The Institute for Employment Studies (IES) is a leading UK independent centre of excellence for HR and employment research and consultancy. We work with a wide range of organisations in public, private and third sectors.
We are expanding our HR research and consulting work and we are looking for an experienced researcher with a relevant degree such as social science or occupational psychology and/or experience of applied HR research or process consultancy skills in an organisational setting. We need someone who has HR knowledge and expertise, and who has experience of developing strong client relationships.
You will be contributing to and managing a range of projects on people issues such as staff engagement, employee and management development, pay and reward, performance management, health and wellbeing and OD/change projects.
Our strongest offering to you is the benefit to your career and the development that working with us will provide. Our people are acknowledged experts in their fields and you will learn and develop by working with them on challenging consulting and research projects.
We also offer a contributory career-average defined benefit pension scheme, interest-free travel and cycle loans, a childcare voucher scheme, flexible working opportunities and 31 days annual leave (which includes four Christmas closure days) plus bank holidays.
This job will be based at the Institute’s head office, in Brighton. Brighton and the surrounding areas of Sussex offer a stimulating environment in which to live with close access to the sea, countryside, cultural activities, London (1 hour) and France (2.5 hours).