Overview

Responsibilities:

General Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Assessment and GIS Specialist in carrying out the daily working activities, with a focus on:

         -  planning, logistical preparations and assessment oversight in the field

         -  basic reporting and contextual input on assessments

          - liaising and collaborating with other local and international NGO field staff

  • Management of REACH field staff to ensure a smooth and timely implementation of activities
  • Properly recording all activities according to the processes defined by the REACH methodology

 

In particular the REACH Field Coordinator will be in charge of:

  • Conduct scoping missions and field visits to examine context and feasibility of data collection
  • Contributing in the planning and organization of the activities, including recruitment of enumerators, drivers, and other logistical tasks
  • Assist in the training of enumerators and field teams
  • Managing data collection and assessment by field teams (household-level surveys, focus group discussions and key informant telephone calls)
  • Observing context in field in order to illustrate collected data
  • Ensure that field staff complete all the necessary documentation
  • Assist GIS Officer in collecting GPS data
  • Providing daily progress reports to supervisor regarding progress of work
  • Writing scoping reports and briefings from interviews and meetings
  • Processing documents on activities (list of participants, attendance sheets, etc)
  • Maintaining strong working relations with all colleagues,  in REACH, ACTED and other collaborating agencies
  • Facilitate translation during Armenian-speaking meetings
  • Translating relevant documents or information during coordination visits
  • To maintain consistent and effective work habits in the field: including timeliness, frequent and clear communication with technical teams and supervisors
  • Maintain good working relations with beneficiaries and all stakeholders
  • Attending any trainings as requested by their line-manager[s]
  • Available for travel during data collection missions for up to 5 nights at a time
  • Supporting REACH staff in the execution of all necessary project activities, including administrative and logistical support

 

Confidentiality and Data Protection

The REACH Field Coordinator will maintain the strictest confidentiality of data and processes. He/she will actively take measures to prevent the unauthorized sharing of information and data.

 

Required Qualifications:

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Fluency of English and Armenian are mandatory
  • Bachelors degree in relevant field
  • Minimum 2 years experience with team management and reporting, preferably with at least 1 year in humanitarian context and/or data collection
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and government requirements an asset
  • Prior knowledge of the region are mandatory
  • Good command of computer software, including word and excel
  • Good team management skills
  • Good leadership capacities, patience, and willingness to work as a team
  • Good problem solving capacities, to meet any logistical challenges in the field
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with both the assessed population and the local authorities
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential, including travel, as well as the ability to plan, take initiative and organize work independently
  • Flexibility to ever-changing needs and responsibilities
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility
  • Ability to work independently, and willingness to learn and capacity to innovate