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Humanitarian Performance and Operational Data Analyst - (2100022Q)

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the– Humanitarian Performance and Operational Data Analyst at any existing Save the Children office location. The purpose of this role is to support the development, rollout and maintenance of processes, tools and ways of working to strengthen Save the Children’s use of data to inform strategic and operational decision making, in order to deliver high-quality responses for children effected by humanitarian crisis.

The Humanitarian Performance and Operational Data Analyst is an important role within the humanitarian team, responsible for enabling performance, insight and continuous improvement practices, using internal and external data to identify key trends and opportunities for improvement across the global humanitarian function

In order to be successful you will bring/have:



  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to closely analyse data and evidence, to identify trends, draw out implications, and make recommendations for improvement to key processes.
  • Ability to capture and interpret users’ data requirements in order to present data in a clear and compelling way which assists business decision making
  • Creative with strong data visualisation skills. Demonstrable experience of using data visualisation tools effectively, including Power BI.
  • Able to work with and analyse large volumes of incomplete data from disparate sources and identify trends and patterns.
  • Ability to extrapolate data to predict trends over time.
  • Outstanding attention to detail. Ability to assess data confidence level and adjust approach to analysis based on the quality of the data.
  • Experience improving data quality over time through continuous improvement.
  • Good knowledge of SQL and relational databases
  • A critical thinker with an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills (written & oral English) including the ability to communicate and present both at a technical and non-technical level.
  • Self motivated with the ability to maintain focus when completing mundane tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence the development of data solutions which best meet business requirements.
  • Cultural awareness and experience of delivering solutions internationally


  • Experience of working in humanitarian responses/development work at a country or head office level with a broad understanding of humanitarian operations.
  • French or Arabic as a desirable

We can offer circa £ 39,000 per annum ( If based in UK) with an option of flexible of working hours

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Location: Worldwide
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Apr 30, 2021

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