Job Description: Programme Manager – Evidence

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Job Description: Programme Manager – Evidence-Informed Policy Making
Job Title:
Programme Manager – Evidence-Informed Policy Making
Reports to:
VakaYiko Director/Programme Manager - EIPM
Location:
London with regular trips to our Oxford office
Terms:
Permanent full-time
Salary:
£33,000 - £38,000
Overall Purpose
Manage and implement the programme plans for the VakaYiko Consortium to ensure that capacity to
use research evidence is developed in the key focus countries. Ensure sustainability and handover of
programme areas to local management is built into programme implementation. Provide support to
the VakaYiko Director in responding to new projects as and when they arise. Seek opportunities for
new projects by developing and building a network of individuals and organisations working to support
evidence-informed policy making (EIPM). Work closely with other members of INASP to share
learning internally and externally.
Key Responsibilities
Programme Management
 Working with relevant staff and external stakeholders, design and implement interventions to
support the capacity of policy makers in partner countries to use research evidence.
 Deliver on programme work plan and log frame indicators
 Manage relationships with VakaYiko Consortium members and work with them to deliver agreed
milestones
 Input into writing of reports for funders
 Manage development of and maintain currency, relevance and availability of capacity building
materials and best practice guidelines
 Work closely with the Evaluation, Learning and communication Team to develop and implement
tools to evaluate impact of activities, and share learning internally and externally with appropriate
stakeholders
 Identify and manage relations with international or local experts, stakeholders and potential
advocates within the programme area
 Contribute to the overall development of the Evidence Informed Policy Making (EIPM) programme
including supporting opportunities for collaboration and expansion
 Ensure sustainability is built into all programme planning implementation
 Collect data for successful monitoring and evaluation of the programme both by INASP and by
external evaluators
 Represent INASP at external meetings and conferences
[email protected]
t +44 (0)1865 249909
Company registration number
www.inasp.info
f +44 (0)1865 251060
Registered charity number
04919576
1106349
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications Limited is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England & Wales.
General
 Contribute to the overall development of INASP strategy, including actively identifying
opportunities for collaboration with other programme areas.
 Contribute to the development of and implementation of the EIPM programme strategy including
developing new content, working with new partners and developing new relationships.
 Ensure the values of participation, partnership, sustainability, social responsibility, cost
effectiveness, transparency, and accountability are reflected in your work.
 Any other responsibilities as may reasonably be required from time to time.
This post requires travel up to 45 days per year.
NOTE: This job description does not form part of the terms and conditions of employment.
[email protected]
t +44 (0)1865 249909
Company registration number
www.inasp.info
f +44 (0)1865 251060
Registered charity number
04919576
1106349
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications Limited is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England & Wales.
Person Specification:
Requirement
Essential
Desirable
Method of
assessment
Qualification
Postgraduate qualification (or
relevant experience) in a
science subject, including
social sciences, or a subject
relating to international
development and policy
making
Application form
Knowledge
An understanding of the
current debates around
evidence-informed policy
making and approaches to
support it
Application form,
interview
Experience
Experience of working in a
policy relevant environment
Experience working in a
government department
Experience of working with
people from different cultures
and backgrounds
Skills
Attributes
Health
Application form,
interview
Application form,
interview
Experience delivering training
Experience managing
donor relationships
Application form,
interview
Experience developing training
courses or programmes
Experience managing
partnership relations, both
face-to-face and virtually
Application form,
interview
Project management skills
including planning, monitoring
and evaluation
Spanish/French speakers
are encouraged
Application form,
interview
Good organisational skills
Application form,
interview
Good interpersonal and
communication skills
Application form,
interview
Willingness to undertake
routine tasks
Interview
Ability to work as part of a
team, often without direct
supervision
Application form,
interview
Attention to detail and a
commitment to the quality of
outputs
Application form,
interview
This post requires travel up to
45 days a year.
[email protected]
t +44 (0)1865 249909
Company registration number
www.inasp.info
f +44 (0)1865 251060
Registered charity number
04919576
1106349
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications Limited is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England & Wales.
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