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We are currently looking for a Junior Data Officer to join our global Research Team in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Junior Data Officer will be part of the IMPACT Research Department and under the supervision of the Research Manager – Africa & Europe Unit. Specifically, the objective of the Regional Units is to ensure all IMPACT research cycles are meeting / exceeding internal standards, wider academic research standards and ethics in the 1) research methods, 2) data processing and analysis practices, and 3) data interpretation, data visualisation and research reporting practices being used within IMPACT.

To achieve this objective, each Unit:

  • Provides day-to-day support and advice (including review and validation of all relevant outputs) to IMPACT country teams on all aspects of research cycle implementation;
  • Develops tools and guidelines and engages in internal and external engagement to strengthen and standardise research standards and practices within IMPACT;
  • Contributes to IMPACT’s capacity building efforts vis-à-vis research;
  • Consistently strengthens quality of research within IMPACT through the capitalisation of best practices and implementation of lessons learned and M&E processes.

Within this setup, the Junior Data Officer will support with (1) reviewing outputs related to quantitative data processing and analysis from research conducted within the relevant regional portfolio, (2) data management, including implementation of IMPACT Data Protection SOPs and other relevant guidelines, and (3) process follow-up for research cycles being followed.


Compensation and Benefits

  • For this position, gross salary between 4’900 CHF and 5’070 CHF monthly (before income tax).
    • NB – IMPACT salaries are strictly determined by our salary grid depending on the grade of the position and the level of education and experience of staff. A contribution to medical insurance of 450 CHF per month is already included in the salary figure.
  • Insurance covering professional and non-professional accidents throughout the period of employment with IMPACT
  • Health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance in case of field visits/temporary deployments
  • Enrolment in IMPACT Initiatives Research Foundational Learning Programme within the first 3 months from the start of contract.
  • Applicants must hold a valid work permit for Switzerland or be EU/EFTA citizens
  • Up to 40% of remote work on a weekly basis

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 [email protected]