Global Surge - Information Management

British Red Cross
United Kingdom
27 Feb 2018
27 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Global Surge - Information ManagementLocation: Homebased with extensive travel overseasContract: PermanentSalary: GBP 32,500Refusing to ignore people in crisisWho we areThe British Red Cross helps people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts. Our vision is of a world where everyone gets the help they need in a crisis. Our mission is to mobilise the power of humanity so that individuals and communities can prepare for, deal with and recover from crises. If you share our vision, then we want to hear from you. The Global Surge Team is part of the Emergencies Team in the International Division of the British Red Cross, made up of highly trained professionals ready to be deployed anywhere in the world at short notice. The purpose of this team is to improve our ability to be flexible and agile by not only deploying to help in the aftermath of an emergency, but to support throughout the whole disaster management cycle. The Role The British Red Cross is now seeking to recruit an appropriately skilled and experienced technical specialist to the role of Global Surge - Information Management. This role will enable us to provide immediate technical capacity to field operations, at short notice in times of most need.This is a home based role which will require extensive overseas travel for up to 3 months at a time.Role Responsibilities* Improve the systems used for collating, analysing and disseminating information often at short notice* Support at any stage of the project cycle when requested, with most work being performed in (but not limited to) the context of emergency response operations* Conduct targeted research and/or adapt or develop tools, along with synthesising and collating analysis and case studies from different contexts* Contribute to broader organisational learning through the facilitation, delivery and development of information and data literacy training* Must be able to deploy at short notice for periods of up to 3 months * Will be required to travel and work in remote and potentially unstable areas with different stakeholders For the full overview of this role and the main responsibilities please see the Staff Role Profile .To apply for this role please email your Cover Letter and CV quoting reference REQXF by 23:59 Sunday 25th March 2018 to Francesca Fogli at Interviews will take place on week commencing 3rd April 2018 followed by a Selection Day on Monday 16th April 2018.Selection Day The top rated candidates will be offered one of the advertised roles within the team. The rest of the successful candidates will be given an opportunity to join the British Red Cross Delegate Register. This will give you access to a number of exciting opportunities with the British Red Cross and the wider Movement, as well as an opportunity to receive further technical and Movement standard training.Once another opportunity within the Global Surge Team arises, candidates that were added to the register will have the opportunity to take on these permanent roles without having to go through another round of open recruitment. More information about this will be provided during the interview.Staff BenefitsWe appreciate the efforts our staff and volunteers make to keep our organisation running smoothly and efficiently. As a result we offer a wide range of staff benefits:These include:- 36 days annual leave including public holidays- In-country daily allowance when travelling overseas- Accommodation and travel when deployed overseas- Pension up to 6% contribution- Private travel and health insurance with global coverage throughout your employment- Excellent learning and development opportunitiesFor further information about our staff benefits and mobility requirements please view our .Please note: All applicants must have the automatic right to work in the UK. We will check for evidence of your right to work at assessment stage.

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