Current vacancies

Senior Researcher - Education & Skills

Policy Connect is looking for an ambitious Senior Researcher for our Education and Skills Policy Team.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm on Monday 20th December 2021.

Interviews to be held in the week commencing 3rd January 2022.

The role will cover:

  1. Conducting research interviews, roundtables and secondary analysis.
  2. Report writing, overseeing report design, devising and implementing communications and impact plans.
  3. Working with high profile figures from the sector.
  4. Stakeholder management of Commission members and funders in relation to the inquiry.
  5. Engaging Parliamentarians, Ministers, Shadow Ministers and Whitehall officials.

For more information and to apply, please visit our TalentVine portal.


Our Mission

Leading the development of new policy ideas through evidence and collaboration. 

Who we are

We are a membership-based, not-for-profit, cross-party think tank. We bring together parliamentarians and government in collaboration with academia, business and civil society to inform, influence and improve UK public policy through debate, research and innovative thinking, so as to improve peoples’ lives.

We lead and manage an extensive network of parliamentary groups, research commissions, forums and campaigns. We are a London Living Wage and Disability Confident employer and a Member of Social Enterprise UK, and have been operating since 1995.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, gender, sex, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or civil partnership or pregnancy/parental leave.

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Working with the Policy Connect team

Policy Connect offers an open, vibrant work environment close to the heart of UK politics. In a team of 25 staff, you will experience the buzz of working in Westminster and the passion of working to make a change to people’s lives for the better.

Our team gets to have great influence shaping the policy field and work across Policy Connect in developing the direction of the role. 

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