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Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and sustainable livelihoods.

GOAL has an annual budget of an estimated €200 million and is supported by a range of donors including the Governments of Ireland, UK, USA, the European Union, individuals, trusts and foundations. GOAL values the power of partnership and works with local and international partners to achieve its mission.

The Role

We are looking for a talented and motivated individual to be our new Information Analyst. This is great opportunity to contribute to an International NGO and help GOAL delivering its global humanitarian programmes that transform lives every day. The key to success in this role will be a strong attention to detail with a passion to learn more about data protection.

The Information Analyst will play an important role in leading training and management for staff on SharePoint functionality and permissions management and we seek an ambitious self-starter with an eye for creating engaging and visually appealing training material.”

Duties and responsibilities

Data Security and Management

  • Maintain the implementation of information security architecture and security controls within Sharepoint to address the current and emerging information security and compliance requirements of the organisation.
  • Lead training and management for staff on SharePoint functionality and permissions management
  • Make certain that the company's data remains secure within Sharepoint by keeping up to date on the latest cyber security threats and update systems where appropriate
  • Assist in the creation of new SharePoint sites and roll-out of standardised SharePoint policy
  • Assist in process and data flow mapping
  • Assist in the maintenance of confluence and Jira workspaces
  • Implement security measures on new SharePoint sites
  • Assist with the change management process in the development and roll-out of standardised SharePoint structure
  • Perform administrator functions within Goals digital environment
  • Conduct monthly Sharepoint file deletion reviews, security audits, and permission review management with Syskit
  • Conduct regular reviews of information security systems to ensure security integrity
  • Build strong relationships with the IT team and relevant stakeholders to ensure understanding, engagement, and support for Data project delivery across all functional areas within GOAL.


  • Assist with the creation of Digital Skills Strategy
  • Create and conduct regular trainings for staff on key areas in IT, data security, and data protection.
  • Work to improve uptake of core training around IT, cybersecurity, phishing, and data protection.
  • Work closely with MEAL (MIS), IT Solutions, and HR on the development and rollout of training
  • Meet with departments and countries and conduct needs requirement exercises to identify appropriate SharePoint and data storage solutions and training requirements
  • Liaise between departments and the DPO office to ensure issues are addressed in an effective and timely manner.

Qualifications and Attributes


  • An undergraduate qualification in IT, Business, Economics, or International Relations
  • Post-graduate work experience


  • Experience in designing or conducting training online.
  • Familiarity with Data Protection regulations

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