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Senior Occupational Psychologist


Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber : London : Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East


About the job

Job description

You will be joining a high performing team of occupational psychologists who apply evidence based practice and put the client at the heart of what they do.

We are a team that embraces innovation to deliver better results, improved efficiency and added value. You’ll play a key role in supporting
the running of our growing business offer.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Assessment Design, Training and Evaluation, Scoping and designing bespoke assessment solutions, including sifting tools, behavioural work sample simulations, assessment centres and interviews.

Managing multiple assessment projects at all stages of the consultancy cycle.

Delivering comprehensive training packages to assessors, interviewers and role players to ensure consistent, standardised and
objective assessments.

Evaluating the effectiveness of assessment solutions by identifying appropriate statistical methods/techniques and interrogation of
data to ensure they are robust, fair, reliable and valid (e.g. predictive validity, adverse impact analysis).

Executive Assessments

Facilitating Staff Engagement Exercises (SEEs) for senior leader selection, providing feedback reports and using the behavioural insights to brief interview panels.

Delivering psychological assessments/personality profiling utilising a range of commercially available tools for senior leader selection, providing feedback reports and using the insight to brief interview panels.

Consultancy Research

Providing professional occupational psychology advice and guidance to clients and senior leaders to ensure adherence to industry best practice and the highest ethical standards.

Representing the Occupational Psychology profession at working groups, committees and other forums, within GRS, CSHR and across government to inform policy and operations.

Researching new and emerging assessment methods/processes; setting up and conducting detailed studies to explore their impact and efficacy.

Business Development

Preparing marketing material and contributing to writing project proposals for clients.

Securing income generating work and developing new business.

There will be frequent opportunities to project manage multiple campaigns, and also in the future there may also be opportunities to more formally supervise and line manage staff.


Chartered membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Registered Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or willingness to gain registration on appointment to the role.