London, Greater London
£33,000 - £38,000 per year
Permanent, Temporary, Full time 1 year contract with possibility for extension Contract, Full-time
Job description

Full-time, one year with possibility for extension; 6 months probation period

Salary: £33,000 - 38,000 depending on experience.

Application closes at 23:59 on 7 February 2021

Interview dates: 10-11 February 2021

Immediate start preferable


Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK.

In the first instance, the role will be remote due to COVID-19. Circumstances allowing, there will be the opportunity to be based in an office.


BASIC promotes meaningful dialogue amongst governments and experts in order to build international trust, reduce nuclear risks, and advance disarmament. We envision a world that uses cooperative measures, rather than the threat or use of force, to achieve peace and security. This world will be achieved by taking steps that promote mutual security at the international, regional, national, and individual levels, and sustained through resilient international norms and law.

Role Description

We are seeking a Policy Fellow to become an important member of a vibrant and growing think tank team. The successful candidate will manage BASIC’s Emerging Technologies portfolio with some project delivery as well as contribute to the development of new projects, including idea development and fundraising. The candidate will have funded work from Day 1.


In terms of technical knowledge and skills, we expect:

  • A strong general knowledge of global security and conflict resolution, with a specialisation in the impact of technologies on security

  • Specific knowledge of nuclear weapons policy preferred

Demonstrable ability to design and carry out project management and research to a high standard

Please take the time to ensure that you meet the role requirements before making an application.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Work with the Co-Directors, Policy Fellows and Consultants to deliver project work to a high standard. 

  • Ensure project deliverables are delivered on time and to budget

  • Organise international roundtables and other events with track 1 and 2 participants

  • Write high-quality, policy-relevant research reports, op-eds and briefings

  • Manage relationships with stakeholders and build BASIC’s network and reputation

Posted on: 18 January 2021
Closed date: 01 February 2021
Tags: Policy/Research, Project Management

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