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HR and Operations Generalist

About us
Bodhi Global Analysis is a UK based international development research consultancy firm, with a subsidiary in Nairobi. At Bodhi we are committed to producing high-quality research, through academic rigour and objective analysis. We enable international development stakeholders to develop responsive interventions and effective outcomes through evidence-based strategy recommendations.

About the role
We are looking for a part-time HR & Operations generalist to support our UK team. In this role you will be reporting to one of our directors, who is based in London. You will be the key HR lead in our UK office, and you will work closely with both with our UK team and our team in Kenya. In your role you will be responsibile for implementing HR policies and processes, supporting recruitment and all HR related issues.

The ideal candidate will be able to work 20-30 hours/week in a hybrid role split between our London office and remote work.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support onboarding and integration of new hires
  • Prepare recruitment materials and participate in the recruitment process, including liaising with recruitment agencies
  • Be responsible for keeping employee files and records updated
  • Be the focal point for annual leaves and timesheet collectio
  • Assist with payroll management
  • Assist with developing and enhancing staff experience and learning
  • Ensure all dimensions of HR information systems are up to date and maintain personnel files as required
  • Support off-boarding
  • Perform other job related tasks as requested by the director


Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience in similar roles - Required
  • Technical/Sales recruiting – Required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills– Required
  • Familiarity with HR best practices in UK companies – Required
  • Experience in leading team-building and social activities
  • Experience in supporting general HR issues and administration
  • Ability to work independently and own processes while collaborating with stakeholders


Working with Bodhi, you will:

  • Have ample opportunity to build diverse experience across thematic and geographic contexts
  • Improve your research and organisational skills
  • The opportunity to improve your foreign language skills, or learn a new one


Key values and principles

  • Attention to detail: A commitment to high quality deliverables.
  • Initiative and flexibility: Competency in independent working, show initiative towards completing goals and objectives, but also have the flexibility to adapt and answer to different demands necessary to fulfil assigned tasks
  •  Teamwork: Openness to ideas and input from others on team, ability to work collaboratively, have strong listening and interpersonal skills
  • Organisation: A systematic approach to work, with the ability to multitask and manage time efficiently
  • Communication: Ability to communicate (verbal and written) confidently in English and to adapt to different audiences and cultural contexts


How to Apply:

Please send:
- Covering letter
- CV
- Three references
to jobs@bodhiglobalanalysis.com

Apply here

Senior Evaluation Specialist

About us
Bodhi Global Analysis is a UK based international development research consultancy firm, with a subsidiary in Nairobi. At Bodhi we are committed to producing high-quality research, through academic rigour and objective analysis. We enable international development stakeholders to develop responsive interventions and effective outcomes through evidence-based strategy recommendations.

About the role

One year renewable full-time contract with 3-month probationary period. We are looking for a Senior Evaluation Specialist to undertake baseline assessments, impact assessments, and evaluations in fragile and conflict affected settings. You will be based in the UK, working remotely. Significant international travel will be required, COVID-19 restrictions permitting.

Working with Bodhi, you will:

  • Have plenty of opportunity to build diverse experience and develop a broad range of skills
  • Have the opportunity to develop new approaches and flexibility to pursue your own research interests
  • Work with a diverse range of international clients
  • Be able to improve your foreign language skills, or learn a new one
  • Have the flexibility to schedule and manage your work as tailored to your needs

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Research design
  • Lead primary data collection
  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Contribute to writing research reports on topics including conflict, gender, environmental peacebuilding, disability inclusion and youth
  • Engage with, and adapt, new research practices and approaches, and participatory research tools and methods applied in humanitarian and development research
  • Support identification of tenders and development of proposals
  • Help to build Bodhi’s network and disseminate research findings
  • Write topical commentaries and blog posts on various development and humanitarian issues, as well as on monitoring and evaluation practices in the sector
  • Build positive working relationships with external stakeholders, including potential partner organisations, senior members of academic institutions, and local CSOs, where necessary

Person Specification

Qualification and experience:

  • PhD or Masters degree in Development Studies, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies, or a related discipline
  • Thematic interest and experience in conflict, climate change, food security, governance, economic development, disability inclusion, and/or youth and gender
  • At least 7 years’ experience working in M&E for an international organisation or NGO
  • Proven experience of managing M&E projects, preferably in fragile and conflict affected settings
  • Experience in data collection through technology (e.g. KoBo Toolbox)
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis software e.g. NVivo and SPSS
  • Fluency in English, fluency in French and/or Arabic desirable
  • Ability to cope well under pressure, and to occasionally work irregular hours to meet tight deadlines

Core competencies:

  • Research skills: Advanced analytical and conceptual ability, ability to distil information for relevance and context, excellent report writing skills and ability to write in a lucid accessible style
  • Attention to detail: A commitment to high quality deliverables and reports, meticulous in approach to research and report writing.
  • Initiative and flexibility: Must be able to work independently, show initiative towards completing goals and objectives, but also have the flexibility to adapt and answer to different demands necessary to fulfil assigned tasks
  • Teamwork: Openness to ideas and input from others on the team, ability to work collaboratively, have strong listening and interpersonal skills
  • Organisation: Must have a systematic approach to work, with the ability to multitask and manage time efficiently, meeting deadlines under pressure
  • Integrity: Must have a strong sense of research and professional ethics, be conscientious in approach to work and be committed to Bodhi’s research standards
  • Communication: Ability to communicate (verbal and written) confidently in English and to adapt to different audiences and cultural contexts

How to apply:

Please send:

  • a covering letter,
  • a copy of your CV
  • two examples of evaluations undertaken by you, or for which you were the lead researcher
  • three professional references

to jobs@bodhiglobalanalysis.com

*Candidates must have the right to work in the UK

Apply here