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31/01 2020
Principal Consultant – Human Development - Global Health Focus

Principal Consultant – Human Development - Global Health Focus

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 Human Development Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings (FCAS), 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.   We have recently opened our first international office in Washington DC which reflects and supports this growth.

Our core areas of work are:

  • Independent evaluation of large-scale, long-term multi-disciplinary programs, strategies and organizations, where we have over 30 years of experience;
  • The design and implementation of complex, multi-sectoral, multi-stakeholder M&E systems;
  • Training, capacity building, and lesson learning in M&E frameworks and approaches including collaboration, learning and adapting; and
  • Providing advice to organizations on program strategy and design, including theories of change, impact/uptake pathways, and Value for Money (VfM).

 

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, adolescent, sexual and reproductive health and rights, health systems strengthening, global health strategy and global health security. We support solutions to knotty problems current in global health, such as tackling anti-microbial resistance, pursuing youth-led design for health, applying resilience-thinking to the continuity of SRH services in fragile states and many others. Our growing education practice focuses among other things on education reform, providing data, information and evidence to policy-makers, program architects and implementors.   We deliver these expertise across a diverse client base including Dfid, UK Department of Health & Social Care, Gavi, Global Partnership for Education, the Global Fund, UNICEF, BMGF, Wellcome Trust, Public Health England, Hewlett Foundation and Elma.

 

The Role

We are recruiting for an experienced consultant to join the team to lead projects and programmes across the whole portfolio. They will lead and contribute to project delivery, develop and own stakeholder relationships, support the development of strong, high performing teams, 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:  using robust evidence to support clients and shape global debates;
  • Change Agent:  guiding clients in reflecting, learning and managing change;
  • Project Manager: building high performing project teams that deliver quality and commercial targets;
  • Trusted Advisor: building and shaping long term relationships with clients and partners that add value and deliver commercial success.

 

The Candidate

You will have a post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline and a proven track record in a global health area, which may fall within one or more of the following topics: health systems strengthening, global health strategy, adolescent, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and global health security and education. Experience in as we continue to develop our service offering in the US, experience with US government related project delivery would be welcomed

As an evidence advocate you will be utilising your knowledge and experience of MEL to lead and advise others in the design and implementation of complex MEL projects and workstreams. You will have demonstrated technical expertise in designing MEL systems, tools and processes for a range of clients, and designing and delivering evaluations using a range of approaches and methodologies. You have used these methods to present evidence and analysis to clients – both written and verbally – in a clear, distilled and accessible way, facilitating engagement and use.

As a change agent you will have demonstrated facilitation and communication skills and experience, conveying ideas to clients and teams in a clear and focused style, flexing your technique to suit the environment, and in a way that generates buy-in and supports learning.

As a project manager you will have a track record in managing and leading the delivery of complex projects, setting clear direction, managing risk and ensuring delivery of high quality outputs that meet commercial targets and provide value for money.

As a trusted advisor you will have a strong understanding of how our clients work, and demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with clients that generate repeat work. You will also have experience in successfully leading complex bid processes, including building and managing large teams and consortia.

You will also have a track record in the management of internal and external high-performance teams (both internal and external teams).  You will be a good communicator, have empathy, be able to delegate and empower effectively and have strong organisational skills, able to work closely with technical consultants and business units to efficiently deliver results.

 

The salary for this role is up to £65K depending on your skills and experience. This role is based at our office in Hove, approximately one hour from London.

 

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 closing date for applications is January 31st, however, please note we will be interviewing candidates 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.

30/01 2020
EoI: Meta-analysis of development cooperation evaluations

The International Labour Organization (ILO) Evaluation Office is seeking expressions of interest from qualified consultants to conduct a meta-analysis of development cooperation evaluations conducted in 2019 to assess decent work results and effectiveness of ILO operations. The assignment will also review the application of the methodology on a rolling basis.

For your information, here is the direct link containing the call for Expressions of Interest and the Terms of Reference by the ILO’s Evaluation Office.

The deadline to submit expressions of interest is by close of business on 30 January 2020.

