Senior Assessment Officer (Cash and Markets) for Sudan, based in Kampala, Uganda

  • Contract
  • Uganda
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

IMPACT Initiatives

BACKGROUND ON IMPACT AND REACH

REACH was born in 2010 as a joint initiative of two Worldwide NGOs (IMPACT Initiatives and ACTED) and the United Nations Operational Satellite tv for pc Purposes Programme (UNOSAT). REACH’s objective is to advertise and facilitate the event of knowledge merchandise that improve the humanitarian neighborhood’s determination making and planning capability for emergency, reconstruction and growth contexts. REACH facilitates data administration for help actors by three complementary companies: (a) want and scenario assessments facilitated by REACH groups; (b) scenario evaluation utilizing satellite tv for pc imagery; (c) provision of associated database and (net)-mapping services and experience.

IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian NGO, primarily based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages a number of initiatives, together with the REACH Initiative. The IMPACT crew includes specialists in information assortment, administration and evaluation and GIS. IMPACT was launched on the initiative of ACTED, a global NGO whose headquarter relies in Paris and is current in thirty international locations. The 2 organizations have a robust complementarity formalized in a world partnership, enabling IMPACT to learn from ACTED’s operational assist on its fields of intervention.

Missions

We’re at present in search of an Senior Evaluation Workplace to assist our crew in Sudan

Division:REACH

Place: Senior Evaluation Officer (Money and Markets)

Contract length:12 months

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Beginning Date: ASAP

Nation profile

Clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Speedy Help Forces (RSF) broke out on 15 April 2023. Preventing has been concentrated in densely populated city centres, beginning in Khartoum however rapidly spreading throughout the nation. These clashes have triggered waves of compelled displacement, each internally in addition to to neighbouring international locations, together with Central African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Libya, and South Sudan. The working setting for humanitarian actors has additionally been constrained because of insecurity.

This newest disaster comes amidst a posh and protracted humanitarian context in Sudan, with 15.8 million individuals estimated to be in want – the best in a decade – prior to those occasions. The nation faces persistent environmental dangers, together with recurrent flooding occasions, droughts, and locust invasions, along with widespread meals insecurity and financial challenges. Extended inner displacement, excessive refugee caseloads, and continuous pockets of inter-communal battle additional exacerbate wants and vulnerabilities.

By means of its REACH initiative, IMPACT has been current in Sudan since 2020, offering humanitarian actors with up-to-date information and evaluation on present wants by a primary country-wide Multi-sectoral Wants Evaluation. Following the latest outbreak in violence between the SAF and RSF, IMPACT is mobilising an emergency response in Sudan and neighbouring international locations, to offer determination makers with speedy evaluation of circumstances on the bottom.

FUNCTIONS

Below the road administration of the Analysis Supervisor, the Senior Evaluation Officer is chargeable for the implementation of IMPACT Sudan analysis cycles with a essential concentrate on the Joint Market Monitoring Initiative (JMMI), together with the preparation, information assortment, evaluation, drafting, dissemination, and analysis levels. All through the analysis cycle, the Evaluation Officer engages with companions to advertise their participation and maximize their affect. Additionally they guarantee an environment friendly and clear use of assets required for venture implementation.

This place requires robust analysis expertise, an analytical thoughts, creativity, independence, and an curiosity within the regional context. Candidates ought to have robust information processing, evaluation, and presentation expertise and have the ability to talk and coordinate clearly with varied companions amassing information for the JMMI.

In his/her mission, the Senior Evaluation Officer will likely be hosted by IMPACT’s world associate ACTED and can fall below the direct accountability and administration of ACTED’s Nation Director and his/her delegates for all Administrative, Safety, and related Logistics and Finance points. S/he’ll due to this fact absolutely abide to ACTED’s Safety, Administration, and related HR, Logistics and Finance guidelines and rules.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Senior Evaluation Officer’s duties embody:

RESEARCH CYCLE MANAGEMENT

  • Understanding analysis cycles with a concentrate on money and market particular analysis, and the way they contribute to strategic response goals;
  • Managing related analysis cycle, together with oversight of analysis design, information assortment, or evaluation.

CONTEXTUAL UNDERSTANDING

  • Holding updated with the shifting context in Sudan with a selected concentrate on the context of developments or markets.

RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Overseeing growth and implementation of analytical workstreams, together with use of present

REACH information in thematic briefs, reviews, displays, and so forth;

  • Main the analysis cycle together with analysis design, device growth, and administration of knowledge assortment companions.

STAFF MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING

  • Selling capability constructing throughout the IMPACT Sudan mission associated to deepening analytical capacities utilizing present analysis (capability constructing portfolio will depend upon stage of expertise);, in addition to constructing the capability of JMMI information assortment companions.

