West Midlands

    Evera Recruitment Ltd

    An international battery company creating, developing, and producing high-performance, long-lasting batteries is currently looking to hire a Head of Research.
    The successful candidate will provide effective leadership and oversight of a range of programmes and projects across learning, skills, and employment.

    The Head of Research

    • Proactively provide advice, support, and guidance to colleagues to improve the quality and impact of our research, working closely with other Heads within the R&D team and with the Senior Management Team, including Board Directors.
    • Contribute to the personal and professional development of the research team, including through line management of senior researchers and/ or researchers.
    • Support the governance of the organisation, including by producing or contributing to reports and presentations for the Company Board.
    • Develop and maintain effective relationships and networks with key stakeholders involved in relevant policy, delivery, and research.
    • Keep up to date with key developments in policy, research and practice on learning, skills, and employment, and on innovations in research and evaluation methods and tools.

    The Head of Research
    will have:

    • PhD in Electrochemistry, Chemistry, Materials Science, or a related subject.
    • Experience of delivering a range of research outputs for example research reports, thematic reviews, articles, blogs, and summaries.
    • Proven track-record 5-6 years of experience in physical sciences R&D within the Li-ion Battery or other battery technologies, whether as part of academic or industrial activity.
    • A clear understanding of project management processes and the importance of clear project/performance management frameworks.
    • Proven skills in writing for and speaking to a range of audiences to ensure impact, and in using different channels and media.
    • Excellent quantitative and/or qualitative research skills.

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