Research & Assessment

Job Field

South Sudan




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We are currently looking for a REACH Research Manager to lead our Humanitarian Situation Monitoring (HSM) unit in South Sudan.

IMPACT is seeking an experienced candidate, who has previously managed various teams and implemented projects in a complex humanitarian setting. The candidate should be comfortable representing IMPACT with donors and be able to coordinate and liaise with a range of senior external partners. The Research Manager (RM) will be responsible for overseeing the development and strategy of the HSM unit, under the supervision of the IMPACT Country Coordinator, Deputy Country Coordinator – Operations, and IMPACT HQ in Geneva, with research technical oversight by the Deputy Country Coordinator – Programs. The position is based in Juba, Central Equatoria, South Sudan, with travel to other areas of the country.

The overall goal of the RM will be to ensure the smooth running of activities, and he/she will be responsible for the implementation and completion of the various work streams within the unit. This will include programmatic oversight of sixteen REACH bases, and management of HSM activities, including line-management of 3 Senior Assessment Officers (who in turn line-manage 6 Assessment Officers), 1 Assessment Specialist, and 2 GIS/data officers as well as oversight of a further 2 Assessment Officers, oversight of project implementation, operational understanding to support the Operations Support Manager in terms of logistics, administration, HR, logistics, partner coordination, reporting, grants management, and providing input to the strategic development of REACH in South Sudan


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