Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan


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We are currently looking for a Senior Assessment Officer to lead on the AGORA research.

IMPACT is seeking an established professional with knowledge and technical expertise in implementing area-based multi-sector assessments in a development context, to lead the AGORA Initiative project portfolio. The ideal candidate will be eager to work in a dynamic organization with opportunities to build coordination skills whilst overseeing multi-sector assessments which inform the a multi-year development project aimed at improving local governance, particularly around socio-economic development, access to public services, and government inclusivity.

As part of the Resilience and Recovery Research Unit (RRRU), AGORA activities have been implemented in Afghanistan since September 2018, providing an evidence base for local community leadership boundaries, stakeholders, and resource management in rural Afghanistan to inform a large, multi-year development project funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NoMFA). The project aims to identify and map local communities, understand how they are structured and lead, and catalogue the available shared resources and economic activities, in order to provide and evidence base for locally-led development initiatives, and facilitate peaceful and prosperous early recovery following decades of conflict.  Resource and stakeholder mapping, detailed secondary data reviews, and multisector assessments are all activities conducted as part of AGORA to improve socioeconomic development, public service access, and local government inclusivity in communities in rural Afghanistan.

Under the supervision of the Resilience and Recovery Research Unit (RRRU) Research Manager in Afghanistan and IMPACT HQ in Geneva, the AGORA Assessment Officer is responsible for the coordination and implementation of all assessments in Afghanistan falling under the AGORA project portfolio. He/she is also responsible for related coordination of logistics, partner engagement, information product drafting and project reporting.



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