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We are currently looking for a Research Manager to lead our Resilience and Recovery Research Unit in  Afghanistan.

The Research Manager will be responsible for overseeing the development and strategy of the Resilience and Recovery Research Unit, under the supervision of the IMPACT (Deputy) Country Coordinator 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.


He/she will be responsible for the implementation and completion of the various work streams within the RRRU. He/She will be responsible for engaging with partners, supporting in providing relevant contextual analysis, and provide technical support in analysing, reviewing and validating products and research cycles for the Unit. He/She will be responsible for engagement with analytical forums and workshops, including the Afghanistan Data 4 Development (D4D) Working Group, and relevant Humanitarian Clusters when coordinating assessments and strategies, including the Agricultural Working Group (AWG), Housing, Land and Property Sub-Cluster (HLP-SC), Camp Coordination and Camp Management Working Group (CCCM WG), and other relevant  forums and key data actors operating in Afghanistan, such as IOM DTM, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UN-Habitat. He/she will also be responsible for related logistics, partner coordination, reporting, grants management, and finance requirements and will be required to provide input to the strategic development of IMPACT, REACH, and other relevant initiatives, in the country and region, particularly around the application of Area-Based Assessments across emergency, early recovery, and development contexts. He/she will also be expected to coordinate and collaborate closely with the IMPACT (Deputy) Country Coordinator and the other heads of units within IMPACT Afghanistan.


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