Manager

Level

Research & Assessment

Job Field

Afghanistan

Location

Kabul

Base

Link to job description

We are currently looking for a Research Manager to lead our Inter-Sectoral Research Unit in  Afghanistan.

The Research Manager will be responsible for overseeing the development, strategy, and management of the Inter-Sectoral Research Unit, under the supervision of the IMPACT Deputy Country Coordinator, the IMPACT Country Representative, and IMPACT HQ in Geneva. The candidate should be comfortable representing IMPACT with donors and be able to coordinate and liaise with a range of senior external partners.

The role of the Research Manager is to drive the strategy and workstreams of the ISRU at a moment in Afghanistan where it is critical that prioritization exercises for limited funding are based on solid evidence. This position requires a profile that can be both analytical and strategic, as the Research Manager’s job on a daily basis can range from coordinating with external partners (whether data actor, humanitarian cluster, or donor) to analytical oversight of research products to logistics.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
  • Salary between 2’950 EUR and 3’100 EUR monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
  • Accommodation and food provided in ACTED guesthouse
  • Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)
  • This is not a family duty station
  • Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered
  • R&R after 2 months in country (flight ticket up to 500$ + 200$ of living allowance)
  • Contribution to the luggage transportation: between 23kg and 100kg, depending on the length of the contract
  • Annual leave of 36 days per year
  • 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 Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)
  • Enrolment in IMPACT Initiatives Research Foundational Learning Programme within the first 3 months from the start of contract.
  • IMPACT and ACTED prioritize the psychological safety of its staff and the health insurance provided covers, among others, up to 1000 € per year of psychosocial counselling fees
HOW TO APPLY

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