Global Head, Behavioural and Communications Advisory

Kantar Public
This is a global role and we can consider base location from any of our major hubs, in Europe, America, Asia or Australia.
Competitive package
Kantar Public is a leading evidence and advisory business for governments, multilateral organisations, and the private sector. With our roots in the world’s oldest and best-known social research businesses, we have been partnering with clients across the globe to answer the next generation of public policy challenges for almost ninety years. Today, we work at the intersection of data, technology, and human understanding. Our specialist teams create the evidence required for decision making, and we advise clients in areas that include national statistics and longitudinal programmes, public policy design and evaluation, ground-breaking behaviour change programmes, and public opinion trends.
The Role

As part of an exciting and fast-paced programme of growth and expansion, we are currently seeking to appoint a Global Head, Behavioural and Communications Advisory to join our senior team. You will lead our global work advising national governments, international governmental organisations, and development funders, on behavioural and communications strategies to support public policy delivery and improve the quality of the public realm. Reporting to our Global CEO, this influential post has been created to support the ongoing growth of our global Behavioural Insights and Communications offer. We have built a global reputation for our ground-breaking work in the field, whether for major behavioural change programmes or our ability to provide advisory to governments, drawing from our proprietary models and tools that guide communications strategies. 

You will be recognised as a sector expert and will have demonstrable client, commercial and people leadership skills. You will have international experience and a track record of effective offer innovation. You will be comfortable working in a highly collaborative, matrixed international organisation. As a member of our Board, you will have overall responsibility for our commercial success in this area of our work, partnering closely with your colleagues who lead our regional businesses. 

We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and support the quality of the public realm. This is a significant opportunity for the right person to join a gold-standard business at a time of rapid growth and development. How we work is as important as what we do: we are looking for colleagues who will role model our values and behaviours.  

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How to apply

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

  • your CV (no more than three sides)
  • a covering letter that sets out why you think this role is a great match to your knowledge and experience.

Closing date is Monday 25th October 2021

Initial discussions with Starfish Search will take place in w/c 25th October 2021

Informal meetings with Kantar Public Global CEO Dr Michelle Harrison for selected candidates will take place in early November 2021 Final interviews with Kantar Public Board Members will take place in mid to late November 2021

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