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We are currently looking for a Research Manager to support our team in Somaliland.

Under the management of the Country Coordinator, the Research Manager oversees the programs and staff within the SOM Inter-Sectoral unit. The Research Manager leads the ISU team to achieve program excellence and ensure the highest level of impact and accountability while ensuring compliance to IMPACT’s guidelines and standards. As part of the country’s Senior Management team, she/he contributes to the development and implementation of IMPACT’s country strategy and promotes organizational vision and core values across the mission.


In his/her mission, the Research Manager will be hosted by ACTED and will fall under the direct responsibility and management of ACTED’s Country Director and his/her delegates for all Administrative, Security, Logistics, and Finance issues. S/he will therefore fully abide by ACTED’s Security, HR, Administration, and Logistics rules and regulations, and, in coordination with ACTED, will ensure IMPACT staff in his/her unit abide by them.

The Inter-Sectoral Unit currently implements the following Research Cycles (funded by ECHO and BHA):

  • Detailed Site Assessment (DSA)
  • Multi-Sectoral Needs Assessment (MSNA)
  • Humanitarian Situation Monitoring (HSM)
  • AGORA (actor mapping, needs assessments, and solution identification as part of an Area Based Approach pilot in Hargeisa)

Previously, the Unit has also provided Information Management Support to the WASH Cluster (through UNICEF) and the Unit is engaging with the OCHA and the clusters in order to support the Drought Response.


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