Cash and Markets Senior Assessment Officer

Vacancy Number:KBL_0030
Title: Cash and Markets Senior Assessment Officer
Duration:6 Month (Extendable)
Exp.: 2021-04-18-(1 Week From now)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per ACTED Salary Skills


Organization: ACTED | About ACTED
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:Master degree in (international studies development economics political...
Work Experience:At least 5-7 of relevant working experience Years

  • Master degree in (international studies development economics political or social sciences humanitarian response monitoring and evaluation etc);

  • At least 5-7 years of relevant working experience in humanitarian or development settings through either research evaluation assessments or programmes

  • Proven staff management experience (minimum 3 years)

  • Previous experience with cash and markets programme implementation or assessments in humanitarian contexts

  • Experience in managing field studies or quantitative or qualitative assessments.

  • Experience in analyzing either quantitative and/or qualitative data for analysis.

  • Proven knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite including Word Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrated capacity in written fluency in English writing detailed narrative reports using qualitative and quantitative data.

  • Advanced skills in SPSS and/or R STATA or other statistical analysis software are considered an asset

  • Knowledge of qualitative assessments methodologies and analysis and related analytical software (e.g. NVivo) is considered an asset

  • Knowledge and experience with GIS software are considered an asset

Duties & Responsibilities

Key responsibilities:                       

Under the line management of the REACH Country Coordinator and Unit Research Manager the Senior Assessment Officer (Cash and Markets) will fulfill the role as the technical lead for the Cash & Markets project portfolio providing the tool design partner coordination data analysis and product production for the relevant research cycles. It will include the following functions:

01_Project/Research Cycle Management:

  • In coordination with the Research Manager and operations and data teams develop a work plan for the multiple research cycles within the portfolio and ensure implementation and follow-up

  • Ensure the assessments are planned in line with relevant project and program objectives and with global ACTED guidelines;

  • Keep track of all progress and delays throughout the research cycles;

  • Draft English-language project narrative and financial reports for donors and key stakeholders

  • Monitor output achievements project expenditures and ensure timely completion of the projects from a programme management perspective.

02_Research Design Analysis and Output Production:

  • Design the methodology and tools associated with each assigned assessment including the drafting of Assessment Terms of Reference (ToRs);

  • In coordination with the data team field teams and external stakeholders develop quantitative and qualitative tools and associated sampling and data collection methodologies for assessments;

  • In coordination with the data team design data analysis plans to analyze all data collection and consolidate all analyses and conclusions from assigned assessments;

  • Develop accurate assessment outputs using Microsoft and Adobe software ensuring the quality and accuracy of technical information provided in both technical factsheets and detailed written reports.

  • Develop dissemination strategies to ensure the usefulness and impact of the unit programmes and research;

  • Engagement with in-country senior management and international HQ on research design tool development data analysis product production and external coordination.

03_Team Work Coordination and Staff Management:

  • Coordinate assigned activities across the Assessment Data and Operations department (including field staff in all regions of Afghanistan) and keep the Senior Management Team (SMT) updated about processes and delays.

  • Train assessment and operations staff on assessment tools and sampling methodologies for data collection;

  • Provide updates at unit and research coordination meetings as needed

  • Line-management of junior assessment staff dedicated to individual research cycles including work planning skills training and development leave planning etc.

  • Supporting the Research Manager in the development or revision of overall unit research strategies reports or new proposals.

04_External Engagement:

  • Ensure relevant stakeholders and partners are engaged in assessment design and planning to ensure the usefulness of products and maximum project impact;

  • In coordination with the SMT present outputs and findings at sectoral and inter-sectoral fora as well as the wider humanitarian aid community in Afghanistan.

  • In coordination with the SMT represent REACH at sectoral and inter-sectoral fora.

  • Function as REACH focal point for key stakeholders including ECHO CVWG FSAC ERM Consortium etc.

  • Coordinating with IMPACT HQ and the ERM CMU and CVWG on global and in the country approaches to improving cash programming

Submission Guideline

Those who fulfill the above-mentioned criteria should send their updated CV to below submission Email:[email protected]

Kindly mentioned Vacancy number position title along with province name in subject line or your application may not be considered.

Please do not send heavy size documents (i.e. Tazkira Education documents and work certificates)

Only shortlisted candidates will be call for the next stage of recruitment.

No CV will received after closing date.

Email: [email protected]