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Amman, Jordan


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We are currently looking for a Research Manager to support our team in Yemen

REACH Yemen is currently recruiting for a Research Manager (RM) to, under the supervision of and in collaboration with the REACH Country Representative, oversee the program and staff of REACH’s Early Recovery (ER) Unit. The ER unit includes two teams, namely the CCCM team and Cash & Markets team.

  • The CCCM team is working on national IDP site monitoring systems, durable solution assessments and provide support to the yearly HPC to support the CCCM Cluster and partners in planning the response. As part of the CCCM portfolio, the team also works on assessing hazards (i.e. flooding, fire) in IDP sites.
  • The Cash team is working on nationwide market and price monitoring through the JMMI, provide ad hoc support to the CMWG (i.e. analysis of PDM data, MEB analysis, etc.) as well as conduct localized market-based assessments.

Within his/her Unit, the Research Manager leads the IMPACT team to achieve program excellence and ensure the highest level of impact and accountability, while ensuring compliance to IMPACT’s guidelines and standards. The role will involve oversight of all REACH Yemen research cycles (projects), line management of and project management support to all focal points of REACH Yemen’s ER unit, human resource management, external engagement, response coordination structure, and identification of information management gaps within the humanitarian response. As part of the country’s Senior Management Team (SMT), she/he contributes to the development and implementation of IMPACT’s country strategy, and promotes organizational vision and core values across the mission.

Compensation and Benefits

For this position, salary between 2’900 CHF and 3’120 CHF monthly (before income tax), as well as a monthly living allowance of 300 USD

NB – IMPACT salaries are strictly determined by our salary grid depending on the grade of the position and the level of education of staff. A location-dependent security and/or isolation adjustment is then applied as a recognition that some staff are required to work in difficult places where living and working conditions are much more difficult than elsewhere.

  • Accommodation in a guesthouse and food allowance OR contribution to a housing allowance of up to 75% of country-specific benchmark.
  • Enrolment in Swiss private pension fund (Swisslife – approx. 9.975% of staff gross salary), health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance
  • On a case-by-case basis, accompanied status and relevant benefits can apply (health insurance and flight tickets for dependents, education allowance for children)
  • Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered (in-country travel costs and professional expenses are fully covered)
  • Contribution to the luggage transportation: between 20 and 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract (+ luggage and personal property insurance)
  • Annual leave of 36 days per year. Public holidays of the country of assignment. Family/compassionate leave when applicable.
  • Predeparture induction: 3 days at IMPACT Initiatives’s HQ in Geneva + one week pre-departure training in ACTED HQ in Paris, including a 4-days in situ security training;
  • Enrolment in IMPACT Initiatives Research Foundational Learning Programme within the first 3 months from the start of contract.
  • IMPACT prioritizes the psychological safety of its staff and the health insurance provided covers, among others, up to 1000 € per year of psychosocial counselling fees

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]