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Head of Operations & Executive Assistant: UKCDR

By 19 November 2018

Are you interested in how research contributes to sustainable development? If you are, come join us at the UK Collaborative on Development Research (UKCDR) where we are looking to fill two exciting positions – Head of Operations and Executive Assistant.

Research has contributed significantly to the progress of global development where the UK’s contributions are significant. With this vision, we have worked to make the UK a world leader in collaboration for the use of research and innovation to achieve sustainable development. We are a collaborative of government and research funders in international development.

UKCDR exists to connect and build expertise among our membership and to build connections between the research and development communities. By ensuring better coherence and collaboration, it allows funders to act in complementary ways or in partnership, and avoiding risks of fragmentation, duplication and missed opportunities.

Head of Operations

We are seeking a dynamic individual who will work with UKCDR team to improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of UKCDR’s mission — specifically, support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organisational planning.

Job Title: Head of Operations
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Band: Band F (£48,202—£61,592) + London Allowance
Reports to: Executive Director

For more information on the role and person specification please download the Job Description.

To apply please send your Cover Letter, CV, and filled out Equal Opportunity Form to info@ukcdr.org.uk by 23:59 GMT 9th December 2018 with “Head of Operations” in Subject line.

Executive Assistant

We are seeking a motivated individual to provide executive support to the UKCDR secretariat and the Strategic Coherence of ODA-funded Research (SCOR Board) which governs UKCDR.

Job Title: Executive Assistant
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Band: Band D (£30,357 plus London allowance)
Reports to: Executive Director

For more information on the role and person specification please download the Job Description.

To apply please send your Cover Letter, CV and filled out Equal Opportunity Form to info@ukcdr.org.uk by 23:59 GMT 9th December 2018 with “Executive Assistant” in Subject line.

Interviews for both roles will commence week of 17th December (TBC).