Research & Assessment

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Abuja, with rotation into Yola


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We are currently looking for a Senior Assessment Officer to support our team in Nigeria.

The Senior Assessment Officer shall serve as the Unit Lead in the Sectoral Unit. The current research portfolio of the Sectoral Unit spans assessments in the WASH Sector, the Nutrition Sector, the Food Security Sector, and the Cash & Markets Sector. Pending funding these areas of research can be scaled up or additional sectors, such as Health and Protection, may be added. The Senior Assessment Officer and Unit Lead of the Sectoral Unit shall be responsible for the overall management of the unit, including directing the research orientation, ensuring high quality research standards are met, adequate staffing and spending levels are maintained, and partners and stakeholders are engaged with in a professional, impactful, and timely fashion. The focus of the role shall be the solidification of some research cycles by strengthening ToRs, research design, analyses, product drafting, and dissemination, while also scaling up others to cover a larger geographic territory with higher number of samples. The Senior Assessment Officer and Unit Lead shall be supported in these endeavors by an Assessment Specialist, the Data & GIS team, as well as management, but is ultimately expected to proactively lead the design and development of the unit and all its research cycles.


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