Principal Consultant/Senior Technical Expert (Women’s Economic Empowerment - WEE)

Social Development Direct
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    Aug 19

Position description

We are seeking candidates with extensive practitioner experience and technical expertise in Women’s Economic Empowerment to join our team at SDDirect. This is a senior role in the UK’s leading international consultancy and research organisation in the field of social development. This post provides senior expertise, leadership and hands-on programme delivery in one of SDDirect’s core thematic areas of work. The successful candidate will support the continued growth of our work in the field of Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE), ensuring that the work of in-house staff and network consultants on WEE is evidence-based and of a high quality. Approximately 65% to 70% of the role will be devoted to fee-paying technical support to clients and programme delivery.

NB: While ideally, we are seeking a senior WEE professional with 10 years of relevant experience, candidates with substantial experience and technical expertise in the field at a less senior level may also apply.


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Full-time contract
You must be eligible to work in the UK and able to travel internationally. Friday 6 Sept 2019, 5pm GMT . Interviews will be held in mid-September Up to £75,000 depending on experience

Social Development Direct (SDDirect) is a leading provider of high-quality, innovative social development expertise, consultancy and research services. As a medium-sized, specialist firm, we offer in-depth thematic expertise in governance, voice & accountability; inclusive public services security, justice & peace-building; gender-based violence (prevention and response); and women’s economic empowerment. We have a strong track record, over nearly 20 years, of providing high quality services that include technical advice and support, research, development assistance programme design, delivery and management, monitoring and evaluation. Our clients are leading international development agencies, iNGOs and Foundations. We are a medium-sized privately- owned consultancy and research firm with a global track record in over 50 countries. Read more about us and our work at: 

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