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Somalie : REACH ASSESSMENT OFFICER

Pays : Somalie

Durée 6 mois

Ville : Hargeisa

Date de démarrage : ASAP

Description du pays

REACH has been operational in Somalia since 2012, providing information management support to humanitarian actors
in a complex environment through assessment capacity, GIS services and support to Cluster IM practices. Projects have
included tri-cluster assessments in support of the WASH, Shelter and Education Clusters, support to Food Security
response analysis, and development of a Shelter Cluster M&E Framework.
In 2017 and beyond REACH Somalia is looking to expand information support to the humanitarian response in several
key areas, including IDP settlement profiling and monitoring, multi-cluster needs assessment and improved remote data
collection. Key strategic aims are to increase geographic and sectoral coverage and to enhance advocacy capacity
through strengthened data collection and information targeting.

Description du poste

FUNCTIONS
Under the supervision of the REACH Country Coordinator, the REACH Assessment Officer is responsible for the
management and implementation of all REACH assessments in Somalia, and if relevant Kenya, including their
preparation, implementation and follow-up. He/she will also be responsible for related logistics, partner coordination,
reporting and finance requirements and will be required to provide input to the strategic development of REACH in
Somalia and region, if relevant. The REACH Assessment Officer will also be responsible for ensuring the development of
capacity within an existing and expanding REACH team in Somalia and Kenya.
Summary
The REACH Assessment Officer shall be responsible for:
 In coordination with the REACH Country Coordinator, design and implement REACH assessment strategy and
methodology within IDP settlements and non-camp settings;
 Assist in development of strategy for remote data collection in inaccessible areas of Somalia;
 Management of REACH assessment field staff to ensure a smooth and timely implementation of activities;
 Ensuring that assessment strategies are implemented in a structured and coherent manner in line with project and
strategic objectives;
 Coordinate and ensure timely data collection, analysis and, in partnership with GIS team, mapping of datasets,
ensure that all collected data are geo-referenced;
 Ensure the writing of timely and accurate assessment reports and factsheets;
 Keep track of all projects and programmes assessment schedules and work with field staff to design and implement
REACH assessment procedures;
 Supporting the development/revision of assessment / programme strategies, reports or new proposals;
 Development of assessment staff training matrices, and overseeing development of capacity in capital and field
assessment staff;
 Liaising with programme staff of ACTED departments to ensure close coordination and information sharing is
maintained;
 In coordination with REACH Country Coordinator, external representation of REACH with Donors, Partners and the
wider Aid Community through clusters and sectoral working groups;
 Overseeing development of training in mobile data collection for national authorities and development partners in
Kenya.

1. REACH ASSESSMENT MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION
 Objective 1.1: Management of assessments process
 Objective 1.2: Implementation
 Objective 1.3: Coordination
2. REACH REPORTING
 Objective 2.1: Assessment Reporting
 Objective 2.2: Programmatic Reporting
3. REACH HR MANAGEMENT
 Objective 3.1: Staff Management
 Objective 3.2: Internal Capacity Development
4. REPRESENTATION
 Objective 4.1: External Coordination

Qualifications

 Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master degree in relevant discipline;
 Excellent analytical skills;
 At least 1.5 years of relevant working experience in humanitarian settings;
 Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting;
 Excellent team management skills;
 Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
 Ability to operate in a complex and challenging security environment;
 Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;
 Prior knowledge of the region an asset;
 Fluency in English required;
 Ability to operation Microsoft Word, Excel and Project Management Software;
 Ability to operate SPSS or related statistical programming an asset;
 Ability to work independently.

Conditions

Salary defined by the IMPACT salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and
performance are considered for pay bonus
- Additional monthly living allowance
- Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse/or housing allowance (depending on
contract length and country of assignment)
- Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
- Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package

Candidature

Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to jobs@impact-initiatives.org
Ref: 17/SOM/RAO01
Please indicate the reference in the subject line of your email.

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