Apply: R4D Associate Director

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Hybrid

Results for Development (R4D) is seeking to fill the position of Associate Director, Governance Action Hub.

R4D is a nonprofit global development partner that collaborates with change agents around the world – government officials, civil society leaders and social innovators – to create strong systems that support healthy, educated people.


  • Strengthen Governance Action Hub networks and influence in relevant communities at the country, regional and global levels
  • Manage key partner relationships to build the Governance Action Hub’s position and credibility wherever it works
  • Actively broker and build relationships between country stakeholders and partners, allies in other countries in the Global South, or global-level organisations and resources
  • Coordinate and collaborate remotely with global and country teams and experts, providing leadership and input on activities specific to each place, including undertaking or coordinating research or synthesising/facilitating access to resources, tools and innovations; drafting strategies, and providing related policy advice
  • Oversee the delivery of technical assistance and products by coordinating workstreams and personnel
  • Develop and facilitate workshops and/or participate in events where key stakeholders (government and development partners) may be present to support capacity development and/or programme and policy design
  • Provide internal and external technical and thought leadership
  • Manage high-level stakeholder relationships, including with governments, donors, development partners
  • Work closely with the Governance Action Hub director to expand the programme globally, building relationships with government and development partners and co-designing partnerships
  • Manage and coach staff and specialist consultants to provide high-quality technical assistance in the region
  • Participate fully as a member of R4D by contributing, assisting, and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by management
  • 12 years, minimum, of relevant work experience in International Development, Governance, Business Administration and/or Public Policy
  • Proven cultural sensitivity and listening skills, including extensive experience living and working in the Global South or working with civil society, the private sector, and/or government agencies in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, or Latin America
  • Start-up mindset and experience managing experimental/proof of concept portfolios in international settings
  • Experience in business development to scale up or adapt proof of concept portfolios
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to deliver high-quality outputs and results within tight timeframes
  • Comfort working with a diverse team of colleagues from many different countries, cultures, and backgrounds
  • Proven thought leadership in relevant themes to the Governance Action Hub
  • Full professional fluency in written and spoken English, with Spanish and/or French (highly desirable)
  • Productive, energetic, creative, and task-oriented
  • Adept at exchanging constructive feedback
  • Equally comfortable and capable of working independently and in teams
  • Highly collaborative and approachable
  • Enthusiastic about joining a diverse and inclusive work environment

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