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Overall purpose of the role

The overall purpose of the role is to support the Mixed Migration Centre – North Africa with the publication of relevant research to inform policy and programmatic response by expanding the evidence base on mixed migration processes in the region. The post holder plays a key role in establishing the MMC as a leading voice in migration research in the region.

Under the supervision of the Regional Coordinator/Manager in Tunis, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting data analysis of emerging mixed migration trends; contributing to better use of data; assisting in carrying out research projects and contributing to regular data bulletins; providing support on data trainings, among other responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

Data Management

  • Work closely with the Data Management Officer to support the 4Mi team with migrating collected data into datasets in appropriate formats (such as .dta or .csv or .nvp);
  • Lead on coding and labelling variables to be used in qualitative and quantitative analysis;
  • Serve as a focal point for data management in the region by compiling data from relevant secondary sources;
  • Provide feedback to update/amend semi-structured and structured interview guides so that required cleaning activities are optimized and data is collected in a format that is more readily usable.

Data Analysis

  • Contribute to the North Africa research agenda by providing qualitative analyses using relevant software applications such as NVivo or Atlas.ti
  • Contribute to the quantitative analysis data of 4Mi data using relevant software applications such as STATA and/or R;
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest mixed migration research from the North Africa region and along the Eastern, Western, and Central Mediterranean Routes.
  • Taking the lead in drafting planned briefing papers and research papers;
  • Support DRC and MMC teams in North Africa serving as a focal point for qualitative research projects;
  • Support with the visualization of data, including using QGIS.

Research Dissemination

  • Contribute to the planning and convening of research dissemination events to engage policy and programmatic audiences;
  • Contribute to the engagement of stakeholders working in the field of mixed migration
  • Strengthen MMC’s work to impact policy and programs
  • Attend events and meetings on behalf of the MMC
  • Contribute to MMC reporting of its research activities on a quarterly or as-needed basis

Capacity Building & Training

  • Provide support to country missions in projects involving migration data capacity-building activities, mainly through assistance in the organization and facilitation of migration data collection and analysis trainings;
  • Provide training to DRC and MMC staff on research methods and related software applications (such as NVIVO)

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

  • At least three-year experience working in a research or academic context;
  • Demonstrated experience in data management, qualitative analysis techniques including the use of relevant software applications (such as NVivo or Atlas.ti);
  • Demonstrated experience in quantitative analysis highly desired including the use of relevant software applications (STATA or R);
  • Demonstrated experience in producing relevant research products, preferably on migration and/or humanitarian issues;
  • Demonstrated understanding of current mixed migration debates and dynamics in the region is an asset;
  • Previous experience working with international NGOs is an asset.

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • PhD or Master’s degree in development economics, migration or refugee studies, other social sciences.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • Full professional proficiency in English and French;
  • Arabic is an asset.

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  • DRC Tunisia, Libya and North Africa
  • MMC North Africa and Geneva

We offer

Contract length: 01 Year

Band: H, non-management

Designation of Duty Station: Family Duty Station; Non-accompanied

Start date: January 30, 2020

How to apply:

Applications should be submitted on the DRC website: https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId…

Email applications will not be considered.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

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The Danish Refugee Council is currently implementing a broad range of activities relevant to conflict affected communities and persons. The activities are categorized in ten sectors:

Shelter and Non-food Items, Food Security, Protection, Income Generation, Coordination & Operational Services, Community Infrastructure & Services, Humanitarian Mine Action, Armed Violence Reduction (AVR), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), and Education.

Here you can read some short exemplifications of what types of activities the respective sectors include:

Shelter and Non-food Items: Provision of emergency shelter, emergency cash grants, rehabilitation of housing, distribution of non-food items (NFIs) and provision of return and repatriation kits.

Food Security: Emergency food provision or food voucher programmes. Training and capacity development in agriculture, agricultural inputs (e.g. tools and seeds), agricultural grants.

Protection: Advocacy for the rights of displaced people in their context of displacement, child protection initiatives, individual protection assistance based on vulnerability, legal aid, land & property rights, sexual and gender-based violence prevention, registration services for the internally displaced and refugees, monitoring of rights and rights awareness-raising, facilitation of return and repatriation processes.

Income Generation: Business training and SME development, business grants, life-skills training, literacy and numeracy training, vocational training, micro-credit loans, savings groups, group enterprise development and facilitation.

