Humanitarian Fund Reporting Officer

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The Opportunity


Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the  – Humanitarian Fund Reporting Officer in London or  at any existing Save the Children office location.

Role Purpose:

The Humanitarian Fund Reporting Officer is responsible for establishing and maintaining the reporting cycle for the Humanitarian Fund and producing additional reporting on SC humanitarian responses as required. The Officer will set up and manage, under the direction of the Humanitarian Fund Manager a reporting process for the Humanitarian Fund and is accountable for the delivery of quarterly reports, the annual report and additional reports as might be required.  The Officer ensures that information products are tailored for use to support internal decision-making and external engagement and will identify options for continuous improvement to support quality and timely flow of information. The Officer supports general reporting and visualisation of humanitarian response data at the global level on behalf of the SCI Humanitarian Team.


Dimensions : The Humanitarian Fund Reporting Officer reports to the Humanitarian Fund Manager.  The Officer works closely with the Humanitarian Response and Preparedness Team, the Head of Humanitarian Performance and Information Management and the broader SCI Humanitarian team.  The Officer maintains a strong network with counterparts at country, regional and global level.

Reports to:  Humanitarian Fund Manager

Staff reporting to this post:  None

Budget Responsibilities:  None


  • Under the leadership of the Humanitarian Fund Manager establish and manage global reporting for the Humanitarian Fund.
  • Responsible for producing the quarterly and annual report for the Humanitarian Fund and possible additional products to support fundraising efforts.
  • Design new report and publications using appropriate software and contribute to the continuous improvement of humanitarian information products in collaboration with the Humanitarian Performance and Operational Data Lead.
  • General support to humanitarian data visualisation to improve decision making and raise visibility of humanitarian work across the global portfolio.
  • Deploy to emergencies to support the delivery of humanitarian and information outputs as required.



  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
  • Works closely and constructively with many colleagues at all levels and across cultures, influencing effectively while having little formal authority and to hold peers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of a range of stakeholders and able to balance conflicting interests to create shared goals.
  • A proactive and flexible approach to work.


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves, takes responsibility for their own personal development.
  • Proactive, forward thinker who is able to plan ahead and anticipate requirements and problems


  • Maintains a calm disposition and positive outlook when working under pressure.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with a high degree of autonomy as well as with others.
  • Fully appreciates of the value of cooperation, both internationally and within a team.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions and cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach.
  • Thinks creatively and strategically and translates strategy into practical action.
  • Analyses complex information from different sources and to synthesise this information into coherent briefs and documents.


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence. Displays consistent and excellent judgement.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills with proven experience of relationship management with stakeholders.
  • Passion and commitment to the values of Save the Children.



  • Proven project management experience in a humanitarian information and communications capacity.
  • Experience working in information management, communications or knowledge management.
  • Strong understanding of NGO operations and Save the Children’s position in the wider humanitarian community.
  • Good understanding of global humanitarian work / policies / strategies with working knowledge of humanitarian affairs.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills to motivate, influence and negotiate both internally and externally.
  • Proven ability to distil complex information and materials into digestible and inspiring messages for diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated success in setting up new processes and ways of working to deliver high-quality information products or tools targeting a diverse range of audiences.
  • Outstanding planning and organisational skills, with an ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple demands and competing priorities while maintaining high-quality standards
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow tasks and ideas through to completion.
  • Significant ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt work plans flexibly depending on external opportunities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a proven ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels and across cultures and an ability to promote and lead on integrated working.
  • Experienced in using Sharepoint and software to design reports and information products such as Microsoft Publisher, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Spark.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Save the Children mission and values.


  • Working knowledge of French, Spanish or Arabic



Educated to degree level in a relevant field (e.g., International Development; Politics, International Relations; global health). Master’s degree in a relevant field is desirable.

We can offer circa £31,000 per annum (If based in UK) with an option of flexible of working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National T&C (including pay) will apply.

This role can be based in (Location) or any existing Save the Children office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location.


Where we Work –  Where We Work | Save the Children International


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.


Find out more about this role by downloading the job description here   Job description


Date advertised: 30 Jun 2021

Closing date: 16 Jul 2021 – 00:59 CAT

Location:  Worldwide, Worldwide

Department:  Finance

Type:  Permanent

Schedule:  Full-time

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