The British Academy is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to the post of Deputy Head of International (Engagement).
The successful candidate will contribute to the leadership and management of the International Team, with specific responsibilities for the development of and delivering the Academy’s international strategy taking forward the Academy’s international relations and engagements throughout the world.
The role is a key position within the International Team which has grown in recent years due to sustained growth in our international portfolio and the importance of our international engagement for the future success of the Academy and the humanities and social sciences more broadly. Reporting directly to the Head of International but working closely with the Senior Programmes Manager and with Senior Management and Officers of the Academy, the post-holder will take forward the Academy’s international relations and engagements throughout the world, providing leadership for colleagues and delivering the Academy’s international strategy at a time of considerable change in the external environment.
We are seeking a candidate who has excellent diplomatic and problem-solving skills and will strive to ensure the continuous development of the Academy’s international engagement. They will help to identify new opportunities, develop potential synergies, initiate activity and lead development relevant to the Academy’s international engagement.
The British Academy offers 34 days of annual holiday, attractive benefits (including a defined benefit pension scheme) and one of the best locations in London.
HOW TO APPLY
The recruitment pack including the job description and person specification is available on The British Academy Website. Once you have had an opportunity to read through both documents carefully, please send a copy of your CV accompanied by a covering letter, outlining why you are particularly suited to this role and how you fulfil the criteria listed within the person specification. For further information and to apply, please follow the link via the Apply button.
Please also submit a completed equal opportunities form, which will be treated confidentially and separated from your application prior to the shortlisting process.
IMPORTANT TO NOTE:
The closing date for applications is 12pm, 24 September 2020.
All applications received after the closing date will not be reviewed.
Candidates who are shortlisted will be notified by Wednesday 30 September 2020.
If you do not hear from us by this date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 6 October 2020.