We are currently looking for a Regional Assessment Specialist with experience, knowledge, and technical expertise in humanitarian research and needs assessments.
REACH is seeking an Assessment Specialist (AS) to be based in Panama, to provide dedicated technical support and capacity to OCHA ROLAC office, as well as OCHA country offices through the region.
Additionally, the RAS may support the HNO / HRP processes through dedicated support with methodologies, People in Need (PiN) calculations or Multi Sectoral Need Assessments (MSNAs) where needed.
Additionally, the role would provide capacity for standby support for responding to sudden onset or natural disasters, and for supporting preparedness measures.
The AS will work closely with OCHA ROLAC, the regional team in Colombia, as well as IMPACT’s global research and programmes teams based in Geneva HQ.
Past experience conducting humanitarian research, especially humanitarian needs assessments, is essential. Fluency in Spanish and English is required, along with quantitative analysis skills, and effective coordination and communication skills.