Research & Assessment

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Dakar, with regional travel


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We are currently looking for a West and Central Africa Regional Assessment Specialist with experience, knowledge, and technical expertise in humanitarian research and needs assessments.

REACH is seeking an Assessment Specialist (AS) based in Dakar to provide dedicated technical support for scoping, designing, and launching Multi Sector Needs Assessments (MSNA) within OCHA ROWCA’s regional Area of Responsibility. The AS will support with conducting secondary data reviews, developing research terms of reference (TORs), indicator and questionnaire design, and participating in joint analysis processes. Regional travel is anticipated, in particular in response to sudden onset crises, where a rapid assessment team may be deployed.

The AS will work closely with OCHA ROWCA as well as IMPACT’s global research and programmes teams based in Geneva HQ. Past experience conducting humanitarian research, especially humanitarian needs assessments, is essential. Fluency in French and English is required, along with quantitative analysis skills, and effective coordination and communication skills.


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