Who we are
Perrett Laver is an Executive Search Firm and our mission is to serve sectors that benefit society by finding the strongest leaders to take on tomorrow’s challenges. We are an employee owned company, and our diverse team incorporates over 100 employees from many different countries and backgrounds across our 10 global offices. We have practices in Higher Education, Schools, Arts, Culture and Sports and the Not-for-Profit sectors.
Higher Education and Research Practice
Perrett Laver is a global leader in the higher education and research sectors. We support higher education institutions to find academic leaders with the potential to change the world and shape our future. Our clients include ground-breaking scientific and research institutions, leading global educational institutions and large-scale teaching-oriented universities.
By combining the intellectual and analytical skills necessary to grasp a complex brief and the research skills to identify world-leading candidates for leadership roles, the Research Associate is fundamental to our business. Flexible, rigorous and attracted to complexity, you will have the advocacy skills to engage senior academic leaders and world-leading professors.
You will be a self-starter capable of efficiently working to tight deadlines while delivering consistently excellent results. Throughout your time at Perrett Laver you will be part of a strong, global network of colleagues who inspire and encourage as you develop in the role while making a real difference to our client institutions.
As an organisation our shared-values unite us in our daily work and in our own team. We are an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer, we celebrate diversity, are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
• Bachelor's degree;
• interest in the Higher Education sector;
• excellent verbal and written communication;
• analytical skills and attention to detail;
• tenacious, committed with strong personal values;
• strong inter-personal skills both over the phone and face-to-face.
• Postgraduate qualification in Engineering, Life or Physical Sciences and Data Science;
• previous work experience;
• fluency in another language.
Interviews will take place on a rolling basis.