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Knowledge and Information Management (KIM) Analyst

Posted: 31 Dec 2019 Closes: 19 Jan 2020
Exeter, GB Please note, when joining the Met Office all new employees will start on the salary band minimum.
Flexible met-office/20191231124117

Job Purpose:

A member of the Knowledge and Information (KIM) team is expected to be on Maternity leave from approximately early February 2020 until 30th November 2020.  This job will provide cover for that absence, ideally on a full time basis, to ensure continuity of delivery of an advisory support service in line with the KIM Plan to build organisational knowledge sharing capability and simpler ways to achieve information compliance. 

 

The output will drive the movement of tacit knowledge to corporate memory, shifting towards work in shared spaces, with improved utilisation of new tools and the promotion of the right behaviours.  It will also support proposals for a new Knowledge and Information Hub.member of the Knowledge and Information (KIM) team is expected to be on Maternity leave from approximately early February 2020 until 30th November 2020.  This job will provide cover for that absence, ideally on a full time basis, to ensure continuity of delivery of an advisory support service in line with the KIM Plan to build organisational knowledge sharing capability and simpler ways to achieve information compliance. 


Job Responsibilities:

Provide clear, timely and professional advice to leaders of existing Learning and Knowledge Sharing forums (eg Professions, special interest groups, editors and information managers) to promote new ways of working in shared spaces, driving a culture of knowledge sharing, promoting self-publication and encouraging use of new channels and platforms.
Support KIM activities by undertaking analysis and improving processes to capture case studies and build collateral to showcase enterprise tool capabilities (eg Office365) for knowledge and information sharing.
Act as Community Manager for the Met Office Communities of Practice (CoP) Programme, actively engaging with CoP and network leaders to advocate good practices and behaviours, facilitating the capture of knowledge items and pro-actively communicating examples of knowledge sharing contributing to business objectives.
Support KIM activities to promote good compliant practices in information and knowledge sharing to suit business needs, championing good KIM practices and use of technology in line with KIM principles.
Provide coordination and secretariat support to the KIM team, editing, publishing and managing KIM content (eg case studies, news); facilitating workshops and training events; providing reports and updates; and budget management.


Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities:

Experience of contributing to programmes of work where an understanding of knowledge and information management principles is evident, through activities such as auditing, root cause analysis and evaluation to identify issues and to troubleshoot
Proven experience in working with internal stakeholders to make recommendations to address issues and meet business requirements, promoting improvements and simpler ways of working and effective collaboration
A track record of excellent written and verbal communication skills reflecting an ability to clearly and succinctly communicate with a varied audience in various ways and to challenge constructively
Knowledge of relevant standards (Cyber Essentials, ISO9001, Cabinet Office Guidance and HMG Security Policy Frameworks) and statutory and regulatory obligations in connection with information management, handling and protection and intellectual property rights ensuring Met Office compliance and safeguarding of assets 
Good attention to detail and a systematic approach to work with ability to self-prioritise whilst working collaboratively with the immediate team and with other key stakeholders
SC cleared or able to become cleared within six months


Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrable interest in helping build maturity in Knowledge and Information Management, willing to learn and to take on responsibility
Experience in implementing, reviewing and improving knowledge and information management practices in an organisation
Relevant project management skills and experience
Experience in participating in cultural and behavioural change activities to achieve specific business outcomes


Additional Supplementary Information:

To apply, please click on the link below and attach the most recent version of your CV, along with a cover letter which briefly (no more than two-pages) states your experience against each essential and desirable criteria. 

Key Dates: Closing date 19/01/2020 with interviews expected W/C 27/01/2020. Please note that you will be notified if you are successful or unsuccessful.   

Should you be offered an interview, please be aware there may be a selection exercise which could include a presentation, written test or a scenario-based activity. If you require any reasonable adjustments during these exercises, please include this information in your application. 

Full-time, part-time and job share applications are invited. The Met Office is an equal employer and flexible and UK homeworking requests will be considered within operational requirements.

Whilst this temporary post, there is the potential for it to develop into a permanent position.

This recruitment post is not offering UK Visa and Sponsorship and therefore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the UK / EU without restriction. If you are a non–EU candidate, you will be required to provide and attach all relevant eligibility documentation to your application at the time of applying.

Please note that successful candidate/s will be required to satisfactorily undergo security clearance checks. This will generally require the candidate to have lived in the UK for at least three out of the last five years, but applicants not meeting this criteria may be considered.

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