Positive Money is a think tank and campaigning organisation working to reimagine our money and banking system for the wellbeing of people, communities and the planet. We have offices in London, Brussels and the US, and are part of a growing movement for economic systems change. Our mission is to reform money and banking in order to build a fair, democratic and sustainable economy.
We are recruiting for a Director of Research to lead Positive Money’s research programme. This is an exceptional opportunity for a great thought leader and manager in the new economy field, able to oversee and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously. We’re seeking someone with a commitment to dismantling oppression and experience working on research programmes at a senior level. You will help shape and facilitate the research strategy of a dynamic and progressive think tank that has undergone rapid expansion internationally.
We are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility and aim to dismantle oppression in all areas of our work. Please read the job description to learn more about our culture, benefits, and hiring process. If you have any questions or considerations you would like us to accommodate in the recruitment process, please email Flavia, our International Director of HR & Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contract: The role is for an initial fixed term of 1 year. After a year if the contract is extended, a permanent contract will be offered.
Salary: £56,953 per annum + 8% pension contribution (pro rata if working less than full time hours). Rising to £59,043 after 2 years in the role + annual cost of living adjustments.
Hours: Part-time or full-time (21 – 31.5 working hours per week). Requests for flexible working will be considered. Positive Money has recently begun a shorter working week trial, meaning we have reduced our full-time week from 35 hours (5 days) to 31.5 hours (4.5 days).
Benefits: We offer a range of staff benefits including generous annual leave provision, flexible working policy, and a dynamic work environment where openness, trust, and collaboration are the cornerstones of our positive and inclusive culture. See the full job description for details.
Location: Flexible between our London office or working remotely.
Deadline: Closing date for applications is 9am on October 19.
Start Date: Ideally January 2024 but we can be flexible for the right candidate.