Working at Learning and Work Institute

We are an independent research and development organisation dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion. We're focused on the big questions. How do we help more people find work and build careers in a changing jobs market? How do we help people to be active and engaged citizens? And how do we do all of this at a time of constrained public finances?

Current Vacancies

Head of Research

Leicester, London or Cardiff

Full-time or part-time, permanent

L&W is an independent research and development organisation dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion.

Our vision is for a prosperous and fair society in which learning and work provide opportunities for everyone to realise their potential and ambitions throughout life.

To this end, we are focused on the big questions. How do we support people to build their careers and progress out of low pay? How do we help people to be healthy, active and engaged citizens? And how do we do all of this at a time of constrained public finances?

We’re looking to recruit a Head of Research to join our growing team – leading, managing and delivering high profile research and development work, and supporting colleagues within the organisation to do the same.

As Head of Research you will bring extensive expertise in applied research, a track record in leading projects and in business development, and a good understanding of the policy and delivery context for learning, skills and/or employment.

In return, you'll have the chance to shape, lead and deliver a unique and exciting programme of work and to be part of a dynamic and committed team.

As a Silver Investor in People award holder, we are committed to staff development and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work.

Closing date for applications is Monday 23 July 12pm 2018 

Interviews will be held in Leicester on Monday 30 July 2018

To apply, please complete the Application Form and submit to [email protected] together with a copy of your CV - also note it is mandatory to complete the Job Applicant Privacy Notice (for GDPR).

Should you require any adjustments to participate in the recruitment process, please contact Begonia Fernandez, Business Support Administrator or call 020 7582 7221.

Interested in joining our Consultants register?

We are always looking to engage with like-minded professionals to join our consultants register. To join the register, you will need a strong track record in learning, skills or employment, with excellent research or development skills. To find out more, or to receive an application form, please email us.

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