Programme Portfolio Information Officer (INT5842)

Oxfam GB, OXFORD (OXFAM HOUSE), United Kingdom

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Closing Date for Applications: 
21st August, 2019

Job Description

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have experience in information management and data and knowledge management?

Do you have knowledge of the theory and practice of library science and information management, gained through formal education or equivalent work experience?

Do you have an ability to produce and coordinate the production of high-quality information products, conveying information in simple and understandable written language and effective data visualisation (including infographics)?

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you.

The Role

  • As a programme portfolio information officer, you will support the International Programmes Team as a whole and the Programme Portfolio Oversight and Development Team specifically, through management information and production of information products, in order to deliver high-quality thinking and decision-making across country and regional portfolios.
  • You will manage data and information on Oxfam GB’s Programme Portfolio, and make it easily accessible and usable by internal Oxfam GB stakeholders. You will also use a wide range of electronic formats, online databases, content management systems, and produce high-quality information products.

What we are looking for

  • As a programme portfolio information officer, you will have experience of information storage and retrieval practices for knowledge organisations, including knowledge and experience of a range of appropriate software and tools.
  • You will also have well developed research and qualitative analysis skills, including the ability to read and summarise detailed or technical information in plain English as well as excellent teamwork skills and experience especially in working collaboratively with colleagues who are geographically dispersed, supporting information and data management processes.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people with fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

  • Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
  • The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
  • We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

About us

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

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