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 work 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 Deputy Chief of Mission and direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator of IOM Libya’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), the incumbent will be responsible for the responsibilities listed below.

In particular, s/he will:

  • Regularly compile, prepare and present DTM reports detailing the findings on the IDPs and returnees in Libya;
  • Lead the roll-out of the DTM Return Index in Libya;
  • Ensure the provision of timely, accurate and adequate information sharing to all relevant stakeholders regarding IDP, returnee and migrant movements, new displacements, conditions in return/relocation areas and paying special attention to the situation of vulnerable groups like children, the elderly and disabled;
  • Support with quantitative analysis relating to Libya’s current humanitarian and displacement situation;
  • Support the Information Management Officer to ensure the dissemination of available information and the adaption as necessary of information management tools to meet IOM’s, partners’ and other humanitarian actors’ needs;
  • Support the organization of appropriate trainings and workshops with Implementing Partners on issues related to DTM;
  • Participate in travel and/or meetings as required, including organising meetings, note taking, reporting on outcomes and following up on actions.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the DTM Programme Coordinator or Deputy Chief of Mission.

Tangible and Measurable Outputs of the Work Assignment

  • Number and quality of briefing notes and external updates drafted (target: 18)
  • Number and quality of DTM displacement reports drafted (target: 3)
  • Successful roll-out of DTM Return Index (target: yes)

Realistic Delivery Dates and Details as to how the work must be delivered

By the end of 1st month:

  • Draft at least 3 briefing notes and external updates
  • Draft DTM Return Index information product

By the end of 2nd month:

  • Draft at least 3 briefing notes and external updates
  • Draft DTM IDP Round Report

By the end of 3rd month:

  • Draft at least 3 briefing notes and external updates
  • Analyze & DTM displacement & migration datasets for HNO and prepare indicators required by external partners

By the end of 4th month:

  • Draft at least 3 briefing notes and external updates
  • Draft DTM IDP Round Report
  • Complete roll-out of DTM Return Index reporting

By the end of 5th month:

  • Draft at least 3 briefing notes and external updates
  • Analyze & DTM datasets for regular round reporting

By the end of 6th month:

  • Draft at least 3 briefing notes and external updates
  • Draft DTM IDP Round Report

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced degree from an accredited academic institution in a field of study related to migration or other relevant field (e.g. statistics, mathematics, humanitarian affairs, development studies, international relations or a related field).
  • Working experience on border management and/or Search and Rescue in the Desert, both thematic and Operational, is an asset.
  • Prior work experience with data driven reporting
  • Prior work experience with an international organization and/or providing technical assistance to national authorities and civil servants is an asset;
  • Strong and demonstrable interest in humanitarian issues;
  • Good understanding of gender and issues around gender-based violence;
  • Excellent writing, communication, negotiation and analytical skills;
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports;
  • Excellent ability to prioritize tasks and strong organizational skills;
  • Good level of computer literacy.
  • Good writing, communication and negotiation skills**
  •  Solid command of Microsoft Excel and Adobe InDesign

Personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility, drive for results; capacity to work effectively and harmoniously within a team of colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.


  • Fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of r Arabic is an advantage.

Required Competencies


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain 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.


  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
  • The consultant must adhere to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Data Protection Principles (IN/138) and maintain confidentiality.

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their updated CV with a cover letter to [email protected], by 25 June 2021 at the latest, mentioning the job title in the subject line. Emails without such indication will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Duty Station: 
IOM Libya in Tunis, Tunisia
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 25, 2021