Research Officer

Location
City of London
Salary
£24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
30 Oct 2018
Ref
AMA - 017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

My Client one of the UKs leading homeless charities are currently on the lookout for an experianced Research Officer to join the team on a temporary basis.

The Research Officer will be responisble for:

* Conducting the Organisations Annual Review
* Supporting the Research Manager with the Ministry for Communities and Local Government research programme including research design
* Monitoring the Health Needs Audit


PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential
* Knowledge of designing and using quantitative and qualitative research and analysis methods/techniques including sampling, extracting, cleaning and analysing data, and conducting surveys
* Knowledge and experience in using data analysis software e.g. SPSS, Access, NVivo
* Ability to speedily identify, process and analyse complex data from a range of sources to provide high quality and accurate information
* Skills in building case studies and report writing

Desirable
* Experience of working in the field of social research or social policy

EXPERIENCE AND TRACK RECORD

Essential
* Wider project management skills, ideally gained within the non-profit/public sector
* Planning and conducting research projects, including data collection and analysis through to producing clear final products
* Ability to grasp new complex issues quickly
* Experience of analysing and interpreting complex written and numerical information
* Experience of using a range of methods to communicate research findings to influence a wide range of audiences.
* Production of a range of high quality written materials
* Planning and managing a workload with conflicting demands to ensure deadlines are met and tasks are completed