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Careers with IGD

Join our team of food and grocery experts working to deliver a better future for the industry, its employees and the public.

Current vacancies

  • Interim Technology Director

    We are looking for an Interim Technology Director to lead and develop IGD’s technology and digital capabilities. The role is all encompassing, wide and varied, and requires someone who can lead both the strategic thought process, and operational delivery. 

  • Head of Development

    We are seeking a bright, dynamic, and ambitious Head of Development to lead the in-house development team and instruct on web, CRM and integration projects developing efficient and effective applications in accordance with business requirements and coding standards.

  • Shopper Insight Analyst

    We are looking for a Shopper Insight Analyst to join our growing Shopper team. The work is varied, stretching and extremely rewarding. IGD is a place where you can make a real difference, working with industry leading executives and senior managers across the food and grocery industry.

  • Shopper Insight Manager

    We are looking for a Shopper Insight Manager to join our growing shopper team. The work is varied, stretching and extremely rewarding. IGD is a place where you can make a real difference, working with industry leading executives and senior managers across the food and grocery industry.

  • Senior Communications Officer – Charitable Communications

    This role will be to provide effective in house communications support for the organisation in particular, although not exclusively, the charity, in the implementation of the communication strategy.

  • Senior Communications Officer - Corporate Communications

    We are looking for a senior communications officer to join the IGD communications team to provide input into the communication strategy, including the media plan, website content management and external stakeholder relations, ensuring sound principles are followed to deliver to the organisation’s needs.

  • Nutrition and Scientific Affairs Executive

    We require someone to contribute across our whole Healthy Eating work and industry groups. It is a flexible role that will evolve with the programme. Activities will include building relationships, keeping up to date with new developments, conducting research, producing written materials and supporting meetings.

  • Recruitment Manager (12 month maternity cover to start April 2016)

    We are looking for an experienced recruitment manager to manage the end to end recruitment process and assessment activities of all IGD vacancies. You will act as a partner to line managers across the organisation and provide a framework, support, advice and guidance to drive effective recruitment of all IGD employees.

  • CRM Developer

    CRM is critical to our business. You will be joining a growing IT team responsible for all aspects of the CRM system, delivering projects and new features along with providing support to end users. You will use your sound technical knowledge and understanding of CRM to enable better ways of implementing future CRM solutions.

  • Online Learning Co-ordinator

    This is an exciting brand new role that offers lots of variety. You will be focusing on supporting the development, delivery and communication of IGD’s programmes in the area of Learning and Development, with a focus on online learning.

  • Interim Conference Marketing Manager (12 month fixed term contract)

    We are looking for a Conference Marketing Manager who will play a lead role in creating and sharing relevant, engaging and authoritative content which is central to raising awareness, generating engagement and delivering sales of IGD products and services.

  • Senior Retail Analyst Manager – China

    This is an exciting time to join IGD. As an international food and grocery expert, we operate at the heart of the industry and are respected for the quality of our information and insight. Headquartered in the UK, we are looking for an experienced and commercially-focused Senior Retail Analyst Manager to join the team and support the growth of our business in Asia.

  • Web Developer

    We are seeking a bright, dynamic and ambitious developer to work in the development team on web projects within the business. You will be working on projects developing efficient and effective applications in accordance with the business requirements, business standards and coding standards.

  • Supply Chain Analyst

    We are looking for someone who will contribute to the success of IGD’s Supply Chain research programme by producing leading-edge products and services that meet our members’ information requirements. You will be working as part of a team of experts to grow the impact of our Supply Chain Analysis service and work on a variety of different projects.

  • Supply Chain Insight Manager

    We have a unique opportunity for you to help take our Supply Chain team to the next level. You will be working as part of a team of experts to grow the impact of our Supply Chain Analysis service whilst also contributing to the broader Supply Chain programmes such as ECR. Find out more here.

Who we are

IGD is the food and grocery industry’s research body, a hub of best practice and thought leadership. Through our charitable activities we bring people and companies together to train and educate employees, and deliver public benefit. This work is supported by our trading company, which supplies the world's food and grocery businesses with first-class insight.

Careers at IGD

Those that flourish at IGD are looking for something a bit different. A career with us offers you a unique opportunity to work across the food and grocery industry, to engage with industry leaders and government, to use your knowledge to share best practice, and to make a real impact.

Our people come from a variety of backgrounds and that’s what makes your time with us so special. We are made up of everyone from scientists to sales people, shopper specialists to economists, and we all learn from each other. Whether in commercial, charity or support roles, what unites us is our passion for the food and grocery industry and the way we approach what we do.

If you enjoy bringing people together, have a strong sense of what is right and always hold yourself to high standards, IGD is full of people who share your values. We’ve built a culture based on teamwork, integrity and excellence and these core values underpin everything we do.

If this sounds like you then send us your CV now. 

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  • Why work at IGD?

    IGD is a great place to work, with excellent employee benefits, a beautiful working environment and a very supportive team culture.

Why work at IGD 

 A career with us offers you a unique opportunity to work across the food and grocery industry, to engage with industry leaders and government, to use your knowledge to share best practice, and to make a real impact. But if you need to know more, find out about our benefits package here.

IGD is IIP accredited
IGD was awarded 'One to Watch' in the 2012 Best Companies Accreditation project