Senior Researchers

Leicester, London or Cardiff
£30,000 - £39,000 per annum, depending on experience and location
08 Nov 2018
29 Nov 2018
Contract Type

Senior Researchers

Full time, permanent

London, Leicester or Cardiff

We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic individuals with demonstrable project management skills to oversee a range of high quality, high impact research projects.  We are looking to recruit Senior Researchers to strengthen and support our existing team based in London, Leicester and Cardiff.

We are an independent policy and research organisation dedicated to lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion. Our work includes research, development, campaigning and policy advice.

As a Senior Researcher you will design and manage multiple research projects, write bids and will help to influence public policy.  You will also work collaboratively with highly respected colleagues who are recognised as national experts in the field of lifelong learning, economics and employment. As a team, we create discernable impact and deliver L&W’s mission.

The ideal candidate for this role will be highly organised; delegate effectively; motivate and manage staff; influence and build relationships internally and externally; collaborate and communicate effectively; adapt to change and manage a busy workload at pace.  If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you.

In return, you will have the opportunity to learn from renowned experts and you will shape, develop and manage research programmes across all of our areas of expertise.  We are a friendly and supportive team; passionate and enthusiastic about our work.  We support each other to develop and flourish.

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.

We offer a range of benefits in addition to a competitive salary including: 25 days holiday (rising to 27 after 5 years’ service); 8 Bank Holidays and 6 Grace Days (including Christmas closure); a generous pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme (with up to up to 16% employer contributions); season ticket loan and a range of family friendly, health and wellbeing benefits.

We are always very keen to hear from welsh speaking applicants.  Please do indicate on your application if you can speak welsh. 

For more information and to apply, please visit our website by clicking Apply.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 29 November 2018.

Interviews will be held in London or Leicester on Tuesday 11 December 2018.

Please visit our site for Welsh version.

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