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.