REACH Research & Data Officer

Acted Regional - الأردن - Amman

Job Purpose

REACH Syria is seeking a Research & Data Officer (RDO) to provide support to the Cash & Markets Unit. In this role, the RDO will be responsible for leading and supporting on components of the ongoing monthly Market Monitoring and Rapid Market Assessment research cycles. The RDO will work closely with the REACH Cash & Markets Assessment Officer (AO) and will help to coordinate with Cash Working Groups (CWG), Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) bodies, and other relevant sectoral actors on matters related to evolving information needs and REACH assessments. Tasks the RDO will lead on include the implementation of the monthly market assessment, the output production for the monthly market assessment, and the design and update of the monthly market assessment. Tasks the RDO will support on include external engagement and ad-hoc analysis and information requests.  

Job Responsibilities:

Objective 1: Research Design

Under the supervision of the Cash & Markets Assessment Officer and in consultation with CWG and FSL coordinators, REACH field teams, and the Data and Research Units in IMPACT HQ, the RDO will lead in maintaining and updating the design of the monthly Market Monitoring and Rapid Market Assessment research cycles to ensure they follow the best practices as defined by the global standards of REACH and IMPACT, and closely fit the most up-to-date information needs of relevant clusters.

Objective 2: Assessment Implementation  

Under the supervision of the Cash & Markets Assessment Officer, and in collaboration with CWG and FSL coordinators and the IMPACT Data Unit, the RDO will lead the implementation of select operational stages of the monthly Market Monitoring and Rapid Market Assessment research cycles and support the remaining operational stages. Operational stages include the relevant data collection exercises, methodology and indicator design, the maintenance and revision of KoBo tool and other technical tools, coordination of data collection with field teams, data cleaning, and data analysis.

Objective 3: Output Production

Under the supervision of the Cash & Markets Assessment Officer, and in collaboration with CWG and FSL coordinators and the IMPACT Reporting Unit, the RDO will lead the production all relevant outputs related to the monthly Market Monitoring and Rapid Market Assessment research cycles. These outputs may include cleaned excel datasets, InDesign situation overviews (including narratives), reports, and online dashboards.

Objective 4: Coordination & External Engagement

Under the supervision of the Cash & Markets Assessment Officer, the RDO will support in the coordination with CWG, FSL, and other appropriate stakeholders throughout all stages of the Research Cycle. The RDO will also support in managing all related external engagement, including assisting in the development of key assessment messages.

Objective 5: Ad-Hoc Analysis and Information Requests

Under the supervision of the Cash & Markets Assessment Officer and in collaboration with other members of the Cash & Markets Unit or other REACH Syria units, the RDO will support on ad-hoc analysis of existing data at the request of cluster or working group partners. This may include more targeted analysis of Rapid Market Assessment data or may include supporting in targeted or trends analysis of data from other related projects.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, economics, data science or other relevant field);
  • Proven analytical skills; skills in Excel, SPSS, R or other statistical packages or scripting languages;
  • Proven coordination and external engagement skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Curious nature and passion for dogged problem solving;
  • Written and spoken fluency in English required;
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting and coordination;
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility; 
  • Ability to work independently

Desirable:

  • Previous work experience related to cash-based response and livelihoods;
  • Previous work experience in humanitarian settings;
  • Ability to operate InDesign and Illustrator;
  • Ability to operate KoBo Toolbox
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian coordination structure

Other benefits provided to ACTED staff:

  •  Vacations Right: 2.0-day leave per calendar month.
  • Health insurance, level “A”.
  • Social security.
  • Mobile phone and SIM card.
  • Monthly Salary: 1059 JOD

 

 

تاريخ النشر: ٢٦ نوفمبر ٢٠٢٠
الناشر: Akhtaboot
تاريخ النشر: ٢٦ نوفمبر ٢٠٢٠
الناشر: Akhtaboot