Closing date: 6 September 2019
Job Type: Paid
The Technical Specialist role is a junior/mid-level staff consultant position with the SDDirect Technical Team. S/he will play a key role in delivering technical work across our portfolio of research, evaluation and implementation programmes. This will include desk-based and in-country work, such as undertaking evidence reviews and supporting programme design. Gender equality and social inclusion are at the heart of all of SDDirect’s work, and the portfolio includes programmes focused on: governance, voice and accountability; security, justice and peace-building; gender-based violence; women’s economic empowerment; and inclusive public services (including girls’ education, urban development and infrastructure). Some of our flagship programmes include the Strengthening Transparency, Accountability and Responsiveness Programme (STAR-Ghana); DFID’s Infrastructure and Cities for Economic Development; the Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Helpdesk; DFID’s Work and Opportunities for Women programme; the Girls Education Challenge; and Disability Inclusive Development. Please refer to our website for more information about our portfolio.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Representation, networking and learning
This is not an exhaustive list as duties may vary from time to time in consultation with the post-holder.
If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please email your tailored CV with a cover letter by email to [email protected] by Friday 6th Sept 2019, 5pm GMT. We will be reviewing these on a rolling basis. Please use this email subject line: ‘Technical Specialist’.
Your CV and cover letter should be tailored for this job application, and should clearly demonstrate how you fit the person specification outlined below, and why you are applying for this role. The CV should be no longer than 3 pages, and the cover letter no longer than 1 page. In your cover letter, please also clearly specify:
• Your right to work in the UK • Your ability to work in our London office • Your ability to travel overseas • The names of two referees who may be contacted
Interviews will be held in mid-September 2019. SDDirect strives to be an inclusive organisation. Our office is wheelchair accessible. Please let us know if you would require any assistance in order to attend the interview.
Due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to respond to shortlisted candidates.
Please mention Bond when you apply for this position.