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Fair by Design

Fair by Design is hiring

Fair by Design is looking for a talented individual with an outstanding track record of successfully delivering influential policy initiatives to join the team as Head of Policy. Using your skills and experience you will help FBD to achieve its mission of eliminating the poverty premium by ensuring its policy work is thorough, relevant and timely and that FBD’s messages are heard by policymakers and those in power.  

  • This is a full-time fixed term contract of 3 years (with the possibility of renewal). 
  • Salary: £47,013 – £56,415 p.a. 
  • Generous contributory pension scheme of up to 10%. 
  • The team has been working at home and is transitioning to a hybrid model of working. This is under review but there will be an expectation of 2-3 days a week office/field-based in a typical week. 

People in poverty pay more for essentials such as energy, insurance and credit. This is known as the poverty premium. Fair By Design (FBD) is dedicated to ending the poverty premium. It is run by Barrow Cadbury Trust. Please note FBD is an advocacy programme and not a grants programme. 

About Barrow Cadbury Trust 

Barrow Cadbury Trust is seeking a just and peaceful society which recognises the equal value of all people. Largely working in partnerships with others, BCT uses all its resources – its money, its people and its name – to bring about structural change to increase social justice and equality.  

BCT has a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and it encourages applications from people with personal experience of the social justice and human rights issues we seek to address. 

Before you apply have a look at our short animation about our values and the way we work. 

Any offer of employment will be made subject to references, and confirmation of the right to work in the UK where we will need to see original documents. 

How to apply and interview date  

Please email Emily Wojcik ([email protected]) with your CV and a covering letter setting out how your skills and experience meet the person specification (no more than two sides of A4) by Midnight on Tuesday 22 November.  Please also complete and return the Equal Opportunities form below and note our Privacy statement.    

Interviews for short listed candidates will be held on Thursday 1 December at our office at The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, London SE11 5RR.  

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