Research & Assessment

Job Field

South Sudan




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We are currently looking for a REACH Senior Assessment Officer to support our REACH team, in South Sudan.

IMPACT is seeking a candidate with recent experience implementing qualitative and quantitative   research, but who also possesses a strong understanding of beneficiary-centric qualitative approaches as well as qualitative analysis skills.

Under the supervision of the REACH Deputy Country Coordinator for Programmes in South Sudan, the REACH Senior Assessment Officer (SAO) will be responsible for implementing multi-sectoral research cycles in South Sudan, including their research design, operational planning, analysis, and the publication of findings. In particular, the SAO will be responsible for the implementation and analysis of the qualitative research component of the ISNA in South Sudan, which informs the annual Humanitarian Needs Overview and guides humanitarian actors and donors. The SAO will also be responsible for related logistics, partner coordination, analysis, reporting and external engagement related to the ISNA and will be required to provide input to the strategic development of REACH in South Sudan. The position is based in Juba, South Sudan, with possible travel to field locations where appropriate.

The Senior Assessment Officer will report to REACH Deputy Country Coordinator for Programmes and will be responsible for the implementation of REACH MSNA/ISNA in South Sudan. The management of the REACH MSNA assessment will include oversight of research and data collection processes country-wide and will include extensive external engagement with NGO, UN and government partners. Under the overall guidance of the REACH SSD CC and REACH DCC, the SAO will be required to coordinate with REACH field teams, provide oversight of technical development of REACH methodology, qualitative assessment tools, analysis of findings, and report writing; and support in the review process of all REACH products drafted as part of the assessment. In close collaboration with the DCC-Programmes, the SAO will also ensure timely and relevant dissemination of all REACH products at the county, state and/or country level and provide strategic input into the overall programmatic direction of REACH in country.


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