Engineers Against Poverty Job Vacancy: Senior Policy & Research Advisor - London, United Kingdom


Title: Senior Policy & Research Advisor

Location: Central London

Salary: Commensurate with experience and expertise

About EAP
EAP is a leader in infrastructure policy, engineering practice and international development with strong links with development agencies,government and industry. We develop research, policy and practice in infrastructure investment, labour standards, local content, climate change, transparency and accountability and cities and urban development in line with our mission to reduce and eventually eliminate poverty.

Job purpose:   
An opportunity has arisen for a full-time Senior Policy and Research Advisor to deliver research, policy and knowledge. We are seeking an experienced post-graduate and self-motivated individual to develop and drive our research and policy activity forward.  As a new position, the Advisor will have the opportunity to shape and grow the role over time.

You will have expertise in at least one of our areas of focus. We also welcome applications from individuals with other areas of expertise that align with our interests. You will be primarily responsible for leading the development new innovative research, policy and knowledge content in line with EAPs mission to improve infrastructure policy and engineering practice in order to help reduce and eventually eliminate poverty. It will also include identifying and pursuing funding opportunities through grant applications and consultancy opportunities. Finally, it will also involve working with our communications manager to identify key messages from the research, policy and knowledge content to maximise our influence amongst key decision-makers through our website, regular newsletters, blogs, social media and external events.

How to apply
Please email a CV and 1 page covering letter to

Closing date for applications: Monday 2nd May 2016

Interview date: Mid-May 2016

Contact information: Please contact EAP Programme Manager, John Hawkins for further information ( ) or 020 3206 0489). Kindly see the attachment for more details.