Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
Closing date: 02 Feb 2018
IMPACT / REACH
IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian think tank, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative, which was created in 2010 to facilitate the development of information tools and products that enhance the capacity of aid actors to make evidence-based decisions in emergency, recovery and development contexts. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in research design; data collection, management and analysis; GIS and remote-sensing. For more information visit: www.impact-initiatives.org and www.reach-initiative.org.
We are currently looking for a Data Analysis Officer to join our IMPACT Initiatives team in Geneva, Switzerland.
Position: Data Analysis Officer
Supervisor: Head of Research
Duration: Open ended
Start date: ASAP
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
The Data Analysis Officer will be part of the IMPACT Research department, under the supervision of the Head of Research and supported by the Data Analysis Intern and/or the Junior Data Analysis Officer. The Data Analysis Officer will be responsible for the processes and outputs related to data collection, cleaning, analysis, sharing and storing, ensuring transparency, accuracy, reproducibility, adequacy and interoperability at each stage of IMPACT / REACH Research Cycles.
Specifically, s/he will be responsible for ensuring data cleaning is conducted according to IMPACT /REACH standards and that meaningful statistical analysis and techniques are used to infer results from the data collected. The Data Analysis Officer will be responsible for implementing the data sharing standards used by IMPACT /REACH; ensuring accuracy, consistency, comparability and privacy of the data shared. S/he will also be responsible for supporting the maintenance of a global database for the consolidation of all assessment-related and GIS data in country/region. S/he will ensure that data processing and analysis steps are fully documented and replicable.
1. Guidelines, processes & Workflow
The Data Analysis Officer is responsible for ensuring that guidelines and processes are in place to guide data collection, processing and analysis by IMPACT / REACH teams in countries of intervention. Specifically;
2. Data processing
The Data Analysis Officer is responsible for ensuring that the processing of data collected in countries of intervention meets IMPACT / REACH research standards. Specifically;
3. Data analysis
The Data Analysis Officer is responsible for ensuring that the data analysis produced by country teams is accurate and meets IMPACT / REACH minimum standards. Specifically;
4. Confidentiality, Data Protection. storage and sharing
The Data Analysis Officer will maintain the strictest confidentiality on all data collected and related processes. S/he will ensure all data are stored according to REACH / IMPACT data storage guidelines. S/he will actively take measures to prevent the unauthorized sharing of any information and data belonging to IMPACT and its partners, or collected during assignment with IMPACT. When data is to be shared, the Data Analysis Officer will also ensure that data sharing standards are implemented; ensuring accuracy, consistency, comparability and privacy of the shared data.
4. Accountability to Communities and Beneficiaries
All IMPACT / REACH staff members are responsible for ensuring that all relations with the communities and partners are conducted in a respectful and consultative manner. Due attention must be paid to ensuring that communities are adequately consulted and informed about IMPACT/ REACH programme objectives, activities, beneficiary selection criteria, and methodologies. This is the responsibility of every IMPACT / REACH staff member.
How to apply:
How to apply
Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ref: 17/GEN/DATA ANALYSIS OFFICER
Please indicate the reference in the subject line of your email.
For more information, visit us at http://www.impact-initiatives.org