Humanitarian Performance and Operational Data Analyst

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Humanitarian Performance and Operational Data Analyst in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office worldwide. Link to website

Role Purpose:

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:



  • Expertise in Microsoft technology stack, including .NET, C#, Microsoft SQL Server, Power BI, Power Automate and Power Apps.
  • Experience working with cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform or Microsoft Azure, and should have the ability to deploy and manage data science applications on cloud platforms.
  • Familiarity with the SQL Server and design/architectural patterns (e.g. Model-View-Controller)
  • Proficiency with fundamental front-end languages such as HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript and web development frameworks such as Flask or Django.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git and Github for code management and collaboration.
  • Outstanding attention to detail. Ability to assess data confidence level and adjust approach to analysis based on the quality of the data.
  • 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 working with Python libraries such as Pandas and NumPy, as well as NoSQL databases using libraries like SQLAlchemy, and creating interactive visualizations using libraries such as Matplotlib, Seaborn, and Plotly.
  • 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 the option of flexible working hours.

This role can be based in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location for the duration of the contract.
National Terms & Conditions (including pay and benefits) will apply to the country you are based in.

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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 full copy of the 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.

Job Description

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Job description

20 Sep 2023

5 Oct 2023 - 23:59 GMT


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