Project Director

Engage Britain
Flexible location
Competitive salary
Engage Britain is a new organisation focused on tackling our country’s most difficult and divisive challenges. Our mission is to show that we can be optimistic about the future by putting people at the heart of finding ways forward on the biggest challenges facing our country. We will chart a new course for policymaking that bridges divides and will support all those who wish to be involved to develop ways forward that are politically sustainable and make a real difference.

Our first Project Director appointment presents an unrivalled opportunity to join a brand new organisation and make a great personal impact in a period of organisational development. You will be responsible for setting up and running Engage Britain’s first dynamic dialogue, working with partner organisations and growing a high performing team that combines facilitative and analytical skills. You will also manage a significant dedicated budget for commissioning analysis and funding secondments to enable this work to happen. This role is part of our leadership team and you will work closely with the Chief Executive, directors and trustees to develop an organisational culture and ways of working that enable us to achieve our objectives.

Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.

To make an application, please click on the apply now button below, with the following prepared:

  • your CV (no more than three sides)
  • a supporting statement that sets out why you think this role is the right move for you.
  • we would be grateful if you would also tell us your current salary details and any dates when you are not available to attend interview.

Closing date
Monday 24th February 2020

Agreement of the final shortlist
First week of March 2020

References taken up for shortlisted candidates and a chance to meet stakeholders
Early-mid March 2020

Final interviews (first round)
Mid- March 2020

Final interviews (final round)
Late March 2020