Policy, Research & Training Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £27,116 – £32,344 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st December 2021


  • Advertised from 19th November 2021
  • 29 hours per week. 10 months Fixed Term Contract.
  • 0000014442

Role

We are currently looking for a Policy, Research & Training Co-ordinator to join our Scotland Equate team based at Craiglockhart Campus in Edinburgh.

Working for Equate Scotland is your opportunity to contribute to making a real and sustainable difference for women studying and working in STEM sectors. We are recognised as the national expert in gender equality throughout the STEM sectors and having just secured our Scottish Government funding for the next three years, we are pushing forward with our work, communicating with women, students, industry and legislators to delivery on our strategy.

The Role:

You will play a key role across the team. Responsible for Policy tracking and research that supports Equate Scotland’s work on gender equality in STEM. Working, and building relationships with policy groups, sector and industry partners. Working with the training team to ensure that our training and services are informed by best practice utilising current research and policy. Responsible for creating new delivery materials and delivering training, events and projects. Supporting the wider work within the Equate Scotland team as required.

Who are we looking for:

  • A great communicator
  • Someone with a keen interest in equalities work.
  • Ability to assess/analyse information/data to inform key learnings and continuous improvement in Equate Scotland knowledge on issues affecting gender equality.

Benefits we offer:

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Application notes

Closing date:1st December 2021

Interview date: 10th December 2021 (via Teams)

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, and to apply, please visit our website

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. We are a flexible Employer. More details can be found here.