Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Under the supervision of the REACH Research Manager, the Assessment Officer is responsible for the management and implementation of REACH assessments within the Rohingya Response in Bangladesh, including their preparation, implementation and follow-up. He/she will also be responsible for related logistics, partner coordination, reporting and finance requirements and will be required to provide input to the strategic development of REACH in Bangladesh.
The Assessment Officer shall be responsible for:
Assessment Management and Coordination
Management and implementation of assessment processes
The Assessment Officer, in close coordination with REACH GIS/Data and Field teams, is responsible for designing the assessment approach and methodology according to REACH requirements and principles as well as partners’ information needs. This will specifically include ensuring usage and understanding of the common methodologies, designing of data collection tools (household surveys, focus groups, and more), and analysis and contexualization of assessment data to contribute to activity outputs such as factsheets, reports, and other data visualizations.
The Assessment Officer will oversee the planning, implementation, and follow-up of REACH assessment activities conducted in country. The Assessment Officer shall manage logistics, financial, administration and HR processes directly related to their portfolio and liaise accordingly with the relevant ACTED support department.
The Assessment Officer is responsible for assessment logistics with partner organisations, identifying joint assessment areas, facilitating design workshops, managing joint data collection processes, and facilitating joint analysis workshops. This includes both direct assessments by REACH teams and indirectly by assisting with the implementation of the collaborative assessments conducted by partners.
The Assessment Officer is responsible for consolidating all analyses and conclusions from each assessment into REACH products such as factsheets, reports and briefs using standard formats. He/she will liaise with Geneva and Regional GIS/DB Specialists in order to represent data in interactive web map or static map format, as relevant.
The Assessment Officer is responsible for following the designated timeline of reports to be submitted to project partners and donors. He/she must ensure the writing of timely and accurate assessment reports and factsheets, ensuring the quality and accuracy of technical information provided as well as the confidentiality and protection of collected information. He/she will ensure that assessment reports contribute to aid coordination and planning and add to the general base of field knowledge in the country for all organisations working in the areas.