Technical Officer

Location: 
London, UK
Contract type: 
Full Time, One year fixed term with the possibility of extension
Salary: 
Circa £30,000 per annum
Closing date: 
Sunday, 27 November, 2016
We are seeking a Technical Officer to join our in-house Technical Team. The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in reproductive, maternal and child health programmes appropriate to lower and middle income country settings.
Responsibilities: 

As Options’ Technical Officer you will contribute actively to the growth and development of the organisation and to the delivery of its mission. The role will involve support to the delivery of consultancy services to Options-led programmes overseas, through visits and remote support. The post is London based but will include overseas travel.

Person specification: 

You will have an MSc or similar qualification in a relevant field. You will also have experience of having supported/worked on programme(s) in African and/or Asian countries for a minimum of one year. You will have demonstrated ability to operate within your area of technical expertise with oversight and supervision. You should be capable of producing external reports and contributing to research papers. Monitoring and Evaluation skills are essential. 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: 27  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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