Humanitarian Information Reporting Officer



Save the Children International

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Humanitarian Information Reporting Officer in Any existing SCI location

ROLE PURPOSE:

Working as a key member of the Crisis Anticipation and Response Team, within the data and information section, this role will be responsible for the timely collation, submission and dissemination of information about Save the Children’s response portfolio and the contexts in which we work. This will require a broad understanding of what we are doing across our geographic footprint, what information is important for sharing and with whom, and support the regular updating and checking of data collected for strategic and accountability purposes. Handling large amounts of data, this post holder will be required to be thorough and meticulous. Expected to provide and support data interpretation, and trends and patterns identification, this post holder will also need an analytical and critical mind-set.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (political science, social sciences, economics, international humanitarian law, etc.).
  • Proven writing and numerical skills and experience in basic financial information systems (e.g. Excel), budget monitoring, editing of proposals and drafting of summary reports and briefing documents.
  • Proven attention for detail and ability to effectively manage a high volume of data and information
  • At least 2 years experience working in information management, communications or knowledge management.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in order to deal tactfully and sensitively with a wide range of people in a large organisation, very often at a distance.
  • Previous experience of working in a programme management in the humanitarian sector
  • A flexible and initiative-taking attitude with the ability to manage an unpredictable workload
  • Good project management skills related to the development of information products.
  • Excellent computer skills including word processing, presentation and use of spreadsheets combined with the ability to develop and maintain office and management information systems.
  • Ability to take a proactive approach to problem solving, to recommend and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Willingness and ability to travel abroad at short notice.

Desirable

  • A second language preferably French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic.
  • Knowledge of Save the Children’s key sectors
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.
  • Knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major emergencies including travelling at short notice and for extended periods of time

We can offer circa £31,000 per annum (If based in UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National T&C (including pay) will apply.

This role can be based in London or any existing Save the Children International office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location.

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The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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