Offering day-to-day direct and oblique administration of the analysis crew inside their workstream.

COORDINATION
1. Inside Coordination

  • Interacting autonomously with HQ departments and should function mission focus for explicit themes or technical areas;
  • Coordinating with analysis models and groups to maneuver ahead or enhance facets of the analysis cycle;
  • Supporting senior administration with designing, planning, and implementing methods, and goals.

2. Exterior Coordination

  • Main on exterior engagement associated to analytical analysis findings as obligatory. This contains however isn’t restricted to the Money Working Group (CWG) of Sudan.

The Senior Evaluation Officer will keep the strictest confidentiality on all information collected and associated processes. They’ll actively take measures to forestall the unauthorized sharing of any data and information belonging to IMPACT and its companions, or collected throughout his/her task with IMPACT.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Educational Glorious educational {qualifications}, ideally together with a Grasp diploma in related self-discipline;
  • Analysis expertise Masters and confirmed expertise with advanced analysis strategies. Glorious analytical expertise and capability to contextualize and interpret the info. Familiarity with qualitative evaluation is required for this place – both by the saturation grid system or with software program;
  • Program particular expertise Expertise conducting multi-sectoral or intersectoral analysis extremely desired;
  • Software program expertise Confirmed data of the Microsoft Workplace Suite, to incorporate Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint. Superior expertise in R, SPSS and/or STATA or different statistical evaluation software program are a bonus however not important. Nonetheless, this individual should be conversant in statistical outputs and capable of interpret them. Expertise with InDesign / illustration software program is an asset.
  • Familiarity help system Familiarity with the help system is required;
  • Years of labor expertise At the very least 3 years of related working expertise;
  • Administration expertise Confirmed crew administration expertise and expertise; means to construct evaluation capability of crew by coaching and mentoring. The individual chosen for this place will possible handle one junior Evaluation Officer and can coordinate with the sphere crew and information crew.
  • Communication/reporting expertise Glorious written and verbal communication; the Senior Evaluation Officer will likely be accountable to interact totally different stakeholders and companions throughout the analysis design, evaluation and reporting. Glorious writing expertise for efficient reporting.
  • Multi-tasking expertise Capacity to multitask with tight deadlines, on quite a few analysis cycles;
  • Degree of independence Confirmed means to work independently;
  • Cross-cultural work setting Capacity to function in a cross-cultural setting requiring flexibility; the individual shall be culturally conscious and capable of set up efficient relationship with a multicultural crew. Capacity to work successfully in a consortium and skill to be versatile in working intently with exterior actors
  • Safety setting Capacity to function in a posh and difficult safety setting;
  • Expertise in geographical area Previous expertise in Ethiopia and East Africa is fascinating;
  • Language expertise Fluency in English

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

· For this place, wage between 2’520 CHF and a pair of’640 CHF month-to-month (earlier than revenue tax), and so forth in addition to a month-to-month residing allowance of 300 USD
NB – IMPACT salaries are strictly decided by our wage grid relying on the grade of the place and the extent of training of employees. A location-dependent safety and/or isolation adjustment is then utilized as a recognition that some employees are required to work in troublesome locations the place residing and dealing circumstances are far more troublesome than elsewhere.

· Lodging and meals supplied in a guesthouse. Relying on the nation scenario, a contribution to a housing allowance of as much as 75% of country-specific benchmark could be thought-about as a substitute. NB – IMPACT is hosted by ACTED on this nation*.*

· Enrolment in Swiss non-public pension fund (Swisslife – approx. 9.975% of employees gross wage), medical insurance, life insurance coverage and repatriation help

· Accompanied standing doesn’t apply to this place*.*

· Flight tickets each 6 months & visa charges coated (in-country journey prices {and professional} bills are absolutely coated)

· Contribution to the bags transportation: between 20 and 100 kgs, relying on the size of the contract (+ baggage and private property insurance coverage)

· Annual go away of 36 days per 12 months. Public holidays of the nation of task. Household/compassionate go away when relevant.

· Predeparture induction – 3 days at IMPACT Initiatives’s HQ in Geneva + one week pre-departure coaching in ACTED HQ in Paris, together with a 4-days in situ safety coaching;

· Enrolment in IMPACT Initiatives Analysis Foundational Studying Programme throughout the first 3 months from the beginning of contract.

· IMPACT prioritizes the psychological security of its employees and the medical insurance supplied covers, amongst others, as much as 1000 € per 12 months of psychosocial counselling charges

Easy methods to apply

Please submit your software straight on IMPACT’s web site: IMPACT Initiatives Senior Assessment Officer (Cash and Markets) for Sudan, based in Kampala, Uganda (flatchr.io)

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