Director – Centre for Global Disaster Protection (London) Vacancy
Director – Centre for Global Disaster Protection (London) Vacancy is available now. The Oxford Policy Management (OPM) just four people within the University of Oxford. They primarily are working on agricultural issues in sub-Saharan Africa. As a matter of facts, they have grown over four decades to support governments across the world in a wide range of sectors.
Today, they work in all areas of social and economic policy and governance. This also include health, finance, education, climate change, and public sector management.
More about Director – Centre for Global Disaster Protection (London)
The Centre for Global Disaster Protection was launched by the UK Prime Minister in July 2017 as a partnership between the UK Government and World Bank to strengthen resilience in developing countries through better preparedness and planning backed by risk-based financing arrangements.
The Centre provides technical assistance, builds knowledge and catalyses innovation. It is building partnerships across the development, humanitarian and financial sectors.
About Oxford Policy Management
Their mission among others is to help low- and middle-income countries achieve growth. In like manner, reduce poverty and disadvantage through public policy reform. They also enable low- and middle-income governments to bring about lasting positive change. Using analytical and practical policy expertise.
Over the years, they have set up offices around the world. For them to have the biggest impact and deepest local understanding, they need to be rooted. More especially in the countries where we work. Employing the very best local expertise and developing strong relationships with country governments and partners.
Through their global offices, they work in partnership with national decision makers to diagnose policy problems. In like manner, develop public policy, support its implementation, and evaluate its impact. Furthermore, bringing together national and international expertise. Oxford Policy Management has also help governments in these countries to implement impactful public policy that will bring about lasting, positive change.
Job vacancy; EPP/CGDP/CD – Director – Centre for Global Disaster Protection (London)
Current Job location;London
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
Level: Director / Exec Level
Oxford Policy Management (OPM) is the Managing Agent for the Centre is in charge. We are now recruiting for a Director for the Centre who will be responsible for:
Overseeing the Centre’s work and outreach, ensuring quality, coherence and maximizing impact and value for money.
Building and using strategic and effective partnerships with public, private and not-for-profit actors including UK Government, ‘client’ governments, the World Bank, regional development banks, regional risk pools, civil society, humanitarian agencies, industry and universities.
Being the public face of the CGDP, leading and participating in policy fora and international debate, promoting and disseminating key learning from the Centre
Manage the Centre’s relationship with DFID and the Board.
Line management of two senior roles
- Chief Economist and Head of Analytics, and
- Head of Research, Evidence and Innovation): balancing workloads, maintaining momentum, ensuring the work plans are being delivered.
To be successful in this role, candidates will need to be:
- Educated to at least Masters level in a relevant field
- A confident, competent public speaker who commands credibility and understands the subject and context.
- Possess excellent communication, leadership, technical and networking skills and a proven track record of managing successful teams and programmes.
- Have the energy, enthusiasm, skills and drive to deliver the vision and mission of the Centre (to be set in conjunction with DFID), with a collaborative approach and ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders.
- Have extensive experience of working in international development, Government and/or relevant private sector, preferably in disaster risk management, public financial management, finance, insurance.
- The position will be based in the Centre’s office in London. It is anticipated that the role will last for at least three years, although the initial contract will be fixed term to January 2020, renewable
Wages and other prerequisite
A competitive salary and benefits package is available, including 30 days annual leave and a contributory pension scheme.
Job closing date; 19/10/2018 23:59