Position Title: Data Analysis and Reporting Officer

Duty Station: Vienna, Austria

Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 12 April 2023

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.


Under the direct supervision of the Regional Migration Data & Research Officer, the Data Analyst and Reporting Officer will be responsible for the analysis of the primary and secondary data within the areas of displacement and human mobility and the production of detailed analytical reports for internal and external stakeholders. The Data Analyst and Reporting Officer will support the further development of the data collection methodology and deployment of tools for surveys and assessments in neighbouring and secondary displacement countries affected by crisis.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Clean, verify and manage primary data collected by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) through various assessments, surveys, or qualitative research initiatives.
  2. Generate narrative and visual analysis of collected data in cross reference with existing relevant and contextual secondary data.
  3. Produce analytical outputs (eg. infographics, reports, dashboards) for internal and external stakeholders to provide insight and data for action.
  4. Support the methodology design and the data collection tools for thematic surveys and assessments.
  5. Coordinate the design of information/reporting packaging and the selection of indicators to monitor the evolution and characteristics of the migratory flows in relation to the Ukrainian crisis response.
  6. Review, revise and coordinate publication of studies, dashboards, and reports.
  7. Train and support staff in tasks related to primary data collection, surveys, and assessments. Provide guidance and capacity building to Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Focal Points and enumerators with respect to DTM data systems and data collection tools.
  8. Liaise with academic institutions, think tanks, and collaborating partners on implementation of ad hoc surveys and primary data collection and analysis as requested.
  9. Participate in technical working groups related to information management and statistical methodologies for data collection and representation.
  10. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Science, Communications, Information Management, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.


  • Experience in information management, coordination and analysis of data from large and complex information systems.
  • Previous work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.
  • Experience in relevant issues such as migration, displacement, and humanitarian assistance would be an asset.
  • Working experience in the region is an asset.
  • Working experience with statistical software including SPSS and STATA is desirable.
  • Solid experience with mobile data collection tools such as KOBO or ODK.


  • Strong data background (including but not limited to data cleaning and analysis). Quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills are a strong asset.
  • Advanced report writing skills with the ability to research and report on a wide range of topics using multiple sources of data.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent analysis and writing skills (reports, dashboards, etc.) coupled with a good understanding of data visualization.
  • Advanced command of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to compile and holistically analyse diverse datasets, reporting and design skills are a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills, efficiency, and flexibility.


IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of either French, Spanish, or any regional language is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.


Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these five values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.
  • 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. • Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
  • Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.

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 actions and delegated work.
  • Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

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 leadership and professional potential.
  • Empowering others: Creates an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Building Trust: Promotes shared values and creates an atmosphere of trust and honesty.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: Works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
  • Humility: Leads with humility and shows openness to acknowledging own shortcomings.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.


Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.


Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

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

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country and who do not have prior experience outside the duty station’s country as staff member in the Professional category cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications HERE via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 12 April 2023 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

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