Current vacancies

Research Officer

Location: FLEX office, Vauxhall, London

Salary: £27,000 per annum subject to deductions for tax and national insurance contributions as required by law

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Deadline for applications: 20 October 2019

Interviews: W/C 28 October 2019

Reporting to: FLEX Research Manager

Management: Volunteers and external contractors

Benefits: 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays. A wide range of opportunities for skills development. Sociable office environment with many social justice charities sharing the building which includes cycle storage, showers and ongoing social activities.

About the role:

FLEX is looking for a motivated and talented researcher who wants to be part of delivering influential research directed at achieving policy change and improvements in the field of human trafficking for labour exploitation. FLEX is carving out an exciting place in UK research by running innovative participatory research projects and building knowledge on how to do these well. You will support FLEX to gather information about the drivers of labour exploitation and experiences of those in situations of exploitation in the UK and internationally. You will deliver high quality rigorous research to time with a policy focus in mind, often working in collaboration with other members of the FLEX team. You will ensure that FLEX’s work is delivered to a consistently high standard, that it is responsive to the needs of the organisation and the people whose rights we are seeking to protect/promote, and contributes towards achieving FLEX’s broader organisational objectives. Above all, this role requires someone with a passion for FLEX’s work to promote labour rights to end human trafficking for labour exploitation and a commitment to working in a small team to make change happen.

To Apply

Please share a CV, cover letter and a sample of your work (maximum 1,500 words) with FLEX at [email protected] (note – this email account is only checked on Mondays). Please include in your application details of your achievements and work relevant to the job description and person specification.

We encourage applications from women and people who identify as part of marginalised communities.

If you are disabled or become disabled, we encourage you to tell us about your condition so that we can consider what reasonable adjustments or support may be appropriate at the interview and task stage.

For more information, read the full job specification here.

Volunteering Opportunities

There are currently no volunteering opportunities at FLEX.