Welcome to Social Development Direct

Social Development Direct is a leading international provider of social development consultancy and research services. SDDirect is based in London and was established in 1999 as a small network of leading independent consultants and researchers committed to working with government and non-governmental organisations to improve the quality and impact of development assistance. We are committed to the eradication of poverty, global inequality and injustice and work with development partners in the north and south to this end. SDDirect is now an international network of over 200 professionals with expertise in social development, gender, human rights, political science, conflict and peace building, and governance with an in-house team of 10 social development specialists.

At the cutting edge >> DFID Violence Against Women and Girls Helpdesk

An SDDirect-led consortium, including ActionAid, International Rescue Committee (IRC), Womankind, and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), is delighted to be managing the DFID contract ‘Tackling violence against women and girls (VAWG): Scaling up programme support to UK staff' - The Violence Against Women and Girls Helpdesk.


Work with us >>Finance and Contracts Administrator

An exciting opportunity has arisen at SDDirect for a highly competent Finance/Contracts Administrator, to work efficiently with other teams on issues relating to the financial and contractual management and logistics of our existing projects and new proposals. You will have strong numeracy skills and demonstrate proficient use of Microsoft Office, with strong Excel skills. Download the Job Description HERE.

Please send a cover letter, outlining how you meet the requirements of the person specification, and CV tojobs@sddirect.org.uk stating "Finance/Contracts Administrator" in the subject line. Closing date for applications is Monday 19 May, 10am, GMT.