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Chair of the Board

We are looking for a new Chair of the Board who understands our social purpose and the challenges and opportunities we are working through now and in the future.

We’re particularly interested to hear from candidates who have skills and extensive experience in leading successful commercial growth, including in new or emerging markets, who are able to excite others by what is possible.

For more information about the role, please download the candidate information pack
 
The recruitment process is being undertaken by Inclusive Boards. Apply here
 
Deadline: 31 October 2021

Associate Director – Local and Central Government Sector (Maternity cover)

Salary estimate: Circa. £52k - 65k pa (depending on experience) plus an employer pension contribution of 7%.

Annual holiday entitlement: 38 days (including public holidays).

Location: We have an office in London, but our staff are dispersed and live across the UK.  

Contract: 12-month fixed term. Our full-time hours are 35 hours a week, we are fully equipped to support home office working and are happy to talk flexible/part-time working.

An exciting opportunity for a dynamic and experienced Associate Director to lead our local and central government sector.

We are looking for an Associate Director to work across the organisation and build on Traverse’s strong track record in local, regional, and central government across our services – research and evaluation; engagement; and consultation. This appointment is an opportunity for Traverse to expand the scale and scope of our work in the sector, raising our profile and growing our network.

We are looking for someone who can tell a good story – about how our work enables local and central government clients to connect with their communities and the public on important issues and informs decision making.

Externally focused, you will be the first point of contact for clients and partners in local government and central government and you will drive the development of solutions and projects that lead to work winning. You will be responsible for identifying and responding to new business opportunities and working directly with clients, developing relationships so that we are able to best meet their needs.

Accustomed to working autonomously and with recent experience working in local, regional, or central government, you will have a successful track record of bidding for and winning contracts or grants and have a deep understanding of the diversity and complexity of the sector.

As a member of our Senior Leadership Team, you will be an inspiring and collaborative leader, and as passionate as we are about creating an inclusive society with better outcomes for all.     

Interested? 

Read the recruitment pack for more information about this role.  

To apply, please complete the application form and return it to recruitment@traverse.ltd

Please also complete and return the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form, when you submit your application:  

Deadline – 9am, 25 October 2021                                                           


Senior Consultants - Public Engagement and Research and Evaluation teams

Salary estimate: Range £40,000-£52,000 pa (depending on experience) plus a plus an employer pension contribution of 7%.

Annual holiday entitlement: 38 days (including public holidays).

Location: We have an office in London, but our staff are dispersed and live across the UK.  

Contract: Permanent. Our full-time hours are 35 hours a week, we are fully equipped to support home office working and are happy to talk flexible/part-time working.

We’re looking to recruit two experienced researchers/ evaluators at our Senior Consultant grade to join our growing team.

A highly autonomous role, you will be responsible for the management and coordination of teams responsible for the full project cycle including the research/ evaluation design, the processing and analysis of data (quant/qual) and reporting insight and impact. You will be the first point of contact for clients and partners and responsible for ensuring your projects run to time, quality and on budget.

Senior Consultants are also responsible for building and maintaining external partnerships and supporting senior colleagues with new business generation, market development and writing proposals in response to invitations to tender.

Being part of the Traverse team is about variety. In the space of a month we can go from talking to patients about their experience of video appointments with a GP, to running a focus group with construction industry trainees about sexism, to riding in a self-driving car with a group of citizens to help them think about new traffic laws. The common thread is that we want to involve people in the decisions that affect their lives.

We are aware that many highly capable prospective candidates may rule themselves out of work of this kind because they underestimate their own ability to do the role. With this in mind, we strongly encourage applications from anyone who is prepared to learn and grow on the job and would like to stress that a degree and/or experience of working in research is not an essential requirement.

Interested? 

Read the recruitment pack for all the background information about these exciting roles. 

To apply, please complete the application form and return it to recruitment@traverse.ltd

Please also complete and return the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form, when you submit your application:  

Deadline – 9am, 25 October 2021


Consultant - Consultation team 

Salary estimate: £26,000 to £40,000 pa plus a pension contribution of 7% (employer contribution)

Annual holiday entitlement: 38 days (including public holidays).

Location: We have an office in London, but our staff are dispersed and live across the UK.  

Contract: Permanent. Our full-time hours are 35 hours a week, we are fully equipped to support home office working and are happy to talk flexible/part-time working.

We’re looking to recruit a Consultant to join our growing team.

Being part of the Consultation team means working on a range of high-profile issues of national importance. We have recently consulted with the public on topics such as the TV license fee, waste reform, runways, smart motorways and climate change, for clients including the BBC, government departments and the companies that deliver energy and transport to the public. The common thread is that we want to involve people in the decisions that affect their lives – if you do too, then keep reading.

An autonomous and varied role, you will be responsible for leading all elements of a consultation project cycle, including the design of consultations/surveys, the processing and analysis of data, and the creation of outputs summarising the data received.

You will lead teams of colleagues to deliver high-quality outputs for Traverse’s clients, with excellent attention to detail throughout. You will be given responsibility for different parts of different projects, which will include being a Project Manager for certain consultations. As PM, you will be the first point of contact for clients and partners and will be responsible for ensuring your projects run on time and on budget

Consultants are also responsible for contributing to the team’s targets for work-winning by maintaining external relationships and supporting senior colleagues with new business generation, including writing proposals for winning new work.

We are aware that many highly capable prospective candidates may rule themselves out of work of this kind because they underestimate their own ability to do the role. With this in mind, we strongly encourage applications from anyone who is prepared to learn and grow on the job and would like to stress that a degree and/or experience of working in consultation or research is not an essential requirement.

Interested?

Read the recruitment pack for all the background information about this exciting role. 

To apply, please complete the application form and return it to recruitment@traverse.ltd

Please also complete and return the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form when you submit your application.

Deadline – 9am, Monday 25 October 2021. Interviews week commencing 8 November 2021.         

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