(Senior) Researcher (f/m/x) – Labor Market

About WifOR

WifOR is an internationally active research institute with clients from more than 20 countries, including associations, ministries and multinational companies. For over 15 years, we have been helping our clients to make the right decisions on economic and political issues in a complex world. Based on sound empirical analyses, the Labor Market Research division deals with a wide range of labour and social policy issues in Germany and abroad.

Your tasks
  • Conducting scientific analyses in the areas of labor market and social policy
  • Independent processing and management of research and consulting projects in the fields of
    • Demography, digitalisation & future skills
    • Socio-ecological transformation
    • Diversity & inclusion
  • Assistance in the development of dashboards and software tools in the field of labour market research
  • Communicating and presenting the project results to our national and international clients
  • Participation in the preparation of offers and the initialisation of new projects
Your profile
  • Interest in working in the field of practice-oriented economic research
  • Completion of a business-oriented university degree with an empirical focus (economics, business informatics, data science, social sciences or similar)
  • Very good written and spoken German and English skills
  • Confident handling of Microsoft 365 applications and statistical software (e.g. R, Python)
  • Willingness to learn (on the job), curiosity and openness to new things
  • Relevant professional experience in practice-oriented scientific work
    • As a senior researcher,: experience in managing and coordinating multidisciplinary projects and teams
We offer
  • Opportunity to shape the Labor Market Research business unit at WifOR with your own ideas 
  • Personal responsibility and plenty of scope for creative ideas and innovative solutions
  • High learning culture and subsidized further training
  • Flexible working hours and a flexible working environment (hybrid & remote models) in a motivated, international, and open-minded team
  • Sports and language learning offers as well as mobility offers (BahnCard50, subsidized Germany ticket)
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