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Thames Valley Berkshire LEP is recruiting a Research Manager

Salary: £50,000 per annum for the right candidate

Are you an experienced economic researcher wanting to make a difference?

Looking for an in-house role where you can shape the research programme?

Interested in working in partnership to research a diverse range of local economic issues? 

Keen to analyse the impact of policy interventions?

If so, we want to hear from you…

Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership is a business-led, government funded organisation dedicated to bringing together business, local government, education and voluntary community to drive the local economy to new levels of growth.

We pride ourselves 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 Research Manager will develop and maintain an up-to-date, robust evidence base that informs strategy; evaluate policy interventions and provide an Observatory function to partners. Alongside this you will manage a Research Assistant. Working with the LEP Project Management Office and Staff Programme Leads, we need a qualified, professional researcher; someone who can work within the parameters of a busy programme determined by the Strategic Economic Plan, an emerging Local Industrial Strategy and Berkshire’s Skills Advisory Panel.

Candidates must be organised and capable of managing a demanding workload with competing priorities. They should demonstrate high standards of integrity, honesty and professionalism in their approach to work
and be able to operate within a multi-stakeholder environment that includes central and local government.

All applications are to be made online. Please submit a covering letter and CV, both of no more than two sides of A4 each as part of your application. The recruitment pack is available here.

Contact person:Joanna Birrell
Contact email: joanna@thamesvalleyberkshire.co.uk
Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 20th January 2020

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