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Senior Analyst Afghanistan Analysis Hub ACAPS Switzerland Geneva


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Senior Analyst Afghanistan Analysis Hub ACAPS Switzerland Geneva

  • Country: Switzerland
  • Organization: NRC
  • Deadline: 2023-11-22
  • No of Vacancies: N/A



Management of AAH’s research and analysis products 

  • Ensure effective planning, production, and timely delivery of analytical outputs, including:
    • planning the allocation of resources and development of workplans
    • coordination of AAH analysts, other content and language editors, as well as external experts
    • collaboration between AAH analysts and other ACAPS teams.

Product management for specific research outputs

  • Review assessments, reports and information products on a specific crisis or set of crises to understand the information landscape and current gaps.
  • Participate in humanitarian cluster and working group meetings as needed
  • Design, develop, and produce analysis according to ACAPS methodology and AAH workplan (as product lead)
  • Provide feedback to other product leads on design, content, structure and quality of analytical products
  • Ensure high methodological standards and quality of analysis of the analytical products
  • Ensure effective knowledge transfer at webinars & presentations

AAH Capacity building and collaboration

  • Provide on the job capacity building and methodological trainings to other team members (e.g. information analysts) analysis methodologies, in collaboration with the AAH’s Senior Advisors
  • Support cross-organisational analysis production and joint analysis across the organisation

Networking and partnerships

  • Support the team leader in liaising with the Hub’s Advisory Committee on the development of specific analytical products
  • Support the Team Leader in liaising and coordinating joint analysis with key humanitarian stakeholders.
  • Represent ACAPS at key cluster and working group meetings to provide input and promote ACAPS products.
  • Support the development and maintenance of a list/informal network of key interlocutors for information.
  • Support the Team Leader in fundraising efforts and donor engagement for the Afghanistan

Analysis Hub, e.g. input to concept notes and presentations to donors



Professional competencies

  • Relevant Master’s degree preferably in humanitarian action, social sciences, international relations, public health, epidemiology or similar.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the humanitarian sector
  • Minimum 3 years experience in research, analysis, information management, advocacy, or other relevant field
  • Experience in conducting anticipatory analysis or in disaster risk reduction, early warning and early action
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and written clarity, including ability to analyse complex concepts and synthetize information.
  • Fluent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to assess data reliability and identify bias. Ability and confidence to make judgment calls when interpreting ambiguous data
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and conducing analysis in humanitarian contexts.
  • Training and proven understanding/application of quantitative and qualitative research and analysis methods (mixed and multi)
  • Proven experience working with civil society and local partners
  • Proven cooperation and inter-personal skills, including proven capacity to work very efficiently in a team
  • Ability to facilitate joint analysis
  • Flexibility (including regarding working hours)
  • Management experience is highly desired
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite particularly Excel.

Highly desired skills, knowledge, and experience

  • Robust knowledge of Afghanistan politics, conflict, security and humanitarian context
  • Networking, and research experience in/on Afghanistan


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