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ODI - Research Fellow (Evaluation)

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Type of contract
Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action Group
£38,918 - £49,228 per annum
Closing date
17 Jan 2016

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

About us

Founded over 50 years ago, ODI is the UK’s leading international development think tank, influencing and shaping policy on the major global challenges of our time. Our views are informed by innovative research, a global outlook and first-hand knowledge and experience from developing countries and emerging economies.

The Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP) is a system-wide network organisation dedicated to improving the accountability and performance of humanitarian action by strengthening the humanitarian evidence base through sharing lessons, identifying key issues and, where appropriate, providing leadership to find collective approaches and solutions. 

ODI is seeking to appoint a talented and dynamic Research Fellow with world-class knowledge to join ALNAP and contribute to developing, conducting and managing high-quality, innovative and utilization-focused work on humanitarian evaluation.

About you

The successful candidates will have:

Research Fellow:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in aid evaluation
  • Familiarity or understanding of the specificities of humanitarian action
  • Understanding of, or some level of exposure to, key issues and organisations working in international development and/or humanitarian action
  • Research experience demonstrated by a track record of publications and reports
  • Developing country experience
  • A demonstrated capacity for policy advisory or public-affairs work
  • Ability to translate research ideas into fundable projects
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent organisational and oral communication skills.
  • Analytical and project management skills
  • Skills in negotiation, listening, communication of ideas, problem solving, decision making

Closing date : 17 January 2016

Interview date: TBC

For more information, please download an application pack from our website at www.odi.org/jobs. If you are experiencing difficulties downloading, please telephone 020 7922 0351 or email recruitment@odi.org

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