BECOME A RESEARCH EXPERT ON QUALIFICATIONS WALES RESEARCH ADVISORY GROUP

APPLICATION REFERENCE: QW212218 APPLICATIONS CLOSE 10AM 11 DECEMBER 2021

Requirements

Qualifications Wales conducts research to achieve our principal aims of ensuring that qualifications and the qualifications system in Wales meet the reasonable needs of learners while at the same time promoting public confidence.

Qualifications Wales set up a Research Advisory Group to help us develop our research function. The first term of this group has now come to an end and we are seeking experts to continue the work of the group into the next term. The key role of this group is to provide advice and challenge on individual projects as well as the organisational research plan as a whole. Advice with regards to individual research projects will involve aspects of research design, methodology, analysis and the reporting of findings.

We require between five to eight individuals with knowledge and expertise in the field of assessment/qualifications and research to sit on our panel.

We are looking to award contracts for a period of three years with the option to extend for a further year. 

The fee for the above work is £400 per day inclusive of any VAT.

The research expert will:

  • Attend and participate in biannual meetings of the Research Advisory Group.
  • Read and comment on relevant research project papers submitted before meetings.
  • Provide ad hoc advice on research in between meetings in their areas of expertise.

Further details can be found in the application document. Contracts awarded will be subject to the terms and conditions of contract for research experts.

How to apply

Download the application document and application response from our website. The terms and conditions of contract for research experts can also be found here.

Complete the application response form and email it with your CV to procurement@qualificationswales.org before the deadline of 10am on Monday 13 December 2021.