Would you like to embark on a collaborative journey with experts in criminal and social justice? If you're passionate about impactful research and thrive on diverse perspectives, then this role is tailored for you. Intrigued? Read on for more exciting details!
We're working with a charity that supports long-lasting improvements in how the legal system works to recruit for a Research Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to drive forward the organisations research function which includes several innovative research projects.
This is a full-time role requiring 37.5 hours per week, with flexible and negotiable hours. The charity, based in London, is currently piloting a 4.5-day working week until March. The position entails a combination of remote work and office presence. The salary is £39,270 per annum.
* 25 days paid leave in addition to public holidays increasing with your length of service
* A personal wellbeing fund - for volunteering, conferences, books, gym, meditation
* Learning and Development fund: An annual training budget, supported by a personal development plan
* Self-directed Days: Quarterly "self-directed days" so you can follow your areas of interest.
* Pension: 7% non-contributory pension after qualifying period
* Designing, managing and delivering qualitative and quantitative research to support the organisation's strategy.
* Co-produce research with individuals who have lived experience, enhance the organisation's model, and provide guidance to peer researchers.
* Build research partnerships with sector colleagues and academics who share the organisation's values.
* Communicate research findings creatively for real-world impact, craft practical policy recommendations, and adapt messages for diverse audiences.
* Collaborate with the Head of Evidence and Impact in designing, managing, and delivering evaluations and user research.
* Identify grant and contract funding opportunities, working with the Senior Leadership Team to draft proposals and secure funding.
To be considered you will have:
* Extensive experience in conducting research projects using various methods, including qualitative and quantitative approaches, particularly in-depth interviews and focus groups with vulnerable individuals.
* Proficiency in developing and adhering to ethical research principles for safe engagement with vulnerable groups.
* Ability to establish working relationships with diverse stakeholders, such as academics, clients/funders, and individuals with lived experience.
* Expertise in selecting and designing suitable research frameworks, methodologies, and methods.
If this role is of interest please get in touch now! We would be happy to share a more detailed job description. To apply for this role we require a CV and supporting statement covering off the person specification.
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.