Current Vacancies


Head of Employment

We’re looking to recruit a Head of Employment to lead our work on employment and the labour market, and on low pay and progression.

You will bring a strong understanding of the policy and delivery context for learning, skills and/or employment; a track record in developing and delivering programmes of. work; proven success in business development; and expertise in applied research. In return, you’ll have the chance to shape, lead and deliver a unique and exciting programme of work and to be part of a dynamic and committed team.

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To apply, please complete the application form and send, along with your CV and signed copy of L&W’s Job Applicant Privacy Notice to [email protected]

The successful candidates will have to undergo an enhanced DBS check

Deadline to apply:  10:00am on Wednesday, 8th January

Interviews will be held in London on Thursday, 16th January.


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Are you starting your career in research? Or looking for the next step in your career as a researcher, senior researcher or head of research? If so, we want to hear from you!

L&W is a flexible and supportive employer. We are a Silver Investors in People Award holder committed to making L&W a great place to work. We are particularly interested in hearing from Welsh-speakers, care leavers and those interested in flexible working. If you would like the opportunity to know more about us and our team, please get in touch.

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In addition to a competitive salary, we offer 35 to 39 days’ holiday including bank holidays, grace days and Christmas closure. We also offer a generous pension with LGPS and staff benefits.

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