Our culture

The CBI Behaviours Framework

Our framework describes the behaviours essential for effective performance at the CBI. They are key to achieving results now, as well as in the future, and play a vital role in helping us to deliver our strategy.

  • Collaborative

    Builds rapport and engages, to share knowledge and skills, build partnerships and achieve results

  • Takes ownership
    Takes ownership

    Is accountable, showing pride and passion for what we do and communicates our purpose with clarity.

  • Agile

    Is proactive and responsive in supporting an agile culture, demonstrating a learning mindset, respecting and collaborating with others with a focus on delivering value and adapting to change.

  • Commercial

    Understands our environment and has a commercial and financial mind-set, ensuring all activities deliver added value.

  • Innovative

    Is bold in their thinking and has the energy and tenacity to drive change and improvement and learn from their mistakes; innovating in small steps as well as big leaps.

  • Analytical

    Evidence driven; gathering information, analysing, problem solving, and making informed decisions.

The CBI Skills Framework

The CBI Skills Framework

Our Skills Framework describes the skills that are essential for effective performance at the CBI. As individuals, the skills are central to high performance and career progression, and as a business, alongside the behaviours, they support us to deliver our CBI strategy.

Tania Kumar

“Working at the CBI has given me the opportunity to work on issues that I feel passionately about and to see first-hand the impact of public policy on businesses across the UK. To be part of an organisation that is at the heart of delivering such change makes every day rewarding.”

Tania Kumar, Senior Policy Advisor

Benefits of working for the CBI

Once you’re here, we’ll provide you with unparalleled opportunities for development and growth. On top of that, take a look at what else we offer our employees:

  • Wellbeing

    We take wellbeing seriously, with access to mental health professionals and subsidised private health care.

  • Annual Leave
    Annual Leave

    25 days annual leave, plus an extra three days off for Christmas as standard.

  • Family

    Competitive parental leave pay, maternity and shared parental leave is 26 weeks full pay with a £400 allowance to support new parents.

  • Loans

    Loans for Season tickets, rental deposits, cycle to work scheme and gym flex. Plus a range of insurance options.

  • Diversity and Inclusion
    Diversity and Inclusion

    Our employee-led networks (BAME, LGBT+, Working Families and Women) to help promote workplace diversity and inclusion.

  • Flexible working
    Flexible working

    We always fully consider flexible working and aim to facilitate different patterns of work with the use of our excellent IT support.

We are a positive employer

  • Inclusive Employer
    Inclusive Employer

  • Race at Work Charter
    Race at Work Charter

  • Social Mobility Foundation
    Social Mobility Foundation

  • Disability Confident Employer
    Disability Confident Employer

  • Mencap

  • Change the Race Ratio
    Change the Race Ratio

Current opportunities

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