Research Officer / Senior Research Officer: Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP)

Overseas Development Institute

The UK’s leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues.

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ODI ( aims to inspire and inform policy and practice to reduce poverty by locking together high-quality applied research and practical policy advice.

We are seeking to appoint a Research Officer or Senior Research Officer to join ALNAP.  Under the supervision of Research Fellows, the post holder will contribute to designing and delivering innovative, high-quality and policy-relevant research, policy advice and public-affairs initiatives. You will contribute to policy research and advisory projects, engage with policymakers in research and advisory processes, and disseminate results.  This role has both a research and networking function. The successful candidate would be expected to conduct research within the areas of evaluation, monitoring, evidential quality, information management and organisational learning for humanitarian action while also meeting needs from the ALNAP memberships and coordinating network activities.

The Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP) is a system-wide network organisation dedicated to improving the accountability and performance of humanitarian action by strengthening the humanitarian evidence base through sharing lessons, identifying key issues and, where appropriate, providing leadership to find collective approaches and solutions. The Secretariat of the ALNAP network is based in the Overseas Development Institute.  Candidates are advised to familiarise themselves with the ALNAP network at

Closing date: 12th April 2018

For more information, please download an application pack from our website at If you are experiencing difficulties downloading, please telephone 020 3327 7290 or email

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