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Director (3ie Synthesis and Reviews office)

London International Development Centre

Salary:   £53,477 to £61,380 per annum inclusive
Closing Date:   Friday 13 October 2017
Interview Date:   Tuesday 31 October 2017
Reference:  LIDC-11

A full time Director is required to support the London office of the International Initiative for Impact Evaluations (3ie) which is hosted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 3ie is an organization devoted to improving lives through better policies, programmes and projects which are designed and implemented based on evidence drawn from high quality impact evaluations.

The post is based at the London International Development Centre (LIDC), which facilitates interdisciplinary research and training to tackle complex problems in international development by bringing together social and natural scientists from across the University of London's six Bloomsbury Colleges. It manages a growing portfolio of international research programmes, training initiatives, conferences and publications for over 1,700 members and development partners.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small and dynamic team dedicated to the production and use of evidence synthesis to inform policy in international development. The ideal candidate will have a strong international development/ social science & managerial background.

The ideal candidate will have a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline, experience of working in one or more of rigorous impact evaluation, systematic reviews, strong managerial skills and the use of evidence to inform policy.

The position is for two years in the first instance and is extendable based on review.  The salary range will be on the Professional Support Pathway scale grade 8, currently £53,477 - £61,380 per annum inclusive.  The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the USS Pension Scheme is available.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk.  The reference for this post is LIDC-11.  Applications should include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Further details:     Job Description

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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