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Reference: 81862

Date Added: 23 December 2021
Closing Date: 17 January 2022

Job Title: Economic Researcher

Working For: Learning and Work Institute

Location: London or Leicester

Salary: £24,000-£31,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

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

We’re looking to recruit an Economic Researcher to join our growing team and support us in maintaining excellence in the production of evidence and advice on learning, skills and employment. You will contribute to the design, development and dissemination of quantitative based, high-quality projects; interpret complex data and produce statistical analysis that is accessible to a wide range of audiences; work effectively with team members and partners; and help to ensure our work makes an impact on policy and practice.

The ideal candidate will bring strong knowledge and experience of a range of statistical, analytical and evaluation techniques and an interest in the policy context for learning, skills and employment.

In return, you will have the opportunity to learn from renowned experts and you will shape and develop research programmes across 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. We offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus 6 grace days (including Christmas shutdown), 8 bank holidays, 18.2% employer contributions to the Local Government Pension Scheme, and various staff benefits such as generous family friendly provisions, cycle to work, season ticket loan, eye tests etc.

L&W is fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in our sector. We want this to be reflected in the diversity of the people who work for us, and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and identities.

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.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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

Closing Date: 17 January 2022

Interview/Start Dates

The closing time for applications is 12 noon on the date specified.

We anticipate that interviews will take place via Zoom week commencing 24 January 2022

Application Details

For more information and to apply, please visit our website https://www.learningandwork.org.uk/join-us/work-with-us/

Website: https://learningandwork.org.uk/

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