The Lab is recruiting!

Job Opportunity – Service Design Specialist

The Lab is pioneering ways to reform and improve crucial services by blending user-centred and science-based design approaches. You will be taking a lead on some of our most high-profile and exciting projects, and working with great partners. As well as being a motivated and experienced project manager, you will also be well-qualified to Masters or PhD level in a relevant social science. Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading, innovating and refining methods of Rapid Cycle Adaptation and Testing projects;
  • Forging and maintaining positive relationships with clients;
  • Taking a lead role in creatively disseminating outputs and learning from the work.

You will be working flexibly and remotely from either your home, co-working spaces or from our base in Devon, with plenty of face-to-face, as well as digitally connected support from the Lab’s expert team. We are looking for an energetic self-starter with outstanding communication skills, and a passion for improving outcomes, who is capable of quickly learning new competencies and adapting to different ways of working.

A full job description, person specification and an application form is available on request to  Applications close at 5pm, Monday 15th Jan 18; Shortlisting will take place in the week commencing 15th Jan 18; Interviews 29th, 30th and 31st Jan 18 tbc

More information:

Location: Remotely (anywhere in the UK) or in the Dartington area, Devon.

Salary/Grade: £33,437 – £46,644 (NJC Band 5/6, Scale 3 -7 Spinal point 38 – 52)

Other benefits: USS Pension Scheme, 30 Days Annual Leave & Bank Holidays

Hours of work: 35 hours per week; permanent (part time may be considered)

Accountable to: Deputy Lab Director



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