Coordination & Operational Services: Coordination and management of refugee and IDP camps, active participation in UN cluster coordination, humanitarian surveys and studies, facilitation of NGO Networks focused on displacement solutions, capacity development, training and support to local NGOs, secondment of experts to UN emergency operations worldwide

Community Infrastructure & Services: Provision of physical infrastructure like roads, bridges, community centres, irrigation systems or other community structures, facilitation and training of infrastructure management groups at community level, facilitation and funding of community development plans, initiatives for disaster risk reduction at community level.

Humanitarian Mine Action: Manual or mechanical mine clearance, clearance of former battle areas, education for affected communities – with special focus on children on how to avoid harm from mines and UXO, surveys of expected and confirmed mined or UXO areas, explosive ordnance disposal and stockpile destruction, capacity building of national demining institutions.

Armed Violence Reduction (AVR): Education in procedures for safe storage and safe handling of small arms and light weapons (SALW), capacity building of institutions for safety, local and community level conflict management and mitigation.

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH): Emergency water supply, hygiene item distribution, hygiene information and education, construction of latrines, installation water points, wells and water storage. Water purification.

Education: Education grants and fee support, school feeding programmes, teacher training and support, school materials provision and construction or rehabilitation of school structures.

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Overall purpose of the role

The overall purpose of the role is to support the Mixed Migration Centre - North Africa with the publication of relevant research to inform policy and programmatic response by expanding the evidence base on mixed migration processes in the region. The post holder plays a key role in establishing the MMC as a leading voice in migration research in the region.

Under the supervision of the Regional Coordinator/Manager in Tunis, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting data analysis of emerging mixed migration trends; contributing to better use of data; assisting in carrying out research projects and contributing to regular data bulletins; providing support on data trainings, among other responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

Data Management

  • Work closely with the Data Management Officer to support the 4Mi team with migrating collected data into datasets in appropriate formats (such as .dta or .csv or .nvp);
  • Lead on coding and labelling variables to be used in qualitative and quantitative analysis;
  • Serve as a focal point for data management in the region by compiling data from relevant secondary sources;
  • Provide feedback to update/amend semi-structured and structured interview guides so that required cleaning activities are optimized and data is collected in a format that is more readily usable.

Data Analysis

  • Contribute to the North Africa research agenda by providing qualitative analyses using relevant software applications such as NVivo or Atlas.ti
  • Contribute to the quantitative analysis data of 4Mi data using relevant software applications such as STATA and/or R;
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest mixed migration research from the North Africa region and along the Eastern, Western, and Central Mediterranean Routes.
  • Taking the lead in drafting planned briefing papers and research papers;
  • Support DRC and MMC teams in North Africa serving as a focal point for qualitative research projects;
  • Support with the visualization of data, including using QGIS.

Research Dissemination

  • Contribute to the planning and convening of research dissemination events to engage policy and programmatic audiences;
  • Contribute to the engagement of stakeholders working in the field of mixed migration
  • Strengthen MMC’s work to impact policy and programs
  • Attend events and meetings on behalf of the MMC
  • Contribute to MMC reporting of its research activities on a quarterly or as-needed basis

Capacity Building & Training

  • Provide support to country missions in projects involving migration data capacity-building activities, mainly through assistance in the organization and facilitation of migration data collection and analysis trainings;
  • Provide training to DRC and MMC staff on research methods and related software applications (such as NVIVO)

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

  • At least three-year experience working in a research or academic context;
  • Demonstrated experience in data management, qualitative analysis techniques including the use of relevant software applications (such as NVivo or Atlas.ti);
  • Demonstrated experience in quantitative analysis highly desired including the use of relevant software applications (STATA or R);
  • Demonstrated experience in producing relevant research products, preferably on migration and/or humanitarian issues;
  • Demonstrated understanding of current mixed migration debates and dynamics in the region is an asset;
  • Previous experience working with international NGOs is an asset.

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • PhD or Master’s degree in development economics, migration or refugee studies, other social sciences.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • Full professional proficiency in English and French;
  • Arabic is an asset.

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  • DRC Tunisia, Libya and North Africa
  • MMC North Africa and Geneva

We offer

Contract length: 01 Year

Band: H, non-management

Designation of Duty Station: Family Duty Station; Non-accompanied

Start date: January 30, 2020

How to apply:

Applications should be submitted on the DRC website: https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId...

Email applications will not be considered.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

2020-01-04

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