Information Management Officer

  • Anywhere
Organization: Palladium International
Closing date: 4 Feb 2023

Company Overview:

About Palladium – 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 governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion – Palladium is committed to embedding equity, diversity, and inclusion into everything we do. We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity and expression, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or for any other circumstance, please email our team at accessibility@thepalladiumgroup.com and we will be in touch to discuss.

Safeguarding – We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

Project Overview and Role: Palladium International Ltd, provides the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) with humanitarian services and the UK Government’s Office for Conflict, Stabilisation and Mediation (OCSM) with stabilisation support.

HSOT works with FCDO to lead the UK Government’s response to humanitarian disasters in co-operation with the United Nations, NGOs, non-governmental and civil society organisations, International Financial Institutions and governments of disaster affected countries. The team is able to operate on a stand-alone basis, including off-platform deployments in contexts with no HMG presence, and may support the deployment of search and rescue teams and other specialist response capabilities. It maintains a stock of relief supplies which can be airlifted and distributed through partner organisations as required. The Team works closely with other UK Government Departments and the UK Military providing humanitarian advice and support as necessary. The Team works on a range of preparedness and resilience activities to promote more effective and efficient responses that incorporate FCDO humanitarian policy priorities and to improve the transition to post disaster relief and recovery.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide humanitarian information management services to guide FCDO humanitarian response.
  • Develop and maintain an information management strategy, in consultation with the FCDO department or post 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 humanitarian needs assessments, FCDO disaster impact assessments or capacity assessments of partners as required
  • Support in making methodological decisions about how to create data driven prioritisation and risk analysis
  • Support FCDO humanitarian staff to understand/interpret the results of key data collection and analysis
  • 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 FCDO country office and response staff as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree level education or relevant technical experience in a related field.
  • 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/Power BI 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

Please note this is an advertisement to join the HSOT Humanitarian Database. Successful recruitment to the database does not guarantee, but will make you eligible, for long- and short-term deployments.


How to apply

Please submit your CV on Palladium’s website using the link -https://palladium.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/17477?c=palladium or submit your CV to rebecca.muir@fcdo.gov.uk

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