If you're looking to work for a global organization with a meaningful mission, and with colleagues all over the world, then the International Baccalaureate® (IB) may have the ideal opportunity for you!
The IB is a leading global not-for-profit educational organization that offers curriculum and assessment worldwide to children aged 3-19. Our education programs encourage students to be active learners, well-rounded individuals and engaged world citizens. In addition, we offer comprehensive professional development to support schools and educators.
The IB offers you a unique opportunity to use your skills and attributes in a passionate, mission-focused environment. We’re seeking the best talent, who have not just the required expertise and technical skills but also the behavioural qualities needed to support a variety of stakeholders in the education sector. In return, you’ll get to work in a learning organization committed to your growth and development, with internationally minded professionals.
Head of Research
The Senior Policy Research Manager is a new and important role for the IB that contributes thought leadership and senior level advice through monitoring education policy trends, leading figures and thinking, significant legislative developments, education innovations, and major research outcomes globally. Using appropriate research methods, investigation processes and analysis techniques, the Senior Policy Research Manager provides succinct, high quality papers and briefings that capture and synthesize key issues of concern to IB, establishes connections and implications for IB programmes and schools, and proposes recommendations to inform strategic planning, decision-making and programme development. Further, she or he creates white papers and position documents that project publicly IB’s stance on various contemporary education topics and will represent IBO on these topics in a range of external fora. The Senior Policy Research Manager oversees the work of three programme development research managers, providing day-to-day line management and expert guidance on a portfolio of commissioned studies undertaken to enable curricula and programme development in the areas of innovation, evaluation and alignment. The Senior Policy Research Manager engages in internal and external research projects as assigned by the Head of Research.
1. Creates a multi-year plan for education policy research aligned to the IB strategic agenda and IB’s knowledge interests
2. Provides continuous insight and expert consultation on education issues/ innovations/ trends
3. Presents IB policy positions and perspectives to external groups
4. Collaborates with IB staff and shares research and policy analysis findings internally
5. Manages three programme development research managers
Requirements: knowledge, skills and experience
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|Employer||International Baccalaureate® (IB)|
|Job location||Churchillplein 6, 2517 JW Den Haag|
|Published||April 11, 2018|
|Application deadline||Unspecified deadline|
|Job type||Management / Leadership  |
|Fields||Business Administration,   Project Management,   Educational Policy,   Public Policy,   Management,   Strategic Management  |