8 Jun 2016

Acted Jobs Kenya : REACH Assessment Officer

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REACH Assessment Officer Job At ACTED, Kenya 

ACTED is a non-governmental organization whose vocation is to support vulnerable population world-wide and to accompany them in building a better future. ACTED was created in 1993, is governed by the French law and has its headquarters in France.

REACH was born in 2010 as a joint initiative of two INGOs (IMPACT Initiatives and ACTED) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT).
ACTED is looking for experienced self-driven and self-oriented professional to fill the following posts;

REACH Assessment Officer
Contract duration: Six Months
Location: Nairobi, Kenya; with regular travel to Mogadishu, Somalia and Hargeisa, Somalia

REACH Assessment Officer Job Responsibilities 

Under the authority of the Country Coordinator, her/his specific duties will include:

  • In coordination with the REACH Country Coordinator, design and implement REACH assessment strategy and methodology within IDP settlements and non-camp settings;
  • Assist in development of strategy for remote data collection in inaccessible areas of Somalia
  • Management of REACH assessment field staff to ensure a smooth and timely implementation of activities;
  • Coordinate and ensure timely data collection, analysis and, in partnership with GIS team, mapping of datasets, ensure that all collected data are geo-referenced;
  • Ensure the writing of timely and accurate assessment reports and factsheets;
  • Keep track of all projects and programmes assessment schedules and work with field staff to design and implement REACH assessment procedures;
  • Supporting the development/revision of assessment / programme strategies, reports or new proposals;
  • Development of assessment staff training matrices, and overseeing development of capacity in capital and field staff
  • Liaising with programme staff of ACTED departments to ensure close coordination and information sharing is maintained;
  • Overseeing development of training in mobile data collection for national authorities and development partners in Kenya

Qualifications For REACH Assessment Officer Job

  • Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master degree in International Relations or relevant discipline;
  • Excellent analytical skills of qualitative, quantitative and geo-spatial data
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in humanitarian settings;
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;
  • Fluency in English required, Somali Language an advantage
  • Ability to operation Microsoft Word, Excel and Project Management Software.
  • Ability to operate SPSS or related statistical programming
  • Ability to operate qualitative data analysis programming

How to Apply

  • Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae detailing three work related referees and contacts to [email protected] and received on or before 5.00PM on 14th June 2016. Please attach a writing sample that you have recently worked on while sending you application.
  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind.
  • If you receive any email/calls in relation to ACTED’s recruitment and you are unsure about its validity or origin, please contact us on [email protected]

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