Register Login

Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Intern - International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Location: Harare
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Summary

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


  • The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. As the leading international
  • organization for migration, IOM acts with its partners in the international community to: assist in meeting the growing operational challenges of migration management; advance
  • understanding of migration issues; encourage social and economic development through migration; and uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants.
  • In Zimbabwe, IOM has set up its Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in order to provide a better understanding of migration patterns and needs within the country. DTM in Zimbabwe is in two-folds and aims to provide information related to migration flows and internal displacement.
  • Under the overall supervision of the IOM Chief of Mission, in close collaboration with the Head of Programmes and Partnerships, and under the direct supervision of the Information
  • Management Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Emergency, Preparedness and Response Unit (PRU) on the implementation of DTM
  • programme/project related activities, as well as for strengthen migration data and communication on migrant’s needs and vulnerabilities, migration flows and trends within the mission. In particular, he/she will:

Position Title : Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Intern

Duty Station : Harare, Zimbabwe

Classification : Internship Contract

Type of Appointment : 3 months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

CFA Reference Number : CFA2022/09

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Support DTM Unit on the planning, designing and implementation of integrated mechanism for data gathering and information management across all activities to ensure accurate and reliable data is collected, stored, and submitted in a timely manner to be further processed.
  • Provide support to data collection operations in the context of different DTM exercises (e.g. flow monitoring, baseline assessments, multi-sectoral assessments) being conducted in different provinces of the country.
  • Support the identification, recruitment, training and monitoring of enumerators and key informants, as well as follow-up on processing of payments with Resource Management Unit.
  • Assist in issuing, monitoring, and managing documentation required for processing procurement of assets (e.g tablets, phones) for the project requirements and follow up on delivery, distribution, and stock in coordination with Procurement unit.
  • Support the development of DTM training modules for different stakeholders as required for the implementation of information management mechanism to ensure smooth roll out.
  • Support coordination between all relevant Units within IOM (Procurement and Logistics, Finance, Human Resources, PRU, etc) with a special emphasis on building synergies and cooperation as well as backstop ongoing activities.
  • Perform such other such duties as may be required.

Qualifications And Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Management, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics or Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution.


  • Knowledge of the latest technological developments in information technology and information system.
  • Proven skills to analyse statistical information.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of different data collection methodologies;
  • Ability to compile and holistically analyse diverse datasets.
  • Experience with handling confidential data.
  • Strong organizational skills to work independently and to prioritize a heavy workload under the pressure of competing assignments.
  • Ability to cooperate and coordinate with other units and clients.
  • Excellent spoken and written English is essential and in-depth knowledge of local culture and languages, essential.

Technical Skills

  • Ability to verify, clean and process data.
  • Demonstrated computer knowledge use including Microsoft Office, Access, Power BIand ability to use internet and email.
  • Good knowledge of the context/geography of Zimbabwe.
  • Familiarity with mobile data collection technologies and GPS an advantage
  • Strong report presentation skills an advantage


  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Eligibility and Selection

In general, the Internship Programme aims at attracting talented students and graduates:

  • who have a specific interest in, or whose studies have covered, are as relevant to IOM programmes and activities.
  • who recently graduated and have more than one year of relevant working experience.

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

  • 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 of 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.
  • No late applications will be accepted.

How To Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to

Applications must include a cover letter indication your motivation for this internship, educational background relevant to the post and knowledge, skills and competencies and IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in to make you a suitable candidate for this position.

Female candidates who are qualified and experienced are especially encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: Kindly note that this a vacancy REISSUE, previous applicants need not apply

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Share Job

Recent Jobs

Marketing Person


Customer Liaison Officers




Aircraft Handlers


Customer Services Agents


Circulation Clerk - Zimpapers


Human Resources Manager - National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm)


Haulage Truck Drivers - Whelson GDC Transport


Rural Development Manager - Zinwa


Sales and Marketing Rep - Zim Copiers (Pvt) Ltd