Praca: Assessment Officer (AO)

WHO WE ARE

 

IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian NGO, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis, GIS and remote-sensing.  IMPACT was launched at the initiative of ACTED, an international NGO whose headquarter is based in Paris and is present in thirty countries. The two organizations have a strong complementarity formalized in a global partnership, which allows IMPACT to benefit from ACTED’s operational support on its fields of intervention.

 

The onset of the wide-scale conflict in Ukraine on February 24th, 2022 has caused widespread damage to infrastructure and houses, hundreds of civilian deaths, disrupted markets and essential services, and precipitated massive displacement in Ukraine and into neighbouring countries such as Poland. IMPACT support the setup and scale-up of the assessment and analysis systems required to inform joint planning and monitoring by government and humanitarian actors in a complex and rapidly evolving situation.

Assessment Officer (AO)
Miejsce pracy: Rzeszów

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

RESEARCH PLANNING

  • Design research approaches and methodologies according to REACH’s requirements and principles as well as partners’ information needs;
  • Compose and construct, in close coordination with GIS and data teams, qualitative and quantitative data collection tools;
  • For each research cycle, prepare ToRs and ensure their validation by HQ before data collection
  • Ensure relevant stakeholders and partners are engaged in research design and planning

RESEARCH IMPLEMENTATION

  • Ensure that required enumerators are identified and trained for primary data collection;
  • Monitor data collection, ensuring correct implementation in line with agreed TORs;
  • Management assessment operations, including with partner organizations, identifying assessment areas, managing joint data collection processes, facilitating joint analysis workshops, and appropriately planning all logistics, financial, administration, security and HR processes;
  • Keep track of progress and delays of all assigned assessments through the research cycle, reporting delays or identified challenges in a timely manner;
  • Ensure that data is revised and cleaned, and that all revisions are recorded;
  • Provide data analysis, ensuring that meaningful techniques are used to analyze data collected

DRAFTING OF RESEARCH PRODUCTS

  • Draft timely and accurate outputs that consolidate analyses from each research cycle into relevant products;
  • Ensure that products accurately reflect the information collected and that information is conveyed in a way that maximizes their impact;
  • Liaise with relevant GIS colleagues to ensure effective spatial representation of research findings in maps or interactive web-portals, as relevant

EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENT

  • Consult relevant partners at all stages of research cycle;
  • Follow up on issues identified by partners or during meetings / working groups;
  • Present research findings to relevant third parties in order to enhance their use and impact

PROJECT CYCLE MANAGEMENT

  • In close coordination with line management, monitor and regularly update the use of assets, financial and human resources
  • Ensure that any issue in relation to project implementation is reported to the line manager
  • Support the line manager and other colleagues in drafting relevant project reports
  • Generate and document robust lessons learned at the end of each Research Cycle

TEAM MANAGEMENT AND CAPACITY BUILDING

  • For all activities, ensure that all assessment and field teams are comprehensively briefed on objectives, expected outputs and that the overall strategy is clearly understood
  • As relevant, line management of assessment and operations team members

Requested profile

  • Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master’s degree in relevant discipline;
  • At least 2 years’ relevant work experience related to research, ideally within humanitarian field, particularly within intersectoral needs, border or site monitoring, or CCCM
  • Proficiency and proven experience with research methods and Microsoft Suite (including Word, Excel and Powerpoint). Advanced skills in R, SPSS, and/or STATA or other statistical analysis software are an advantage. Experience with InDesign an asset
  • Preferred familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of humanitarian system dynamics. Preferred familiarity with the Ukrainian humanitarian crisis
  • Proven team management experience and skills; ability to build capacity of team through training and mentoring;
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting;
  • Ability to multitask with tight deadlines, on numerous research cycles;
  • Proven ability to work independently;
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
  • Fluency in English required, competency in Ukrainian or Russian an asset;.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Work in an experienced, international organization
  • A chance to be part of the emergency response in the Ukrainian crisis
  • A chance to begin a career in the humanitarian sector
  • A competitive salary: 9,779 PLN gross (flexible upon experience)
  • A possibility to work remotely 2 days per week
  • A six-month employment contract with a possibility of extension

 


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