IMPACT Initiatives Assessment Officer Jobs in Nigeria

ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide.


ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters.

Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context.

Their 3,300 staff is committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development.

Responsibilities

Assessment Planning and Preparation

  • Ensuring that assessments are planned in line with relevant project and program objectives and with IMPACT’s research cycle and other relevant guidelines;
  • Identify and analyse secondary data;
  • For each assessment, draft ToRs and ensure that they are approved by management (including Geneva HQ) before data collection begins, and understood and used by assessment staff and stakeholders;
  • Compose and construct, in close coordination with GIS and data management team, qualitative and quantitative data collection tools; ensure engagement with GIS teams on GIS requirements of research cycle/assessment;
  • Keep track of progress and delays of all assigned assessment throughout the research cycle. Ensure that delays or identified challenges for specific assessments are reported in writing and orally in a timely manner;
  • Ensure relevant stakeholders and partners are engaged in assessment design and planning.

    Data Collection

    The following activities will be conducted as necessary to support the Field Manager, who will be the functional lead on all data collection activities:

  • Identification and training of enumerators for primary data collection;
    Overseeing data collection, in line with agreed TORs;
  • Management of enumerators, including regular briefings and debriefings, problem solving, technical support, performance assessment, etc;
  • Manage logistics, financial, administration and HR processes related to research cycles and liaise accordingly with the relevant ACTED counterpart. He/she is directly responsible for the compliance to ACTED FLAT procedures of all activities and teams that s/he supervises.
  • In partnership with the GIS team, when relevant, ensure that collected data is geo-referenced enabling the production of maps and related products;
  • Immediately alerting IMPACT Country Focal Point and IMPACT HQ to any issues that prevents full implementation of the methodology in line with the agreed TORs; document any agreed changes to the methodology throughout implementation;
  • Drafting of situation updates on data collection progress for submission to IMPACT Country Focal Point, and, where relevant,
    external partners and stakeholders.

    Data Management

  • Ensure that all collected data is stored in line with IMPACT’s Data Management Guidelines, and with the ToRs (data management plan Annex);
  • Ensure that data is revised and cleaned, and that all revisions are recorded;
  • Conduct analysis on collected data as per ToRs;
  • Ensure that meaningful techniques are used to analyze the data collected;
  • Ensure that data and its analysis are validated by IMPACT HQ before product drafting stage;
  • Ensure that data and its analysis do not contain personal information and are validated by IMPACT HQ before sharing to external parties;
  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of technical information provided as well as the confidentiality and protection of collected information.

    Requirements

  • Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master’s degree in relevant discipline;
    Excellent quantitative and qualitative analysis skills;
  • At least 1 year of relevant working experience in humanitarian settings, preferably in monitoring and evaluation of programme implementation
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting;
  • Excellent team management skills;
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;
  • Prior knowledge of the region an asset
    Fluency in English required, proficiency in Hausa or Kanuri as asset
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Word and Project Management Software
  • Advanced skills in Excel, SPSS, R or related statistical programming
  • Ability to work independently

    How to apply

  • Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV and three references to [email protected] By 17th August, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; IMPACT Initiatives Assessment Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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