Humanitarian Affairs Officer at Palladium, United Kingdom

Deadline: 31 December 2018

Palladium is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Humanitarian Affairs Officer in  United Kingdom.

Palladium’s mission is to catalyze an enriched future for all.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Assessments/Risk Monitoring and Information Management.
  • Gather and triangulate relevant information on humanitarian situations.
  • Provide analysis of humanitarian needs and track emerging trends to inform response priorities.
  • Support DFID and/or DFID partner disaster impact and needs assessments as required;
  • Contribute to humanitarian reports and analysis; and
  • Liaise with DFID staff including field teams (as required), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), Ministry of Defence (MoD) officials, United Nations (UN), Red Cross/Crescent and NGO personnel as required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Substantial experience supporting a response to a rapid onset disaster/complex emergency.
  • Experience working in developing countries and/or in fragile and conflict affected environments.
  • Strong programme management skills.
  • Substantial demonstrable, practical, experience working in humanitarian operational environments, ideally in both a head office and field environment.
  • Excellent networking and representational skills at all levels, which may include Government, UN, RC Movement and NGOS.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of humanitarian theory, practice and architecture, humanitarian risk assessment and planning and managing humanitarian responses.
  • Exceptional organisational and prioritisation, and ability to deal with a varied, demanding, often conflicting and rapidly changing workload.
  • Degree level education in a relevant subject.
  • Proven research and analytical skills.
  • Proven experience of providing humanitarian information management and reporting during rapid onset humanitarian crises, including surveying and monitoring key information networks, developing and utilising multiple sources to provide information, and developing information products as appropriate to different audiences.
  • Expertise and ability to operate independently when necessary.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit Palladium.