Open to Internal and External Candidates
Position Title:Project Assistant, Data Integrity
Duty Station: San Salvador, El Salvador
Classification :General Service Staff, Grade G5
Type of Appointment: One Year Fixed Term with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date :As soon as possible
Closing Date: March 17 , 2023
Reference Code : VN2022/046 SV – EXT
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 United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) operates world-wide with a target of providing resettlement opportunities to tens of thousands of refugees each year. IOM provides a range of services and support to the USRAP including, but not limited to, case processing, migration health assessments, cultural orientation training, organized transportation and administration of a travel loan and collections program. The Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE), specifically the Resettlement and Movement Division (RMM), has the organizational responsibility to provide direction, oversight and guidance to IOM’s global support to all resettlement programsprograms.
Under the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP), the Resettlement Support Center (RSC) provides critical support and processing services for refugee resettlement to the US. As part of an MOU between IOM and the US State Department Bureau for Population Refugees and Migration (PRM), IOM manages the RSC for Latin America (LA). RSC LA manages US resettlement activities in Latin America and Caribbean. RSC LA prepares refugee applications for adjudication by and provides support to visiting US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, facilitates security and medical
screenings, provides information about arriving refugees to resettlement agencies in the US and offers Cultural Orientation (CO) training to refugees departing for the US.
Under the general supervision of the Project Officer, Data Integrity, RSC El Salvador, and the direct supervision of the Project Associate, Data Integrity, RSC El Salvador, the successful candidate will be based in San Salvador, El Salvador and will have the following duties and responsibilities:
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1.Undertake data integrity activities in an assigned area related to report management,application management and/or data quality assurance and, as required, guide and assistin monitoring teams of Project Clerks and Project Assistants in Data Integrity in organizingand completing data integrity activities in an assigned area.
2.Monitor and assist in guiding Data Integrity team members with the creation anddistribution of clear, concise and timely reports for RSC El Salvador using Tableau,Microsoft Power Business Intelligence (Power BI), SQL Reporting Services (SSRS) andother reporting tools, and with the design and publishing of reports presented in a clear andinformative format.
3.Efficiently and effectively maintain complete documentation on reports, RSC applications,and data quality assurance tools, ensuring they are utilized in accordance with establishedStandard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
4.Assist the Project Associate, Data Integrity, RSC El Salvador as they work in partnershipwith RSC supervisors to gather and document application and quality assurance businessand system requirements, and to translate those business and system requirements intothe design and development of in-house applications, reports and data quality assurancesystems that serve as comprehensive solutions for the USRAP at RSC El Salvador.
5.Provide support in the production and development of reporting databases for RSC ElSalvador, identifying problems in logic, integrity, and efficiency in the applications, qualityassurance systems, and reports.
6.Perform ad-hoc reporting and data analysis upon request and conduct regular qualityassurance checks of data in WRAPS to verify the accuracy of information and the RSC’scompliance with all USRAP and RSC SOPs in relation to reporting, applicationmanagement and data quality assurance.
7.Research and respond to reporting requests from RSC El Salvador colleagues, resolvingquestions and issues related to RSC applications, data quality assurance and reportingsystems.
8.In coordination with supervisors, liaise as needed with other teams and units in RSC ElSalvador and other RSCs. Provide regular reports on the work being accomplished withinthe team to supervisors and team members.
9.Train other Data Integrity team members as needed to efficiently and effectively managereporting, application management, and data quality assurance.
10.Undertake duty travel as needed to participate in data integrity-related activities, formeetings and for training.
11.Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the USRAP, SOPs and WRAPS, as well as theability to remain professional, impartial and unbiased during all interactions with colleaguesand external stakeholders.
12.Maintain the confidentiality and integrity of all RSC-related information by implementingcontrol procedures in line with USRAP standards of conduct and data protection rules. AlertRSC management of any non-compliance to SOPs or codes of conduct by RSC staffmembers.
13.Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience
Education and Experience
•Knowledge of Tableau, Microsoft Power Business Intelligence (Power BI), MicrosoftSQL Server 2012 and SQL Reports Server and experience in using SSMS and BIDS
•Excellent data analysis, visualization and presentation skills
•Excellent computer skills, including in Word, Excel and Internet; IT skills are a distinctadvantage
•Ability to use own initiative and work under pressure with minimum supervision
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills
•Self-motivated and objective driven
•Delivers on set objectives in hardship situations
Thorough knowledge of English and Spanish (oral and written)
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
•Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and culturaldifferences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
•Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a mannerconsistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
•Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent andcommitted manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-daychallenges.
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1
•Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and acrossunits to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
•Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented andtimely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledgeand innovate.
•Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities andassumes 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.
How to apply
External Candidates that comply with the profile will need to send the Resume and a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 17 , 2023 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.
KEEP IN MIND:
•The motivation/cover letter should be a maximum of 1 page long and in English. Itshould 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 intoconsideration.
•Those applications received after the due date or the ones that don’t include the name ofthe position, will not be considered.
•This vacancy is open for local staff or international staff with legal permit to work in theCountry.
•The attachment shouldn’t weight over 2 MB.
Posting period: From 8.12.2022 to 02.03.2023