Call for Curriculum Vitae 2017-09 Intern Data and Information Management

Call for Curriculum Vitae 2017-09

Position Title : Intern Data and Information Management
Duty Station :  Regional Office Brussels, Belgium
Type of Appointment :  Internship
Duration of Assignment :  6 months
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible


Closing Date : 22nd March 2017


Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and 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.



This Call for Curricula prefers candidates who:

  1. are holding a scholarship for internship placements in international organizations and/or for whom internship is required to complete their studies including of sponsorship
  2. are sponsored by governmental/non-governmental institutions and/or academia to work on specific areas relevant to both IOM and the sponsor;


Under the direct supervision of the Policy and Communication Outreach Coordinator (PCO-C), the successful candidate will provide support to the Policy & programme Support Division on functions related to data management, analysis and dissemination. In particular, s/he will undertake the following tasks:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Keep track of various set of data, statistics as well as analytical reports produced both internally and externally;
  2. Generate a variety of standard and non-standard statistical data analysis, charts and other reports for both internal and external consumption;
  3. Support PPSD staff, in the collection of specific project/thematic data from IOM missions in the EEA.
  4. Assist with the analysis and presentation of data to enhance reporting, briefings and presentations;
  5. Assist with development, management and updates to other PPSD informational spreadsheets/matrices;
  6. Set up and operationalize a contact list and distribution database for the PPSD;
  7. Assist the PPSU communications and knowledge management focal point in tasks related to knowledge and information management;
  8. Perform any other tasks as may be required by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • University degree in Economics, IT, Business Administration


  • First experience or internship in IT related field including database development and management and use of statistical applications
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and Windows applications
  • Familiarity with website content management and applications is an assetLanguagesFluency in spoken and written English is required. Knowledge of French and any other European language an advantage. 


Required Competencies

  •  Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
  • Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.


  1. The intern will work for the IOM liaison office to the EU. The intern will not only become acquainted with the policies of IOM as an international organization, its multicultural environment and its functioning, but also learn more about the current EU policy discourse on humanitarian aid and migration. The intern will assist on subject area of Communication and Policy
  2.  Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
  3. This post is subject to local recruitment. Only persons holding a valid residence and work permit for Belgium will be eligible for consideration.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications – Personal History Form and Cover Letter to by 22nd March 2017 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

To download Personal History Form please refer to:

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts applications duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posting period:

From 08.03.2017 to 22.03.2017

Read more and apply here.

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