Terms: Fixed Term Contract until 31st July 2023, full time role
Closing Date: 30th June 2022 – 12:00
Change your career, change lives
The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.
This role will be based in the Insight team within Strategy and Insight, working alongside a highly collaborative group of Insight Managers to support a range of tracking and ad hoc priority research projects. You will be joining finalists in Team of the Year at the AURA 2021 awards and a team whose reputation has grown within the OU resulting in a wider variety of research projects
We are looking for candidates that can demonstrate strong experience across each stage of the research process, strong engagement with stakeholders – turning insights into action, and breadth of experience across research topics and sectors.
Skills and experience
Can you deliver to agreed timescales and research briefs, working both as part of a team and on your own initiative?
Do you have experience of solving complex business problems using secondary data and primary research combined?
Do you have extensive experience of working with external research agencies and deploying different methodologies (qualitative and quantitative) to meet research objectives?
The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the Job Description.
If you would like to discuss the particulars of this post before making an application, please email [email protected] quoting the reference number and job title or contact Joshua Vaatstra on +44(0)1908 638273.
How to apply
Please submit an electronic application by clicking on ‘APPLY NOW’ and following the instructions on The Open University website.
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