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Reference: 65330

Date Added: 23 March 2018
Closing Date: 22 April 2018

Job Title: Head of Programme - Development Strategy and Finance

Working For: Overseas Development Institute

Location: London

Salary: £63,889 – £78,538 per annum

Job Details

Contract: Permanent

The UK’s leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues.

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.

Our Economics and Finance Department is seeking a Head of Programme to lead and manage the Development Strategy and Finance programme.

The Development Strategy and Finance (DSF) programme provides cutting-edge, policy-relevant research on bilateral and multilateral development agency strategy and finance. Our objective is to make these agencies and the global development financing architecture more fit for the future.

The Head of the Development Strategy and Finance is responsible for leading and managing the work of the programme, including developing, fundraising for, conducting and managing high-quality and innovative research, policy advice and public affairs. He/she is expected to inform policy and practice on the programme agenda at both international and governmental levels.

The post-holder will work closely with the Managing Director and other Heads of Programme to ensure that The DSF programme contributes to the wider strategy and a collaborative suite of programmes.

You will be responsible in particular for:

Developing within the context of the overall ODI strategy, medium-term and periodic (mainly annual) strategies for the Programme, including Business Plans;

Development of external partnerships and funding streams;Strengthening the influence and impact of research and policy work in the DSF Programme;Managing operations for DSF (including oversight of the systems, processes and support staff).

Leading ODI’s engagement with Europe both during and after Brexit.

Closing Date: 22 April 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date: 9 May 2018

Application Details

For more information, please download an application pack from our website at www.odi.org.uk/jobs. If you are experiencing difficulties downloading, please telephone 020 3327 7290 or email recruitment@odi.org.uk.

Website: http://www.odi.org

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