Back REACH Field Officer

  • Added Date: Thursday, 17 June 2021
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021

Assignment: Under the supervision of the REACH Senior Assessment Officer, the REACH Field Officer is responsible for the management and implementation of REACH assessments; with anticipated travel to field locations as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Assessment Preparation and Training;

o Undertake travel and conduct preliminary planning missions in assessment sites

o In coordination with the REACH senior assessment officer and operations staff prepare all details related to data collection (field schedule, daily collection quote, logistics and administration) according to specified methodology

o Coordinate and plan assessment team training, and facilitate sessions of the assessment training.

· Data Collection in the Field

o Follow all guidance from REACH senior assessment staff while in the field; ask questions when necessary

o Collect data independently in line with specified tools and methodology.

o Accompany and actively manage data collectors in the field and ensure accurate data collection as specified in the methodology.

o Communicate any delay in data collection to relevant senior staff

o Participate in debriefings with senior staff as needed.

o Assure the quality of the data collected based on REACH quality standards. Spot-check for accuracy during data collection.

o Ensure care of all REACH inventory including daily check of assessment mobile phones

· Data Validation and Data Cleaning

o Download all data from the mobile phones at the end of each data collection day

o Spot-check for accuracy at the end of each day; question team leaders about any inaccuracies observed and review in daily team debriefs.

o Perform data cleaning at the end of each assessment day

· Safety and Security

o Follow ACTED safety and security protocols and norms inside the country.

o Follow ACTED code of conduct in country.

o Communicate any security incidents immediately to the relevant senior staff.

o Ensure that data collected is removed from paper or smartphone platforms as soon as the data has been transferred to the REACH senior assessment staff

o Ensure the privacy and security of the information collected in the field

· Protection mainstreaming

· Promoting of and adhering to Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy and guidelines (for site residents, ACTED staff, partner agencies, casual labours etc).

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

· Minimum of 2 years of experience in humanitarian or development organizations, preferably in Lebanon.

· Willingness and ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced field environment for extended periods of the time required

· Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (social science, development) required

· Strong skills with the Microsoft Office Suite

· Experience using ODK for quantitative data collection

· Experience managing casual labourers

· Experience conducting focus group discussions

· Experience collecting information using hand-held GPS devices

· Positive attitude and a willingness to learn

· Good communication skills

· Good time management skills

· Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility

· Written and spoken fluency in English and Arabic required.

-Ability to work independently

This vacancy is archived.

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