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Experts Humanitarian Assessments & Analysis (Part-Time 60%)*

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Welthungerhilfe
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Bonn, Germany
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Published 29 days ago

The two positions are to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract period of two years due to the project duration. There are good prospects for an extension. You are home based, but are globally deployable for a period of up to three months to reinforce Welthungerhilfe's Country Offices for the development of country strategies, programmes and projects. 

 

As Expert Humanitarian Assessments and Analysis, you will be responsible for executing, guiding and providing coaching on context analysis, conflict analysis, humanitarian needs assessments & analysis, and disaster risk analysis in Welthungerhilfe's Country Offices or on assignments in countries where Welthungerhilfe (WHH) does not have an operational presence. You will be part of the Assessments and Analysis for Action (3A) team, which is managed by Welthungerhilfe's Humanitarian Directorate and is comprised of two Experts Humanitarian Assessments and Analysis and one 3A Coordinator. The specific aims of the position are:

  • Increase context analysis capacities in WHH programming, and increase conflict analysis capacities to enable all WHH work to be conflict sensitive as a minimum standard
  • Increase humanitarian needs assessment and analysis for action capacities
  • Increase disaster risk analysis capacities in WHH work

 

Your responsibilities

 

Context Analysis and Conflict Analysis

  • Undertake context analysis and conflict analysis processes and exercises with the Country Offices in coordination with the Humanitarian Directorate
  • Provide effective capacity building, including coaching and training of Country Office staff in context analysis and conflict analysis
  • Support the subsequent development of updated Country Strategies or operational program documents in line with the context analysis produced
  • In coordination with the 3A Coordinator, contribute to the further development of context analysis as well as conflict analysis toolkits
  • In coordination with the 3A Coordinator, lead or support the development or adaptation of new types of both project related as well as program/strategy-related context analysis and conflict analysis as needed

 

Humanitarian Needs Assessment & Analysis

  • Provide direct support to Country Offices in humanitarian needs assessments and analysis and program development support initiatives. These assessments include rapid multisectoral assessments and more in-depth sector focused assessments on the WHH core sectors of Food Security & Nutrition, WASH, Shelter & Settlement (incl. NFI) and are executed in consideration of GAD (Gender Age and Diversity) requirements and protection mainstreaming guiding principles
  • Support country teams and partners to develop their capacity in humanitarian needs assessments and analysis
  • Conduct humanitarian needs assessment and analysis field missions in non-program countries
  • In coordination with the 3A Coordinator, develop/identify relevant guidelines, minimum requirements and develop practicable implementation instruments/toolkits for humanitarian needs assessment and analysis

 

Disaster Risk Analysis

  • Undertake disaster risk-analysis processes and exercises with the Country Offices in coordination with the Humanitarian Directorate
  • Provide effective capacity building, including coaching and training of Country Office staff in disaster risk-analysis
  • In coordination with the 3A Coordinator, contribute to the further development of disaster risk analysis toolkits
  • In coordination with the 3A Coordinator, lead or support the development or adaptation of new types of program-wide disaster risk analysis as needed

 

Your profile

 

  • A university or polytechnical degree in a relevant field
  • At least three years of professional experience in emergency relief cooperation covering programme/strategy implementation and development
  • A high degree of experience in facilitating and executing context analysis and conflict analysis processes
  • Extensive experience in undertaking humanitarian needs assessments and analysis for programme and project development as part of programme and project cycle management
  • Experience in data management as part of assessment and analysis processes
  • Experience in undertaking assessments and analysis of gender, age and diversity (GAD) and/or protection issues
  • Experience in leading multi-cultural teams and building the capacity of staff through training and coaching
  • In-depth knowledge of international and national humanitarian coordination mechanisms
  • Willingness to be on call in the event of an acute disaster (leaving within 48 hours of being alerted) as well as ensuring readiness for deployments of up to 3 months to support projects already underway at home and abroad
  • Excellent spoken and written English and French language skills

 

Our offer

 

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. This includes flexible working hours as well as working from home. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under "Our benefits".

 

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by November 21, 2021 by following this link. Your contact person is Barbara Kürsten. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

 

*Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

The two positions are to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract period of two years due to the project duration. There are good prospects for an extension. You are home based, but are globally deployable for a period of up to three…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Application Deadline
    November 21, 2021

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 1, Bonn, None 53173, Germany

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