Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Analytics, Knowledge And Output Quality (AKO) Chad - Intern


Jul 17 2020 Print

Thematic focus: Reporting (Chad)

Reporting directly

Unit Management Co-Leads

Overall supervision

Global DTM Coordinator

Thematic supervision

DTM Coordinator (Chad)

Duty Station

London, UK

Number of positions


Closing Date



3 months with possibility of extension



Since 2004 the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is IOM’s main operational tool for tracking and monitoring the movements and the evolving needs of displaced populations. It has been systematically deployed in medium to large-scale humanitarian response operations in the last seven years, including in all Level 3 emergencies. DTM has been active in over 72 countries. To coordinate and support operations implemented by approximately 5,200 staff, the global DTM support team is comprised of 45 specialists across eight locations (Geneva, London, Bangkok, Nairobi, Dakar, Cairo, Vienna and The Hague). Since its inception the global support team includes, on average, 50% female and 50% male staff as well as a diverse range of nationalities.

Global DTM support is organized within the following units: Global System Management (GSM); Project and Operations Support (POS); Operations and Methodological Framework (OMF); Data Systems and Centralization (DSC); Data Management, Verification and Procedures (MVP); Digital Content Management (DCM); Analytics, Knowledge and Output Quality (AKO); Data Models and Learning (DML); DTM and Data Partnerships (DDP); Geospatial Analytics (GSA); Data Initiated Operations (DIO); and Humanitarian and Development Solutions (HDS).

Located in the IOM London office, under direct supervision of the Unit Management Co-Leads and the overall supervision of the Global DTM Coordinator (London), in conjunction with IOM Chad, the successful candidate will be part of the AKO unit to remotely support the Chad response and wider West and Central Africa (WCA) analysis.



Under the overall supervision of the Global DTM Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Unit Management Co-Leads in the London DTM AKO unit, the incumbent will provide remote support to the DTM response to the Chad situation through the review, processing and analysis of data collected through the DTM and other relevant displacement and mobility data collection in the country and surrounding region.

Thematic focus: Reporting (Chad response)

In particular, he/she will:

  • Provide support in creating narrative reporting outputs and dashboards for DTM data on the Chad situation, notably at the data review, processing and analysis phases;
  • Assist in identifying information gaps and how to improve data collection methodologies and tools for the 2020 data collection cycle;
  • Assist in the production, review and quality control of documents on the Chad situation;
  • Assist in the production of infographics on the Chad situation;
  • Facilitate the organization of webinars or other events in support of DTM’s work on the Chad situation to ensure regular internal and external updates on human mobility trends, changes and any other significant observations surrounding human mobility in Chad and surrounding countries.
  • Stay abreast of the most recent secondary data sources, publications and other relevant information on the Chad context;

Common to all interns in the AKO unit:

  • Provide support in analysis and interpretation of data as well as in the review of DTM documents requiring remote assistance;
  • Assist the DTM Reporting Unit with the revision, translation and uploading of reports, dashboards and assessments;
  • If necessary, to provide updates on human mobility trends, changes and any other significant observations in allocated countries;
  • Provide administrative and logistical support when needed.  
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned. 



The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Excellent data analysis, research, writing and communication skills;
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports;
  • Accountability;
  • Client Orientation;
  • Continuous Learning;
  • Communication;
  • Creativity and Initiative;
  • Planning and Organizing;
  • Professionalism -  displays mastery of subject matter;
  • Familiarity with the situation in Chad and neighboring countries;
  • Technological Awareness



  • Strong and demonstrable interest in migration and/or humanitarian issues;
  • Personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility;
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team and with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds under tight deadlines.



Advanced degree from an accredited academic institution in a field of study related to social sciences, or other relevant disciplines.

  • Mastery of the Microsoft Office Package
  • Knowledge of publishing and graphic design software including Adobe Suite applications (Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)



Required: Excellent communication skills in English and French(written and oral).

Advantegeous: Working knowledge of Arabic and/or additional UN language.



Interested candidates must submit updated CV and cover letter (in PDF format and only one file with your name and surname to dtmrecruitment@iom.int adding Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Chad Analytics, Knowledge and Output (AKO) Quality Intern in the subject line, no later than Wednesday 22nd July.
NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and incomplete applications will not be considered