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DFID Overview

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London, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
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Government
Government
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
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The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies ... Read more

DFID Reviews

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DFID Secretary of State Justine Greening
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  • "Great experience but some issues"

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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at DFID full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Varied experiences, committed people, trying to put good policies in place,flexi-time, not too much pressure

    Cons

    Political, still some old-fashioned practices, some bullying and unpleasant behaviour

    Advice to Management

    Get the bullying under control

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DFID Photos

DFID photo of: Department for International Development, East Kilbride (Photo thanks to Geograph user Elliott Simpson, Some Rights Reserved)
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DFID Interviews

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Getting an Interview
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    Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at DFID.

    Interview

    Group exercise where you were asked what the department's strategy should be for the next 2 years.
    This was followed by competency interview focusing on how you prioritised different work and worked collaboratively

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DFID Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places To Work in the Federal Government (Large), Partnership for Public Service, 2009

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