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Senior Manager


Do you have a passion for public services? Are you interested in how behavioural science can help to solve complex social problems? Are you naturally curious? IMPOWER is expanding and looking for ambitious, passionate and forward-thinking individuals who share our energy, passion, intellect and outlook.

We want to hear from experienced Senior Managers who will thrive in our independent and pioneering organisation, who recognise that insight is about more than data manipulation, and who enjoy working with people. IMPOWER consultants have different skills, insights and attitudes from our competitors. We understand complexity, using behavioural insights to challenge conventional thinking. We never copy-and-paste solutions as no two problems are ever the same.

IMPOWER’s Senior Managers are technically competent, with a strong track record and expertise in their professional area, be it local government, health, finance or data. They have a strong belief in well-run public services that make real, tangible improvements to people’s lives. They have a high degree of emotional intelligence which enables them to understand and appreciate the situations that our clients face and build relationships with client staff and service users. They are trained in EDGEWORK ® – our unique approach to managing complex problems, and the way we deliver sustainable change and better public services.


  • Managing client projects and day to day delivery, embedding IMPOWER’s EDGEWORK approach.
  • Managing key relationships with clients and wider stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that project workstreams are delivered to agreed timelines and budgets, with consistent quality across all delivery outputs.
  • Formally drawing out insight from projects, sharing across other projects and generating ideas for business development, opportunities and EDGEWORK Inventive Methods
  • Support account relationship growth and planning
  • Career development, coaching, mentoring and performance management of project teams and direct reports.
  • Proactive personal development

Skills and Experience

  • 6-8 years of management consulting experience with project delivery expertise
  • Demonstrable evidence of working within the public sector, health or social care
  • Experienced and knowledgeable of UK public services and current social issues
  • Experienced in managing project teams and multiple workstreams
  • Emotionally intelligent, understanding how to work in values-based organisations and environments
  • A commercial mindset
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Strong Microsoft Office capabilities

Hours: Full time

Location: Nationwide, with a London head office

Salary: £80,000 – £90,000 + discretionary annual bonus


  • 28 days annual leave per year, with buy/sell/rollover scheme
  • Pension scheme with 4% company contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Private medical and dental insurance
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Opportunities for Flexible Working and family-friendly policies
  • Regular training and development opportunities, including an annual personal development budget of £500
  • Discounts at a variety of high street retailers
  • Volunteer days
  • Regular team socials and celebrations

Apply now

To apply, please email with your CV and cover letter outlining your relevant skills and experience, and why you want to help the public sector for the better.

All stages of interview are scheduled to take place on Mondays and Fridays only.

We endeavour to consider all applications in good time and to speak with all candidates personally, although due to the sheer volume of responses this may not always be possible.

Please note that if we have not contacted you within 21 days it is fair to assume your application will not be pursued further in this instance.

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