30/01 2020
Regional Adviser Evaluation, (P-5), Bangkok, Thailand #51827

·Regional Adviser Evaluation, (P-5), Bangkok, Thailand #51827

Location: Asia and the Pacific: Thailand 
Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing Date: Thu Jan 30 2020 11:55:00 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time) 

The position is located within the Regional Director’s section of UNICEF EAP Regional Office under the management oversight and guidance of the Regional Director, and the technical guidance of the Director of Evaluation. The position heads the Evaluation Unit of the regional office and also oversees the work of the Multi Country Evaluation Specialists in the region. The reach of the function covers 14 countries across the region. The position supports the regional key results for children and the UNICEF Strategic Plan. The Regional Office seeks to strengthen its role in the generation and use of evidence through evaluations, to boost continuous improvements in programme design and implementation, accountability and learning, and to support dialogue with partners towards achievement of results for children.

Applications can be sent to: evalofficeapplications@unicef.org

For more information please click here: https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=528993

27/01 2020
TOR FOR CONSULTANCY POSITION AS EVALPARTNERS COORDINATOR

Interested individual consultants should send their expression of interest, consisting of a cover letter and CV, to Lynn Burgess (lynn@ioce.net) by 4:00 pm EST (New York time) Monday, January 27, 2020. Examples of reports, project plans or documentation to support your application are encouraged. 

For more information please download the attachment below.

24/01 2020
Policy Advisor – Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) (13340)

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24/01 2020
Assistant Secretary-General, Office of Internal Oversight Services

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Applications for the vacancy through https://careers.un.org/ will be accepted until 11.59 p.m. (New York time) of 24 January 2020. 

17/01 2020
Evaluation Consultants/Evaluation Team Members

FAO Office of Evaluation, OED,  is launching the Evaluation of FAO Contribution to SDG13, Climate Action and is looking for Evaluation Team Members with minimum 10 years experience in evaluation, specific experience in evaluating Climate Change interventions and evaluation consultants for the evaluation scoping phase. The evaluation will be carried out during 2020 and is expected to be finalized by January 2021. 

For more information please click here.

The current closing date for receiving applications is 17 January 2020

17/01 2020
EVALUATOR, INDEPENDENT EVALUATION - MIDLINE EVALUATION OF THE UN CC:LEARN PROJECT (CONSULTANT) - HOME BASED

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13/01 2020
Consultancy in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL)

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Teacher Training Program Rwanda is seeking services of a consultant to undertake a short-term consultancy in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL).  The consultant is expected to develop a comprehensive Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL) system for TTP Rwanda, including a MERL strategy, framework, tools, and processes to support the implementation; and training and support for the TTP Rwanda staff. All of which must be in alignment with the broader MERL processes across the AIMS network.

We are forwarding herewith attached detailed terms of reference for your information and consideration.  We hope to receive your expression of interest to undertake the assignment by the set deadline.

10/01 2020
Call for EoI - Specialists for the Evaluation Team

The FAO Office of Evaluation (OED) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from qualified individuals to join the team for the Evaluation of FAO’s Strategy for Partnerships with the civil society organizations. The main purpose of this evaluation is to provide FAO management and governing bodies with an assessment of the progress made by FAO towards implementing its Strategy for partnerships with the civil society organizations, and examine the extent to which the Strategy has contributed to FAO’s role in promoting the quality and scope of partnerships with the civil society organizations. It will seek to examine the appropriateness of the design of the Strategy and its supporting mechanisms and approaches, assess the Strategy’s implementation modalities and report on the achievements resulting from partnerships with the civil society organizations.  In addition, the evaluation aims at determining the reasons why the expected results of the strategy did or didn’t occur. The evaluation will also aim at identifying good practices and lessons learned during implementation of the Strategy to assist in decision-making around the formulation of future partnership development approaches.

Interested candidates should visit the FAO recruitment website and complete online profile. The link to the Call for Expressions of Interest is below:

https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=1902914&tz=GMT%2B01%3A00&tzname