Information Management (IM) Officer

at Polish Red Cross
Published August 28, 2022
Location Warsaw, Poland
Category Computer & IT  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Organizational context

 

The Polish Red Cross is an organization associated in the world's largest humanitarian movement, one of the oldest in the history of mankind. Its constituent parts are the internationally operating: the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (Federation) and national Red Cross or Red Crescent Societies.

 

The Main Board of the Polish Red Cross operates at the national level, 16 District Branches in voivodships, and over 200 District Branches at the poviat level. The fourth level, the lowest in the hierarchy, and thus its foundation, are the basic units: PCK School Circles, Youth Community Instructors (SIM), Blood Donor Clubs, Rescue Group and Humanitarian Aid Groups.

 

The mission of the Polish Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering, and to protect human dignity, without any discrimination on the basis of nationality, race, gender, religious or political beliefs.

 

Professional duties and responsibilities

 

Ensuring quality of data collection processes and data management activities including encoding, storing, and transferring data to key stakeholders. As needed, establish data collection tools (templates, tables, forms, etc.) to gather operational data, and provide training on the use of the tools.

Provide strategic support and technical oversight to guide IM functions in Red Cross district and branch offices to ensure a cohesive IM approach across the Red Cross.

Create information products such as graphs, charts, infographics, and maps to illustrate the program scale and progress. Make data and products available to teams to enable better data-driven decision making.

Support overall coordination of the response by linking with ongoing assessments by other agencies in country, and support in assessing the humanitarian situation.

Support, advise or lead (when assigned) the assessment design, analysis and reporting based on the analysis framework and plan.

Ensure appropriate data protection policies are adhered to.

Participate in country-wide coordination mechanisms such the Refugee Response Plan (RRP) and ensure that the plans and accomplishments of the Red Cross are represented.

Promote the work of the Polish Red Cross

Duties applicable to all staff

 

Actively work towards the achievement of the Polish Red Cross goals

Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles

Perform any other work related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager

Position requirements

 

Education

 

Relevant degree (minimum Bachelor’s degree) or equivalent experience in Information Management, GIS, Geography, Statistics or equivalent - required

 

Experience

 

Minimum 2 years of prior professional experience in the development and use of GIS, database systems, data visualisation and other information management tools and mechanisms - required

 

Minimum of 1 year prior professional experience working with a non-governmental organization (NGO) or social agency - preffered

 

Red Cross background knowledge, and some experience volunteering - preffered

 

Knowledge and Skills

 

required:

 

Ability to organize, analyse and synthesise large amounts of information

 

Advanced ability to use Excel for data storage, data cleaning, data manipulation with formulas, and analysis/visualization (pivot tables, graphs, charts, etc.)

 

Experience using a variety of data collection, survey, and reporting tools

 

Computer software skills

 

Coordination and people management

 

Strong planning and attention to details

 

Strong communication skillls

 

Teamwork

 

Languages

 

Preferred: Ukrainian

 

Required: English, Polish

 

How to apply

 

If you look for a work in an intercultural environment, you have the necessary competences and experience, and at the same time you value assistance to people in need, we kindly invite you to submit your application (CV + cover letter) to the email.

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