Save the Children Seeks Director, Research and Evidence

Save the Children is currently looking for a Director, Research and Evidence to join their London office. This is a new senior leadership role to ensure a step change in the rigour, relevance, and strategic direction of their global evidence base, to fully leverage a $2bn international programming portfolio (across 120 countries), to ensure their ambitions for children, and become a knowledge leader on what works for children.

They seek someone with:

  • Extensive experience in applied implementation of data and evaluation systems to improve frontline practice in the development/humanitarian context.
  • Extensive skills and experience in designing, managing and communicating quantitative and mixed method research and evaluation, using rigorous designs
  • Demonstrable experience in the areas of research and evidence strategy development and implementation
  • Proven leadership abilities, with the ability to mobilise and motivate individuals outside of your reporting line in a highly matrixed and federated environment

They are looking for an inclusive and confident leader, with the gravitas to inspire and influence a wide range of stakeholders, and a belief in the mission and values of Save the Children.

This role offers a competitive salary, organisational pension scheme and 30 days' annual leave.

The organisation

Save the Children is a federated Membership organisation with 29 Members who are based across the globe and provide Save the Children International with the funds to carry out international programming activities.

Application information

Please read more and apply using a cover letter and CV explaining why you would be suited to this role, and do also include your current and expected salary.

The closing date for applications is the 22nd January 2017.


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