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Research Director - Health & Social Care

NatCen Social Research

Location: London
Salary: £40,000 to £54,000 per annum (depending on skills & experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th January 2020
Closes: 10th February 2020

About the job

We are looking to appoint a Research Director to join our vibrant and growing health and social care research team, working to deliver high quality insights across a range of health and care policy and practice domains.

You will need the analytical skills and confidence to design and conduct high quality studies for a wide range of clients. Excited by the challenge of working in real-world settings and fast changing environments, you will have a passion for delivering insights that meet our clients’ needs.

Experience of health, social care and third sector services research and evaluation is essential as is knowledge and application of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods. We are looking for someone who is keen to develop their own skills, as well as build and lead high performing research teams.

You will be enthusiastic about business generation at NatCen, able to identify new business opportunities, lead on writing tenders and be able to demonstrate a strong track record in delivering diverse and intense research programmes to time and budget.

We are open to flexible working and welcome part-time applications.

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.

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