Senior Consultant - Impact Investing
Maternity Leave Cover, part time (3 days per week)
Start date ASAP
Itad is developing a strong track record of conducting monitoring, evaluation and learning in the area of Impact Investing. Impact investing is an emerging sector, with an intention of bringing together capital markets and development sectors so that finance can be deployed for transformative change in welfare for poor and marginalised, including in developing country contexts.
The emerging portfolio comprises high profile evaluations and advisory services that support foundations, donors and private clients to manage their portfolios of grants and investments to business, such that the portfolio may deliver goods and services, or operate in a way that improves the lives of the poor or marginalised. The theme works across a range of sectoral and cross cutting issues including health, climate change, financial services, and agribusiness.
This role is ideal for candidates who firstly have experience working in the capital markets, particularly impact investing, and also ideally experience in monitoring, evaluation and/or research to measure and manage impact. Within our Impact Investing portfolio, we have three main streams of work:
We are looking for a Senior Consultant to cover a maternity leave and lead complex and high-value monitoring and evaluation assignments that deliver valuable insights to our clients and contribute to the growth of the Impact Investing theme. The selected candidate should identify and pursue business development activities to promote Itad and contribute to the company’s reputational capital through knowledge management activities. Senior Consultants are expected to engage and lead on companywide initiatives that support the company’s ambitions, fostering collaborative working and driving continuous improvement across the business.
Candidates being considered for this position must have significant experience of conducting monitoring, evaluation and/or research in international development. Candidates should also have experience in private sector development or investment and/or ideally the investment industry, and ideally experience and/or demonstrated willingness and capacity to learn about designing and implementing portfolio-wide impact management and evaluation systems, and/or supporting evidence-informed policy making.
Business Development (BD) & Marketing
Professional Expertise & Key Competencies
· Technical expertise and experience in a range of Impact Investing impact measurement and management focus areas is essential
The role is based in Hove, East Sussex but regular domestic and international travel may be required.
The role is for 3 days per week although there may be the opportunity to increase this.
For non-EU applicants: If you are a non-EU National then please refer to the UK Border Agency website for information regarding your eligibility to work in the UK.