iMMAP is an international nongovernmental organisation that provides information management services to humanitarian and development organizations. Through information management, we help our partners target assistance to the world’s most vulnerable populations. Our core philosophy is that better data leads to better decisions and that better decisions lead to better outcomes. iMMAP’s critical support to information value chains helps to solve operational and strategic challenges of our partners in both emergency and development contexts by enabling evidence-based decision-making for better outcomes.
The Food Security and Livelihood Unit (FSLU) undertakes regular food security surveys, food price monitoring activities, rapid assessments and mapping services to inform humanitarian partners with updated food security information including economic and price data. These helps both programmatic decisions and advocacy efforts. To support the entire process from design of data collection to data analysis and reporting, the iMMAP’s MENA FSLU office is recruiting a Food Security Analyst to support in research, analysis, and reporting of food security and market studies.
Description of Duties
Provide technical support on development and implementation of quantitative food security studies.
Provide technical support on food security research including survey study design, including sampling and tool design.
Provide technical support on descriptive, inferential statistical analysis, as well as econometric analysis methods.
Within the specific area of responsibility, prepare a range of reports.
Assist in the development of capacity building material and capacity building events.
Assist in quality control of products in terms of messaging and ensuring products are focused to their target audience.
Establish personal credibility with the iMMAP team, and contribute to creating an organizational
culture of accountability, responsibility and quality of services.
Perform other duties as required.
Maintain effective and positive internal contacts with iMMAP country and regional representatives, external contacts with national and local government officials, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), donor agency officials, vendors, media and the general public.
Follow iMMAP’s branding regulations required for marketing or branding of all iMMAP products and correspondence.
Follow security protocols as laid down by the iMMAP Global Security Advisor.
As part of the iMMAP commitment to organizational learning, and in support of the understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, it is expected that he/she will commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit iMMAP, as well as individual professional development.
Accountability to Beneficiaries
iMMAP team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to beneficiaries of iMMAP programs, and to international standards guiding relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of field projects.
Typically, five years or more of postgraduate professional experience in a relevant field of work.
English (fluent) – essential
Arabic (fluent) – desired
Skills and Competencies:
Strong quantitative skills are required;
Experience of working with household survey data is required.
Experience working in a team, involving people of different nationalities and/or cultures.
Strong skills in survey and longitudinal data analysis and preferably in relation to food security
Strong statistical analysis and modelling capacity is required
Experience in analyzing food security indicators (FCS, rCSI, HDDS, etc) is required
Proficiency in Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Proficiency in a statistical software package is required (Stata, R, SPSS)
Competencies: Cognitive capacity, Teamwork, Action management, Innovation, Partnering, Client orientation, Advisory skills, Facilitation and training.
Advanced University degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Statistics, Food Science or related field.
Personnel is expected to conduct itself in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and iMMAP’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all Countries.
iMMAP has zero-tolerance for sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, human trafficking, child abuse and exploitation. Any violations of these principles and policies will be treated as serious misconduct.
iMMAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of background.
How to apply:
Please apply through: https://careers.immap.org/jobs/438