Senior MEL Health Consultant

· Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Itad is a leading international development consultancy providing 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.

 

 

The Team

 

The Health team oversee a dynamic and rapidly evolving portfolio focused around five core areas of expertise; adolescent, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), global health security, health systems strengthening, global health strategy and tropical diseases. We evaluate youth-led design for SRHR solutions under Adolescents 360; are a learning partner under FCDO’s WISH programme, help Gavi develop a theory-based strategic framework for its vaccine delivery work, support the Gates Foundation to convene leading thinkers to develop metrics for health system interventions and as an evaluator of anti-microbial resistance surveillance interventions with the Fleming Fund.  Our work is truly global, encompassing data collection across the World, working with national consultants and partner organisations wherever possible.

 

The Role

 

We are recruiting for an experienced consultant to join our 15-strong Human Development practice, to work on projects across the health portfolio.   They will contribute to project management and technical delivery, develop and own stakeholder relationships, contribute to business development activities and build our reputational capital and market presence.  We work cross-thematically, so opportunities will arise to work with colleagues in other teams working on evaluations in diverse areas including gender, governance, inclusive growth and climate change.

 

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 relevant post-graduate degree 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 technique to suit the environment.  As a project manager you will have demonstrated 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 have led proposals, leveraging your own network to research and define issues and generate solutions.

 

 

We are offering a competitive salary for this role plus benefits including a comprehensive learning and development programme, 24 days holiday plus additional time off over Christmas and a matched company pension up to 5%. 

 

The role is based in our offices in Brighton & Hove (East Sussex) but will largely work remotely for the foreseeable future.  However, you will already have the right to live and work in the UK and be able to occasionally travel to the office if needed

 

The deadline for applications is 14 December, but please note we will be interviewing successful candidates on a rolling basis

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  • Location
    Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced