Data and Reporting Specialist – UG, San Jose, Costa Rica At IOM – International Organization for Migration


In response to complex migration dynamics, and in recognition of the gaps and challenges in effective collection, analysis and dissemination of migration data in Central America, North America and Caribbean, IOM´s Regional Office in San José, Costa Rica (RO San José) seeks to provide enhanced, coordinated and sustained support to both IOM country offices (COs) and Member States and other key stakeholders in the region in order to advance migration-related data and information activities, in line with the Global Compact for Migration (GCM), the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda (SDA) and IOM’s Migration Data Strategy released in June 2020.

POST DESCRIPTION

I. Position Information

Position title

Position grade

Duty station

Data and Reporting Specialist

G6

San José, Costa Rica

Position number

20096009

Job family

Operations

Organizational unit

10004350

Is this a Regional, HQ, MAC, PAC, Liaison Office, or Country Office based position?

Yes

Position rated on

September 28, 2022

Reports directly to

20083443

Number of Direct Reports

0

II. Organizational Context and Scope

In response to complex migration dynamics, and in recognition of the gaps and challenges in effective collection, analysis and dissemination of migration data in Central America, North America and Caribbean, IOM´s Regional Office in San José, Costa Rica (RO San José) seeks to provide enhanced, coordinated and sustained support to both IOM country offices (COs) and Member States and other key stakeholders in the region in order to advance migration-related data and information activities, in line with the Global Compact for Migration (GCM), the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda (SDA) and IOM’s Migration Data Strategy released in June 2020.

Under the general supervision of the Senior Regional Liaison and Policy Officer and direct supervision the Regional Migration Data Coordinator, the administrative data analyst will support a range of migration data initiatives.

III. Responsibilities and Accountabilities

1. Systematically collect and compile migration data from wide range of sources including government agencies, international organizations, NGOs, among others.

2. Ensure that the data are properly stored with a view towards producing timely and visually impactful reports and enabling comparisons and trend analyses.

3. Regularly produce presentations, information materials, analyses and reports such as monthly situation reports, country info sheets, among others.

4. Liaise with country offices and respond to ad-hoc queries on administrative data and other official sources.

5. Provide technical support to initiatives and projects of other units and country offices.

6. Serve as the focal point for SDG indicators and encourage their systematic use including in Common Country Analyses UN Sustainable Development Frameworks.

7. Gather, prepare and upload contents to the RO San Jose website.

8. Assist in conducting trainings to strengthen migration data management capacities in country offices, government agencies, and civil society organizations, among others.

9. Liaise with and develop partnerships with relevant external counterparts.

10. Participate in working group meetings, joint analysis activities, inter-institutional coordination meetings, among others.

11. Provide inputs for the development of Standard Operations Procedures (SOP) and concept papers and provide general support for the development of new projects.

12. Assist in migration research, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and report writing across a wide range of migration topics, including migration health and protection mainstreaming.

13. Perform other related duties as assigned.

IV. Required Qualifications and Experience

Education

  •  Highschool degree with six years of relevant professional experience.

OR

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, International Relations, Development Studies, Migration Studies, Public Health or related fields from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

  •  Experience in data collection and analysis, research, and report writing;
  •  Experience in quantitative and qualitative data analysis and visualization tools;
  •  Prior work experience with international humanitarian/development organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is a distinct advantage;
  •  Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, national/international institutions, United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations;
  •  Experience in relevant issues such as migration, displacement, and humanitarian assistance would be an asset;

V. Languages

Required (specify the required knowledge)

Advantageous

Spanish and English

French

VI. Competencies [1]

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies: 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.

Managerial Competencies [2] – behavioural indicators level 2

  •  Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
  •  Empowering others and building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  •  Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

The application must include:

  •  Curriculum with 3 references.
  •  Letter of interest.
  •  In case of receiving applications from foreigners living in Costa Rica, they must submit their work permit.

In response to complex migration dynamics, and in recognition of the gaps and challenges in effective collection, analysis and dissemination of migration data in Central America, North America and Caribbean, IOM´s Regional Office in San José, Costa Rica (RO San José) seeks to provide enhanced, coordinated and sustained support to both IOM country offices (COs) and Member States and other key stakeholders in the region in order to advance migration-related data and information activities, in line with the Global Compact for Migration (GCM), the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda (SDA) and IOM’s Migration Data Strategy released in June 2020.

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