Technical Advisor

Location: 
London, UK
Contract type: 
Full Time, initially 12 months fixed term with the possibility of extension
Salary: 
Circa £40,000 per annum
Closing date: 
Sunday, 27 November, 2016
We are seeking a Technical Advisor to join our in-house Technical Team. The ideal candidate will have proven skills and experience in health systems strengthening and/or RMNCAH programmes appropriate to lower and middle income country settings.
Responsibilities: 

As Options’ Technical Advisor you will contribute actively to the growth and development of the organisation and to the delivery of its mission. The role will involve the delivery of consultancy services to Options-led programmes overseas, through visits and remote support. You will also work pro-actively with colleagues to generate new ideas to expand Options’ portfolio of work, and contribute to proposal development.

The post is London based but will include overseas travel

Person specification: 

You will have an MSc or PhD in a relevant field. With excellent analytical and problem solving skills, the Technical Advisor will be competent in monitoring programme results, and have experience of working in African and/or Asian countries for a period exceeding one year. You will have demonstrated capacity for providing independent technical assistance in your area of expertise. You will also have experience of developing capacity of in-country counterparts and working with local stakeholders and clients. Monitoring and evaluation skills are essential and skills in advocacy, social change communications or accountability approaches, are desirable.

Benefits: 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance, season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and a performance related bonus scheme.

Application process: 
  • To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Jessica Conrad at opportunities@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role in the subject header
  • Closing date for applications is: 21 November 2016.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 28 November 2016.
Other information: 

Options is an equal opportunities employer

Overseas candidates require a valid UK work permit

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