- We are seeking a candidate, with experience designing and implementing quantitative and qualitative assessments, to support REACH’s Multi-Sectoral Needs Assessment Team. Tasks will include supporting the full research cycle including consolidation of secondary data, engagement with humanitarian partners, selection of indicators, creation of analysis tools, coordination of data collection, data analysis, and output production.
The REACH Assessment Officer will fulfil the following functions:
- Under the supervision of the Assessment Officer and Inter-sectoral Unit Research Manager in Nigeria and of IMPACT’s HQ in Geneva, the REACH Junior Assessment Officer will support the research design and implementation of REACH-specific assessments, including their preparation, implementation, analysis, report writing and follow-up.
- S / he will also support related logistics, partner coordination, reporting, and finance requirements and will be required to provide input to the strategic development of REACH in the country.
- In his / her mission, the REACH Junior Assessment Officer will be hosted by ACTED and will fall under the responsibility of ACTED’s Country Director and his / her delegates.
- S / he and will fully abide by ACTED’s Security, HR, Administration and Logistics rules and regulations.
The REACH Junior Assessment Officer’s responsibilities include:
- Coordinate external partners and internal teams during data collection;
- Support in organizing and facilitating joint analysis workshops, as applicable;
- Support the analysis and presentation of data using excel, R, tableau and other software.
- Ensure the writing of timely and accurate assessment reports and factsheets, which comply with REACH’s guidelines;
- In coordination with the Research Manager and Assessment Officer, designing and implementing REACH assessment strategy and research cycle;
- For each assessment, create ToRs, ensure that they are approved by management (including Geneva HQ) and the humanitarian coordination system (ISWG, AAWG and HCT).
- Facilitate engagement and feedback on research design with external partners, including clusters, IM focal points and agency representatives;
- Supporting the development/revision of assessment/programme strategies, reports or new proposals;
- In coordination with REACH Country Coordinator, external representation of REACH with Donors, Partners and the wider Aid Community through clusters and sectoral working groups; Other tasks falling within REACH’s functions as requested by supervisors.
- Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline;
- At least 2 years of relevant working experience in humanitarian settings;
- Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills;
- Excellent communication and drafting skills for reporting and external coordination;
- Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
- Ability to operate in a complex and challenging security environment;
- Fluency in English required;
- Advanced skills in Excel as well as SPSS, R or related statistical programming;
- Knowledge of qualitative analysis and related analytical software (e.g. NVivo);
- Ability to work independently.