Policy & Research Manager

Students- Union UCL

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 18th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £36,770 - £44,388 per annum
  • REF: 1880386
  • Closes: 08th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Policy & Research Manager is a key appointment as we strengthen our research and policy work. They will develop and deliver an exciting programme of policy research and insight work to understand the views and experience of our members on key topics affecting student life, establishing the Students Union as a thought leader on key issues of importance to students. Through our evidence and insight, we will ensure that their needs influence decision-makers in the university, across London and nationally.

Youll lead the team to produce high quality reports, publications and dissemination events which put the outcomes of our research and insight programme at the centre of UCLs decision making and also impact national policymakers. This role is based at heart of the Unions Policy, Governance and Insight team, working closely with our elected student leaders and Senior Management Team. No two months will be same, and you’ll be an essential part of what we can achieve for our members in the future.

Key Requirements

The successful applicant will be passionate about policy research and gathering insight to ensure that we truly represent the diversity of our membership. Youll be organised and resourceful, able to operate in a fast paced and changing environment. Youll be analytical in your approach and a great project manager. Youll lead and manage others to develop themselves and achieve impactful results.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

If you have any queries about the role please e-mail SU-HR@ucl.ac.uk.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Closing Date

8 Dec 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date

20/21 Dec 2021

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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