Senior Research Manager
Our client's vision is that every missing person is found safe.
They are a non-judgemental, highly skilled team of staff and volunteers working around the clock for everyone who needs them. They provide free 24 hour confidential support, help, advice by phone, email, text and online, including the opportunity to reconnect. They also coordinate a UK wide network of people, businesses and media to join the search for the estimated 250,000 people who go missing each year.
Position: Senior Research and Impact Manager
Location: Mortlake, South West London (12 mins from Clapham Junction and 23 mins from Waterloo)
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week, some out of office hour’s work will be required
Salary: £35,000 to £37,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Benefits: 25 days annual leave per annum/pro rata plus statutory holidays, additional annual leave days awarded on length of service, company pension contribution, life insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, interest-free Season Ticket Loans, additional maternity / paternity pay and leave, additional sick pay, childcare vouchers and eye care vouchers.
Closing Date: 9am Tuesday 3rd October 2017
First Interviews: Tuesday 10th October 2017
Second Interviews: Monday 16th October 2017
About the Role:
The Senior Research and Impact Manager will lead the charity’s impact measurement and research work. This is an exciting role that will develop their reputation for high quality research; and ensure they are in line with best practice in reporting on the impact of their services. The Senior Research and Impact Manager will play a pivotal role in the charity achieving its aims of speaking up for missing people and their families and; engaging with their beneficiaries to ensure their services meet their needs.
The successful candidate will have significant experience in undertaking research and evaluation work and will have project management experience. Experience of compiling and delivering monitoring reports to commissioners and funders and of supporting research funding bids would be an advantage. It is also desirable that you have experience collaborating with academics or other research organisations to deliver high quality research and/ or evaluation projects.
Additionally you will have excellent qualitative and quantitative research skills including understanding of statistical principles, data analysis, qualitative and quantitative research methods and knowledge of good practice in service user engagement and impact measurement and how these can be applied.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential including the ability to write for and present to a range of audiences; and to be a credible and authoritative representative of the charity. You will have excellent IT skills including advanced use of Excel and the ability to learn new programmes including databases. You will also have knowledge of missing people and/ or one or more related social issues including looked after children, mental health, sexual exploitation, trafficking and homelessness;
Knowledge of data protection law and other relevant legislative and policy contexts would be an advantage, as would a degree level education or a management qualification. Occasional travel across the UK, including occasional overnight trips and occasional out of office hour’s work may be required. An enhanced criminal record check (DBS) is also required.
You may have experience of the following: Senior Research and Impact Manager, Senior Research Manager, Research Manager, Senior Impact Manager, Impact Manager, Project Manager, Project Management, Impact Measurement, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.
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