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We’re recruiting in London!

19th Apr 2016

Principal Advisor, Head of International Programmes

Permanent: 39 hours per week 
Salary range: £50,000 – £75,000 per annum, plus benefits
Based in Central London

The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) is looking for an exceptional candidate to join as a Principal Advisor leading our work on International Programmes. This is a senior level appointment and you will lead a team of Senior Advisors and Advisors to deliver large scale projects overseas. In this role you will be expected to work closely with the Director of International Programmes to develop an overarching strategy and practice for our International Programmes. You will need to be experienced with working with a range of stakeholders and clients to deliver projects, including international governments.

Applicants should have substantial experience working on the development or delivery of policy in an overseas environment in government, academia, industry, or for a consulting firm or a design agency as well as strong leadership and management experience, including supporting team members to develop their own skills and expertise. A Masters or PhD in a relevant subject area (including, but not limited to behavioural economics, psychology, design thinking, evaluation methods) is desirable.

How to apply:

To apply candidates should upload their CV and complete their application through Applied:

You must complete all sections of the application process.

Full job description can be downloaded here.

Date of posting: 19th April 2016

Close of Applications: 2nd May 2016 at midnight

Interviews and assessment tasks will take place: From mid-May 2016

Please note:

  • If you do not already hold the right to work in the UK and/or require sponsorship in order to continue working here, you should think carefully before applying. This is because we will be unable to sponsor you unless there is no other suitably qualified settled worker available to fill the role or your current immigration status means that the resident labour market test will not apply in your case.
  • Please note that due to the volume of applications received we are unable to provide feedback. Please ensure that you meet the requirements for the role.

The Behavioural Insights Team is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.