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Niccolo Durazzi, Deputy Project Director
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7955 6505



Researcher / Project Officer

LSE Enterprise is the commercial arm of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Among its various services, LSE Enterprise has developed a significant track record of consultancy and policy research in education, skills and employment policy for national and European institutions.

A selection of projects currently implemented by LSE Enterprise is available here|.

LSE Enterprise is now seeking to recruit one researcher / project officer to play a leading business development, project management and research role in the education, skills and employment policy fields. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following main tasks:

  •  To write and coordinate project proposals in the fields of education, skills and employment policy;
  •  To manage projects and carry out research in education, skills and employment policy areas;
  •  To establish new relationships and manage existing ones with academics, experts and partner organisations;
  •  To provide administrative support to the team’s operations as required.

The successful candidate is expected to have the following profile (all essential):

  •  MSc in a relevant discipline;
  •  One to three years of work experience in consulting or an academic environment;
  •  Research and project management experience on projects focussing on education, skills, employment or social policy more broadly;
  •  Ability to work independently and be a self-starter;
  •  Confidence to represent the company to clients, project partners and senior experts;
  •  Fluent in at least one European language in addition to English;
  •  Experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods.

The salary for the position is £24,000 per year. The contract is initially for one year with the possibility of becoming permanent upon satisfactory (individual and company) performance over the course of the year.

If you are interested in the position, please send your CV and a one-page cover letter to Niccolo Durazzi (|) by 5pm on 17 July with the subject line: Researcher / Project Officer.

Interviews will be held in London in the week beginning 28 July.

The successful candidate is expected to start working in the first half of September 2014.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

See information about vacancies at LSE|.