Research Director (Maternity Cover)
Social Sciences and Social Care,Sociology,Social Policy,Social Work,Fundraising and Alumni,Senior Management
Short info about job
Company: NatCen Social Research
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (depending on skills & experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1475 3919891
Fax: +44-1420 3674621
Detail information about job Research Director (Maternity Cover). Terms and conditions vacancy
12 months fixed-term maternity cover to start October 2017 or soon after
About the job
We are recruiting an exceptional research professional to join the Children, Families and Work team in our Policy Research Centre to win and deliver high quality research, focusing on work and welfare policy. You will be joining a large, vibrant, mixed-methods team delivering research and evaluation across a wide policy area.
You will need a proven track record of winning research contracts or grants in work, welfare or poverty-related policy areas and will be enthusiastic and proactive about business generation at NatCen, including identifying new funding opportunities and leading on successful tenders. You will be able to manage multiple projects, delivering to time and budget. You will be driven by a desire to apply your skills to real-world policy questions and to delivering high quality research that meets clients’ needs.
Expertise in robust qualitative research would be an advantage.
About NatCen Social Research
At NatCen Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.
We offer a friendly and stimulating environment with a high profile, challenging research programme, as well as favourable working conditions. Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement and a defined contribution pension scheme.
For further details and information about the role please go to our website: http://www.natcen.ac.uk/careers/job-opportunities/research-director-(maternity-cover)-cfw/