London, Greater London
£51,467 - £64,888 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description


Head of ALNAP Communications

Contract: Fixed-term 2 years, possibility of extension

Salary: £51,467 – £64,888 per annum

Location: London

Ref: ALNAP/10/20


An independent, global think tank, working for a sustainable

and peaceful world in which every person thrives.


About us

ODI aims to inspire and inform policy and practice to reduce poverty by locking together high-quality applied research and practical policy advice.

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Communications to join ALNAP. The Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP) is a system-wide network organisation dedicated to improving the accountability and performance of humanitarian action by strengthening the humanitarian evidence base through sharing lessons, identifying key issues and, where appropriate, providing leadership to find collective approaches and solutions. Candidates are advised to familiarise themselves with the ALNAP network.


About you

The Head of Communications will play a key role in the network.  They will lead the strategic development and delivery of a Communications Strategy targeting diverse audiences across the sector to enable the systematic uptake and utilisation of knowledge and learning, ultimately leading to improved humanitarian performance. 

The successful candidate will be someone with significant strategic communications experience, ideally within the humanitarian or development sector and with research teams.  They will have a clear track record in achieving research uptake and impact across diverse audiences.  They will be a confident leader with high levels of creativity and the ability to bring new and innovative approaches to ALNAP’s work.  Their strategic leadership will enable a step change in ALNAP’s communications, building on our current work to further enhance the connectedness of our network as well as expand our reach and uptake across the humanitarian sector.

Closing date:  Sunday 7th March 2021

Interview date: Week Commencing 15th March 2021


For more information, please download an application pack from our website.



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Posted on: 15 February 2021
Closed date: 07 March 2021
Job ref: ALNAP/10/20
Tags: Communications, PR