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Work For Us – Cogent Skills

Work For Us

As the strategic skills body for the science industries, Cogent has the task of helping to develop the skills base of the pharmaceuticals, life sciences, biotechnology, chemical, nuclear, petroleum and polymer industries.

We are committed to ensuring a flow of highly skilled and competent employees, making the very best contribution they can, to the successful science-using industries we all depend on for the quality of life we enjoy.

We want to recruit talented people who can support us in making a difference to the employers we represent.

Please complete the template application form and send with an accompanying cover letter to human.resources@cogentskills.com

Recruitment Forms:

Template Application Form

Reference Request Form

Self Disclosure Form

Our Recruitment Policies:

Recruitment Selection Policy

Safeguarding Policy


Our Current Positions

Research and Policy Officer

Cogent Skills is currently looking to recruit a Research & Policy Officer to deliver research and policy activities and contribute to the work of the Membership Team to ensure delivery of a successful and relevant membership service and meet the financial objectives. The team works with major Life Science and Industrial Science employers, trade bodies and UK government on a range of skills initiatives at apprenticeship, undergraduate and postgraduate level. National employment data and bespoke research are used to underpin and develop skills interventions that support the sector in the face of rapid technological change.  Closing date: 17th July 2020

Job Description   Vacancy

Assessment Development Manager – SIAS

We have an exciting opportunity to join our highly successful (and growing) Apprenticeship End Point Assessment Organisation with a newly created role. Reporting to the Managing Director, this role will give you the opportunity to be part of a management team that is supporting business growth.

Job Description  Vacancy