Oxford, Oxfordshire (On-site)
£27,000 - £35,000 per year (depending on experience)
Contract, One-year, Full-time
Job description

The International Network for Advancing Science and Policy (INASP) is a highly experienced capacity development organisation. Based in Oxford, UK, we work with a global network of partners to strengthen research and knowledge systems for development. We have over 29 years’ experience of working with universities, research institutes, national science academies, think tanks, civil society organisations, government agencies and parliaments, across Africa, Asia and Latin America.  

The Role

The Programme Coordinator will play a key role in the programme team, to ensure the effective delivery of one or more INASP projects. This could include support and coordination of partnership relationships, budget monitoring, logistics, data collection and analysis, administrative support, reporting, MEL and communications for a designated funded project. 

Key Responsibilities include:

In close coordination with the relevant line or project manager/lead, the Programme Coordinator will: 

  • Contribute to proposals for new work and reports for funders as required 

  • Keep track of your funded time, ensuring that you proactively work towards achieving your funded time target 

  • Support/coordinate partnerships and projects – this could include relationship management, budget monitoring, logistics, data collection and analysis, administration, report management, MEL and communications for one or more designated funded projects 

  • Support a specific area of work – this could involve coordinating or facilitating training or other forms of capacity development; organising meetings/events of INASP partners or consortia; supporting the development of toolkits and/or online courses 

  • Support the work of INASP to promote, develop and fundraise for new projects. 

  • Provide administrative support to specific projects and more broadly on behalf of the organisation where required 

We are looking for candidates who are/have: 

  • Knowledge and experience of project and financial management  

  • Familiar with monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) approaches and tools and have some experience of basic data collection and analysis 

  • Comfortable working as part of a remote and distributed team and are able to work independently, with support and guidance from colleagues and managers 

  • Able to prioritize work across projects, and to manage work on projects with different timelines 

  • Can build effective relationships with partners and strong communication skills, particularly when working with colleagues and partners for whom English is a second language

  • A demonstrable interest in international development, higher education, research and knowledge 

  • A flexible and positive approach to change and a willingness to adapt to respond way to changing contexts and external demands 


Term: One-year fixed term

Location: Flexible with periodic travel to Oxford. Able to work from home providing a good internet connection.

Please note: you must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

How to apply:

Applications should be submitted via INASP's website.

You'll need to submit:

  1. A full CV
  2. A personal statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining how you meet the essential and/or desirable criteria in the job description and what you would bring to the role
  3. Details of your right to work in the UK: either a) UK/EEA/Swiss citizen (except Croatian nationals who require ARC documentation); or b) details of work permit /visa.

We will accept applications on a rolling basis, and interviews will be held virtually.

More about INASP

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Posted on: 12 January 2022
Closed date: 31 January 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Intl Development, Project Management

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