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Project Executive (junior to mid-level)Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Division (Ireland/UK)

The role

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Division of Landell Mills provides technical support to a  wide range of clients, including some of the world’s largest donors and aid agencies. Our current  portfolio of MEL contracts includes monitoring of the European Union’s programmes in Asia and the  Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean; evaluation of UNICEF´s Country Programme in Malaysia;  and evaluation of WFP’s Country Strategic Plan for Mali. We are also providing monitoring services for  the Asian Development Bank’s humanitarian support in Afghanistan.  

Our contracts cover a range of development and humanitarian thematic areas – from food security to  human rights. They are mostly implemented through desk-based activities and field missions to  countries in which we work. We operate in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. We now wish to recruit a Project Executive who will be involved in both project management and  business development, with a primary focus on our portfolio of evaluations. This is a busy and varied  role, in which you will join a team of eight Project Executives, Researchers and MEL Specialists.

We now wish to recruit a Project Executive who will be involved in both project management and
business development, with a primary focus on our portfolio of evaluations. This is a busy and varied
role, in which you will join a team of eight Project Executives, Researchers and MEL Specialists.

Duties and responsibilities

Project management 

• Work with consultants and clients to ensure quality and timely execution of short and long-term  monitoring and evaluation contracts. 

• Support preparation and submission of key deliverables, including progress reports and evaluation  outputs. 

• Ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions, financial regulations and reporting  requirements of clients.  

• Provide day-to-day contractual, financial, and logistical support to experts. 

Business development 

• Lead on, and support in, the preparation of tenders for new monitoring and evaluation contracts,  including administrative, technical, and financial content. 

 • Identify and liaise with consultants and business partners on the development of proposals.

• Proactively identify, track, and position for new business opportunities, through networking with  donors, consultants, and partners, with country visits and client contact.

This description is a brief synopsis of the role and is not designed to be restrictive. Depending on the  current portfolio, you may focus on one aspect more than another. Depending on your level of  experience and skills you may lead on these tasks/ support the MEL team to complete these tasks.

In doing the above, you will be expected to contribute positively to the company’s profitable portfolio of  work and its reputation for successful project acquisition and implementation. You will also be expected  to contribute to internal knowledge sharing and communication and liaise and collaborate with all the  other technical and cross-cutting divisions at Landell Mills. You will report to the Evaluations Portfolio Manager of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Division. 

At the time of starting employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK or  Ireland.

About Landell Mills

Landell Mills (landell-mills.com) is an international consultancy providing a range of development and
cooperation-oriented services. We aim to assist countries and their peoples to attain the sustainable
development goals. Approximately, 50% of our work is on behalf of clients using EU funds. Other
clients include the ADB, the WB, various UN agencies, GIZ and FCDO.
We provide services across all areas of the programme cycle from project identification through to
implementation and evaluations. We work in the areas of markets, enterprise, and trade; agriculture, fisheries, food security and nutrition; environment, water, climate change and disaster risk reduction;
and policy dialogue, regional integration, and governance.

We work in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic. We have an in-house staff of about 50,
with most being based at our offices in Trowbridge (just outside Bath, UK), Bristol and in Dublin. We
also engage up to 300 experts on assignment at any one time and staff offices in key project locations.

What we offer

• A full-time position (36.25 hours per week) within a company with highly developed expertise and  experience (temporary, fixed-term positions will also be considered). 

• A competitive salary – commensurate with experience. 

• A workplace pension (if engaged as a UK employee). 

• 24 days of holiday per year, exclusive of bank holiday entitlement, rising to 25 with 2 years of  service. • Flexible working provisions.

Non-contractual benefits are also available and include an annual performance related bonus scheme,
personal travel insurance, and a holiday buyback scheme.

Where you will work

The position will be based either in Ireland (Dublin) or the UK (Trowbridge, Wiltshire). In the UK, there is also the option to work at our Bristol office. We operate a hybrid work from home / office culture but in a new role and with an enhanced team we would expect the candidate to have considerable day-to-day in person contact with the Division team. Limited overseas travel will be required as part of the job.

How to apply
Please submit your CV and cover letter explaining why you wish to be considered for this position via
our website: https://bit.ly/3RtNd9t. Please state when you may be able to take up the role, and whether
you have the right to work in the UK, Ireland or both countries. The deadline for applications is 14th July

Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis.

    Applications close on
    July 14th, 2024

    A competitive salary – commensurate with experience.

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    Landell Mills

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