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Itad Ltd

Consultant – Governance and Institutional Strengthening

Governance – Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
Department Governance
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Up to £30K

Itad is a leading consultancy providing technical advice to governments, foundations, multilateral agencies and non-profits on how to maximise their social impact. 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 is grouped around Practice areas including Fragile and Conflicted Affected States, 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

Our Governance and Institutional Strengthening practice brings together world class expertise in governance, organizational effectiveness and gender and inclusion. Through our delivery of high-quality projects, knowledge management and business development, our practice team are experts in:

 Organizational and government reform

  • Influencing policy
  • Building evidence systems
  • Adaptive management and programming
  • Social norms and behavior change
  • Social accountability and empowerment
  • Transparency and anti-corruption

The Role

We are recruiting for a 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.


While we expect new consultants to have a basic level of skills across all of these areas we pride ourselves on providing a comprehensive learning and development programme to all staff.  When you join us, we will work with you to map your strengths and identify areas for support and develop a personalised programme of training and on the job mentoring. 

 The Candidate

You will ideally have a post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline and have already applied this within the international development or research sector.  As an evidence advocate you will have a strong background in collecting and analysing data and will have applied this to generate clear evidence based insights.   As a change agent you will have demonstrable experience of using your facilitation skills and flexing your communication style to influence others.  As a project manager, you will have experience in planning and managing initiatives to a high quality and budget. As a trusted adviser you will have skills in developing and maintaining relationships with a range of stakeholders.

The salary for this role is up to £30K 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.

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. 



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  • Location
    Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
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  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Up to £30K
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