Occupational Psychologist / Psychometrician

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Date: 15 Sep 2023

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC

Core Accountabilities


  • Develop rigorous, scalable psychometrics and assessment exercises tailored to client needs
  • Evaluate psychometric properties according to Item Response Theory techniques
  • Conduct validation of psychometrics according to testing standards
  • Create test and assessment manuals
  • Analyse existing data sets for insight and opportunities
  • Support the development and implementation of data analytics, talent metrics, and related visualization techniques
  • Oversee and deliver assessments to meet client and department requirements

Education and Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, Psychology
  • Registration with British Psychological Society
  • Graduate degree in Statistics (desirable)


Minimum Work Experience & Essential Knowledge


  • Psychometric administration
  • Applied psychological research
  • Assessment development
  • Interpretation of psychometric results
  • Psychological interviewing
  • Development and delivery of training material related to psychological concepts



  • Ability to conduct assessments and interpret results
  • Ability to conduct job and role analysis
  • Experience in interpreting and applying Item Response Theory techniques
  • Familiarity with statistical software such as SPSS or R
  • Ability to efficiently learn new skills, methods and approaches within psychology
  • Proficient in all Microsoft applications
  • Strong organizational skills, superior multi-tasking abilities and attention to detail
  • Strong written English language skills
  • Experience of developing and delivering rigorous assessments in the defence and security industry (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Python (desirable)


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