Humanitarian Analysis Advisor
World Vision International – Jordan:
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Position: Humanitarian Analysis Advisor, WV Syria
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The humanitarian analysis advisor will provide immediate support to the Syria Country office management team on the dynamic contexts within Syria, looking at changing lines of control, donor regulations which impact access and delivery of aid, and then embed improved context, contingency, preparedness and response planning within the Syria Country Office..
- Every area has live response plans which include updated context (humanitarian and conflict trends), contingency and preparedness, and response plans
- Produce master WoS context and humanitarian access updates and monthly reports for senior leadership team to make more informed decisions
- Produce regular access analysis for internal WV audience to inform decision making.
- Produce updates for donors, highlighting improved conflict sensitivity, red line reporting, and needs based programming. Contribute to future proposals, ensuring increased conflict analysis and sensitivity is reflected, in turn contributing to a diversified funding portfolio.
- Support WVI’s phased increase of programme through Damascus; for this develop key humanitarian indicators and red-line report which will be essential for donors to see incorporated in this operating space
- Provide WV’s Operations and Programmes teams with regular, easily communicated conflict analysis information that inform programme and strategic decision making.
- Develop and implement humanitarian access strategies and approaches tailored to local contexts in field sites throughout Syria
- Ensure humanitarian access approaches are responsive to local context and include overarching community engagement components.
- Develop ongoing relationships with local authorities and other power brokers within Syria
- Provide specialist Humanitarian access, conflict sensitivity/Do no Harm (DNH) advice and support to WVI’s humanitarian response in Syria.
- Keeping in mind the changing nature of conflict, assess the state of IHL, conflict sensitivity and DNH of WVI’s Syria Response.
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive conflict and humanitarian access trend analysis.
- Capacity building of our staff and partners on conflict sensitivity approaches including program design and monitoring.
- Support the WVI Protection Advisor in undertaking conflict sensitivity training for staff and partners including safe programming across WVI’s Portfolio and programme development.Input to WVI’s response strategy with operation input linking humanitarian access to International Humanitarian Law, ensuring WV programming is needs led and that Do No Harm principles are adhered to.Identify the potential to develop specific protection activities or projects and ensure coherence and effective linking with WVI’s child protection work in Syria.
- Represent WVI with key access and conflict sensitivity actors such as ICRC, UNHCR, IOM, OCHA and actively participate in Access Working Groups in relevant Areas of Responsibility.
- Identify, create and maintain a network with NGO/UN and other humanitarian access and security specialists suitable for the region.
Technical Skills, Experience and Requirements
- A minimum of 5 years track record in humanitarian response work, preferably in field-based Security, Management, humanitarian access work in conflict or insecure environments.
- Relevant Master’s Degree, preferably in conflict studies, international relations, political science, development studies or humanitarian affairs.
- Excellent analytical skills and ability to think strategically, innovatively and practically.
- Technical expertise in and practical working experience with conflict sensitivity and DNH.
- Strong conceptual and practical understanding of humanitarian principles and working with military actors.
- Good understanding of the rights-based approach, show commitment to gender justice, and have a good understanding of the role of local/national civil society in development.
- Experience in mainstreaming cross-cutting issues into organizations, change management and/or organizational development.
- Understanding of the Humanitarian Coordination architecture.
- Have experience and good understanding of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) incl. peace and conflict impact assessment (PCIA).
- Strong experience and good understanding of facilitating learning incl. experience in designing and delivering trainings as well as knowledge management.
- Experience managing diverse staff/teams including in complex and challenging environments.
- The principal objective is to ensure database management for the Regional Syrian Response by building strong relations and networking with stakeholders in areas of focus regarding Syrian response. The team is also providing that bridging between different stakeholder while enable efficient information shearing.
- Producing, analyzing, interpret and communicate complex and fast moving programmatic information – summarizing and coherently communicating it.
- Developing written, visual and verbal reporting/briefings, support regular development of comprehensive context analysis and risk assessment for the Syria response
- Digital Information Management and analytics: Ensuring close monitoring of a number of internal systems and ensuring development, innovation and quality.