Policy Research Manager – Education and Learning

The LEGO Foundation
  • Location
    Billund, Denmark
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 28

Position description

The LEGO Foundation is a Danish corporate foundation working globally and headquartered in Billund. We passionately believe in the power of play in social development. Our aim is to build a future where learning through play empowers children to become creative, engaged life-long learners. Children benefit from the transformative power of learning through play to develop the social, cognitive, physical, emotional creative skills to serve them, their communities and society throughout a lifetime.

Based in the Centre for Creativity, Play and Learning within the LEGO Foundation, the Policy Research Manager, Education and Learning, will commission research projects that support the role of play in education, and ensure that the research and analysis of international policy and educational systems are disseminated for communication purposes and advocacy.

Providing policy and evidence across the Foundation’s programmes, the role supports learning outcomes in education by managing policy research projects, producing briefing papers, position statements as well as implementing across all stages of programme cycles across the Foundation’s programmes. The post holder will also contribute to the initiative design of international projects, write-up reports and key policy recommendations and advises for international audiences.

We are looking for candidates with experience of policy related research in an international, multi-nation context.

With your curious nature, you are able to quickly adapt and learn new things, also to familiarize yourself with research methods and insights.

In addition, you:

  • You will have a post graduate degree in a relevant subject, solid understanding of quantitative or mixed research methods;
  • Background in social sciences, teacher education or international education frameworks;
  • An excellent communicator, you have strong interpersonal skills and a highly sophisticated approach to applying research to support advocacy;
  • Finally, you share our belief in play and its benefits for children’s development.

Embark with us on our journey

If you would like to join our team in Billund to embark with us on our journey, then please send us your complete application, including your CV and a short motivation letter.

  • We take candidates into the recruitment process continuously and fill the position once we have found the right candidate;
  • We start with the interviews August 2018.

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