Development Finance Lead
A new role available in our Bristol office. Be part of a dynamic organisation committed to ending poverty.
- Location:UK Office
- Salary scale:depending on experience
About the role
We are seeking a senior leader with outstanding expertise in the field of development finance, in depth-knowledge of financing in international and national contexts, and a passion to propose how wider resources and their associated actors, institutions and instruments can contribute to poverty reduction alongside ODA within an evolving global development finance architecture.
This post will provide intellectual leadership for our development finance portfolio of work. The post-holder will provide vision, thought leadership and coherence throughout the next phase of this well-regarded, innovative theme. They will work across projects and geographies to inspire new thinking, mentor and develop staff to undertake cutting edge work, as well as ensure the integrity of DI’s analysis.
- Develop a clear, ambitious and coherent vision and workplan for DI’s ongoing development finance work and lead its implementation.
- Provide project leadership, supervision, quality assurance and sign-off for research publications on finance topics.
- Represent DI’s work externally at a senior level to decision-makers, partners and other stakeholders.
We are looking for someone who has a strong understanding of the types, instruments, actors, policy processes and political landscape within international development finance. The ideal candidate will be a positive and ‘can-do’ person with experience of leading projects and project teams across multiple locations.
The post holder will be required to have excellent writing skills, including proven ability to draw out succinct and accessible narrative from data. A master’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent work experience is essential.
If you would like to contribute to increasing the impact of a dynamic organisation committed to ending poverty, we would love to hear from you. Please download and read the full recruitment pack and apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to HR@devinit.org.
Early applications are highly encouraged; we will be reviewing submissions as they arrive, and interviews will be held periodically. As we are recruiting on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to end recruitment without notice. We are seeking a candidate who can work from our Bristol office in the UK. However, alternative locations within and outside the UK will be considered for the right candidate.