual and/or ad-hoc reports, with a focus on matters related to the Refugee Response. These products include infographics, dashboards, maps, reports, etc;

5. As IOM Moldova Information management (IM)  focal point, coordinate closely with internal and external IM specialists and focal points, particularly the Regional Refugee Response IM Working Group, IOM Regional Offices (RO), Headquarters, and Country Offices (CO) in the region, which are included in the Regional Refugee Response to Ukrainian Refugees;

6. Assist in consolidating strategies and creating guidance documents for the Refugee Response, including generating data for planning such as population figures, projections, people in need, target population, and funding requirements.

7. Ensure that all data collection, storage, analysis and dissemination is in line with IOM’s data protection principles and applications adhere to Information Technology and Communication Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Policies and Standards and Data Protection Policy.

Tasks related to Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E):

8. Provide technical support for the implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) plan applicable to IOM’s interventions under the Refugee Response Plan at national level, including contributing to the development of tools, SOPs and data management systems;

9. Update the monitoring dashboards on results, activities, risks and budgetary performance of IOM Moldova Refugee Response Plan project portfolio, and participate in field monitoring visits, as required;

10. Draft portions of donor reports for the Refugee Response Plan projects following IOM’s and donor guidelines;

11. Carry out internal evaluations of national Refugee Response Plan projects in close coordination with the RO Vienna;

12. Upon approval, disseminate findings, conclusions and recommendations from monitoring and evaluation activities.

13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

 

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Management, Computer Science, Geography, Statistics, or related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; Or;
  • Master’s degree.

Experience

  • Experience in methodologies to calculate population and projection figures oriented to refugees and migrants;
  • Experience with strategic planning approaches, information/ data analysis, and report writing;
  • Work experience in donor relations and report writing for specific donors of IOM’s interest would be an advantage;
  • Past experience in working in inter-agency and collaborative environments.
  • Previous exposure to work with UN agencies, Governmental entities, Civil Society Organizations and other stakeholders.

Skills

  • Knowledge or experience of migration and refugee issues an advantage;
  • Experience managing common operational datasets;
  • Experience managing common software for production of reports, infographics and other IM products including ArcGIS, MS Publisher, etc.

Languages

Fluency in English, Romanian and Russian is required. Knowledge of the Ukrainian language is 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 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.

 

Other

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 15 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 15.06.2022