Executive Director

Institute for Public Policy Research

Closing date 18 December 2019
Location London
Position type Permanent
Role Public policy / lobbying
Education College
Experience 6-10 years
Salary GBP 90,000–90,000
Benefits See below

Job description

The Person

The candidate will have significant leadership experience coupled with a strong track record of innovative and impactful thinking and analysis. Have sound experience in public policy development and a proven ability to manage a complex organisation, capable of inspiring and motivating staff to reach the highest standards. Will be expected to represent the organisation at the top levels of government, politics, business, the voluntary sector and the media. In addition, the candidate will be an excellent fundraiser, able to play a lead role in managing strategic funding relationships, while ensuring that IPPR’s research remains at the cutting-edge of public policy.

How to apply

IPPR is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As an organisation engaging in critical debate about a wide range of progressive policy issues, we value the creativity and range of perspectives that a diverse team can provide.

As part of our commitment to flexible working we will consider a range of options for the successful applicant to fill the post, which can be discussed at the interview stage.

Before applying please read the job information pack on our website.

A CV with a 2-page personal statement demonstrating your suitability for the role as described in the person spec, should be returned to applications@ippr.org,  quoting the job title or REF: ED/NOV. If possible, please combine your CV and cover letter into one PDF document. More application - details on our website.

As part of your application please complete our anonymous diversity monitoring form equal opportunities monitoring form.

Stage one interviews will be held on 6 January 2020 followed by stage two on 13 January 2020.