Humanitarian Information Manager

Internews

About the organization

Internews empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account. We seek to realize the potential of a digitally connected world: a world in which evidence-based information advances human progress, enables broad opportunity and accountability, and fuels vibrant civic debate.

For more than 35 years, in more than 100 countries, Internews has worked to build healthy media and information environments where they are most needed. We have proudly incubated hundreds of sustainable organizations, bolstered the skills of thousands of media professionals, activists, and citizens, and helped these partners reach millions of people with quality, local information.

Duties

The Humanitarian Information Manager will be responsible to ensure optimal information management across the Internews network at the global level. The Humanitarian Information Manager will focus on collating qualitative information like social media interactions, questions from audiences in radio and tv shows, concerns and questions as collected by CSOs and national NGos, and where relevant, feedback collection by other humanitarian actors, and then ensuring it is cleaned, collated and categorized in a consistent and continuous way in support of local and regional content production and inform decision-making among humanitarian and health actors. The Humanitarian Information Manager will support local country data collection processes/methodologies, assessments and information management practices to ensure optimal exchange between different projects, countries and platforms.

Note: Hiring will be dependent upon receipt of funding. This short-term response project is expected to begin in mid-July 2020, with an anticipated length of six (6) months.

More information can be found on our Careers page: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INTERNEWS&cws=38&rid=1155

Qualifications

-Strong research, information management and/or monitoring and evaluation in development/humanitarian contexts;
-Experience and/or strong interest in mis/disinformation management and verification practices;
-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 English – both written and spoken – required.
-Self motivated and ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
-Strong understanding of, and commitment towards editorial values of the project;
-Must be self-reliant, resourceful, good problem-solver, good humored and flexible.

Application instructions

To apply, please submit application and CV on our Careers page: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INTERNEWS&cws=38&rid=1155

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