Current vacancies

Recruitment opportunities at Qualifications Wales.

All our vacancies are advertised here and on our Twitter page. We kindly ask that you do not send speculative CVs as we are unable to keep these on file.

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All employees are currently working from home in line with Government guidance.

We are currently reviewing what our approach will be when workplaces return to something more normal. We are considering flexible options, but these are not yet decided, and the roles will require the candidate to work at the office for a proportion of the week. 

Research Officer

Band 3 - £30,600 - £37,410 per annum

We also offer 30 days annual leave (in addition to public holidays and up to three days office closure at Christmas), flexible working arrangements and membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of the Research and Statistics team in Qualifications Wales. The purpose of the team is to develop and deliver research and statistics in support of the furtherance of Qualifications Wales’ principal aims in relation to qualifications and the qualification system.  The team provides advice on assessment and qualification research and statistics with the aim of providing an objective evidence base for regulatory and policy decision-making about qualifications in Wales.

The Research Officer will support the research team and the wider organisation in strands of work relating to research, engagement and consultations.  The post holder will have an interest in education research, ideally in educational assessment and will work with colleagues and external stakeholders to help further establish Qualifications Wales as a body that works on an evidence basis and that is recognised as a leading organisation in the field of assessment research.

More specifically, the role will include full responsibility for small in-house exercises and contributions to larger commissioned studies or programmes of research.

For full job description click here.

Please see How to Apply here.

Closing date: Midday – 26 April 2021

Interviews: These will be held online on 12 May 2021