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Senior/Principal Consultant - Fragile and Conflict Affected States

Itad is looking for a dynamic and motivated Senior/Principal Consultant with a passion for working in fragile and conflict-affected settings. The consultant will be joining a rapidly expanding team and will help to maintain the high quality of existing contracts and support the team in seizing new opportunities for growth.

Closing date: 21st of March

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Manage the high-quality delivery of a range of technical MEL assignments by working proactively with internal and external teams, including associate consultants and partner organisations.
• Ensure information and learning is captured and shared throughout assignment delivery to enable efficient and effective decision making.
• Ensure that assignments are managed on time and to budget, and within the agreed company financial frameworks.
• Identify and mitigate risks and challenges to the successful delivery of projects.
• Maintain awareness of current and emerging opportunities, trends and ideas within the FCAS space; and contribute to the Theme’s business development strategy by identifying opportunities to promote Itad’s interests/expertise.
• As agreed with the Theme Lead, seek out and pursue new business opportunities and assess business leads identified by Business Development & Marketing to determine their commercial viability.
• Work with the Business Development & Marketing team in the production of EOIs and Proposals, including identifying suitable external associates for project teams and consortia where appropriate.
• Contribute to the growth of the reputational capital and positioning as a thought leader by assisting in the development of knowledge capital and products for external use.
• Proactively develop and maintain a professional network with clients, partners, external associates and like-minded organisations, leveraging opportunities to build external profile as a subject matter expert.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

• Relevant Master’s degree or PhD in Social Science, conflict studies or development related discipline.
• Demonstrated experience of working on MEL assignments in fragile and conflict-affected environments is essential.
• Demonstrated MEL technical expertise and experience in at least one of conflict prevention, peacebuilding, migration, preventing violent extremism, security sector reform and humanitarian assistance is essential. A humanitarian background is desirable.
• Experience and proven success in managing the delivery of MEL assignments for a range of international clients in a consultancy role or as a staff member within a major aid agency is essential.
• Significant technical expertise in at least one major aspect of data collection and analysis is essential, e.g. qualitative methods; survey design; survey sampling; quantitative statistical analysis.
• Fluency in written and spoken English.
• Proficiency in one or more other UN language is an advantage.


All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom

To Apply:
For more information and to apply visit Oxford HR website: http://oxfordhr.co.uk/jobs/seniorprincipal-consultant-fragile-and-conflict-affected-states/?preview=true

Organisation Itad

Country UK