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Lead Adviser - System Strengthening

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

▪ Demonstrable professional expertise related to education reform at scale andSystem Strengthening, with associated understanding of education policy andstrategic planning, capacity development and reform processes internationally
▪ Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
▪ Knowledge of the disciplines relevant to the operation of a consultancy business –business development, marketing, financial management, project management
▪ Knowledge of key tools and techniques in relation to line management and how toapply them
▪ Proven experience as a delivery expert in System Strengthening which meets clientrequirements i.e. able to evidence at least ten examples of high-level technicalexpertise including significant experience of at-scale delivery
▪ Significant experience of managing a portfolio of projects or a complex programmein the proposition area, with the ability to manage a changing portfolio in line withclient needs
▪ Leading, managing and developing multi-disciplinary teams to meet or exceeddelivery targets and achieve client satisfaction
▪ Experience of successful business and strategy development, including at leasttwo of: market analysis, strategy development, product development, thoughtleadership and client positioning, client relationship management, proposaldevelopment, partnership development
▪ Proven senior people management and leadership experience, includingperformance management and talent development, with the ability to influenceothers and create an environment to maximise the team’s potential
▪ Development and maintenance of relationships with internal and external clients toraise a team’s profile and build new business
▪ Experience within our priority markets and/or working with current/potential clients
▪ Consultancy practice leadership
▪ Published research or presented conference papers related to area of expertise


The key job objectives include:
- Act as the senior technical expert for the delivery of consultancy assignments or large-scale programmes relevant to System Strengthening.
- Lead and manage teams for the delivery of consultancy assignments.
- Develop core methods, drawing out key insights and learnings from the roleholder’s at scale programme delivery work and drawing on wider international evidence including our public research.
- Lead or contribute to R&D projects and support R&D impact reporting where required.
- Support the embedding of core methods for System Strengthening, reporting to the Head of Consultancy Delivery, including methods statements and related assets.
- Ensure new opportunities in System Strengthening are won using our core methods, where necessary quality assuring technical aspects of both consultancy and larger bids. 
- Represent the organisation as a genuine thought-leader in System Strengthening.
- Support the development of strong client relationships as a basis for growth, building direct relationships and support key stakeholders, including Regional Directors, to strengthen relationships with key clients.
- Support the development and implementation of the Trust’s business development strategy, supporting market analysis and strategy development, advising R&D and Research teams on trends and directions in international education relevant to System Strengthening. 

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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