We are currently looking for an Senior Assessment Officer (SAO) to lead our Multi-Sectoral Needs Assessment (MSNA) Team in Ukraine.
IMPACT is seeking a candidate who has previous experience managing teams and projects, leading out quantitative data analysis, and producing analytical outputs to lead the MSNA Team in Ukraine. The MSNA is a high visibility and high impact assessment, which is coordinated with a range of stakeholders across the response to provide a rigorous evidence base for yearly humanitarian prioritisation.
Under the supervision of the HNMU Research Manager, the Senior Assessment Officer (SAO) will be responsible for implementing all stages of the multi-sectoral research cycle and their analytical outputs, including preparation, implementation, and follow-up. In particular, the SAO will be responsible for carrying out the analysis and production of thematic assessments based on MSNA 2023 household level in their first few months of work. After the completion of these reports, the SAO will focus on the planning and design of the 2023 MSNA. The SAO will also be responsible for related logistics, partner coordination, external engagement, staff management, reporting and finance requirements and will be required to provide input to the strategic development of REACH Ukraine.
This is an externally facing role and the SAO will be expected to engage with key external actors, including stakeholders in the humanitarian coordination system, technical working groups and various NGO fora and information management groups. The SAO will be the main focal point for the inclusion of MSNA data into the humanitarian planning cycle and will engage deeply with the Cluster System and to ensure the data collected is relevant and fills identified information gaps. The SAO will lead on producing analytical outputs to inform the response and will also regularly present findings and engage externally with senior staff from the UN, NNGOs, and INGOs to ensure findings are received and understood by key stakeholders.
The position is based in Kyiv, with regular travel across Ukraine, conducted in close coordination with the ACTED Country Security Manager and Ukraine Country Security Team.