We’re hiring!

  • Nov. 8, 2018

Want to join a team dedicated to transforming the impact of billions of dollars of development and humanitarian assistance? IATI Secretariat member, Development Initiatives (DI) is recruiting for three job vacancies:

IATI Technical Lead

  • Full time, permanent, based in Bristol
  • Salary Scale: £55,000 – £65,000 depending on experience
  • Closing Date: 30 November 2018
  • Interviews: December 2018
  • Start date: January 2019
  • How to apply: Please read the full role profile and apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

The IATI Technical Lead will lead on all aspects of DI’s work on IATI, collaborate with others in the IATI community to develop a long-term vision for the IATI Standard, and ensure the maintenance and development of IATI’s technical infrastructure. They will play a leading role in efforts to improve data quality and promote data use, provide policy advice on relevant issues to the IATI Secretariat and Board, and manage the IATI technical team to develop and deliver annual work plans.

Reporting to the Director of Engagement and Partnerships, the post-holder will act as a single point of contact within DI for the IATI Secretariat, Board, Members’ Assembly, Technical Advisory Group and IATI Chair, make an active contribution to policy and technical discussions at each of these levels, and support operational and governance processes. This is a senior management position, and the post-holder will have overall responsibility for all aspects of DI’s work on IATI including management of staff, contractors and budget.

You will have:

  • Strong coordination skills, and proven ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in other organisations, and with the wider community
  • A good understanding of the wider policy context in which technical decisions are taken, with the ability to weigh up both policy and technical considerations and provide balanced advice on the best way forward
  • High-level appreciation of current trends in information technologies

IATI Senior Full Stack Developer

  • Full time, permanent, based in Bristol
  • Salary scale: £40,000 – £50,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Closing date: 2 December 2018
  • First interviews: December 2018
  • Start date: Early 2019 (depending on notice period)
  • How to apply: Please read the full role profile and apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to [email protected] If you are interested to know more about the role, please get in touch with [email protected], sharing your CV and we’ll arrange an informal chat with IATI’s technical team.

If you want a job that uses your tech skills to make the world a better place – this is something for you! We’re at a pivotal time in building the technology that will help the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) become even more successful. Expect lots of interesting conceptual and technical challenges – for example, how to keep track and efficiently run statistics on the millions of data points that make up IATI data, many being updated and hosted individually by our publishers.

You will have:

  • Good knowledge of Python, Flask, Django and SQL
  • Ability to write code that scales and is well tested
  • A detailed understanding of DevOps processes

IATI Business & Data Analyst

  • Full time, permanent, based in Bristol
  • Salary scale: £25,000 – £30,000 per annum, dependent on experience
  • Closing date: 2 December 2018
  • First interviews: December 2018
  • Start date: January 2019
  • How to apply: Please read the full role profile and apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

The postholder will be a talented, data-savvy individual who will work very closely with the IATI technical team based in Bristol. The successful candidate will support organisations wanting to publish data to IATI, helping them through each step of the publishing process. The position will require working with a range of organisations that already publish to IATI to improve their data quality and usefulness, developing guidance and training materials for publishers and data users, and participating in the on-going maintenance of the IATI Standard.

The IATI community includes multiple stakeholder groups, so the postholder will have towork collaboratively with a variety of institutions and individuals across the IATI network, and establish and maintain good relationships within the community.

You will have:

  • At least two years of practical experience working in a technical support role that involves data analysis, business analysis or data manipulation
  • Experience of working on a public-facing support desk
  • A keen interest in working in international development, specifically around open data and development finance

For full details of all job applications, please see Development Initiatives vacancies.