Research Manager – Romania Focal Point- Ukrainian Refugee Response

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Last update: 9 days ago Last update: May 13, 2022


Deadline: Jun 12, 2022
Location: Romania Romania
Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
Sectors: Humanitarian Aid & Emergency, Research Humanitarian Aid & Emergency, Research
Job type: Contract, 4 to 12 months
English English
Work experience: From 3 years
Date posted: May 13, 2022
Expected starting date: As soon as possible


We are currently looking for a Research Manager to lead our Romania team.  

IMPACT is seeking an experienced candidate, who has previously managed teams and implemented projects in a complex humanitarian setting. The candidate should be comfortable representing IMPACT with donors and be able to coordinate and liaise with a range of senior external partners. The Research Manager (RM) will be responsible for overseeing the development and strategy of the Romania country team, under the supervision of the Moldova Focal Point, based in Chisinau, and the Deputy Regional Coordinator, based in Warsaw. The position is based in Bucharest, with travel to other locations in Romania and Moldova expected.

The overall goal of the RM will be to ensure the smooth running of activities, and he/she will be responsible for the implementation and completion of the various work streams within the country team. This will include operational and programmatic oversight of all Romania bases, and management of activities, including line-management of the Assessment Officers who lead the various workstreams, as well as large enumerator teams on service contracts. In addition, the RM is responsible for the oversight of project implementation, administration, HR, logistics, partner coordination, reporting, grants management, and finance, and providing input to the strategic development of REACH in Romania.