EngineeringUK is a not-for-profit organisation, which works in partnership across the engineering community with a wide range of organisations from business and industry, education, professional institutions and the third sector, to understand the engineering sector and the skills it needs and to develop, deliver and promote effective initiatives and programmes to inspire young people to consider a career in engineering. Together we’re working hard to improve the diversity of the young people we inform and inspire into engineering, helping to create a diverse and inclusive engineering workforce that reflects the UK population. And we’re growing our collective understanding of how to inspire young people into engineering to meet the workforce needs for environmental sustainability.
We guided by a series of values that we apply to all our activity.
We are insightful and open and honest with our insight so that everything we to inspire young people into engineering is based on clear and up-to-date evidence, gained by listening to and learning from our community.
We are courageous and dynamic in the development, piloting and promotion of ideas and activities which can help us all to inspire tomorrow’s engineers and increase the talent pipeline for engineering.
We are passionate about inspiring a new generation on engineers and a positive difference to young people’s lives.
We are inclusive, with partnership and collaboration at the heart of what we do. We are determined to reach those people who are under-represented in modern engineering.
About the role
Reporting to the Senior Research Analyst, you will work across EngineeringUK’s research and evaluation programme. You will support the delivery of EngineeringUK’s research into key issues for the engineering sector, including the make-up of the current workforce and future workforce needs; the flow of young people through STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) education pathways; provision of STEM careers advice; and young people and their influencers’ attitudes towards engineering and technology. You will also support the delivery of evaluations of school-based interventions to increase the diversity of young people who consider engineering and technology careers. This will include collecting and managing data, communicating findings and supporting colleagues to engage with the evidence around what works to inspire and inform young people.
You will be an excellent team player, able to take direction but also work independently, and adept at managing multiple tasks in a deadline driven environment. A keen attention to detail is essential. At least a basic understanding of research and evaluation methods is desired, and this role will provide opportunities to further develop skills in this area through work on a range of projects.
The role is London based at the EngineeringUK offices at 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6EN and may involve some occasional travel in the UK. We believe that hybrid working has many benefits and are pleased to offer flexible working with a baseline of 2 days (or 40%) a week in the office and core hours of 10am to 4pm.
This is a general guide to the key responsibilities of this role, it is not exhaustive. Similarly, the amount of time that you spend on various aspects of the role may vary.
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EngineeringUK is committed to being an inclusive workplace, where everyone feels they belong. This is supported by the dedicated work we are doing to ensure our policies and practices are inclusive and that our staff are trained to be able to fulfil this commitment.
We value the benefits of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and experiences. Our recruitment process is designed to be as accessible and inclusive as possible and to ensure people are individually assessed regardless of their backgrounds or characteristics. We are an equal opportunities employer and are open to flexible working, including job share.
Applying for this role
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The deadline for applications is before 9am on 17th April 2023
Applications will be assessed against the requirements for the post as set out in the Role Profile and Person Specification.
We are a Disability Confident committed employer. We guarantee an interview to anyone with disability who meets the minimum requirements of the role. Additionally, if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make for you during this recruitment process then we are happy to discuss this with you. If either of these apply then please discuss this on the reasonable adjustments question on your application.
We aim to notify candidates who have been shortlisted on 21st April 2023 If you have not heard from us after this date, please assume that you have not been successful.
First interviews will be held on 26th April 2023.
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