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Evaluation Specialist at 3ie

London International Development Centre

Salary:  £39,304 to £44,634 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Sunday 21 April 2019
Reference:  LIDC-LIDC-2019-03

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) seeks a candidate to serve as Evaluation Specialist at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) London Office, which is hosted at London International Development Centre by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 


The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is an international grant-making NGO promoting evidence-informed development policies and programmes. We are the global leader in funding and producing and synthesising high-quality evidence of what works, for whom, how, why and at what cost. We believe that better policy-relevant evidence will make development more effective and improve people’s lives. 3ie is a registered non-governmental organisation in the US. It has offices in New Delhi, London and Washington, DC.

The post holder will be based within 3ie office at the London International Development Centre (LIDC), LSHTM working with the Senior Manager Synthesis and Reviews and Head of 3ie’s London Office or delegated manager and where practical, with the relevant country offices. The person appointed will be expected to work on evidence synthesis and impact evaluations.

The ES will provide technical leadership for systematic reviews, evidence gap maps and other evidence programs. This includes supporting the preparation of proposal materials for fundraising, writing program documents, reviewing grant proposals, quality-assuring 3ie-funded studies, liaising with partners and contributing to in-house research projects. The candidate is expected to assume full day-to-day responsibility for managing specific research projects, conduct research, provide technical assistance for capacity development, and write content for publications, social media, and 3ie’s website. The Evaluation Specialist will be expected to represent 3ie at external events, conferences, and workshops, and assist in building partnerships with key stakeholders.

Applicants must have a Post-graduate degree in public health, health systems, economics, demography or other relevant social science with strong quantitative skills; proficiency in the use of STATA for analysis of survey data; a good understanding of the impact evaluations; knowledge of theory-based, mixed-method research design and excellent organisational skills. Excellent cross-cultural skills and diplomacy is required. 


The post is full time and fixed term until 29 April 2021. The salary will be on the Academic pathways Grade 6 scale in the range £39,304 to £44,634 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). 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 Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London. 


Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also 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. Please quote reference LIDC-LIDC-2019-03. 

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. 

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