Research Manager

Crisis UK – Policy and External Affairs

Location: London
Department: Policy and External Affairs
Role Type: Permanent
Salary: £40,640 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week

Role Purpose:
About us
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

About the role
We are looking for a Research Manager to join the Research and Evaluation team. This is an exciting opportunity to put research and evidence at the heart of everything Crisis does. This work will help shape Crisis’ plan to end homelessness which is being launched at the end of its 50th year in spring.

Knowledge/Skills and Experience:
About you
The successful candidate will lead the research team to underpin and inform Crisis’ policy, campaigns and external communications work. They will be given responsibility to design and manage in-house and externally commissioned quantitative and qualitative research projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for disseminating the research findings and building relationships with external partners including academic institutions, third sector organisations and research agencies.

As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

· Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy 
· Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5% 
· 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please visit our website to apply online. The job description is available on our website by clicking on the 'Vacancy Details' button.

If you need to request an application in an alternative format, please contact the HR Team on 020 7426 3814 or e-mail

Closing date: Wednesday 17 January 2018 (11.59pm)

Interviews to be held Monday 22 January 2018

We value diversity, promote equality and encourage and applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness. 

For more information about our work please visit: 

To see our work in action please visit: 

Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094