Advisor for adapting regional migration data harmonization guidelines to Southern Africa

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Based on the existing documents outlining migration data strengths, gaps and needs in the region prepared by IOM, produce a document (around ten pages) outlining the steps to take to adapt the existing Guidelines for the Harmonization of Migration Data Management in the ECOWAS Region to the Southern African region. The roadmap should include: a) the collation of the data and lessons from the existing reports; b) an inventory of data sources; c) the synthesis of finding emerging from exiting consultations and studies conducted through IOM RO support; d) the preparation of a draft action plan for SADC;
  • Support the first regional capacity development workshop to be held around the first week of May 2020 (exact date to be confirmed) in Pretoria, South Africa. This will include preparation and facilitation of a number of sessions of the workshop and preparing follow-up documentation for the guidelines
  • Tailor the action plan based on the gathered through the regional capacity- development workshop

Deliverables
By 15 April 2020 

  • Review the 5 migration data reports on Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe;
  • Review other documents on regional migration data assessments produced as part of IOM RO Pretoria work in the context of the RMDHub;
  • Produce the background document (around 10 pages) outlining the steps to take to adapt the existing Guidelines for the Harmonization of Migration Data Management in the ECOWAS Region.
Duty Station: 
Desk-based, including one trip to Pretoria, South Africa
Grade: 
Consultant
Closing Date: 
Friday, March 20, 2020