SVN 2022/012 Senior Information Assistant (M&E) G6 – SST graded – 9 months At International Organization for Migration

Special Vacancy Notice

Open to Internal and External Candidates

Position Title


Senior Information Assistant (M&E)

Duty Station


San Salvador, El Salvador



General Service Staff, Grade G6

Type of Appointment


Special Short Term Contract – G6 Graded, SST 9 months – With

Possibilities of extension

Estimated Start Date


As soon as possible

Closing Date


November 26, 2022

Reference Code


SVN2022/012 SV

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.


IOM, in coordination with the Salvadoran government, invested in immediate post-arrival assistance and receptions centers to deliver a dignified return and to facilitate initial steps to reintegrate returnees into communities. However, further actions are required at the community level to facilitate a successful reintegration. To address the needs of the Government of El Salvador, and based on previous investments from the Government of Japan in the Eastern Region of the country, IOM proposed a project to enhance potential and returning migrant youth capabilities to improve their livelihood under a human security paradigm by providing market-driven vocational/entrepreneurship training, as well as upgrading education facilities to provide effective learning environments.

Under the direct supervision of the Information Management & Research Officer (Program Manager), the incumbent will be responsible for conducting primary and secondary information analysis on beneficiaries to support evaluation activities and measure key performance indicators for the project and preparing donor reports on a regular basis for the Project for the Reintegration Assistance to Potential and Returned Migrants Youth Focused on Training and Entrepreneurship in Eastern El Salvador.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Elaborate quarterly and semesterly narrative and financial reports, as well as weekly updates and other requests of information, in coordination with the Program Manager.
  2. Monitor the timely execution of the workplan for the project and completion of the results framework, in coordination with the Program Manager.
  3. Collect, verify, and analyze the data on the indicators agreed in the Project Results Matrix for project management and reporting requirements.
  4. In close coordination with the Project Manager, organize on a regular basis team meeting to review planned progress against actual progress.
  5. Coordinate base line and end line data collection activities on the target population to assess the project´s result and impact.
  6. Prepare up-to-date information on the project activities to assist in the elaboration of communication materials, press notes, information inquiries from the media and public events in Coordination with the Public Information Unit.
  7. Explore and apply new data visualization techniques to increase data insight and visibility related to the project activities for internal use and external communication.
  8. Support, in close coordination with the Information Management Unit, data collection and research activities related to the labor market in Eastern El Salvador.
  9. Organize workshops and trainings on information management tools and reporting needs.
  10. Participate in the recruitment process of consultants; monitor the work of consultants and contractors in accordance with IOM procedures and regulations.
  11. Maintain effective relationships with relevant stakeholders such as national government counterparts, implementing partners, civil society organizations, UN agencies and private sector entities.
  12. Ensure a gender-based and human rights approach in all project´s operations.
  13. Maintain regular communication and coordination with the Program Manager to revise progress on project implementation, tackle challenges and identify urgent operational solutions.
  14. In coordination with the Program Manager and Chief of Mission, participate in relevant seminars, conferences, UN meetings and inter-institutional task forces.
  15. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education and Experience

  • University degree in Administration or Economy or a related field from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant professional experience; or
  • Master’s degree in the above fields will be an advantage.
  • Experience in project formulation, implementation and evaluation;
  • Experience data collection for empirical research.
  • Experience in humanitarian and proqrammes for migrants;
  • Familiarity with financial and business administration;
  • Sound and proven understanding of internal and international migration issues in the North of Central America;
  • Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with national and international institutions is a plus;


    • Thorough knowledge of English and Spanish – Strong interpersonal and communication skills; – Attention to detail and ability to organize; – Self-motivated, objective driven and able to use own initiative and work with minimum supervision; – Computer/software literate with good knowledge in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat;


Fluency in Spanish and English (oral and written)

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.

Managerial Competencies- 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 & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential. – Strategic thinking & vision : works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

How to apply


External Candidates that comply with the profile will need to send the Resume and a letter of interest to by by November 26 , 2022 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.


Any offer made to the candidates in relation to this vacancy is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.


  • The motivation/cover letter should be a maximum of 1 page long and in English. It should state the position(s) you are applying for
  • The CV should be a maximum of 2 pages long and in English.
  • Only the applications that comply with the required profile will be taken into consideration.
  • Those applications received after the due date or the ones that don’t include the name of the position, will not be considered.
  • This vacancy is open for local staff or international staff with legal permit to work in the Country.
  • The attachment shouldn’t weight over 2 MB.

Posting period:

From 8.11.2022 to 26.11.2022

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