Mеждународна организация по миграция

Call for CVs  - Data Collector


Position Title:  Data Collector (IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix / DTM) with Arabic

Duty Station: Sofia, Bulgaria including travel within the country

Type of Appointment:  Short-term consultancy contract

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible  



To provide humanitarian organizations and national authorities with data on the numbers, routes, and reasons for migrants seeking to reach Europe;



Provide reliable information on the current flow of migrants towards Europe;


Tasks to be performed:

  • Liaise with IOM field colleagues on a daily basis to compile and report, in a systematic way, collect disaggregated data on groups of migrants/asylum seekers (arrivals, transfers, present in the reception centers, among others), from the national authorities;
  • Share the information with the Focal Point based in Sofia to update flow monitoring points (FMP) information on a regular basis;
  • Conduct at least 70 Flow Monitoring surveys per week, targeting migrants/asylum seekers (of Arabic speaking nationality) at entry points or in reception centers, using paper forms or tablets (ODK technology), in a dignified environment, while respecting protection principles, in particular with persons with specific needs; 
  • Collect GPS points of and reception centers when necessary;
  • Report on a daily and weekly basis on the activities conducted and the realities/issues encountered on the ground and make relevant recommendations;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Successful candidates will undergo training prior to commencement of duties


Required Qualifications and Experience


Education and Languages

  • Completed high school degree is required, a university degree from an accredited academic institution is an advantage
  • Fluency in Bulgarian and English languages. Advanced (or at least working) knowledge of Arabic. Working knowledge of Kurdish is also an advantage
  • Good level of computer literacy



  • Previous experience in providing interpretation services to migrants and/or refugees is an advantage
  • Interviewing skills. Good computer skills.
  • Awareness of migrants issues
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, personal commitment, efficiency and flexibility.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and under difficult conditions.


How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit CV in English (European Format) by the 24th of March 2017 COB at the latest, referring to this advertisement at the following e-mail address: iomsofia@iom.int


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Posting period:

From 14.03.2017 to 24.03.2017