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  • Posted: Apr 4, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 18, 2024
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    The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
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    Information Analyst ACAPS


    Secondary data analysis and crisis monitoring

    • Review all assessments, reports and information products on humanitarian crises in the Horn of Africa to understand the information landscape and current gaps.
    • Contribute to the establishment and maintenance of the team’s information management systems and ensure that internal and external needs for information are processed in a structured and efficient manner. This includes maintenance of ACAPS’ internal monitoring tracking sheet.
    • Ensure that crisis monitoring feeds into the design of analytical products.
    • Support the overall informational needs of the response through the compilation, synthesis, and analysis of relevant qualitative and quantitative information.
    • Contribute to the creation of tools to facilitate the ongoing analysis and sharing of data and information that support evidence-based decision making.

    Analytical products

    • Lead the design and delivery of multi-sector and thematic analytical products, which includes all phases of analysis production, such as ideation, research, and drafting, and coordinating technical support from other teams within ACAPS.
    • This may include leading on in-depth thematic research, ad-hoc briefing notes, and anticipatory analysis, depending on analysis needs and team priorities.
    • Support other team members with the development of analysis products.

    Strategic external collaboration

    • In close coordination with the Team Leader and Senior Analyst, support the expansion of ACAPS’ network and outreach in Nairobi, with regional stakeholders relevant for the work of ACAPS’ analysis team, including regional humanitarian working groups and analysis actors. 
    • Identify relevant spaces and interested audiences for ACAPS to present its analysis.
    • Travel in East Africa for stakeholder outreach, if needed.

    Any other tasks which are jointly agreed upon may be added to the job description, as per the project needs. 


    Professional Competencies

    Required skills, knowledge and experience

    • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research and mixed analysis methods and ease with handling large amounts of quantitative and qualitative data. 
    • Written clarity, including ability to analyse complex concepts and synthetize information. 
    • Previous experience (3 years) in research, analysis, information management, advocacy, or other relevant experience in the humanitarian sector or related fields (development, international relations, social science, etc). 
    • Ability and confidence to make judgment calls when interpreting ambiguous data.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of emergency preparedness, response, and early recovery. 
    • Demonstrated understanding of needs assessments in humanitarian crisis. 
    • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining professional networks.
    • Fluent written and spoken English. Any other languages spoken in East Africa are an asset (e.g. Amharic, Somali).

    This position may require travel within East Africa.

    Generic professional competencies

    • Relevant Master’s degree, preferably in humanitarian action, social sciences (anthropology, sociology, economics, political science, psychology, geography, etc.), area studies, international relations, public health, epidemiology or other relevant education. 
    • Ability to work efficiently under pressure, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines, while maintaining attention to detail. 
    • Ability to work autonomously and proactively.
    • Proven cooperation and inter-personal skills, including proven capacity to work very efficiently in a team. 
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, and results-oriented approach. 
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, manage own use of time, and self-motivate. 
    • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel. 
    • Familiarity with R, Python, Tableau, PowerBI, or similar software, is an asset.
    • Flexible, including willingness to work overtime.

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Planning and delivering results
    • Working with people 
    • Communicating with impact and respect
    • Social perceptiveness
    • Active listening
    • Adapting and responding to change
    • Adhering to principles and values 
    • Deciding and initiating action

    Method of Application

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