Consultant – Human Development

Itad
£28,000 - £36,000
Closing date: 30 September 2019
Job Type: Paid
Location: Hove
We are recruiting for an experienced consultant to join the Practice to input and support projects across the whole portfolio.

Itad is a leading international development consultancy providing technical advice to governments, foundations, multilateral agencies and non-profits on how to maximise the impact of their investments. We have a 30-year track record of providing our clients with the information and insight they need to make development work smarter, produce better results and improve people’s lives.

Our knowledge and expertise are grouped around Practice areas including Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings (FCAS), Human Development, Inclusive Growth, Resilience and Natural Resources and Markets and Governance and Institutional Strengthening.   We continue to grow in size, commercial performance and professional reputation and we are increasingly recognised as a global leader with a diverse client base including international development agencies and philanthropic foundations.   

 

Practice Overview

The Health team are positioned within the Human Development Practice and oversee a dynamic and rapidly evolving portfolio. This is broadly in four thematic areas: a) adolescent, sexual and reproductive health and rights, b) health systems strengthening, c) global health architecture and last but not least, d) global health security. We are involved in the latest exciting health areas, such as tackling anti-microbial resistance, pursuing youth-led design for health and many others. We apply and develop methodologies that challenge organisations and people to learn from insights and put these into practice.

 

The Role

We are recruiting for an experienced consultant to join the Practice to input and support projects across the whole portfolio.   They will contribute to project delivery, develop and own stakeholder relationships, contribute to business development activities and build our reputational capital and market presence.  The core technical strengths of all our consultants are focused around four key areas:

 

  • Evidence Advocate:  generating robust evidence and using this to support clients and shape global debates;
  • Change Agent:  supporting clients in reflecting, learning and managing change;
  • Project Manager: contributing to and building high performing project teams that deliver quality and commercial targets;
  • Trusted Advisor: building long term relationships with clients and partners that add value and deliver commercial success.

 

The Candidate

You will ideally have a post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline and have a proven track record within the international development or research sector.  As an evidence advocate you will have led the design and implementation of complex M&E projects and workstreams, actively seeking new data tools and techniques to apply in a structured and systematic way to produce evidence based findings.   As a change agent you will have a proven track record in conveying ideas and thinking in a clear, focused style, flexing your your technique to suit the environment.  As a project manager will demonstrate your ability to actively manage clients whilst building trust, ensuring a quality focus throughout supported by clear commercial project management skills.  As a trusted advisor you will lead proposals, leverage your own network to research and define issues and generate solutions.

The salary for this role is up to £36K depending on your skills and experience. 

In addition, we also offer a comprehensive learning and development programme, 24 days holiday plus additional time off over Christmas, matched company pension up to 5%, and a discretionary bonus.  Other benefits include Cycle to Work scheme, eyecare vouchers, weekly fruit and subsidised yoga classes in our offices.

The deadline for applications is Monday 30th September, please note they will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  

For non-EU applicants: If you are a non-EU National then please refer to the UK Border Agency website for information regarding your eligibility to work in the UK. 

Region: London and the southeast
Location: Hove
Sector: Consulting Monitoring, evaluation and learning Projects and programmes Research

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