Leicester, Leicester
London, Greater London
£30,000 – £39,000 per annum, depending on experience and location
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Research Manager

Leicester or London

Permanent - Full-time role / Flexibility or Part-time considered

Learning and Work Institute is an independent research, development and policy organisation dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion.

We're focused on the big questions. What impact will coronavirus have on the labour market and how should policy respond? How do we help more people to develop their skills in a changing job market?

We are seeking to add to our research & development team. As a Research Manager you will have responsibility for leading high-profile projects; generating high-quality evidence and knowledge; managing budgets and resources; working effectively with team members, partners, funders and other stakeholders; and ensuring that our work makes an impact on policy and practice. 

The ideal candidate for this role will bring strong knowledge and experience of a range of research methods and approaches, a track record of delivering projects and an interest in employment and skills policy.

In return, you will have the opportunity to learn from renowned experts and you will design, manage and deliver research programmes across all of our areas of expertise.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates.

L&W is a Silver Investor in People award holder, committed to equal opportunities and staff development including support for formal qualifications when applicable.

L&W prides itself on being a supportive and flexible employer. We recognise the importance of work-life balance for our staff and will consider flexible working arrangements.

Please note that the successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS check.

For more information and to apply, please click Apply. 

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 10th August 2020.

We anticipate that interviews will take place via Zoom, week commencing Monday 17th August 2020. 

Should you require any adjustments to participate in this recruitment process, please make this clear when you apply.

Refreshed on: 27 July 2020
Closed date: 10 August 2020
Tags: Policy/Research