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Brighton and Hove
£41,000 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Do you want to be part of a team who is passionate about making a difference and delivering insights that drive better development results? Are you up for a challenge, and want to continue developing your career in International Development M&E? Our growing portfolio of complex multi-country Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) projects means that we are looking for a dynamic, adaptable and experienced Project Management professional to join our team. 

The Role

You will work as a Senior Project Manager, overseeing the commercial management of projects in close collaboration with the Itad Technical Lead to ensure we deliver to the highest technical standard.   Working within the Project Management Office but with accountability to the Project Director, you will be able to lead the successful commercial delivery of complex projects and programmes. 

Main Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Project Director, liaise with the client(s), and maintain our highest levels of reputation
  • Perform excellent cost control and revenue maximisation, including working with others to ensure financial monitoring, contract management and risk control
  • Support internal communication to ensure efficient coordination and decision-making
  • Work with the Itad Technical Lead and project Team Leader to ensure that the project is delivering technically excellent work on time and within budget
  • Have oversight and manage the project programme, managing timing of inputs and deliverables in collaboration with the Itad Technical Lead and project Team Leader
  • Ensure that projects are compliant with relevant (donor and other) policies and guidance, as well as Itad’s values and ways of working, and work to ensure that all project team members are fully briefed on how to ensure compliance
  • Manage project resources such as external consultants and Itad suppliers, work with the Project Director and others to address any performance or other issues or needs that arise
  • Contribute to bid development and commercial growth, including through communicating our project management service offer
  • Participate in Itad internal working groups, contributing to the development of our project management discipline.
  • Support the Practice lead in the coordination of resourcing and billing processes across the portfolio

Who You Are

  • You have proven experience of delivering complex projects, including financial management, work planning, contract and risk management.  Direct experience within the International Development space is highly desirable
  • You are confident and experienced in client liaison and able to quickly establish credible and strong working relationships with a diverse array of people in your work, including senior stakeholders and partner organisations in the Public Health space, such as the UN, FCDO, the Gates Foundation and Gavi
  • You have a proven track record in using your strong communication and interpersonal skills to develop and maintain strong working relationships with staff, collaborators and partners from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English,  proficiency in French, Spanish or Portuguese would be an advantage

 About us

Itad is a leading consultancy providing technical expertise to international development programmes, projects and institutions. Our work covers a range of sectors, including Education, Health, Governance, Social Protection and Livelihoods, Climate Change and Private Sector Development.  We specialise in MERL and our work ranges from designing Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning systems for multi-million pound initiatives, to conducting long-term impact evaluations across the world.

We make a difference delivering technical excellence and innovation, we foster collaboration and learning, we promote gender equality and social inclusion and we provide our staff with multiple opportunities for personal development.

One of the Practices you would be working closely with is Human Development.  They lead a dynamic and varied portfolio of high-profile MERL projects across four thematic areas: Health Systems Strengthening, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health, Global Health Security, and Global Health Architecture. 

Examples of their current projects include: 

  • The Independent Evaluation of the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)’s Fleming Fund, a £265 million One Health programme, to support 24 Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) in building capacity to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR). 
  • The Global Fund Prospective Country Evaluation in Myanmar, Sudan and Cambodia, following the success of the strategic reviews of its strategy carried out by Itad in 2015 and 2017. 
  • Evaluating UNICEF’s work in health systems strengthening globally, building on the success of our recent work evaluating UNICEF’s efforts to support scale up of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and paediatric HIV care and treatment programs over the past decade.
  • The Independent Evaluation of Adolescents 360 (A360), an innovative $30 million programme jointly funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation to encourage modern contraceptive use and reduce unplanned pregnancy among young girls aged between 15-19 in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Nigeria.

About the position 

The role is based in our offices in Brighton & Hove (East Sussex), but we are open to you working anywhere in the UK. Travel to the office would be expected for key company and team events. You will already have the right to live and work in the UK and be able to undertake national and international travel when conditions allow.

The salary rage for this role is between £41 - £45k plus benefits depending on experience.We offer a comprehensive learning and development programme, flexible working options, 24 days holiday plus additional time off over Christmas and a matched company pension up to 5%. 

We also know that there are great candidates who will not fit everything we have described above, or who have important skills we have not mentioned. If that is you, please do not hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

At Itad, we are committed to actively promoting diversity, equality and inclusion to empower people both within our organisation and through our work. We know that employees with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences make us a more effective and innovative company and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from interested candidates regardless of age, sex, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief.

The closing date is February 17 but we will hold initial discussions on a rolling basis. 

Posted on: 19 January 2022
Closing date: 17 February 2022
Tags: Intl Development,Project Management