Job Opportunity in Jordan as a Regional Humanitarian Context Analyst

Date limite : 24 oct. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: International Rescue Committee

Spécialités: Lettres Sciences Humaines

Niveau d'études: Premier cycle

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Job Opportunity in Jordan as a Regional Humanitarian Context Analyst

IRC offers a job opportunity in Jordan to work as a regional humanitarian context analyst. This is a six-month position to fill a temporary vacancy. Reporting to the IRC’s MENA director of policy, advocacy and communications, the regional humanitarian context analyst will provide support to IRC in the MENA region with a strong focus on the conflict in Syria. The incumbent will provide predictive analysis by examining the impact of political, security and military developments on Syria’s displaced and conflict-affected populations and on IRC programs and operations. By delivering analytical briefings, this position will support the IRC’s programs, operations and, policy and advocacy initiatives undertaken to assist those affected by the conflict in the region.


You must have:

  1. Degree in political science, international relations, strategic studies, or related discipline.
  2. At least 5 years of directly relevant professional experience. 
  3. Previous experience in producing analytical briefings on the political complexities of the MENA region and it's preferred to have experience in covering the Syrian conflict.
  4. Knowledge of the global humanitarian system.
  5. Demonstrated ability to research, analyze, write and edit documents on tight deadline, of highest quality and in response to requests that come on short notice.
  6. Superior writing and presentation skills in English.
  7. Excellent networking, interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills.
  8. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of colleagues in IRC and externally to build trust that sensitive information will be handled with discretion.
  9. Ability to respond to multiple priorities in a timely manner, delivering high-quality products in a high-pressure environment.
  10. Culturally sensitive and have ability and interest in working with a diverse team. 
  11. Strong commitment to the IRC’s mission, purpose and values.
  12. Fluency in English is essential both oral and written; Arabic language ability is desirable but not a pre-requisite.

Your Responsibilities: 

The individual will support the MENA region with: 

  • Produce regular reporting on the Syrian crisis clearly identifying the humanitarian impact of key developments.  
  • Support country program colleagues in conducting scenario planning and contingency planning. Ensure scenarios remain relevant to the context. 
  • Issue emergency context reports during periods of heightened tensions or when events have impacted IRC’s programs and operations. 
  • Liaise with the regional senior GIS and information analysis manager to integrate qualitative and quantitative. methodologies to ensure that analysis is comprehensive and data-driven.
  • Deliver or organize training for program staff and partners on context analysis and conflict sensitivity. 
  • Support country program colleagues to conduct local-level conflict sensitivity analysis. 
  • Support program staff, including grants and access teams, in reporting to donors on conflict sensitivity. 
  • Assist the MENA advocacy team to develop messaging and policy asks that are appropriate and timely given the situation in the region, and which are informed by a strong understanding of the varying agendas at play.
  • As required, provide briefings on the situation in MENA to key internal stakeholders including regional leadership and advocacy colleagues in US/UK/Europe.
  • Engage regularly with the regional safety and security director and humanitarian access personnel to ensure sharing of information and analysis between country programs and the regional office.

About IRC:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, it restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

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Région: Moyen-Orient

Opportunités: Emploi

Pays hôte: Jordanie


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