Officer

Level

Research & Assessment

Job Field

Iraq

Location

Erbil (with travel to other bases)

Base

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We are currently looking for a Cash & Markets Assessment Officer to support our team in Iraq.

Under the line management of the ISU Research Manager in Iraq, the Cash & Markets Assessment Officer (AO) is responsible for the implementation of IMPACT’s research cycles in Iraq, including the preparation, data collection, analysis, drafting, dissemination and evaluation stages. S/he is also responsible for the management, implementation and follow-up of REACH Iraq’s cash & markets portfolio. Furthermore, under the management of the Cash Working Group (CWG) Iraq Co-Coordinator, the Cash & Markets AO will carry out a 2 day per week secondment to provide dedicated information management and analytical support to the CWG.

The Joint Price Monitoring Initiative (JPMI) is a monthly data collection exercise launched by the Iraq Cash Working Group (CWG) in November 2016. The initiative aims to inform cash-based interventions in Iraq by providing indicative information on key commodities sold in local marketplaces. The initiative is guided by the CWG, led by REACH and supported by CWG partners. The Assessment Officer will be responsible for the implementation and expansion of the Iraq JPMI. S/he will liaise with relevant stakeholders, including the CWG and other key partners and will be responsible for the management and continued roll out of the initiative. The AO will also be responsible for oversight of the Joint Rapid Assessment of Markets (JRAM) methodology, ensuring it is kept up to date and providing trainings for partners upon request.