|Salary:||£27,929 to £33,314 pro rata (Grade 4)|
|Placed On:||2nd February 2023|
|Closes:||6th March 2023|
Equate Scotland is a national expert policy, research, development and advocacy organisation, with a focus on women’s under-representation within the science, engineering, technology and the built environment industries. We are hosted by Edinburgh Napier University and are based at the Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart campus.
We work in collaboration with the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) sector, academia, statutory and third sector bodies, and the Scottish Government. For effecting a tangible and sustainable change, enabling more women to study, work and progress in these key sectors.
Equate Scotland’s current programme of work is funded by the Scottish Government for 3 years (Oct 2021 – Sept 2024). The funding is renewed annually, and we are awaiting confirmation of our funding to 2024 and beyond.
We believe in creating an inclusive and enjoyable place of work, and we are pleased to be currently operating hybrid working and open to discussing flexible working patterns. We also offer the opportunity to for job-share for this position.
You can find out more information about us here.
As part of our ongoing focus on gender equality in the STEM sector and academia, we are currently recruiting a Policy & Research Coordinator to support on the vital policy tracking and research to support this work.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to initiate and build positive relationships with sector and industry partners to lead on the organisation’s policy informed research, and map Equate Scotland’s objectives to the Scottish and UK Government policy agendas.
You will have the opportunity to represent Equate Scotland and create strong relationships with other relevant equality and policy groups to establish joint influence and support networks.
Your significant experience in this area will allow you to work closely with the training team to apply current policy knowledge and advise on key STEM sector trends to ensure our training and services are informed by best practice.
You will also work closely in consultation with Equate Scotland colleagues to design and manage data gathering processes to inform the creation, monitoring and evaluation of Equate’s programmes to reflect best practice outcomes of equality, diversity, and inclusion.
You will be able to share your knowledge, experience and best practice through regular team updates and producing reports that can be shared with employers, policymakers, and other key stakeholders.
For a full job description and comprehensive list of duties, click here.
What we will need from you
Benefits we offer
In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package.
For more information on our wide range of benefits, click here.
The role is part-time (29 hours per week), fixed term until the end of September 2023.
Salary: £27,929–£33,314 per annum pro rata
Closing date: 6 March @ 11:59pm
Interview date: Friday 31st March
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