Information management Officer
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Information management Officer
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.
For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Project Overview and Role:
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The Humanitarian Information Management Officer (HIMO) is an experienced humanitarian who provide information management in support of DFID’s humanitarian response.
* Develop and maintain an information management strategy, in consultation with the country office(s) concerned, including internal information flow;
* Identify and obtain the needed data and information elements required to produce analysis and information products;
* Create operational data management systems to enable effective analysis and monitoring including data quality control protocols and standards for validation and sharing of data;
* Provide information management support to joint needs assessments, DFID and/or DFID partner disaster impact assessments or capacity assessments of partners as required;
* Support in making methodological decisions about how to conduct needs assessments and/or understand/interpret the results of assessments;
* Produce visual information such as tables, graphs and other infographics in suitable format for reporting and illustration purpose;
* Provide input to draft submissions, information notes, briefings and reports;
* Support the promotion of data and information sharing within the humanitarian community;
* Maintain data and information-sharing relationships within the humanitarian community (e.g. UN, Red Cross/Crescent and NGOs) and with relevant governmental bodies.
* In coordination with existing systems, provide information management training to DFID country office and response staff as needed.
Required Qualifications: Essential Qualifications, skills and experience required
* Degree level education in information management, analysis, statistics or other related area;
* Proven experience of providing humanitarian information management support during rapid onset humanitarian crises;
* Proven and demonstrable knowledge and experience in statistics, data analysis and/or information management;
* Ability to use a logical and structured approach to collate, manage and synthesize both qualitative and quantitative information;
* Demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies;
* Excellent skills in visualisation of data and information;
* Advanced Excel skills are required and experience with analytical software packages and GIS software is an asset;
* Excellent networking and representational skills at all levels, which may include Government, UN, RC Movement and NGOS;
* Exceptional organisational and prioritisation, and ability to deal with a varied, demanding, often conflicting and rapidly changing workload;