Colombia: Information Management Officer, Rooted in Trust

Internews

About the organization

At Internews, we believe everyone deserves trustworthy news and information to make informed decisions about their lives and hold power to account. We train journalists and digital rights activists, tackle disinformation, and offer business expertise to help media outlets become financially sustainable. We do all of this in partnership with local communities – who are the people best placed to know what works.

We support independent media in 100 countries, from radio stations in refugee camps, to hyper-local news outlets, to individual activists and reporters. We’ve helped our partners reach millions of people with quality, local information that saves lives, improves livelihoods, and holds institutions accountable.

Duties

The Information Management Officer (IMO) is responsible for ensuring optimal practices in data collection and storage. The IMO will work closely with the Data Analyst and project partners to collect, understand and respond to rumor data. The IMO will be responsible for helping to train and mentor the partners in Internews' Social Listening methodologies, including data collection as well as data quality, cleaning, and storage practices, and supporting the Data Analyst to visualize data trends.

For more, please visit our Careers page.

Qualifications

Strong research, information management and/or monitoring and evaluation background in development/humanitarian contexts
An understanding of basic data quality and cleaning processes
Strong data management skills, including thorough understanding of qualitative and quantitative data
Strong Excel skills
Experience designing and visualizing qualitative data in reports
Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish
Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment
Strong understanding of, and commitment towards, editorial values of the project
Must be self-reliant, resourceful, a good problem-solver, good humored and flexible
Creativity and curiosity
Strong interpersonal communication, organizational, teamwork, facilitation and presentation skills
Strong writing skills and proven ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines
Awareness of, and familiarity with, the issues and dynamics of the COVID-19 response in Colombia and/or other health crises in humanitarian contexts a strong asset, but not required

Application instructions

To apply, please submit CV and optionally a cover letter via our Careers page.

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