Job Opportunity at ARK in Jordan: Research Analyst with Yemen Focus

Date limite : 28 févr. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: ARK

Spécialités: Lettres Sciences Humaines

Niveau d'études: Etudiant

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Job Opportunity at ARK in Jordan: Research Analyst with Yemen Focus

A job opportunity is being offered by ARK Group as a full-time Research Analyst with Yemen Focus, in Amman, Jordan. Under the supervision of the Yemen Project Manager, the Research Analyst will be responsible for implementing research in Yemen, including coordinating data collection as well as subsequent analysis and report production with other members of the team.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Fluency in English and Arabic, with excellent writing and communication skills.
  2. Good understanding of political, cultural, gender, religion, and other sensitivities in Yemen.
  3. Experience with media monitoring and analysis.
  4. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study – International Relations, Political Science, Development Studies, Social Studies, Information Management, or related fields.
  5. Experience in leading or supporting the execution of qualitative and/or quantitative research activities and report production with a focus on Yemen and/or the MENA region.
  6. Analytical ability and attention to detail.
  7. Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office and other software of relevance.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Experience in the development or humanitarian sectors is highly desirable.
  2. Willingness to assume a variety of responsibilities, ranging from low-skill routine data collection tasks to higher-level analysis of primary data.
  3. A Master's degree in a relevant social science discipline and knowledge of mixed-method approaches to research.
  4. Arabic to English translation experience.
  5. Knowledge of GIS, SPSS, Nvivo, and/or Adobe InDesign is an asset.

Job Duties:

  1. Lead on data collection, analysis and reporting for Yemen programming, in coordination with Project Manager, the Head of Research and Analysis (R&A) and the Head of Design, Monitoring and Evaluation and Learning (DMEL).
  2. Coordinate cycles of data collection on the ground, working with both field researchers and sub-contractors.
  3. Carry out Arabic-language media monitoring in target areas, relating to programming impact.
  4. Provide monthly analysis of events and carry out ongoing horizon scanning to inform programming.
  5. Support on the analysis of data and drafting long-form reporting for clients across ARK’s Yemen programming.
  6. Provide ad hoc analysis to the project team, wider company, and clients, as required.
  7. Capture and document operational learning including after-action reviews with implementing teams and support periodic project evaluations.
  8. Develop and deepen specific thematic areas of expertise, such as social cohesion and community resilience, according to project needs and by engaging with relevant experts, conducting literature reviews, and running/attending workshops.
  9. Stay up to date on focal areas of interest to key clients.
  10. Identify key lessons derived from similar programming, particularly in Yemen and the wider MENA region and support the project implementation and business development teams accordingly.

About ARK:

ARK Group is a stabilization and development company committed to empowering local communities and beneficiaries in conflict, post-conflict, and fragile areas through the provision of evidence-based programmatic interventions, policy recommendations, research, and capacity-building. Working with and through local communities, ARK seeks to understand and then mitigate the negative effects of conflict and instability, enhancing social cohesion and resilience whilst promoting human security, development and economic opportunity with a focus on the following UN Sustainable Development Goals – Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, Reduced Inequalities, Gender Equality and Partnerships for the Goals.

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