|Salary:||£35,000 per annum, pro rata|
|Placed On:||13th March 2023|
|Closes:||31st March 2023|
London, SE1 (with hybrid working)
Local Trust was established in 2012 to deliver Big Local, a National Lottery Community Fund programme which committed £1million each to 150 areas across England.
The Big Local programme demonstrates the value of long term, resident-led funding through supporting local communities make their areas better places to live. We support local residents to develop their own plans to spend the funding in ways that they collectively agree will improve their local area.
We are now looking for a Researcher to join our compendium team on a full-time, open-ended basis.
- Salary of £35,000 per annum
- 25 days’ annual leave (pro rata), plus public holidays
- Pension scheme
- Interest-free season ticket loans
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Excellent development opportunities
- Two days off per annum for volunteering
If you have experience of producing rigorous research using quantitative and qualitative methods, this is an ideal opportunity to use your expertise to make a positive difference with our committed organisation.
In this unique role, you’ll have the chance to apply your research skills to a project that will be a part of Big Local’s lasting legacy and a vital resource that communities and policymakers can draw upon for years to come.
Not only will you join a driven team who are dedicated to helping communities thrive, but you’ll enjoy a great range of benefits, excellent professional development opportunities and generous flexible working options.
As a Researcher, you will develop research to be shared on our compendium project website. The compendium project is a dynamic interface cataloguing and summarising what each Big Local area has achieved and spent their funding on.
You will collate and analyse qualitative and quantitative data, using your findings to communicate the unique journey, approach and achievements of 150 Big Local areas to a diverse range of audiences.
Working closely with local partnerships, you’ll build an in depth understanding of Big Local partnerships’ perspectives and achievements.
Additionally, you will:
- Design and deliver robust and timely direct research
- Support a cohesive and comprehensive approach to identifying and disseminating learning
- Ensure the application of robust qualitative and quantitative methods
- Manage contracts with commissioned researchers and research organisations
- Produce user-friendly and accessible content
To be considered as a Researcher, you will need:
- Experience of designing and delivering rigorous research and evaluation, using quantitative and qualitative methods
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- IT proficiency
- A degree or equivalent
The closing date for this role is the 31st March 2023.
Other organisations may call this role Policy Researcher, Qualitative Researcher, or Intelligence Researcher.
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