Officer

Level

Research & Assessment

Job Field

Switzerland

Location

Geneva (with up to 25% travel)

Base

Link to job description

We are currently looking for an Area-based Risk and Climate Assessment Officer to support our team in the Global Area-based Assessment / AGORA Unit.

Under the supervision of the ABA / AGORA manager based in Geneva HQ, the Assessment Officer will lead and support on various research and advocacy initiatives related to area-based disaster risk assessment and climate change adaptation.

The Assessment officer will provide advanced technical support to country operations in research design, data analysis, engagement with relevant local and international humanitarian actors, will contribute to developing global normative guidance and tools on the topic in collaboration with global programs and in line with internal research guidelines, and will actively support advocacy efforts in humanitarian platforms and networks. The individual fulfilling this role will play a critical function in providing technical, programmatic, and strategic support to a fast-growing and impactful work stream on the team.

This position offers opportunities to gain exposure to a varied scope of work and engage internally and externally with a wide range of interlocutors to advance the international humanitarian and recovery agendas on disaster risk preparedness, urban resilience and climate change adaptation.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit your application using the form below. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

In case you encounter challenges using the application form, please contact us via jobs@impact-initiatives.org