Research Manager – occupied Palestinian territory – ReliefWeb

We are currently looking for aResearch Manager to support our team in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Position: Research Manager
Contract duration:12 months
Location: Jerusalem, occupied Palestinian territory
Starting Date: ASAP
Within his/her Unit, the Research Manager leads the IMPACT team to achieve program excellence and ensure the highest level of impact and accountability, while ensuring compliance to IMPACT’s guidelines and standards.
In addition, the Research Manager also serves as Country Focal Point and contributes to the development and implementation of IMPACT’s country strategy, and promotes organizational vision and core values across the mission.
In his/her mission, the Research Manager will be hosted by ACTED and will fall under the direct responsibility and management of ACTED’s Country Director and his/her delegates for all Administrative, Security, Logistics and Finance issues. S/he will therefore fully abide by ACTED’s Security, HR, Administration and Logistics rules and regulations, and, in coordination with ACTED, will ensure IMPACT staff in his/her unit abide by them.
The Research Manager responsibilities include the following:
Strategy development & implementation
Context analysis: With a specific attention on the mission’s technical, programmatic and institutional focus, the RM ensure that IMPACT has an up to date understanding of:
Develop and oversee the implementation of a Country Strategy in alignment with other actors in country and global priorities; take a lead role in identifying strategic opportunities for strengthening IMPACT’s work in the country; in particular:
Ensure team members within the mission are aware of the strategy and their contribution and role within it.
Research Planning and Implementation
Oversee key activities related to research planning, including monitoring that proper activities are conducted in advance of research and relevant actors are engaged where appropriate
Oversee key activities in research implementation, including providing oversight of data collection activities and generation of associated outputs, as well as engagement and coordination with relevant internal and external partners, both in-country and with relevant global partners
Knowledge Sharing and Learning Process
Project Cycle Management
Project and Grants Management
Finance Management
Asset and IT Management
Team Management and Leadership
Staff Management
Administration and HR Management
Internal Coordination and Communication
Internal Communication
Coordination with ACTED
INFLUENCING – External Engagement
Research-related External Engagement, Product Dissemination and Evaluation
Strategic External Engagement
Project Development
Academic Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (International Relations, Political Sciences, Social Research, Economics, Development Studies, or similar)
Management experience Previous experience in a management role in a INGO at field level . Proven track record in successful management of international and national teams in humanitarian contexts
Familiarity aid system Familiarity with the aid system, and the research community;
Communication/reporting skills Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting, including proven experience in contributing to high level presentations/briefings.
Years of work experience At least 3 years of relevant working experience or proven progression within IMPACT
Research skills: Excellent research and analytical skills an asset. Experience in assessments. M&E, field research, evaluations an asset.
Software skills: Proven knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with R, SPSS and/or STATA or other statistical analysis software an asset
Multi-tasking skills Ability to multitask with tight deadlines, on numerous research cycles in complex environment;
Level of independence A self-starter with a proven ability to work independently;
Cross-cultural work environment Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
Experience in geographical region Past experience in the Palestinian context is desirable;
Language skills Fluency in English required, competency in Arabic an asset;
Security environment Ability to operate in a complex and challenging security environment
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